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Old 12-28-2014, 08:25 PM
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Default Re: How to Maintain a Motorised Bicycle

1 to 2 minutes seems a bit long. Particularly if you're in Australia (correct?) and it's summer. If you're in the northern hemisphere, and it's winter, then I'd call that time 'not unreasonable'. Though still a bit long.

But assuming it's summer, then that doesn't sound right. But I'm anything but a fuel system expert. I understand the basic operation of a carburetor. But no details.

Could it be that you're running so rich that you're dampening the combustion?

And could a weak spark be so weak that it'll only support mild combustion?

I don't think this'll help much. But maybe it'll percolate some ideas.
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