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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 05-29-2012, 06:15 PM Thread Starter

 
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Carb sync

I want to clear this up.

If your buying a bike and it does not run well.The owner tells you it just needs a carb sync.WRONG

If the bike does not idle CARB SYNC WILL NOT FIX IT.

I would bet 90 % of bikes that need a carb sync the owner would never know.

First we fix the carb issue ( I always check the butterfly's for sync on the bench).If you have an off cyl. (as in low compression )My vacuum gauge will confirm this I will then adjust the sync to match the bad cyl.NO more than maybe 5%

If your carbs are so out of sync as to the bike not running right you have a bad cyl.




SO in the end remember carb sync is like cutting the fuzzy hair off your neck after a hair cut.

Only the finest part of the tune.

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I want to clear this up.

If your buying a bike and it does not run well.The owner tells you it just needs a carb sync.WRONG

If the bike does not idle CARB SYNC WILL NOT FIX IT.

I would bet 90 % of bikes that need a carb sync the owner would never know.

First we fix the carb issue ( I always check the butterfly's for sync on the bench).If you have an off cyl. (as in low compression )My vacuum gauge will confirm this I will then adjust the sync to match the bad cyl.NO more than maybe 5%

If your carbs are so out of sync as to the bike not running right you have a bad cyl.




SO in the end remember carb sync is like cutting the fuzzy hair off you neck after a hair cut.

Only the finest part of the tune.
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Gus, can you sync the carbs on my RD350?


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Gus, can you sync the carbs on my RD350?


Does the Miata Have Carbs? - You own a Miata, right?

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No. I sold it yesterday.

Carry on.
Stop with the Silly Dave.......

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But... But... the previous owner was a mechanic.... he said all it needed was a carb sync. He would have done it, but he was working too much to have time for the bike. You must be wrong.
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^^ there ya go that's a true story.

Gus
We offer three kinds of service @ Resurrection
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You can pick any two
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Gus, can you sync the carbs on my RD350?


Done on the project bike.

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We offer three kinds of service @ Resurrection
GOOD - CHEAP - FAST
You can pick any two
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FAST service CHEAP won't be GOOD
and cold beer.

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