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Post by RAB on Sun Feb 28 2010, 14:12

Am i correct in saying that to start a tulip top correctly your spose to poor some fuel into the fuel bowl which also acts as a choke ???? This is what i have been told by someone, just wanted to confirm it Very Happy
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Post by jamespeterbrett on Sun Feb 28 2010, 15:43

more or less yes. you will also need to open the needled valve adjuster slightly more aswell
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Post by RAB on Sun Feb 28 2010, 15:47

Do you know roughly how many turns the needle adjuster has to be opened , thanks Very Happy


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Post by jamespeterbrett on Sun Feb 28 2010, 15:51

its not a case of turns, its a case of a fraction of a turn, if you engine has the origonal srewed needle valve, there should be 2 tapped holes in the round dial face grip. these origionaly had a set screw in. any where between these 2 holes is ok
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Post by RAB on Sun Feb 28 2010, 16:25

Cool thanks as soon as i get the mag back ill fire her up Very Happy
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