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How to set high and low adjustment for 365 special

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  • brant70 Nov 13, 2009

    no tamper resistant caps on this model, i just wasnt sure if the proceedure was different for fuel injection apposed to a carborated model. the local saw shop couldnt tell me for sure.

  • brant70 Nov 14, 2009

    thanks guys, i got it. this one is different. the high needle setting at a half turn out, and the low at a quater out. please note that the low needle only sweeps a half turn total. anyway, saw runs great with this setup at 7000 ft elavation. thanks.

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    dontbother10 May 11, 2010

    Start at 1.5 turns from lightly seated then tune for best performance. Your saw is probably fitted with tamper resistant caps mandated by the EPA. Have you considered a good local chainsaw seller/mechanic?



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I suggest you download your IPL. I find they answer many questions.
Enter the 3 digit model number (no XPs, Es, just the numbers)
Serial number decode – for use with IPL
06 1500198
06 = year produced – 2006 (single digit before 2000)
15 = week produced - March
00198 = 198th unit Husky produced that week

Posted on Nov 13, 2009

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    dontbother10 Nov 13, 2009

    Some of the newer saws have rev limiting ignition systems. Not sure about yours but if yes they really complicate what you are attempting.

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    dontbother10 Nov 14, 2009

    That seems worrisome lean to me. Please go here and do a search for your saw; Chainsaw thread (free to join)

    This is a collection of enthusiasts, professionals with a few certified chainsaw mechanics thrown in for good measure. Someone here has your saw, and has been where you are. It costs nothing and I think you might make a few new friends. GL




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