New carb with machining issues

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  1. duster360

    duster360 Well-Known Member

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    Machining issue in transfer slot. With this flaw I will not be able to square up the T-slot. Opinions please. Brand new quick fuel carb.
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    dano Evil Handy Man

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    Contact Quick Fuel/Holley yet? If they are made wrong then they should warranty them.
     
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    pishta I know I'm right....

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    send a pic to RMA it. (Return material authorization) Is it not just a splinter? Better not to find out but to ask QF
     
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    Since it looks like a machining chip remnant, I'd see if it can be wiggled gently with a pick. If so, clean it out and move on
     
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      Not a remnant, it is solid
       
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      I got it from summit racing. I am sure they will just take it back.
       
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      If you got it from Summit, call them. They'll surely pay for you to ship it back and send you a new one.
       
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        krazykuda FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member Technical Editor

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        Exchange it...
         
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        This is why I like Summit. 100% satisfaction guaranteed.
        I believe you are in good hands.
         
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        Well, I couldn't stand it. I had to open it up and try. I took the base off the carb and the metal was still attached but was extremely thin. I took a feeler gauge and slid it through the slot and knocked it right out. Now the carb is already running on the car. I guess my rant is over now. :lol:
         
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        • AJ/FormS

          AJ/FormS 367 FormS clone 3.09-1.92-1.40-1.09-.78od 3.55s

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          Since it runs, I guess the second idle port is just hiding due to the camera angle.....