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07-03-2019 09:40 AM
Originally Posted by flitecontrol View Post
I'm wondering how the moly doesn't foul the plugs?

I have no idea! They are a well respected name among the motoring enthusiasts in Europe. Be interesting to see how this products helps if anything, and I am a very skeptical person about such products. I used to work on cars a lot and nothing beats cleaning by hand.

Well it helped with my choke issue, or coincidence! I do want to take the carbs off soon and clean them up.
07-03-2019 08:41 AM
flitecontrol I'm wondering how the moly doesn't foul the plugs?
07-03-2019 08:02 AM
maritimesbob Gets its name from Molybdenum disulfide allegedly.
07-03-2019 07:44 AM
flitecontrol Wondering if in fact the product contains moly, and if it does did it somehow lubricate the tip of the enricher cable?
07-03-2019 01:57 AM
maritimesbob Odd thing, I put some liqui moly, a German fuel additive into the tank. Ran two full tanks with the additive, and now for the last few days the choke is working as it should.

Before, with the choke on the idle speed never changed. Now the idle speed is high as it should be with full choke, it runs better on choke, and the flow from both exhaust seems to be more equalised.

Now, I am one of the many who believes these additives are nothing but a marketing gimmick. But it can't be coincidence, so I guess the carb can come off and be thoroughly cleaned properly now.
07-02-2019 09:57 AM
wjmrty Check valve clearances then do compression test
07-02-2019 09:54 AM
wjmrty Do a compression test after you adjust valve clearances
07-02-2019 07:52 AM
Originally Posted by maritimesbob View Post
Ok, I noitced looking from the rear. The left side muffler has a lot more exhaust pressure coming out of the pipe than the right side. Is this normal or indicative perhaps that the lesser side needs some carb attention or something else?
it indicates something, compression, valves, dual carbs in need of being sync'd, lean fuel mix on that side, etc.
06-30-2019 04:22 AM
maritimesbob Ok, I noitced looking from the rear. The left side muffler has a lot more exhaust pressure coming out of the pipe than the right side. Is this normal or indicative perhaps that the lesser side needs some carb attention or something else?

I do need to get these carbs looked at I think. I noticed when I put full choke on, there is no increase in idle speed, it only enriches the the mixture (can smell it from exhaust!).

I live in the Netherlands so Jacks is not really an option. Probably doesn't ship overseas and I don't really want to wait too long for shipping anyways.
06-19-2019 07:45 PM
Originally Posted by Daren4ch View Post
1. Take a ton of pictures
2. Take out vacuum cylinders from both carbs.
3. Take off bowls, remove floats and jets
4. Remove all hoses except the one going to the bridge between the carbs
5. Unscrew all the brackets and loosen the screws holding the bar between the chokes on each carb
6. Pull apart the two carbs... carefully
7. Remove the two bridges between the carbs
8. Take off the two covers for hoses on each carb (donít know whatís this is called or does but thereís one on each carb on the outer side)
9. Remove idle screws (make sure to get the spring and rubber seat aswell)
10. Remove cable bracket
11. Remove the choke from each carb
12. Unscrew the disc on the butterfly on each carb
13. Rotate the butterflies to open and pull the disc out on each carb
14. Pull out the bracket for the disc on each carb
15 You should now be ready to soak your carbs... the forum recommends Berrymans Chemdip for 24 hrs each carb.
16. Id recommend also cleaning the accelerator pump (the weird looking thing on one of the bowls)

Chime in if I missed anything...
Hi, I (don't do carbs so I) recommend:

Drain and remove carbs.
Allow fumes to disperse for a short while.
Seal in plastic
Seal in padded box
Send to for Carb cleaning.
Check mail 1-2 weeks later, depending on shipping and service arrangement.
Receive carbs
Install and ride!

Forgive me, I am a being funny, but actually serious. JRW has a guy that does these in his sleep and has been as a service to Rebel owners for many years. Turnaround keeps the bike parked, but the result is worth it. He uses an ultrasonic cleaner and actually test them before returning. With the ability to immediately replace parts and 'guarantee' why wouldn't you? No, I am not an employee or on commission, but do know that he is a savior to the Rebel owner and a genuinely good guy.

Good luck
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