#3 carb problem

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#3 carb problem

Post by flash2002 » Thu May 02, 2013 6:57 pm

Hi guy's, I have a small problem, I'm trying to adjust my carbs on my 79 GL1000. When I connect my home made vacum gauge to the carbs and start the motor, the #3 carb wants to suck all the juice in one shot, the other carbs are ok just that one carb as a lot of vacum. Is there a trick to this, I did install valves to slow the vacum but #3 sucks like a hoover :shock: . The carbs where all redon.

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Re: #3 carb problem

Post by virgilmobile » Thu May 02, 2013 7:21 pm

It's throttle valve is still closed while the others are open a bit.Manually set each one closed first to get them close,then vacuum sync.
also, If you could add a vessel/chamber above your fluid level on each hose,it would hold the fluid in the DIY gauges and not get sucked into the engine.
Kinda like a reserve chamber.

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