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Old 03-18-2009, 11:24 AM
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Default Re: carb and throttle

How much is, "A slight tilt" ? If you're only talking about a few degrees off center then you'll be okay but don't exceed about 10 degrees. Rotate the carb just enough to allow the cable to clear whatever obstruction you have. I slight tilt is tolerable; it has to be or you couldn't ride around curves without the engine being effected. Just keep in mind that there is a float inside the carb's bowl that needs to be somewhere in the ballpark of level to function correctly.
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Old 04-27-2009, 12:59 PM
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Default Throttle cable Issues

I apologize if this has been covered already, but I seem to be having a bit of trouble with my twist throttle handle. I don't know if I need to adjust something in the carb or what.

The engine does start up, but when I twist the throttle, it doesn't seem to engage properly.
I can hear an increase in the rpms, but the actual chain doesn't turn.

I took apart the device on the handle, and it seems to be installed properly there. When I twist the throttle handle, it seems to pull the throttle cable and it returns nicely.

I've ridden the bike for about 20 minutes total so far. I've got a 48cc HT kit on a Schwinn Point Beach.

EDIT: I figured out that I just needed to close the choke. Good thing to remember.

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Old 04-27-2009, 02:42 PM
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Default Re: problem with throttle

did you release the clutch,it wont turn the chain or go anywhere with the clutch pulled in.
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Old 04-28-2009, 09:27 AM
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Default Re: problem with throttle

yea i would think it is a clutch issue if the motor is revving but not turning.

an issue with the throttle would entail either no power or sloppy revs...or the worse getting stuck WO...haha
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