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83 Esprit help needed

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I have an 83 Turbo Esprit (Investors Series) that has all of a sudden decided to give me grief. VERY strong fuel smell while driving, poor idling, now won't even start. I've checked the obvious; fuel in tanks, fuel lines (don't see any leaks), fuel pump (can hear it), replaced plugs, checked plug wires, fuel balance line and evap lines replaced within the last 2 yrs. Didn't check floats (but did tap carbs), fuel pressure regulator or anything else. This car is way too nice for me to play mechanic. I'd rather leave it up to a pro.

The car's at my brother's in Sycamore Il. Can anyone recommend an Esprit guru near Chicagoland? Specifically one who might need to work on Dellortos.