Re - Oh the embarrassment; I can't keep her going at the light

Jerry Clair darkclarity2k at
Mon Apr 28 08:38:12 PDT 2008

Do you have filter on the beast? (You better, or we will beat you) 
Do the RPMs drop slowly? Like when you pull
the clutch and begin your stopping process?

Tom Wheeler <the74impala at> wrote: So am I going to have to pull the carbs????

> From: schnowz at> To: gpzlist at> Subject: Re - Oh the embarrassment; I can't keep her going at the light> Date: Sun, 27 Apr 2008 20:38:19 -0400> > I doubt it's the valves.> Sounds like either a clogged pilot jet..or an air leak ..> > > Pete S> > >> > So I go out to start up Katya (Cot-E-ah) (my wife named her that since I > > have said if we have a girl someday that would be her name and she thinks > > this will stop that from happening) for the second time in about 6 months, > > and she idles crazy. It was doing this before, but it was like 34 degrees > > as a high and about 15 for a low (F). I didn't care if it was a high > > idle, I was just trying to get somewhere. Anyhow, I messed around with > > the knob by the carbs on the left side, and either it would go to 3000 rpm > > and sit there, or just a little back, and it would die. Does this mean I > > need a valve adjustment. I will not disclose at this time the last time > > it was done, to avoid
 ridicule. Oh, who cares, I have never done it. It > > has 21K miles on it and the guy I bought it from had it done I am guessing > > around 8K, right before I bought it. I did Seafoam last fall and it > > didn't hurt, but I don't think it made a big difference. It runs fine > > going along, but its embarrassing at lig> > hts to have to restart...restart...restart.> >> > Thanks in advance.> >> > Tom> > Louisville > 

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