Thread: mph issue
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Old 11-19-2009, 07:59 AM
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Default Re: mph issue

Originally Posted by Venice Motor Bikes View Post
Sure, it's possible, but I really don't think it's a restricted fuel flow issue, because these carbs don't need that much gas flow; & if the flow was restricted at WOT, wouldn't it just keep getting leaner & leaner until the engine just shut down or burned up?
I'm just guessing wildly and theorizing.... I would think it runs good, then as it leans and sloes down the flow "catches up". I have seen how much fuel some of the petcock DON'T flow, and it's enough to starv the engine in some cases.
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