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Re: El Tigre Test Run
« Reply #15 on: January 10, 2011, 03:57:55 PM »
Guys,

It may be electrical but I'm seeing emply fuel lines up near the carbs when it goes down.  When it refires the lines fill.  When it goes down lines are empty near the carbs.  I think it's starving for fuel.

If I have time I'll get in the garage and check it out tonight.
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Re: El Tigre Test Run
« Reply #16 on: January 10, 2011, 05:07:34 PM »
Wouldn't a pinched gas tank vent line have the same symptoms?

I think those tanks were vented at the cap.
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Re: El Tigre Test Run
« Reply #17 on: January 10, 2011, 06:02:28 PM »
Wouldn't a pinched gas tank vent line have the same symptoms?

I think those tanks were vented at the cap.

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Re: El Tigre Test Run
« Reply #18 on: January 10, 2011, 06:11:51 PM »
UL is right.  The pick up line in the tank tend to rott out from sitting in fuel.  If that's ok, I'd go after the fuel pump diaphram. Looks nice 2qik!

Thanks AJ.  Been craving a vintage ride for about 5 years now, when I found this quad plug with 600 original miles I had to pull the trigger.

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Re: El Tigre Test Run
« Reply #19 on: January 10, 2011, 06:16:30 PM »
Gorgeous sled BTW!  I still pine for a '73 400 like I had as a youngster.  :thumbsupsmileyanim:

I had a jag as a kid but always wanted a tiger.  A neighbor kid had a 440 like the one I bought, it was THE sled.  I remember it as being crazy fast but riding it today I'm guessing maybe 50-60 hp?  Still enough to bring a big smile when the carbs open.  :wub:
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Re: El Tigre Test Run
« Reply #20 on: January 10, 2011, 06:53:06 PM »
Gorgeous sled BTW!  I still pine for a '73 400 like I had as a youngster.  :thumbsupsmileyanim:

I had a jag as a kid but always wanted a tiger.  A neighbor kid had a 440 like the one I bought, it was THE sled.  I remember it as being crazy fast but riding it today I'm guessing maybe 50-60 hp?  Still enough to bring a big smile when the carbs open.  :wub:

The Mid - Late 70's Jag is that sled with a different motor. Most parts swap. Belly pans are the same part, etc...which is always why I like those 70's Jags.

Any leaf spring chassis will make 50hp seem like 500.  :lmfao:
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Re: El Tigre Test Run
« Reply #21 on: January 10, 2011, 10:39:22 PM »
Gorgeous sled BTW!  I still pine for a '73 400 like I had as a youngster.  :thumbsupsmileyanim:

I had a jag as a kid but always wanted a tiger.  A neighbor kid had a 440 like the one I bought, it was THE sled.  I remember it as being crazy fast but riding it today I'm guessing maybe 50-60 hp?  Still enough to bring a big smile when the carbs open.  :wub:

That is a nice looking sled.  Of course I'm prejudiecd, my second sled was a brand new '73 400 Tiger.
Virtually identical to that 440 but a year older.
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