This should be a sticky

Discussion in '2 smokers' started by willis 2000, Jun 21, 2012.

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Should this be a sticky?

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  1. willis 2000

    willis 2000 neo-quixote

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    The carburetor slide cutaway ALWAYS faces the clean-air side of the intake, NOT the engine. FACT.
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  2. Hunsta

    Hunsta Have guns will hunt

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    Um care to clarify what should be a"Sticky"
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  3. anonny

    anonny What could go wrong?

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    Thats what the pin and slot are for... so we don't have to think.
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  4. willis 2000

    willis 2000 neo-quixote

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    Yeah, I've fixed many of these where the old axiom "it only fits one way-the right way" was employed.
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  5. Tosh Togo

    Tosh Togo Long timer

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    That's about as useful as the FACT that the fill-orifice in the fuel tank should always face upwards.

    :thumb :thumb



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  6. 100mpg

    100mpg Self Imposed Exile

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    that's what she said.
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  7. willis 2000

    willis 2000 neo-quixote

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    The throttle slide is so easy for experienced mechanics, it is often overlooked by the n00bs. Many of the users of this 2-smoker forum are new to their machines, and make mistakes.
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  8. Ever Onward

    Ever Onward Older,Wiser, Smarter

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    Actually, it IS possible to put the slide in backwards on some carbs.

    On one side is the slot for the positioning pin and the other side of the slide has the cut for inserting the throttle cable.

    I have run across this several times when sombody accidently got them confused.
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  9. kbasa

    kbasa Roubaix! Super Moderator

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    It's looking like no, but let's give it a couple days.
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  10. motu

    motu Loose Pre Unit

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    No - I've bought a couple of cheap bikes that wouldn't run like that. Keep the n00bs in the dark so those more experienced can gain an advantage.
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  11. willis 2000

    willis 2000 neo-quixote

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    Yeah, ill-conceived, not looking good.
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  12. Tosh Togo

    Tosh Togo Long timer

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    :rofl
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  13. Shocktower

    Shocktower Long timer

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    Yeppers, I bought some carbs from a scrap yard, and I had 2 Right hand side slides, :huh, I sent the carbs back and bought some brand new ones :evil, Flat slides look and work better :norton
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  14. dooder

    dooder Adventurer

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    what's a carburetor?
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  15. Tosh Togo

    Tosh Togo Long timer

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    It's an archaic, sometimes perverse, example of an intelligence test.

    It appears to still be working... :1drink

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