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Tone

United Kingdom
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Posted - 05 Nov 2019 :  18:20:51  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi all, my series V is running very rich, the plugs are sooty & black, does anyone know if the jets etc are available for the Solex B32 PAIAs carb? Or if a modern equivalent carb is available? If so which, numbers etc?
Thanks in anticipation, Tone.

hillman

France
71 Posts

Posted - 05 Nov 2019 :  19:19:50  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
have you tried to remove your air filter and run without it?
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pruyter

Netherlands
272 Posts

Posted - 05 Nov 2019 :  21:02:22  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
If you opt for another carburettor than without any doubt the so called Webcon conversion is the route to go. This conversion consists of a Weber 32/36 DGV 5A, a special manifold for this engines, a plenum, a K&N airfilter, petrol filter and connection between gaspedal and carburettor.
But before going to do that that I should first investigate what causes the rich running and certainly a clogged air filter could be one of the possible causes of running rich.

Regards,

Peter
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