Whats up withe the carb limit caps ??

HDRock Posted By HDRock, May 6, 2013 at 2:14 AM

  1. HDRock

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    I am not gettin my Echo CS-346 tuned like I want.
    Once U remove them , Can U leave the caps off ????
     
  2. MasterMech

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    That depends on the saw. You can if there are springs or some other method to prevent the needles from "self-adjusting" Otherwise, if your carb relies on the caps to provide friction, just shave the tabs off the caps and re-install.

    I didn't see nuttin' .... ::P
     
  3. HDRock

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    I was reading on another forum, about the caps on an echo 370, here is one reply

    Jud...I looked around the shop and could not find a single carb with springs on the adjustment screws.
    Over 100 Stihl, redmax,echo, commercial units. Most have been adjusted at some point and the caps ain't around.
    I believe the screws have an interference thread because once they are adjusted, they stay adjusted.
    The thread: http://www.lawnsite.com/showthread.php?t=369663&page=2

    Wadya think ?
     
  4. MasterMech

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    Yah, so long as there is something to hold the screws in place, you can lose the caps.
     
  5. geoff1969

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    had limiter caps on an old mcculloch i had , removed the jets / needles what ever you call them bugger of a job as thay where a mushroom shape on top with no screwdriver slot , once off cut a small slot in the top of them with a hacksaw blade , and put some small springs in place of the limiter caps i think the springs where off an old brushcutter carby , sounded realy sweet after doing that and just ran much smoother . cheers
     

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