zukesofhazzard wrote:You said that you have installed a different carburetor, are the two carbs jetted the same? you might pull the jet from the OE carb and install it in the new one. I would look closely at the carburetor bowl vent also.
lwilliam22 wrote:i might also add that this generator is not brand new a construction crew has been using it at a carbon black plant( lost of black "floaties" in the air ) everything comes back with a black dusting on it and this came back with no air breather,and no story. but the carb was borrowed from a rental store we use . so i don't know it's history. might be worth cleaning the old carb?
lwilliam22 wrote:i took apart the original carb and check the jet size (80) and put it in the borrowed carb . but before i cleaned it and took everything off and blew aire through the passages and made sure that all port were free and clear. but I started it and it is running the same. i might add that it is backfiring through the carb, is there a possiblity that the timing could be off. maybe the keyway is starting to "give"?
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