How do CV carbs work?
Effectively, the CV carburetor lifts the slide not mechanically, but pneumatically. The carb separates the slide lifting function by using the throttle cable to open and close a butterfly in the carb throat, rather than by lifting the slide directly.
Should Choke be open or closed when starting?
The choke is only used when starting a cold engine. When doing a cold start, the choke should be closed to limit the amount of air going in. This increases the amount of fuel in the cylinder and helps to keep the engine running, while it is trying to warm up.
How do I know if my motorcycle is running rich or lean?
Typical symptoms of a rich mixture are:Poor fuel economy.Sluggish acceleration.Choke not needed from cold starts.Sooty or black spark plugs.Sooty or black muffler end pipes.Strong smell of gasoline when the machine is at idle.Uneven running … Read more