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Carb Balance

Post by BillWest » Mon Nov 27, 2017 6:20 pm

Boxer's maintenance activities prompted me to do some of my own (not because I had trouble starting the ZRX the other day....).

Replaced the spark plugs. I took out some Iridium ones, and replaced them with the Kawasaki recommended ones.
Also removed the K&N air filter, washed it in white spirits, re-oiled it and put it back.

Then came the carb balance.
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Auxiliary fuel supply
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Gravity feed to the carbies
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Join to the fuel line
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Stick to it on the straights, and warp speed on the bends.

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Re: Carb Balance

Post by BillWest » Mon Nov 27, 2017 6:24 pm

Next: attach the carb balance equipment, attached to vacuum ports between carb body and cylinders.
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Balancer with vacuum lines
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Vacuum lines attached
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Adjust with screwdriver
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Attachments
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Engine running, balance reasonable
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Better
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Stick to it on the straights, and warp speed on the bends.

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Re: Carb Balance

Post by wayne » Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:41 am

I feel a bowl of pasta coming on. That should balance my carbs, they feel a bit low atm.

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Re: Carb Balance

Post by RoadSurfer » Wed Nov 29, 2017 5:28 pm

Well, if this has any resemblance to the kind of jokes you plan to reveal tonight, then I may just stay away.

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