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Old 03-04-2012, 07:43 PM
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Originally Posted by 123pugsy
If its idling too high, do not adjust the mixture screws.
Idle speed is set by the idle speed screw on the driver's side of the carb.
So that screw doesn't have anything to the do with throttle linkage then? Because I noticed that if screwed in all the way, pushes the throttle lever back. This would be my error when adjusting the idle speed and timing by ear last summer. I was messing the idle mixture screws more than the idle speed screw. I will mess with this next then.




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KRYPTONITE?
Lol! Considering how strong the truck runs and idles, that may very well be it!
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