Re: 1980 Suzuki FA50 Stock Speed Issues

Aaron Reaves /
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> Jack Rutherford Wrote:

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> In the Wiki, they mention that 500ml is too much oil and recommend 300ml

> and that 500ml will slow you down. Also Suzuki may have jetted these

> rich and by cleaning the carb, you may have gotten it back to its rich

> state which would cause you to lose speed. Did you notice that tiny

> opening in the intake when you removed the carb? Check out the ports in

> the cylinder as well. I guess Suzuki was going for fuel economy with

> this model.

The oil and levels I think are fine for now but thanks for info. Speed was not issue before carb was off. So you’re saying that the stock adjustments to the carb in the manual are not right to setting it up to run at stock speeds? Stating those adjustments are to rich thusly causing speed issue?

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