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What would cause 1 cylinder to flood on a vw 1600cc engine?

All brand new fuel system.
Electric pump, synthetic lines, filter, pict 30 carb.
Full tune up; plugs, wires, points, condenser, cap, rotor, wires.
Cylinder and heads gone through, new gaskets and seals.

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You said one cylinder seems to flood. I assume you removed the plugs and one is soaked in fuel. That means that that plug is probably not generating a spark, so every cycle, more fuel enters but does not burn. I would first yank the wire to that plug and with the plug out but connected to the wire, use insulated pliers to ground the plug thread to the engine case or other metal to body and see if there is a visible spark when cranking.
No spark means a bad plug, bad wire or the distributor cap has a busted pin (or the rotor is not centered and misses one contact.

Good luck, this is the first thing to check before you assume the carb is dumping too much fuel since by the wording it appears the other 3 act normal.
 
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