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Default Idle Mixture Needle Mod

I fitted the CCP (now John's Cycle Parts) EZ-Just idle mixture needle:

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You can get them from J&P Cycles too.

This replacement needle makes it so much easier to adjust the idle mixture! I made a little modification to mine. I added a spigot to the face of the knob, to make it easier to turn. Well, to count the turns really. I screwed the needle in all the way (gently seating it), and marked the side nearest the air cleaner (right of bike). I then took the needle out again and drilled and tapped (10 BA) for the spigot I'd made:

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