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Help Carb balancing

Discussion in 'Maintenance' started by Anne K, Aug 9, 2020.

  1. Murdo

    Murdo The Good Doctor Staff Member Contributing Member Ride and Events Crew

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    A small cheap air compressor is a real help when working on bikes for all sorts of jobs (tyres, air cleaners, painting, etc) so maybe keep a lookout for Aldi, Bunnings, Gasweld or even Supercheap specials.
    These will do most of what you will need and if the air cleaner is maintained they will last a long time. I've had mine for over 10 yrs and still going strong.
    https://www.bunnings.com.au/ozito-24l-1-5hp-oil-free-air-compressor_p6290553
    There are plenty of different brands (and prices) around and maybe look to ebay/Gumtree for a second hand one. Good luck.
     
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    Heres a little more info on carb internals
    The Zeal is just a detuned , naked version of the FZR250 , on which there is tons of info and posts here , especially on the black art of getting the BDST carbs running sweetly :cool:

    https://www.2fiftycc.com/index.php?...8-26mm-carb-settings-specs-3ln-3yx-zeal.9787/
     
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    Do I need to put fuel back into the float chambers before reinstalling the carbs?


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    No, they'll fill up when you turn the ignition on/off a few time's
     
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    Carb sync equipment arrived :)


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    Just a bit out, it'll run nice and smooth when you get them all close
    Your fuel usage will also drop once they're synced
     
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    Could the high reading on the 3rd cylinder be an intake leak?


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    I think that slide on #3 carby is just open more than the other 3
     
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    An intake leak would give you a low reading. Assuming that the higher numbers correspond to more vacuum.
     

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