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Black Shadow 51 carby tuning

Brad 67

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Hi all .I'm in the last throws of getting my machine on the road and wouldnt mind some information on tuning the carbys in. Could anyone give me some idea of mixture settings (aprox amount of turns out with the mixture needle) and general tips . If so them that would be unreal!


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You will need to tell us all what type of carbs you are using. E.G., the original type 29s, later monoblocs,concentrics or whatever. For the originals you will find details in many of the Vincent 'how to' books' such as "Know thy Beast", "Paul Richardson's book" etc.
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