Ok, the end of the story. It was indeed the idle circuit hole.At first though, it would pop an pop and try to run but nothing over that. So I pulled the carb off again, checked everything, scratched my head, put it on. Same thing. Screw it I said. Slammed down my Mikes Harder Mango(or 3) and went to bed.Today a new day. Same damn thing. No amount of throttle would make a difference. Oh wait……..thr
I ended up soaking the bowl in mega hot water for a few minutes then put the bowl screws in backwards, put it in my vice and slowly tightened it pushing on the screws and the very bottom of the bowl. Worked like a charm.
I’ve got a set of torch tip cleaners and even the smallest one was still too big. Waiting on the little black diverter seal for the petcock, which by the way I had a tough time finding. I found this on ebay, hoping it will fit.OMG Made in Italy petcock replacement rubber seal 14mm diameter 0220132264 NBR-HAnyone ever try flattening the float bowl? Mine is a little warped on the ends. I might try d
So last night I soaked the carb in parts dip for a couple hours, cleaned it real good in hot soapy water the sprayed it with WD for the night. This morning I went to tackle that idle circuit orifice hole. WOW is that hole small. I ended up using the tip of the smallest needle I could find then progressed from there. The tip on the other thread to use the smallest end of a guitar string is a good o
I was given this PA a few months ago and it hadn’t been ran 10 or so years. There was fuel in the tank and of course smelled like a can of varnish. So after weeks of soaking and flushing, soaking and flushing, I got things pretty clean. Surprisingly, the inside of the carb wasn’t too bad. Took it apart as much as I could, used several cans of Berryman Chemtool and lots of compressed air. Put it al