If i twisted the mixture adjustment screws in and then out..

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If i twisted the mixture adjustment screws in and then out..

Post by audiocontr » Mon Jul 20, 2009 3:23 pm

Should i kick myself? I was following the directions in the manual, but some posts here mention to not touch the mixture screws. While playing with the carbs, i twisted the mixture adjustment screws in snug, then backed out the same number of turns it took to twist them in. basically 1.5 full rotations.

Would i have caused damage to the carbs doing this?

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Post by M Wehrman » Mon Jul 20, 2009 4:11 pm

If your definition of snug is just when it stops,then your golden. Sometimes over the years the taper of the screw will get a step in it making for a less accurate adjustment.
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Post by Erik712m » Mon Jul 20, 2009 7:13 pm

Should i kick myself



Go ahead kick your self. :lol:


I struggled with the carbs just about the whole time they were installed. Big pain i'm glade there gone. :D

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Post by Middlebury_Pinz » Tue Jul 21, 2009 12:35 am

If it ain't broke, why would you ever fix it?? I think a good kicking is in order!! Form a line to the right!!!

Did that help?? :D

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Post by ka » Tue Jul 21, 2009 9:03 am

sounds like it was very "broke", tho. yes?

isn't the balancer (snail shaped vacuum tool) an essential tool?
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