Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Southeast Kentucky
poor mans ear shave
Hi all be a while since I been on. Not real done much but try to stay warm while riding this winter. Recently I did a version of the ear shave. Removed the intake box, ears, plugged the vacuumed on the right carb, marbled the hoses on the reed valves. Still need to get a filter for the crank case hose. I reused the foam off of the one good ear. Cut out 2 squares and clamped it onto the carbs with zip ties. Also I pulled the carbs and cleaned them really good. Far as I can tell that's the first time they have been off the bike and she's for 42kgonna try and tune her in on stock jets er. While I was at it I checked the jets as I cleaned them. 38 pilot and 132 main. I had been tinkering and 3 turns out seems about right according to the plugs. She stumbles a bit at wot but I'm hoping it was dirty jets. Gonna see what she does tomarow.
I guess what I'm getting at is so far all I have in the project is $3 bucks for carb cleaner. According to a local bike junkyard owner u should only have to rejet for exhaust and not a freer intake. I have notice that it did lean the mixture but I was running cloth filters. Now I got the foam on the carbs so it will probably be a little more restrictive. Ill keep posting as I tune her in. I live on a tight budget and don't have the extra money to spend on parts for mods so I work with what I got. It can be done on the cheap if u get creative. Gonna try and tune her in on stock jet. I've already checked and the only way to get new jets is order off line or maby drill the ones I got.anyway we will see what the plugs have to say
Keep her rubber side down.