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Re: Lets get back to oilheads... throttle body question

Hey Andrew,

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
Montpelier, VT

Andrew Johnson wrote:

> Here are some photos:
> http://members.cox.net/hawk_gt/Manometer.jpg
> http://www.pbase.com/lookoutranch/image/32658744
> From this thread on advRider:
> http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=91268
> - 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