Dave Daniels dwaynedaniels at
Tue Jul 22 16:59:48 PDT 2008

Yes, I had one of mine on my Honda Shadow turned out too far once and actually lost one somewhere on the road. If you go past the spring's tension, there's nothing keeping it from backing out the rest of the way and falling out.

JOHN SOLIDAY <johnsoliday at> wrote:  Agreed, I would think the springs wouldn't supply enough tension to keep them in at >6 turns out, amazing.


> Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2008 11:39:45 -0500> From: wkdenton at> Subject: Re: bogging.> To: gpzlist at> > If I turned mine out 6 turns, they'd be laying on the garage floor. When > modifying away from stock, I've always considered 2.5 to 3 turns out to be a > working maximum on any bike I've owned. After that, it's time to start > changing other settings, jet sizes, etc to bring the entire system of carb > circuits back into concert w/ each other.> > Bill in Yardley, PA> wkdenton at> > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "ben millies" > > > Ended up having to turn the pilot screws out 6 turns and this thing runs > like a champ. Any ideas why the pilot screws needed to be turned out so > much? Ben> 

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