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I have an early carb stevens, the front mixture screw on the rear carb keeps working loose. It seems to be working loose under vibration and poping out, Do I need to refit the anti tamper fittings? If so where can I get some?

Thanks

Chris

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Can't you just use a spring and a flat washer ala motorcycle carby idle screws?

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Cross thread it? :)

I have been in more serious moods I'm sure, tonights not one of them...

Think I'm gonna start on the flagon of Taurus cider from ALDI I've got in the fridge. Any ideas on making it taste nice?

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Cider. From Aldi. Next you'll tell me you're wearing a shell suit. :)

Chris - I'm pretty sure it does indeed require an O-ring. Take a look down the hole to see if it's there, also take out anoyher screw (count the turns) to see what's on/in there.

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whats the base setting for the screws dudes? I know mine got fcuked about with by a 'specialist' and it cost me £60 to drive to PaulC's and back and thats only about 200 miles and was all at very reasonable speeds, no fast running at all...

Still need to clean the jets out though!

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Cheers for the replies,

I'll have a look tomorrow I put a new screw in today, wonder if its missing an o ring as you said sparky.

Ta

Chris

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2 and a half turns out from fully in is always a good place to start

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had a look it is missing the spring , oring and washer on that hole,

Have ordered new ones from dellorto.

I reackon the previousowner had just screwed it fully home hence the carbs out of balance.

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Chris

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Given that... you really didn't stand much chance of achieving a balance, did you?

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Nope, I'm amazed at some of the bodges Previous owners do, I could understand if it wasto save £100's of pounds, but its a fiver to fix.

Beggers belief

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You could probably do it with the spring from an old ballpoint pen and a washer from the grot box......cost: Zero!! I agree with the 2 1/2 turns open from fully shut start point.

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