Yes I just finished? a Rigid Chopper with a Yamaha Roadstar 1700cc V twin stuffed into it.
It took one year. I am making final adjustments.
Getting new float needles and seat(if the seat is needed)is a very smart move.
It is absolutely critical.
BTW If you get a chance remove those...
It has been a while since I have read this thread or visited this site.
I would like to say that the liquid filled type vacuum gauges are really...
Wolfman in Northern Ca., FM102.7 "The Wolf"
This is where I am at.
Turn up your sound and hear a strat sing.
Blown head gasket diagnosis.
Yes it can be tricky.
So you need 3 pieces of critical evidence.
Oil in the water. #1
The late 1986 VF1000R's had factory fixes.
Line bored cams and oil holes in the cam face.
Although this engine shown...
That is the VF1000R gear driven cam engine.
Also you will notice the plugs and cut outs on the cylinder head showing that it has a line bored...
This kind people.
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When you sync carbs what it is doing is getting the slides to open at the same time.
The dial type gauges are MUCH easier to use than the fluid...
The early model Vmaxes were 1197cc and 631lbs. wet.
The new V maxes are 1697cc and 683lbs wet. (With aluminum frame)
M-Max???/ Whats that??
I would like to see Honda re Introduce the 1988 Honda Super Magna but not mess it up like Yamaha did with the V=Mx.
When they re introduced...
I do not see any photos.
The story is important and a warning to others.
What a horrible ordeal!!!
I ran into a similar situation one time....
You can get that second .020 shim on by just carving the little plastic thing with a #11 Exato knife.
With almost no air restriction on that...
Are the shims brass washers?
Make sure to measure them with calipers. (thickness)
Make sure they are all the same measurement.
Also if they are...
Are the 1984 slide needles adjustable? (don't think so)- Otherwise do they have notches on the needles with a circlip?
If not... I would leave...
Is this Dynojet just for your year of carbs?
What year is the bike?
Drilling the hole larger just makes the slide drop down quicker. Thats all....
The main jet size can accomodate a wide range. They all work.
The 49 state models came with 150's but some California ,models came with 112's!!
Let me tell you all a true story about oil.
I was at a well known high performance shop one day where they build exotic racing machines.
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