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by ken52
Sat Mar 10, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: single carb conversion
Replies: 16
Views: 691

Re: single carb conversion

haven't been able to reset that part yet working on other bikes too. talked to a fellow the other night said the vacumm was to low.
how would someone add more vacumm to the carberation to maintain flow off fuel?. any helps always appreciated.
by ken52
Sun Feb 25, 2018 9:52 am
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: single carb conversion
Replies: 16
Views: 691

Re: single carb conversion

When you look down the throat of the carb, you should see the brass tube that shoots raw fuel into the throat whenever the acceleration pump is activated. Where is it pointing? Straight down the middle? If so, bend it (it will actually rotate in it's mounting hole) so that fuel sort of bounces off ...
by ken52
Fri Feb 23, 2018 10:12 am
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: single carb conversion
Replies: 16
Views: 691

Re: single carb conversion

yes it does stumble and lose power on take off,just as you roll it on.
same problem with new carb and used carb.
by ken52
Thu Feb 22, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: single carb conversion
Replies: 16
Views: 691

Re: single carb conversion

DaveO430 wrote:
Thu Feb 22, 2018 10:23 am
Those solex carbs didn't even work good on a VW. Do you have any sort of manifold heater on it?
thers no manifold heater on this setup,I live on the coast very temparate. thanks
by ken52
Thu Feb 22, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: single carb conversion
Replies: 16
Views: 691

Re: single carb conversion

Its a standard 34t volks wagon carb,I don't know the size of the jets as this is the second carb we have.
no vacuum connections as ther're all capped off. any sugestions would be appreciated. thanks
by ken52
Thu Feb 22, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: single carb conversion
Replies: 16
Views: 691

Re: single carb conversion

its running a solex 34 vw carb,had a new carb before same issue. changed all the jets and still the same problem.I am at a loss when we first did conversion it worke fne for about 1500 miles. so we switched to this carb it was operating fine when pulled from a stock voks wagon. the chokes electric. ...
by ken52
Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: single carb conversion
Replies: 16
Views: 691

single carb conversion

I have a 1982 wing with a single carb conversion that was running fine Now I can get it to idle while parked but everytime I take it for a ride at the first stop sign when I roll off the throttle it will die. It has done this constantly for months ,is ther something I am missing? thanks for the help...