Bench syncing carbs in Ct

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  1. Happy Seal

    Happy Seal Long timer

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    Does anybody in Ct have a way and know how to bench sync a set of carbs?

    I just took apart and cleaned a set of carbs off of a Nighthawk 700SC and want to sync the carbs before I put them back on the bike. :clap
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  2. baloneyskin daddy

    baloneyskin daddy bikaholic

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    Long ago we used to bench sync big smoothbores by using 4 equal lengths of solid wire, about 3 inches and put a right angle bend about an inch from the end,all4 identical. Then back out the idle screw untill the slides were totally closed and slip a wire unde each slide with the bend pointing to the side. Then open the throttle and adjust until each wirebend began moving to a vertical position at the same time.
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  3. thomas.tc.young

    thomas.tc.young Been here awhile

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    i hold them up to a light, then look at the level of smile poking through. vacuum sync is the proper way to get everything perfect though
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  4. akarob

    akarob Green Cantern

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    What he said. Make sure the plungers are sitting at as close to the same level as possible. I have a home made manometer that will sync 4 carbs if you want to come pick it up. I have it filled with green fork oil, visible and better than getting water in your carb. The only catch is that you have to keep it, I have no use for it and I was considering selling it for like $20.

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  5. Speedo66

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  6. Happy Seal

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