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Old 08-15-2009, 01:30 PM
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LOL that frog makes me laugh! that is neat as hell! ya turn the one screw out and lock it into place with the nut. Looks like they are wrong in the pic
No you loosen the screw, then turn the nut to make the adjustment, and tighten the screw to lock the nut.

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isn't turning the screw out losening it? Whatever, I need more frogs in my life
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thanks cook, im looking into it now.

Also i just went out and found two loose plug wire boots, they clicked when i pushed them down. Its smoothed out a lot, but i am still getting noticeable black smoke. Which way should i be turning the float screws/nuts? 3 1/2 threads showing right?
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thanks cook, im looking into it now.

Also i just went out and found two loose plug wire boots, they clicked when i pushed them down. Its smoothed out a lot, but i am still getting noticeable black smoke. Which way should i be turning the float screws/nuts? 3 1/2 threads showing right?
After lifting the nut off, count the threads showing, then just set the nut back on it, and turn it until you see 3 1/4 to 3 1/2 threads showing. Place the nut back on, and while holding it with a wrench, reinstall the screw and tighten it.
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Followed your directions to a T, but there was no difference. For reference, they were around 2.5-2.75 threads before i adjusted it.

Should i leave them where they were, or leave them where you instructed me?
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Followed your directions to a T, but there was no difference. For reference, they were around 2.5-2.75 threads before i adjusted it.

Should i leave them where they were, or leave them where you instructed me?
I think you have a stuck float or the needle and seat are not closing in one of the float chambers, the float actuates the needle and seat, an old fashion way to check this is to blow into the gas port and turn th carb upside down and see if it seals.
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Followed your directions to a T, but there was no difference. For reference, they were around 2.5-2.75 threads before i adjusted it.

Should i leave them where they were, or leave them where you instructed me?
You can pull the needle and seat assembly out, by turning the nut counter clockwise. Use a magnifying glass to look for any debree between the needle and it's seat. Also make sure the o'rings are in good shape.

If you do not find anything wrong, you may have a sunk float. This would require the removal of the float bowl in question.

Did you test drive it?
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You can pull the needle and seat assembly out, by turning the nut counter clockwise. Use a magnifying glass to look for any debree between the needle and it's seat. Also make sure the o'rings are in good shape.

If you do not find anything wrong, you may have a sunk float. This would require the removal of the float bowl in question.

Did you test drive it?
Thanks, ill try that out.

No we did not test drive it, i thought that if goosing the throttle did not result in what we wanted then its not fixed....is this wrong?
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You need to drive it, and get the secondaries to open, to drop the fuel level in the secondary float bowl. The primary bowl will empty faster, on normal acceleration.
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Bingo

Even though i didnt follow your directions exactly the first time around, i lucked out and found this when i pulled the needles:



Both have severe o-rings deterioration and both had little bits clogging the seats. But now my question is this....if this is how these look...what else should i be concerned with?
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I would get a rebuild kit and rebuild it , ive done very many, its easy, just follow the intsructions with the kit, questions, come here!
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Which manufacturer would you suggest for the rebuild kit?
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I've had the same problem with my demon carb. I was told that it could also be the power valve.
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At this point, I would pull the bowls, and metering plates off and blow out the jets, and passages.

Those o'rings were flooding your float bowls, and it does sound like your jet's are flowing good, as it is running very rich, though.

You might just get lucky, like finding a 'heads up penny', or a '4 leaf clover', and just need a quick o'ring change.

I would also suspect the power valve diaphragm being ruptured also.
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any Call the nearest parts place, Napa, checker, whatever , You will need the numbers off the carb though, they will be stamped somewhere
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