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Mechanics 101 Can't get it to run right? Find a trick to add HP?
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Old 04-01-2005, 06:28 AM   #1
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Default Float level??????

What should the float level be in the carbs???? Or will this depend on mods...... My bro just got a jet kit and in the tuning process it says if from idle to 2000 RPMS @ full throttle you have a dead spot..... the floats need adjustment. This is what my bike does and I know that the Clymer manual I have has a spec. But I wanted to know if the jet kit is going to change this spec?

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Old 04-01-2005, 10:19 AM   #2
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13mm on the 98+ (+/- .5 mm)

but whatever they are now (and hopefully the same) raise them 1 mm and see how it runs.
here is my jetkit page
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Old 04-01-2005, 10:19 AM   #3
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Some jet kits will require you to change it , and I believe they'll tell you so if it's necessary . But hwta can it hurt , if you CAN have it adjusted , maybe you should give it a try . Sounds like your boy knows of which he speaketh .
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