Difference between k3 and k5 needle, PHF 36mm.

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Difference between k3 and k5 needle, PHF 36mm.

Post by Zoomer » Mon Mar 29, 2004 7:29 am

Hello,

Am trying to get a base line set up for PHF 36 mm carbs on a 1988
Paso. I have the Mallosi kit, and am using Barnett 0ne in, two out
cable arangement. My major problems are, rich idle, ok mid range,
with slight flat spot, lean main jet...white spark insulator...upper end.
I live in Savannah Ga. so low to mid 90's and 60 to 70% normal
summer weather. Was wondering if someone may have tried
setting up Paso with Mallosi aftermarket kit, and would share
set-up info. Bout it from the low country.
Rgds. Michael
WWW. workaday@msn.com

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K3 and K5 needles

Post by Eldert » Mon Mar 29, 2004 8:38 am

Hi Zoomer
A K3 has a 2,5 mm diameter and a K5 is 2,45 in diam
the diam of the tip is the same 1,5 mm
so when you put in the K5 needle the mixture will be a little richer
Eldert

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needle chart

Post by Eldert » Tue Mar 30, 2004 10:04 pm

Hi Zoomer
there is a needle chart posted on the web , here is the link
http://www.ducatimeccanica.com/needles.html
Eldert

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K3 & K5 info.

Post by Zoomer » Wed Mar 31, 2004 11:33 am

Hello Eldert,

Just a short note to say thanks for the needle info. Think I
will go with the K5. Thanks again, take care.
Rgds. Michael.

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