Fixed jet carburettor - Solex type- Cold-start electricpreheat (fitted to somerecent carburettors) Throttle linkage Accelerator pump Automatic chokeassembly Choke flap Float Float chamber

A typical fixed-jet carburettor. This is a Solex, and air flow is from top to bottom. This is called a down-draught carburettor.

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How the fuel system works - fixed-jet carburettors

The fixed-jet carburettor resembles the simpler variable-jet type (See How variable-jet carburet...