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Needle valve float setting

 
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1970 cortina GT



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PostPosted: Fri Mar 27, 2015 2:57 pm    Post subject: Needle valve float setting Reply with quote

Hi, does anybody know the correct float settings for a pair of Weber twin 40's on a Lotus twin cam? Thank you. I have read somewhere 8.5mm and 15mm, however I have also found contradictions to those measurements.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 27, 2015 6:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That's correct. 8.5mm including gasket. Float travel to 15mm.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 27, 2015 6:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thank you kindly, now I have to summon the courage to strip the carbs down!
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