Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Central Point, Oregon, USA
My single carb. conversion using the 32DFT,
Idle is set at 1000 rpm,
It Idles really well, set at 1000-rpm, it seems like it would idle well, till it ran out of gas.
Again there is no Hesitation at ALL, in any throttle position, or in the transition from single to the second barrel, it is Flawless.
I think i can idle it lower and may try it, briefly.
The Problem with idling a Goldwing-4 Engine to low, is Now you have your Oil pressure to low.
The oil pressure needs to be high enough to lube the engine bearings properly.
So for me 1000-rpm is a about right or a Minimum.
I have a Spin on, Oil filter adapter, this cleared up my "RED" Oil Warning light from coming on at all.
The OEM stock Oil housing and Bolt/Check valve/pressure regulator, was something to be desired, meaning I had Oil pressure Leak Back, past the worn out check valve/plunger piston, that is in there.
The Napa spin on filter #1348 comes built in to it a check valve, and a new check valve in each one.
Most spin On Oil filters have a check Valve/Oil Pressure relief, built into them now a days
I use a Napa Oil filter Napa Gold #1348 or, WIX # 51348 Spin on Oil Filter,
These oil filters have a check valve in them to keep oil pressure in the oil lines/passages, and Not let the oil back up and out of the oil passages, and back into the oil pan
So at start up, you can get the RED OIL warning light, or a Low Oil Bearing Sound.
I had Both of them, I thought the engine was toast at one point, till i switched to the new Filter.
Solved my problems.
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