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Post by tony1966 » Sun Mar 29, 2020 2:16 pm

looking for the carb end of the vac advance fitting[right angled] for the weber carb on a 5a,mine is a little old and hard.... or a link to same please



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Post by rebel alliance » Sun Mar 29, 2020 2:59 pm

Ebay classic mini £2.25



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Post by David Tew » Sun Mar 29, 2020 3:51 pm

I've replaced the whole thing with a length of silicone tube. It's a tight push-fit at both carb and distributor. :)


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Post by tony1966 » Sun Mar 29, 2020 4:44 pm

David Tew wrote:
Sun Mar 29, 2020 3:51 pm
I've replaced the whole thing with a length of silicone tube. It's a tight push-fit at both carb and distributor. :)
its vacuum-does it not flatten itself a little?



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Post by willholderogri » Sun Mar 29, 2020 4:52 pm

I used silicon as well .only downside was the the mice seem to like the taste of it and munched a hole into it .


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Post by gtcse8 » Sun Mar 29, 2020 5:22 pm

Small bore plastic tube was used as it`s too hard the collapse.
I have a few of the angle type heavy duty rubbers.


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Post by David Tew » Sun Mar 29, 2020 5:34 pm

tony1966 wrote:
Sun Mar 29, 2020 4:44 pm
David Tew wrote:
Sun Mar 29, 2020 3:51 pm
I've replaced the whole thing with a length of silicone tube. It's a tight push-fit at both carb and distributor. :)
its vacuum-does it not flatten itself a little?
Nope, it works perfectly. It is fairly thick-walled.


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Post by tony1966 » Sun Mar 29, 2020 6:35 pm

ok cheers for replies folks :)



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Post by tony1966 » Sun Mar 29, 2020 9:55 pm

i hadnt thought of mini-as suggested for me above-who;e tube plus two fittings just over 2 quid posted off the bay

many thanks :D



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