Container ship sails straight to shore at university football field
Jaw dropping: a giant ship heads straight towards Hong Kong university's
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A German-flagged container ship headed straight towards shore and
briefly ran aground in Hong Kong on Sunday afternoon (April 6, 2014).
The 192.5-meter-long Hansa Constitution was travelling along the busy
East Lamma shipping channel when it suddenly veered off course.
The Hong Kong Marine Department said the ship's main engine broke down.
People familiar with the shipping industry say the captain and Hong
Kong maritime authorities decided to the best course of action was to beach
the vessel to prevent it from colliding with other ships on the busy
The crew dropped anchor at the last minute, making loud screeching
noises, to slow Hansa Constitution as it headed straight towards the sea
wall outside the University of Hong Kong sports grounds in Pok Fu Lam.
The ship ground to a halt at around 15.22 local. It then slowly
reversed, as Marine, police and fire services rushed to the site. It was
eventually towed free. No one was injured.
The ship was travelling from Yokohama in Japan to Chiwan port in
目定口呆: 192.5米貨船, 行駛東博寮海峽期間,
Copyright: Corinne Vigniel
Location: Near Stanley Ho sports center, Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Date: 15:22 local time on April 6, 2014
Camera: iPhone 4S
Combination valve bad, carburetor bogging
After doing the brakes -- the combination valve is bad-- the valve part is
seized. Troubleshooting the bogging...
Gapped plugs, plugged vacuum lines, check carb mounting bolts, distro shaft
has no wobble, the mechanical advance seems good (I guess-- moves freely),
accelerator pump squirts well
Quadrajet Carburetor Jet Change part 1 of 2
Jets can be changed without even removing the carburetor from the vehicle.
Step 1: remove air filter and housing, 2: remove 9 Philips head #1 screws,
3: knock out roll pin for carburetor fuel pumpshot lever. 4: loosen all
four 1/2 inch bolts securing the carburetor, but only remove the front two,
5: remove tiny clip securing choke butterfly, 6: lift off top half of the
carburetor, 7: remove gasket, float spacer, and float then change the jets
with a larger number 2 or 3 strait screwdriver.. there ya have it!! ***
video by: Cameron Altizer ***
How to adjust Quadrajet/Dualjet fast idle
Quadrajet/Dualjet Rochesters have a fast idle adjustment screw that is
separate from the base idle screw.
Here's how to locate it.
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strike, it hasn't worked right. Go figure. So, if you see this posted then
I was finally successful in getting a video uploaded.
How to de-bog your Quadrajet part 1
Sorry guys, I got the videos a bit out of order.
The Rochester Quadrajet has gotten a bad rap over the years, often called a
Quadrabog or Quadrajunk.
In fact, this is a great multipurpose carbureter once you understand how
they work and what not to do to them.
In this clip I introduce you to the Quadrajet and begin explaining the
theory of operation of these units.