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Discussion in 'Technical and Troubleshooting Torque' started by aimre, Feb 5, 2008.
How do i tell if they are? Without using a mnonomononmeter?
Like are there any tell tale signs?
funny idle, but that can be caused by a number of things.
also comparing sparkplugs....but again, they are influenced by a number of things.
the best way is to use the vacuum guage thingy's
Fnuuy idle is a good way to tell, anotehr good way is an engine that farts and grumbles transitioning from idle to cruise revs under load. It'll surge and generaly not run nicely.
I have had what I thought were well sorted carbs on a bike beofre, balanced them and been amazed at the difference.
I think a good tune and carb balance should be number one priority for any used bike (and some new! ) that anyne buys. It makes teh bike so much nicer to ride.
I think you meant a manometer. ;-)
Uneven pressure from the pipes (won't work if a 2 or 3 or 4 into 1 is fitted).
Uneven sound - it's hard to describe.
Out-of-sync carbs are not a really big issue on a twin, can be more annoying on a four. Dirty fuel or wrong valve clearances leading to burnt valves are much more serious. Carb sync is a "finesse" thing about bike tune, more like dotting your "t"s and crossing your "i"s when you write.
What is the problem you are experiencing?
All the best
Make yourself a cheapskate mna-mna-mnameter like I did...
I made one of these http://www.vfrdiscussion.com/forum/lofiversion/index.php/t16200.html
Worked a treat.