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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 08-29-2018, 07:04 PM Thread Starter
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Successful Single Carb Conversion

Hi Everybody, this is my first ever post and after a few months in the making, I finally got my single carb conversion up and running with perfect air/fuel ratio and no lean or rich issues!

My setup consists of a mikuni round slide carb and a custom aluminium intake my best bud made for me. Being only 24 years old(same age as my bike) I wanted to make it still have its classic touch but with a modern day twist. If anyone wants all what I've done to the bike, feel free to ask.

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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 08-30-2018, 07:27 AM
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Awesome! Got any pics of the manifold or info on the carb you used?

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^that. Can't really see anything in that video 😕

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the video don't count. lol

if it goes vroom or boom, I LIKE IT!
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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 08-30-2018, 07:42 PM
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This looks really cool, any tech specs on the carb, jetting, custom fabricated manifold? A lot of people have asked about this setup on threads before, have only seen one or two successful examples of a running version, so any info you have would be awesome!

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Hey guys! Sorry about not responding back sooner, been really busy. So I took some pictures of the I take manifold. It's made out of aluminum and the angles from the block for it to fit are some funky angles from kawasaki. It is connected to the bike via radiator hose to resist the gasoline. The carb setup is an all stock jet Mikuni VM38 (38mm carb) connected via hard carb mount. The stock jets I've read from another single carb setup said that they run perfect. I've noticed it running great with no rich or lean issues showing on spark plugs.
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Thorn and GDI like this.
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Haha, brilliant job on the intake!

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