finally leagal

im now legal. i didnt even take a test? okay well i walked in they gace me my id and i registered the moped. they didnt even test me. hopefully i dont get pulled over. w.e. anyways.. i found out i got a gas leak. the bowl gasket is shot. so i must replace it. im gonna try and make one out of gasket material which should be fun.

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oh and im also going to drill out the jet in the carb. will i make it go faster or destroy it?

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why would you drill out the jet? and what are you riding? we dont know. do you have the stock air filter? exhaust? why are you drilling out the jet again?

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well if i re drill the jet to make it bigger tht means more gas. and makes me go faster. also its a 1980 puch maxi. and yes it has the stock air filter

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Lil MotoGuzzi Vert /

if you have more gas/oil you need more air reaching your engine too. -----> Hi Flow air filter

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yeah. you need to either increase flow with a performance or no air filter, or get an expansion chamber exhaust if you want drilling out your jet to increase any kind of performance. otherwise, you will just run rich. running rich = slow and fouling plugs and carboning up ports.

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I'm only interested when girls start threads with this title.

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Is 16 the legal age of consent in Ohio?

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hahahah nice guys. and can i drill holes in my air filter for the correct air / gas/oil mix?

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Robby,

Dude, don't drill anything. Please. It will just destroy your chances of having a running bike. Anyway, do you have a set of micro-drill bits. Just buy a few jets that are bigger and smaller. Also, read up more on how carbs work. You're 16 and desperate, so I assume you're broke. Just ride with what you have for a while and find some old-timers like me to help you make it go faster, or run better, or whatever your after.

Buy a helmet.

No air filter holes, it sidesteps the point of "filter"

Arggh.

Pick something you want your bike to do then read prior forums to figure out how, then get your dad, or uncle to help.

(you might want to drill a few speed holes in your gas thank though, they increase your mileage by 100percent, make sure they're by the petcock.)

Ok, I'm mean, no speed holes.

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lol alright. well my dad said what the hell try it and if it messes up we can just get a new jet online. so i did. and its really smokey. so if i get a new airfilter will it help?

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bump

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nope, order new jets.

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even if i get a high flow air filter it still will run rich?

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Yes, you're probably still going to run rich even with a high flow filter. All that smoke is generally a sign that you're getting too much fuel in your air/fuel mixture. You're getting all that extra fuel because the hole in your jet (which determines how much fuel leaves your carburetor) is a lot larger than it's supposed to be.

Please please please just buy some jets. They're really cheap. They don't take up a lot of space. They don't piddle on the carpet. Jets are your friends. You can get Bing jets from Treats. Also, the really cool thing about jets is that you can easily tune your moped because you will always know what size you've got in there and which sizes are bigger or smaller. Unless you're really anal about keeping them straight, you will have no such advantage if you drill them out.

If you want to go faster, buy a range of jets in sizes larger than the one you've got (the one you drilled out -- you probably should just chuck that one once you get new ones.) For example, if you had a 60 jet in there, get a 62, 64, 66, maybe even a 68. Buy a high-flow air filter. These are not particularly expensive either. Then put on the air filter and put on a jet that you KNOW will cause your moped to run too rich. Once you've verified that it is indeed way too rich by running a plug chop, downjet a size. Repeat plug chop. Keep doing this until your plugs are no longer black but rather a nice coffee-ish color. You can read up about all of this in the wiki, either in the Moped Jargon category or the Performance Tuning category.

If you REALLY want to go faster, you should buy a performance exhaust, but those are significantly more expensive. You can also read the article about de-restricting a Puch Maxi (it's in the Puch category) -- that will likely help your speed too. I'd still start with the air filter and larger jets if I were you. They're a good jumping-off point.

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Just out of curiosity, what size drill bit did you use to drill out your jet?

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