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by 99BlueBlazer
Thu Aug 13, 2020 9:15 pm
Forum: Technical Help
Topic: Troubleshooting - Using Hand as Choke
Replies: 4
Views: 221

Re: Troubleshooting - Using Hand as Choke

I cleaned the carb like I have never cleaned out before. Took out the main jet, tiny wire through everything, super duper cleaning. Got it started up and buzzed around town, seems to run pretty good now, thanks!
by 99BlueBlazer
Tue Aug 11, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: Technical Help
Topic: Brass tube in bowl... Air Screw?
Replies: 1
Views: 163

Brass tube in bowl... Air Screw?

Help me understand what this brass tube on the carb of my 87 Elite 50 does (red arrow in pic). It is the one path I can’t seem to verify if it is still blocked or not. It looks like it would allow fuel up from the bowl and would be controlled by the air screw.
by 99BlueBlazer
Sun Aug 09, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: Technical Help
Topic: Troubleshooting - Using Hand as Choke
Replies: 4
Views: 221

Re: Troubleshooting - Using Hand as Choke

Thanks, I’ll give it another shot at the carb cleaning.
by 99BlueBlazer
Sat Aug 08, 2020 7:33 pm
Forum: Technical Help
Topic: Troubleshooting - Using Hand as Choke
Replies: 4
Views: 221

Troubleshooting - Using Hand as Choke

Revisiting a shelved project. 87 Elite 50. New petcock, removed and cleaned carb, new gapped plug, new o-rings and spacer between carb and intake, fresh gas, auto bystarter resistance measured 6ohms (spec says max10), air screw out 1.75 turns. Compression measured a little over 6 kg/cm2 which is wha...