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|07-03-2019 09:40 AM|
Originally Posted by flitecontrol View Post
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|
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
|06-30-2019 04:22 AM|
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
Drain and remove carbs.
Allow fumes to disperse for a short while.
Seal in plastic
Seal in padded box
Send to Jacksrebels.com for Carb cleaning.
Check mail 1-2 weeks later, depending on shipping and service arrangement.
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.
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