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oil for dashpot

Postby snoopy1972 » Sun Jan 07, 2018 5:10 pm

just curious. what is the purpose of the oil in the dashpot and would a low oil level make car sound slightly noisy?
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Re: oil for dashpot

Postby Panky » Sun Jan 07, 2018 6:05 pm

It dampens the carb piston and stops it flying open too quickly causing a weak mixture. A low level will make the engine run erratically but not necessarily noisy, except for the coughs, farts and spits you will get with a very low dash pot level.
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