Qucik update, racer in the garage and jacked up, installed a battery, no life, checked supply to starter motor
was ok, swapped starter, engine turned over, topped up with fuel, filler pipe had a split, replaced.
fuel pumps, piped up wrong way round, fitted correctly. fuel lines all perished petrol every were, ordered
new fuel lines and replaced. petrol supply to carbs, but not through the jets, whipped carbs of both bunged up
with old fuel etc, stripped down and blew out all jets and passage ways etc, replaced, removed and cleaned spark plugs, tried again and the engine fired, ticking over nice and sounds sweet. Pity it has to come out.
Will start a new thread shortly.