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    digger
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    how do i adjust the low needle mix screw

    Is there a special tool to adjust the idle mix screw.I have a 1996 sltx 1050.Kehan carbs(no high mix screw)My history....Fresh dealer rebuilt oem stock 1050.I have had a bog at 2200-4600rpm.If i fludder the throttle i can pass it without it loosing rpm anf stalling.I just recently noticed the pto carb low mix needle was missing after the moter would not hold idle i found it with a magnet.what is the stock needle adjustment.and is there a special technique to get to it or tool?...thanks guys...jim


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    Lake Mead Bum & BTLS Mark starflight's Avatar
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    Low spd is 1 turn out from lightly seated.

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    A short driver bit with a small piece of hose to grip it works well for a mixture screw adj tool.

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    This is how I run a jetski shop in the desert nmpeter's Avatar
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    I ended up springing for a right angle screwdriver to make carb adjustments

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    digger
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    thanks guys ill try thurs morn in muskoka,any input on the bog issue?anyone??this happened before the screw

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