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    Polarisitis loonatik's Avatar
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    May 2010
    Tampa, FL

    Poor man's thumb screw for jet adjuster

    It's 1/2" dia x 3/16" thick Nylon washer I found at Ace hardware. Hand grind 4 notches at 90 deg apart, press it on carb adjuster and voila I can adjust that carb anytime without a tool
    One of these days I'll make them out of metal, for now they work great. Hope some of you may find it useful.
    Why 4 notches? So I could tell when it's 1/4 or 1/8 of a turn without looking.
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    She likes the bike. But the ski gets her wet!!!! xlint89's Avatar
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    Oct 2006
    Cleveland OH
    Not a bad idea.

    On the performance carbs, they drill the screws and insert a roll pin. That way you have a nice "T" handle for adjusting.

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    Homer Glen Il.
    i jb weld a little washer in the slot o the stock ones

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    Lakeville, Minnesota, United States
    I made my own with 1/4" soft copper tube, 14 ga. wire and a little solder. They are awesome. Make adjustments so much easier.

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