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Pull the float bowl and float bowl gasket off the carburetor.
Place the carburetor upside down and let the float rest against the float needle.
Measure the distance between the gasket surface located on the bottom of the carburetor to the edge of the float. On a 24 mm Mikuni card, the distance between the gasket surface and the float should be 1 inch. On a 20 mm Mikuni carburetor it should be 7/8-inch.
Bend the metal tab on the float that rests against the float needle. Bend it towards the float needle if the measurement is shallow and away from the needle if the measurement is too much.
Use a pair of needle-nose pliers, making very small adjustments to the metal tab and then recheck the measurement.

Posted on Nov 20, 2013

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SOURCE: Mixture screw on Carb

I believe it is near the bottom, around where the float bowl meets the carb body.. You need a straight small screwdriver (Short) facing upward.

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all carbs have floats.it a cv type carb,with a big diaphram for the slide.real easy carb.to work on.if you have any mechanical knowledge.get a manual if not go on internet,and plenty of vendors for *** bikes that sell factory parts look up yours,and the carb will give you a breakdown of it.harley does not have any parts look up like *** bikes.sound like the carb needs cleaning or needle and seat is wore out

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SOURCE: twin mikuni carb adjustment

You can make a duel carb sync tool for about $2

Here is a link to a walkthrough for making the sync tool

CARB SYNC TOOL

Here is a link to a walkthrough for doing the carb sync

CARB SYNCHRONIZATION

Don't worry about the air-fuel mixture. It doesn't need to get adjusted.

Posted on Oct 14, 2010

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