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  1. I haven't cracked into the carbs yet. Part of...

    I haven't cracked into the carbs yet. Part of the reason is that it was confirmed working well before I attempted the sync, so I know there must be a sweet spot somewhere.

    One of the weird things...
  2. I have removed the pulse air system, and bought...

    I have removed the pulse air system, and bought all the OEM parts to properly plug the airbox, carb nipple, and head port.

    I reset everything and put them back at 2 full 360 degree turns out. At...
  3. This is getting to be frustrating now. I can't...

    This is getting to be frustrating now. I can't find a sweet spot.

    I should clarify first that I double checked my valves before starting. I also tested the full roll on throttle at speed and...
  4. Update

    I've had a chance to spend more time on this issue. Thanks to all for the excellent advice so far.

    I reset everything before starting the bike cold. Idle mixture screws out 2 turns, and idle...
  5. Dennis, thanks very much for taking the time to...

    Dennis, thanks very much for taking the time to write up your procedure. I'm at work right now, so have time to armchair quarterback and ask some questions before tinkering again.

    First, I have...
  6. I've been doing compression tests on old Volvos...

    I've been doing compression tests on old Volvos with SU carbs for years. Those also have vacuum controlled slides, and the throttle only controls the butterfly. I've never heard of any SU guy...
  7. I was not aware of the carb removal issue until I...

    I was not aware of the carb removal issue until I started searching prompted by your comments. So no, I didn't take them off or move the slides up before testing. I'm a bit surprised this is an...
  8. 1982 R100RS first carb sync attempt, dubious compression test results, and a rat hole

    I have a 1982 R100RS with 60,000 miles. I purchased it last summer with 59,000 miles in good condition. I recently replaced the original ignition system with a Motorrad Elektrik kit, and replaced...
  9. Thanks for all the feedback, especially some of...

    Thanks for all the feedback, especially some of the details rxcrider outlined. Though, I doubt a typical seller would allow me to remove the starter looking for weeping in a normal purchase...
  10. Switching from R100RS to R1100RS - buyer's checklist suggestions?

    I'm contemplating a switch from my R100RS to a R1100RS. I'm pretty familiar with all the potential issues of the R100* models, and have addressed most of them. I feel pretty confident about long...
  11. Anyone keep the bean can + ignition module installed when changing to EnduraSpark?

    Greetings all, new MOA member and 1982 R100RS owner. 59K miles, looks to have been garaged and well maintained. Known maintenance includes full fluid changes, rear caliper rebuild, clutch and rear...
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