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1970 thunderbolt #573529
11/23/14 4:24 pm
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hi; I'm new here. I have a 1970 bsa since 1974.i 've done a lot of work to it thru the years .it's been sitting for the last 8 years .have not had time for it. but now I want to play with it again. it was running every weekend for the last two months;now it doesn't want to kick over.have spark .it gives a little hmmph ;sounds like it's ready to go ;but won't.then I think I flood the carb.[it's all stock]...any ideas? thanks!

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Re: 1970 thunderbolt [Re: nhoj] #573530
11/23/14 4:32 pm
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Blocked pilot jet, get a #78 or 16 thou drill, mount in a plastic tube off a WD40 can and clean out the jet under the pilot mixture screw.

Re: 1970 thunderbolt [Re: kommando] #573532
11/23/14 4:36 pm
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thank you i'll try it!


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