Tuning Carbs

Joanna Moss jo at fapg.net
Mon Nov 5 19:57:21 PST 2007

Good thoughts, but I am already there. Both throttle cables seem fine. 
Turning the bars does not affect the idle. The stop screw just touches 
the stop without pushing on it. I really think it is a tuning issue.

- Joanna

Ernest Montague wrote:
> I would suggest checking the pull cable and seeing if it is too tight. 
> Does the stop screw actually touch the stop?  Turn the bars hard right 
> and left and see if idle changes.
> On Nov 4, 2007, at 10:30 PM, Joanna Moss wrote:
>> I have the shop manual to refer to, but does anyone have any helpful 
>> hints to make it easier to tune carbs? It looks like I'm supposed to 
>> take the assembly out, make adjustments, put it back in, ad nauseum. I 
>> just got my bike back together and it is idling at 2500 rpm (and it 
>> needs more than just adjusting the throttle stop screw). It definitely 
>> needs work. Thanks.
>> - Joanna

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