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    Yesterday, 09:08 PM
    So I went ahead and ordered some tuning parts. Not sure exactly what I need so let me know if I am way off base. According to the specs for my...
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    Yesterday, 05:42 PM
    ThickCobra, I bought the LM-2 Kit from Amazon. Here is a link. ...
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    Yesterday, 05:40 PM
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    Yesterday, 02:58 PM
    Thanks Bob. Maybe Gordon will chime I with some specifics or let us know if 8 sounds right. Just in case, I will get another gauge to verify.
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    Yesterday, 08:22 AM
    A couple of questions for the group. Since I know my manifold vacuum at idle, I was going to get a new power valve coming my way. It appears that...
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    Yesterday, 08:17 AM
    Thanks ThickCobra. I did remove and cap the large manifold vacuum line you describe during the idle tuning and it didn't change at all. I will keep...
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    09-23-2017, 09:27 PM
    I am getting 8" of Hg at idle. Does a 4.0 power valve sound about right? Thanks Gordon.
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    09-23-2017, 09:03 PM
    The "T slot" is slang for the Transition slot. It provides gas between the idle circuit and the other "main" circuits. The T slot actually looks...
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    09-23-2017, 08:13 PM
    Dang Steve. That stinks. I will be rooting for my Louisiana brother. You will get it fixed I am positive. Engine work is pretty new to me so I...
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    09-23-2017, 08:09 PM
    Started on my idle tune today. First things first. I remove the carb and made sure my T slots were set properly. According to the experts the slot...
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    09-23-2017, 07:41 PM
    Thanks Bob. Here is what I have for timing. 14 degrees BTDC at idle. I have checked this a couple of times over the past months and it is always...
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    09-23-2017, 08:47 AM
    srobinsonx2 replied to a thread Carb questions in Roadster
    The experts say it is best. They say unless you have a lot of experience, tuning one properly without an AGE value is tough.
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    09-22-2017, 10:04 PM
    Thanks Gordon. More power......ME LIKEY!!! I am going to try and tackle all of those. I have a LM-2 wideband O2 meter coming. Hopefully I can get...
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    09-22-2017, 09:56 PM
    srobinsonx2 replied to a thread Carb questions in Roadster
    Here is a link to my carb tuning Srobinsonx2 Carb Tuning
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    09-22-2017, 09:53 PM
    Ok, I have read books, forum threads, and articles, watched videos, and asked experts about tuning a carburetor. I have a basic understand but have...
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    09-22-2017, 09:30 PM
    srobinsonx2 replied to a thread Carb questions in Roadster
    Thank Franks. That chart is very helpful. Tomorrow I am going to pull my carb and start from scratch with a idle to full throttle tune. I will...
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    09-22-2017, 01:02 PM
    I am going to go all full nerd on the group. I am not an expert but I did stay at a Holiday Inn express last night. Seriously, I am an engineer and...
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    09-21-2017, 08:37 PM
    srobinsonx2 replied to a thread Carb questions in Roadster
    Just for documentation, here is a picture of one of my spark plugs. New engine with about 480 miles. Sorry the picture is a little orange. I took...
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    09-21-2017, 08:11 PM
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    09-21-2017, 03:33 PM
    srobinsonx2 replied to a thread Carb questions in Roadster
    Ok. Bung installation it is. What side of the car do you guys normally install the bung on? Drivers or passenger? I was thinking passenger and just...
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    09-21-2017, 12:31 PM
    Carl, For an air dryer I used the following from Eastwood. Devilbiss QC3 Air Filter and Dryer. It has an integrated indicator to tell you when to...
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3 Link Rear Suspension, Gordon Levy 347 SBF with T5
First start Feb 20, 2017, First Go Kart March 5, 2017, Registered & Title April 25, 2017

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