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Manifold leak fix

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Post by frankovy » Mon Aug 14, 2006 4:20 am

WHAT IS THE SURE FIX FOR MANIFOLD LEAKS?



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#2

Post by Guest » Mon Aug 14, 2006 2:12 pm

What design of manifold?

If it is an o-ring design, assemble clean and dry, but pressuretest while installing to find the 'sweet spot' where it seals perfectly, and to prevent over-torquing.

If it is the 'plumber's' design, pressuretest first to determine the exact location of the problems, as different leaks require different approaches.

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Post by frankovy » Wed Aug 16, 2006 12:58 am

I DID THE PRESSURE TEST IT HELD 20PSI ALL NIGHT.

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Post by Cotten » Wed Aug 16, 2006 12:47 pm

That's a good trick, but pressuretesting is not about holding pressure.
It's about leaks making bubbles: http://virtualindian.org/11techleaktest.html

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Post by frankovy » Wed Aug 16, 2006 9:47 pm

NO LEAKS. COTTEN SHOULD THE PLUGS BE WET AFTER TROTTLE AND
KICKING PROCEDURE WHILE TRYING TO START WITH NO SUCCESS. ALSO I'M GETTING BACKFIRE THROUGH CARB EVERY 4TH KICK. WHATS
UP. NEW PLUGS,CABLES,CONDENSER,CAP. POINTS SET AT 15 PLUGS SET AT 20,TIMING IS RIGHT ON, GOOD SPARK. OR CAN I DELIVER MY BIKE TO YOU FOR FIX UP. THIS IS MY BIKE SEE ATTACHED
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Post by Cotten » Wed Aug 16, 2006 10:48 pm

Sorry Frank, I'm not taking any new accounts at this time.

I still suspect a vacuum leak, as your posts leave much to scratch one's chin about. Did you, or did you not, pressuretest with soapy water?

Is it an o-ring assembly, or is it plumber's design?

We are not psychic, y'know.

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Post by frankovy » Wed Aug 16, 2006 11:58 pm

YA I USED SOAPY WATER ON ORING AREAS,

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Post by mbskeam » Thu Aug 17, 2006 12:14 am

points are .022
and plugs.025-.028 or around there.
are you runnin a mag?
the numbers above are for oem dist.

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