quote:Originally posted by PanteraDoug:
You need to pull out the plugs and read them. They may be completely fouled on the cool tubes and that's the reason for the rich mixtures and cold tubes.
Don't try to get too scientific with these carbs. It just doesn't work.
It really isn't the carbs themselves, it's the IR manifold characteristics. They are not for novices or for people with little time.
Like I said, figure about 2 weeks, working day and night, with just breaks for your bodily functions. Pit stops we call them.
I totally agree and if I'm certainly not an experienced man, I'm not quite a novice anymore, I've only tuned a few 4-cylinders engines over the past 40 years that did not work "too badly" , I do not say "good".