Engine Trouble can't get bike to idle,Richard

Discussion in '2-Stroke Engines' started by richardrpsb, Oct 19, 2012.

  1. richardrpsb

    richardrpsb New Member

    hello guys hope this time am in the right place. Installed a 80cc engine last week brought
    engine from luckyearlybird, installation went fine,but couldnot get a standing idle. I read a few post and did what they said, INSTALL O RINGS-MKE SURE BARREL IN CARB SLIDES
    UP AND DOWN.Still when i pull clutch handle in rpms are so high am affraid that i might
    cause other problems.can anyone help or direct me as to wht to look for.
    appreciate all HELP!


  2. Anton

    Anton Administrator Staff Member

    Have you adjusted the idle screw on the left hand side of the carb? If that doesn't work it could be a bad seal on the intake gasket which is letting in too much air and causing the high idle.

    Here's a usefull thread: http://www.motoredbikes.com/showthread.php?13725-clutch-in-idle-high-chinese-2-stroke

    A simply search on the forum for "high idle" and you will come across a lot more threads that will give you some more ideas of things to try.