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Offline Cat-Face Timber

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Homemade Carb adjusting tools
« on: January 18, 2015, 10:52:43 am »
Anybody making their own Carb Adjusting tools?

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Re: Homemade Carb adjusting tools
« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2015, 01:09:28 pm »
Yep we have a thread on it. Let me dig and I will merge.


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Re: Homemade Carb adjusting tools
« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2015, 01:42:04 pm »
Probably a real effective way to overcome the adjusting tool situation is to use some simple improvision like a blue (Butt Splice) to get the screws out then cut a slot in the screws with a Dremel cut off wheel.

If it is a situation like the screws on a Husqvarna 372XT that have a push back sleeve, you can solder a short piece of brass K&S  brass tubing over a regular shirt pocket screw driver tip?
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Re: Homemade Carb adjusting tools
« Reply #4 on: January 20, 2015, 05:17:59 pm »
I've been working on this old Dolmar 112.  The High and Low adjustments were straight-tipped screws on springs.  That part of the job was a dream.  No limiters.  No funny-shaped screws.  Old School. 

Man, I wish they had never gotten away from that. 

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Re: Homemade Carb adjusting tools
« Reply #5 on: January 20, 2015, 05:24:39 pm »
Some of those old style cylinders were great running compared with today's emission cylinders.
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