Carb Sync


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tnorris10
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Carb Sync

Postby tnorris10 » Mon May 02, 2011 1:31 pm



how to sync carbs on a 1200 with out tacking to shop



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virgilmobile
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Re: Carb Sync

Postby virgilmobile » Mon May 02, 2011 3:06 pm

I bought 2 vacuum gauges at Harbor Freight and followed the very good "How do I do that"guide at the top of the page.(How-To-Articles).4 gauges would have been easier but doable with 2.

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Re: Carb Sync

Postby WingAdmin » Mon May 02, 2011 3:39 pm

Check out: How to synchronize your carburetors

Yes 4 gauges is easiest, but only if the gauges are dead-on calibrated to one another. I found that with cheap Harbor Freight gauges at least, it's easier and more accurate to do it with a single gauge.


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