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Requirements to be met to be added to list:

1. 50 posts, at least 1 being within the last month.
2. Member of forum at least for 6 months.
3. No P. O. boxes for address. Should be able to find it with at least 1 online mapping site.
4. Current working phone number, can be land line or cell.
5. Have a Valid E-Mail address. E-Mail address will only be sent to Flyboyziel56, and will not be made public.
6.Communications could also be kept to the least expense if everyone has a Skype account so I can contact you a little faster, but not required.


Shipping rules:

1. No more than 5 day shipping used. Your choice of carrier.
2. USPS preferred, not required. Priority shipping.
3. Signature required for delivery.
4. Minimum of $100.00 insurance required, " This is Mandatory!!!."
5. NotifyFlyboyziel56 via PM that gauges have been shipped to includetracking number if available.

General guidelines and instructions:

I,Flyboyziel56 will maintain the list and make all adjustments to it, you will no longer be required to update the list on your own.

When you are ready to ship to the next person you need to PM me that they are available. I will PM you back the name and address to ship them to next. My return PM may take a day or 2 as first I'll be verifying with the next person on the list by phone that they are ready to use them. If you are going to tie them up for more than 2 weeks and some one else is ready for them then adjustments may be made to your position on the list. This is to ensure the least amount of turn around time for each person needing them.


We will always try to have 2 sets in circulation, 1 set will be held in reserve for such times as a lost set or medical setbacks that interferes with communications or shipping.

If it has been more than 1 1/2 weeks since a set was shipped and you haven't received them then contact me ASAP! so I can start tracking them down and get the reserve set sent out.


Due to recent developments if you can not meet all the requirements as listed above, including valid email address, a working phone number, valid street address, and meet all the other requirements, your request to be added to the list, and/or if you are already on the list and do not meet all the requirements, your requests will be denied and/or your name will be removed from the list.



If for any reason the Gauges become broken, inoperative, or for any other reason unusable I need to be notified immediately.


Moderators feel free to add this to the top of the forum. :cheesygrin:
 

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As we only work on the rebuild of the 75 once or twice a week, I'm really hoping to not meet the 6 mo before I need them! But you just never know...

This is a great idea!

Thnx for it and again I hope to not be able to use them!:thumbsup:
 

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Hi, this sounds like an awesome program, I would need them to-wards spring time (by then I should have 50 posts) and have 6.mos. in, but I live in a small town, the postal service does not deliver to our home (have to use a po. box) and for some reason my street address does not show up on a GPS ?? any suggestions ??
 

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That's cool you guys are doing this, I might sign up this spring. Have an off-idle hesitation, I only sync'd the carbs once about 6 years ago.
 

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Mysticfour wrote:
Lol, could use this myself but don't have the 6 months required, guess I will hafta try to buy 1
You might look into building a set cheaper than buying one. I'm in the process of doing that. Harbor Freight has the gauges on sale right now for $9.99 each. I think I'll have about $45 into it when finished. Just FYI. The tool loaner program is a great idea, though.:claps:
 

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Hi there, I was lucky enough to find a Holly single carb. Manifold with a one barrel Holly for 132.00.. it was a bolt on Kit. I'm really happy with it so far.
 

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Excellent! I am definitely interested. Now that Spring has settled in here in SE MN I'm ready to get the Wing in flying condition. Now to get to that magic 50 posts...
 

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Mysticfour wrote:
Lol, could use this myself but don't have the 6 months required, guess I will hafta try to buy 1
Why by one when you can make your own.



1. One wooden yardstick.

2. Clear vinyl tubing to wrap around the yard stick with enough for a smooth curve at the bottom and enough to reach the green vacuum line on the left of the 1500 and the vacuum port on the right side.

3. One quart of transmission fluid to use in place of the mercury.

4. About eight white plastic ties to secure the tubing to the wooden yardstick.





Drill one hole at the top for hanging while using it and storing it.



Drill about four more holes the size of the plastic ties to secure the vinyl tubing to the wooden yard stick.



After securing the vinyl hose put transmission fluid in the clear vinyl hose. I put enough of it to bring it up to 29 on both side of the wooden yardstick.



It may take a while for it to get all the air bubbles out but they will come out. I just let mine hang over night with the leads for the vacuum ports above the wooden yardstick.



You can mount it on a 1X3 if you like but I just left mine the way it was.



I used it and it works great.



Of course you will not damage the engine ifit happenssucks in some of the

transmission fluid as it will just burn.



Make sure thesmooth curve with no kinksis at the bottom of the yardstick. That way the inches are easier to read.



Any questions just PM me or send me an email.
 

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Here is the info from the link I used the picture didn't post. You can see what it looks like here: http://www.powerchutes.com/manometer.asp

The $1.55 Carb Syncronizer by Marty Ignazito
The objective of the vacuum measuring carb synchronizer is to see that the vacuum signals from both carbs are the same. It is the difference between the signals and not the actual signals we are interested in however. The Rotax two stroke engine shows a signal of about 6" of mercury at idle measured against the atmosphere at its test signal port and a difference of about 1/16th to 1/20th of an inch of mercury can be read easily by eye. If lighter liquids are used like oil this signal would read as about 97 inches of oil requiring a very tall manometer gauge. With a senstivity of some 16 times greater than a mercury manometer, an oil manometer only needs to look at the difference. By hooking each side of the manometer to each of the carbs we have a very sensitive tool for synchronization. A 1/20th of an inch of mercury difference would show up as about 13/16ths of an inch of oil on the oil manometer allowing for even finer adjustment than possible with mercury.

Attached is a photo of an oil manometer I made up with some cheap materials from the local Ace hardware store. I filled mine with air compressor oil since I did not have any two stroke oil around, but two stroke oil would be a better safety measure in the event of oil getting into a carb.

Here is the bill of materials:

12 ft of 1/8" ID clear PVC tubing $0.84

1 wooden yardstick $0.59

2 wire ties $0.12

For a total cost of $1.55 plus tax.

The tubing was taped to the yardstick with transparent packing tape. The wire ties were put thru the hole in the yardstick to secure the tubing on each side at the top. If desired a machinists or carpenters square and a pencil can be used to extend the 1/8" markings to both sides of the stick or the level of the oil on one side can simply be noted before testing begins since it must return to this point to be in balance. Fill with oil to about the 26 or 27 inch mark (36 at the bottom). You may have to leave the unit sit for a day or so to get all the bubbles out. If you are careful not to introduce air when filling this is less of a problem.

When in use with the engine running both lines must be connected, one to each carb. The oil will be sucked up and out of the manometer if only a single carb is connected and the other end is left open to the atmosphere.

This device is so simple and cheap to make, I thought it best to just tell everyone how to do it rather than try to make and sell them. Bing's claim that their $34.95 mercury device is the most accurate carb balancer regardless of price seems to ring hollow doesn't it? I will try this unit as soon as I get a chance. If any of you beat me to it, let me know how it works for you.

Marty

Prairie Skyhook
Marty Ignazito
13961E Co. Rd. 620N
Charleston, Illinois
61920-7831
217-348-1525
fax 209-796-4433
e-mail: [email protected]
Website: http://www.powerchutes.com/prairieskyhook.htm

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