desiree71SB
Okay, guys, give me your take on this, por favor.....
I had been talking to my brother about what I had done regarding the fuel cut off valve (using one that had been modified- the plunger cut off) and he said that doing that allows fuel to dump into that carburetor. So, I got the valve that I originally took out and he checked to see if it was bad or not- and he said it wasn't- and we made sure the wire was good and I put it back in and ran it. The first couple test drives were fine. Then I thought all was well and drove all over the place like I had been.

I was driving back to work and Sonny was being cranky. A few blocks later, I couldn't keep him running and we were on the side of the road. I jumped out, switched back to the modified fuel cut off valve and expected that he'd fire back up and get on down the road............ uh, no.

I sat there 15 minutes, waiting for him to cool. Started him but as soon as I gave him a little fuel, he would choke and die. I waited a little longer, fired him up, thought he was going to go, drove around the corner and he died. Waited some more, same game. He was vapor locking. So, I parked him, caught a ride to work. Went back an hour later, fired up and hauled buns.

I didn't drive him a few days. Got in him day before yesterday and he fired right up. As we were warming up like usual, he started acting weird and then he wouldn't stay running. Get off the gas and he dies. What gives??? The modified cut off valve is still in there. 
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MY72BUG
Could be the float sticking in the carburetor.  Was the carb rebuilt?  Are you running stock or a dual carb set up?  MY72BUG
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desiree71SB

It's a rebuilt 34 pict 3. It seemed fine, other than poor fuel mileage prior to me putting that cut off valve back in.

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bumblebee73

possibly water in the fuel?

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