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Leaking Holley

Old 11-05-2018, 07:23 AM
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I have a C2 with a Holley carb. It's leaking gas on both sides, puddling in the center intake crevices. It appears to be coming from the base/gasket area. I've considered replacing the gasket but have to question if something else isn't going on up in the carb; where is this gas coming from to penetrate the base gasket. Numbers on it identifies it as a 66' 327/300 replacement unit Thanks to any insight/suggestions.
Old 11-06-2018, 10:05 AM
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The first thing I would do with it is to tear it down and put a fresh rebuild kit in it. Is it a standard square bore Holley or the infamous spread bore?

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