list is quiet so how about an sv question?

Morgan Jones morgan at morganjones.org
Wed Mar 2 06:28:00 PST 2011


I will check the jets..

A related question: these carbs seem to have individual idle adjusters.  How does one assure a consistent idle with individual adjusters?  I turned each a little to turn up the idle but I struggled to turn them consistently due to their location.

thanks,

-morgan 


On Mar 2, 2011, at 9:16 AM, E Montague server wrote:

> carb sync is the last thing I would do.  If it sat for a year with gas in the carbs you need to tear them down and clean the jets.  Don't use carb cleaner on the carb itself, It rots the gasket on the back of  the flame shield.
> On Mar 2, 2011, at 5:56 AM, Morgan Jones wrote:
> 
>> 
>> Hello Everyone,
>> 
>> I have an SV issue I could use some advice on..  My '99 track bike with a fairly usual array of modifications (680cc, flatslides, race cams) is idling rough.  The motor was out for nearly a year to replace two valves and a base gasket.  I got it back near the end of last season and it ran fine through a track day.
>> 
>> Fast forward a month or so to last fall, I started it to warm up and then replace the water with antifreeze.  I  was able to keep it running long enough to flush and replace the coolant but it the idle is rough and it periodically dies.
>> 
>> Any ideas?  My sense is it probably just needs a carb sync or least that's the best first step before looking deeper.
>> 
>> And if so: how different is the syncing process from stock carbs?  I have a chilton manual and I'm reasonably mechanical but I haven't done much carb syncing.
>> 
>> thanks,
>> 
>> -morgan
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