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Old 07-01-2013
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Re: Fuel in oil - where to start?

I'd bet on a leaky float needle, or in an updraft carb a possibility is a leaky "O" ring or gasket around the emulsion tube. That's the pipe with holes in it that sticks up into the airstream.

If yours (which I doubt because of it's age) has an internal fuel pump the diaphram in it may be punctured. A leaky mechanical pump wouldn't wet the cylinders while sitting.

I would put a kit in the carb. Be clean and it's no biggy.
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