Re: Importance of float level

live ɘvil /
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> Michael Forrest Wrote:

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> On small carbs the distance from the top of the gas in the float bowl to

> the carb throat is less than that of large carbs. So the percentage of

> error is greater if your float level (gas level) is off. On a 14mm carb

> I measured a 16mm distance. So if the float height was off by 2mm then

> that would be a 12% error. 2mm of 32mm of a large carb would only be a

> 6% error. This all matters because the suction in the carb throat is

> what pulls up the gasoline from the float bowl and the larger the

> distance, the less gas is pulled up, which would make it run leaner. And

> the smaller the distance, the more gas is pulled up.

You do realize that a carb that's 16mm is the reference to carb opening and NOT float level.

Lots of floats are not even adjustable.(edited)

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  Importance of float levelTopic by: Michael Forrest Michael Forrest 08/28/19 11:16AM
  Re: Importance of float levelRe: live ɘvil live ɘvil 08/28/19 11:44AM
  Re: Importance of float levelRe: Michael Forrest Michael Forrest 08/28/19 11:46AM
  Re: Importance of float levelRe: jayson sumpter jayson sumpter 08/28/19 12:00PM
  Re: Importance of float levelRe: live ɘvil live ɘvil 08/28/19 11:52AM
  Re: Importance of float levelRe: Michael Forrest Michael Forrest 08/28/19 11:58AM
  Re: Importance of float levelRe: Rocco Taco Rocco Taco 08/28/19 12:15PM
  Re: Importance of float levelRe: Michael Forrest Michael Forrest 08/28/19 12:26PM
  Re: Importance of float levelRe: live ɘvil live ɘvil 08/28/19 12:34PM
  Re: Importance of float levelRe: Michael Forrest Michael Forrest 08/28/19 12:42PM
  Re: Importance of float levelRe: live ɘvil live ɘvil 08/28/19 01:37PM
  Re: Importance of float levelRe: Michael Forrest Michael Forrest 08/28/19 03:05PM
  Re: Importance of float levelRe: live ɘvil live ɘvil 08/28/19 03:34PM
  Re: Importance of float levelRe: Michael Forrest Michael Forrest 08/28/19 04:06PM
  Re: Importance of float levelRe: live ɘvil live ɘvil 08/28/19 04:12PM
  Re: Importance of float levelRe: Rocco Taco Rocco Taco 08/28/19 01:59PM
  Re: Importance of float levelRe: Michael Forrest Michael Forrest 08/28/19 03:15PM
  Re: Importance of float levelRe: live ɘvil live ɘvil 08/28/19 04:07PM
  Re: Importance of float levelRe: Braedan Cvetkovich Braedan Cvetkovich 08/28/19 04:50PM
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  Re: Importance of float levelRe: Rocco Taco Rocco Taco 08/28/19 05:13PM
  Re: Importance of float levelRe: live ɘvil live ɘvil 08/28/19 07:02PM
  Re: Importance of float levelRe: Michael Forrest Michael Forrest 08/28/19 09:15PM
  Re: Importance of float levelRe: live ɘvil live ɘvil 08/28/19 09:36PM
  Re: Importance of float levelRe: Rocco Taco Rocco Taco 08/28/19 09:51PM
  Re: Importance of float levelRe: K Olena K Olena 08/30/19 11:25AM
  Re: Importance of float levelRe: Michael Forrest Michael Forrest 08/30/19 11:38AM
  Re: Importance of float levelRe: Rocco Taco Rocco Taco 08/30/19 11:56AM
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  Re: Importance of float levelRe: live ɘvil live ɘvil 08/30/19 01:53PM
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