Order of tune up ?


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Reedcutter
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Order of tune up ?

Postby Reedcutter » Sat Jun 29, 2013 2:34 am



Hi guys

Could someone please suggest what order I should tune my gl1000 ?
Ie: ignition timing, valves, carb sync, anything else I've missed. Don't know if I do it in wrong order if il throw something else out. Thanks



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Re: Order of tune up ?

Postby dingdong » Sun Jun 30, 2013 7:32 am

You should do the valves first simply because once set nothing else you do will change the setting. Then the ignition and the carbs should be last. The carbs can't be tuned properly unless everything else is in order.
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Reedcutter
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Re: Order of tune up ?

Postby Reedcutter » Sun Jun 30, 2013 9:01 am

Thanks DingDong .
That makes perfect sense. Il crack on with that tomorrow after work then.


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