Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1

    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    cincinnati ohio
    Posts
    26

    A Couple of Engineering Questions

    I have two old drive shafts each stripped at opposite ends.
    I should be able to cut these off and weld a nut to them and make a coupler tool and an impeller tool. Also I would leave the coupler tool as long as possible. Correct me if I am wrong.

    2nd: Looking ahead as I am soon heading to the water to do a final adjustment on the carburetors. To me it looks as if it will be difficult to access the high and low screws. I mechanically synchronized the carburetors and have no ports to hook up, believe it is called a manometer.
    Was very careful, turned them upside down clamped them to a piece of perfectly flat granite to simulate the flat plane of the intake before I mounted the plate that holds them together. There is some play in the screw holes and I was afraid that if they weren't perfect ahead of time. When I mounted them they could torque or twist slightly throwing off the adjustment, as you know it's pretty touchy.

    Anyways, I have an extra flame arrestor. If I cut the bottom half into three individual pieces as small as possible. Mount them and hook up the oil injection lines. No top, maybe cut some screen to go over them but given the limited area of screening it may be to restricting huh. So perhaps no screen or make holes larger. Run it in this manner only during adjustment to allow easier access. Then install the original flame arrestor. Of course I would take another look at the plugs after-wards. I would think at this point it should be running slightly rich.
    Or would it be so far off that it would be a waste of time?


  2. #2
    ph2ocraft's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Campbell, Ca.
    Posts
    14,100
    +1
    105
    For the impeller tool, leave the shaft long bend it at about 75 degrees, install a grip and you have a greatr tool. Idea from Randy at Watcon.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Couple of Carb Questions....
    By Goliath in forum Polaris Open Discussion
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 07-03-2008, 07:06 AM
  2. A Couple of Quick Questions Now That Its Close to Riding Season in PA
    By ercBOOSTED in forum Kawasaki PWC Performance (4-stroke)
    Replies: 20
    Last Post: 05-24-2008, 11:53 PM
  3. Couple quick engine questions
    By Vern in forum 4-Tec Performance
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 04-09-2008, 01:03 PM
  4. Couple of strainer questions
    By prholley in forum 4-Tec Performance
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 07-10-2007, 11:06 PM
  5. Couple of RXT questions
    By Mark S in forum 4-Tec Performance
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 03-05-2006, 09:31 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •