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Normally approximately one turn out is a good place to start.The screws control air and not fuel like most do. Turning them clockwise will reduce the air and richen the mixture.
The air screws are up on the sides of the carburetor bodies and are angled upwards to the outside of the bike. Pilot fuel mixture screws sit in the well on the engine side under the carbs on the bowl. You will need to check where the screws are on your model carb.If screws on up on sides of the carb then there is just air screw and no pilot fuel adjusting screw. There is no setting for the pilot fuel mixture screw as a spec. The book tells you to reseat the screws and count the number of turns in. Set them to 1 3/4 turns out from lightly seated. Service fuel level is 4mm and float level is 26mm.Move the clip on the needle from 4 back to 3. --------------- this will help.thanks.helpmech.

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