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85 GSL wonít run very long but starts up after time

Old 04-21-2019, 01:44 PM
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Default 85 GSL wonít run very long but starts up after time

Iím new to this forum and how forums work, so here goes.
When I bought this 85 RX7 GSL I was told that the rust from the old tank was clugging the fuel filter, but that stopped after cleaning the tank and 3 fuel filters. I had a mechanic look at it and he rebuilt the carb and tried to get it to run but after he was done it wonít even start. I live in Idaho and even the Mazda dealers donít have any idea how to work on this. Very frustrating.
I have been told by a guy at the parts store that is probably a sensor for the carb but he couldnít find anything. Iím hoping someone could help out with this issue Iím sure you all have had with dealing with older cars and itís a rotary engine and some guys donít know what Iím talking about.
Any help would be great!
Its is a nice ride when it runs.

Looks pretty good since hasnít been driven for 7 years from what I was told

Always liked coupes
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