Posts Tagged “Carburettor setup”

Honda Africa Twin carb sort out – it may be old, but it’s still good! (now, anyway)

0 Comments Posted October 14th, 2016 in Carburettors, Honda.

This Twinkie came in because it wasn’t running very well. Time had taken its toll and like many older bikes, its carburettors were knackered and needed a complete overhaul. We fitted new float needles and needle seats, plus gaskets. Problems like this bike had happen over time – as the throttle is shut on the […]

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2001 Honda VTR1000 carb set up – just the sort of job we enjoy!

0 Comments Posted August 29th, 2016 in Carburettors, Honda.

From day one here at BSD we started setting up carburetors of the bikes of the time that had end-cans fitted, and so on. Most of what we do now is to the same effect it’s just via the ECU and a remap rather than a box full of jets. But occasionally now we get […]

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Harley-Davidson Softail carb setup after engine tune – and an extra 8bhp found…

Posted February 15th, 2016 in Carburettors, Harley Davidson.

The owner of this H-D Softail had running problems after some engine tuning – skimmed and ported heads, plus open pipes. And it wasn’t too difficult to find out why; it was using a big 190 main jet and was rich enough to effectively cancel out any gains from the headwork. The poor thing was drowning in […]

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