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Quick question....

Discussion in 'Technical and Troubleshooting Torque' started by Grunge, Jun 30, 2006.

  1. Please help me fill in the blanks:

    "When my exhaust leave black carbon stuff on the edges,........"

    is it just an oil+filter change needed?
    I'm due for one next weekend @ the spanner day...

    just getting a littel worried as I noticed that it leaves more of a black residue than usual.

    Or should I also look at changing air filter (would that help? I'm a noob when it comes to maintenance.)

    Ta everyone! :]
  2. could be just normal 'soot' from the by prouducts of combustion on these colder days


    She is running a little rich which could indicate an A/F change or clean is in order ?

  3. Manual or auto choke? If it's manual, you're not leaving it on longer?
    Are you doing long trips or just short ones. It's not unusual for things to soot up a bit in winter (due to extra choke), if you're not doing any good long trips. But, yeah, air filter is definitely a possibility.
  4. Hmm... How would a noob know if it's running rich? (if only there was an easy way, like, it drops money for me. ;) )

    In any case, prolly have a look at it during the spanner day. I hope it's an easy 'job.'

    Thanx for the advice to the noob, Bob & Titus. :)