I have an 88 that I've juuuust about got ironed out, but I need a more seasoned ear to help me diagnose. I'm ear-shaven, coastered, degoated, and running straight pipes. I hear this prevents good compression on the short pipe, my problem side, and I'm not sure if my PO rejetted. Have tried a few 24hr seafoam baths, to no avail. Just finished up this afternoon with dropping the bottom of the carbs and running a guitar string up through the pilot. No change. Tried the blowback method. No change. Set my intake screws to 2.5 on both sides to have at least some sort of control variable. I've been keeping it on the center stand because my cork seal around the stator case drips a tiny bit, so I'm not sure if symptoms would show if I had a stuck float (leaking gas out of pipe/into oil). And I'm a carb virgin although I've successfully executed the tuxedo mod (while mounted) and had no problems working around them today, I'm pretty dexterous and persistent. Also I've attached a photo of the bottoms of the carbs, which may end up confirming that I need to pull them, but when looking up into them with a flashlight, they are perfect looking, no yellow varnish at all. Shops around here will only touch it for a rebuild, which runs around 600 and I'm not about that. Please, any suggestions would be helpful, and I'll post the clip of it running asap, though these phone mics aren't exactly scientific instruments.
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