Opinions of Carb Sync tools


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Opinions of Carb Sync tools

Postby SKMURDOCK » Tue Jun 28, 2011 7:27 pm



Hi all.

New to the forum, and this is my first post. Well, second actually, since I did to the new user introduction thingy.

Anyway, I am seeking opinions on the Carb Tune Pro and the Motion Pro Syncpro. About the same price, different application of the technology, what with the fliud (Syncpro) and the rods (Carb Tune Pro).

I saw Wing Admin's self made tool and found you can't buy those guages at Harbor Freight anymore, there are a few products that look just like what Admin made, but they are all very nearly the price of the two units above.

Any thoughts?

Thanks in advance for any help, opinion, etc.



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Re: Opinions of Carb Sync tools

Postby HALBUDD » Tue Jun 28, 2011 8:26 pm

I bought the motin por with blue fluid,has the tubing,and the brass fittings.Even after I made a bobo and sucked the fluid out I called them and told them they sent me a free refill with new seals,cant bet that and plus they are really easy to use. I would buy them again no problem. Hal
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Re: Opinions of Carb Sync tools

Postby thrasherg » Wed Jun 29, 2011 3:09 am

I have owned 2 carbtune units over the last 20 years, the first contained mercury and the tubes finally went opaque so I couldn't see the level, then I bought the pro and have had that for several years. Both units have worked perfectly (There really is nothing to go wrong in them) and I have been very happy with them.. I have not seen or tried the MotionPro unit, but the carbtune is light simple and the new version (without mercury) is very portable (No having to keep it up in any direction or plug the pipes to prevent nasty fumes from escaping.. You won't go wrong with the carbtune unit in my opinion.

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Re: Opinions of Carb Sync tools

Postby dingdong » Wed Jun 29, 2011 8:03 am

I don't own one but I have used the Motion Pro. I will buy one if my mercury gauges ever bite the dust. Simple and easy to use. Nothing to suck into the engine.
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Re: Opinions of Carb Sync tools

Postby tjdave » Wed Mar 20, 2013 11:53 am

http://www.classifiedflyerads.com/ad/267646/ If this link works
It will take you to an add at saber cycle. Seems inexpensive for a complete kit, thus my skepticism, any comment?

Mercury Carb Sync Tool - $59.00
Sheet steel body
Markings incremented every 2cm from 2 to 54
4 Line restrictors and Mercury Vial
5mm adapter for Honda, Kawasaki and Suzuki models
6mm adapter for Yamaha and many European models

Vacuum Gauge Carb Sync Tool - $69.00
4 vacuum gauges
mounting plate
4 hoses
5mm adapter for Honda, Kawasaki and Suzuki models
6mm adapter for Yamaha and many European models

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Re: Opinions of Carb Sync tools

Postby virgilmobile » Wed Mar 20, 2013 2:19 pm

I'm cheap...Right up front about that...but I do insist on precision.
After a poor sync using store bought equipment,I made my own.($25 sync).
There are many ways to rig up a bike for syncing and I found the simplest the best.
Search on this site for DIY carb sync.
I use 4 bottles and valves,another Person uses just a long length of tubing looped with a bit of oil standing on a 3' stick.
It's all to the same point.Getting the carbs to draw equal amounts of air at 1000 rpm.

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Re: Opinions of Carb Sync tools

Postby SteveB123 » Wed Mar 20, 2013 2:50 pm

Current:82 GL1100 Interstate, 60 Amp Poorboy, MSD coil
Previous: 93 GSX1100F Katana
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Re: Opinions of Carb Sync tools

Postby virgilmobile » Wed Mar 20, 2013 3:37 pm

Here's a DIY post for your reading.
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=14210

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Re: Opinions of Carb Sync tools

Postby bcassel » Wed Mar 20, 2013 6:43 pm

I bought the four gage model: http://compare.ebay.com/like/1607677814 ... s&var=sbar

By adding a set of t's you can easily calibrate and with aquarium valves you can dampen.

Using mercury or heavy oil is just too much of a hassle for my taste, especially when it is called for at every oil change interval. These gages would great and I calibrate with a suction pump about every third or fourth use.




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