Vintage Motorcycle Carbs – Lean vs. Rich?

Carb Adjustment, Lean or Rich

Experienced wrenches sometimes forget that we operate with a set of understandings that becomes so ingrained as to become second nature. I don’t normally rely on gizmos like the K&N Air Fuel Monitor shown on my supercharged GL1000 (above). But since things happen so quickly on that bike, it’s a useful and entertaining tuning aid.

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Everything Affects Everything!

I was inspired to create this Tech Tip after reading a post by Jim Myers on the Classic Wing Club mail list (highly recommended!). The general context of the thread surrounded the issue of setting idle mixture screws.

Always Be Carbureting

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