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Re: Lets get back to oilheads... throttle body question
- Subject: Re: Lets get back to oilheads... throttle body question
- From: John Van Deren <r11rider@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 04 Sep 2005 08:01:52 -0400
Thanks for the links...that cleared things up very well. Sounds like a
good project while I'm waiting for my o-rings to arrive.
John Van Deren
Andrew Johnson wrote:
> Here are some photos:
> From this thread on advRider:
> - Andrew
> At 7:37 AM -0400 9/3/05, John Van Deren wrote:
>> Thanks, Andrew,
>> I wish we could post photos. If the 28 feet of tubing are in a "u"
>> shape on the four foot board (using what sounds like about 10 feet of
>> the tubing), where is the remainder of the 28 feet? I'm having a
>> little trouble visualizing what your vacuum gage looks like. Anyway,
>> I'll test for air leakage w/carb cleaner. The tube clamps are tight.
>> I do have an old Carb Stik w/mercury that I never liked. I may break
>> it out and see if I can adjust the throttle stops as you suggested.
>> I've never removed the BBSs and cleaned them so I'll do that too. I
>> had done a careful valve adjustment (OVAD). The engine runs
>> smoothly, but I'd like to determine why the BBSs are so uneven in
>> their setting and get the idle down a bit. Thanks for your ideas.
>> John Van Deren
>> Montpelier, VT