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Which jet should I start with?

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On my 72 with a genuine Super E I run .0295/.068 jets. Tear drop AC and muffled pipes. Runs well.
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brother go with 29.5 and 68 main.works great up here in the mountains,and down the hill on my street stroker.on the mixture screw,start with 1 1/2 turns out and go down,leaner from there.turn it in till it starts to run bad and turn it out a 1/2 turn.mines with r5 cams.good luck with this chinee knockoff
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Thanks brother

I'm at sea level, that matter?

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that's why I said down the hill.you get your mid controls straightend out?also make sure you run a carb support and setting up the enrichener with an s&s air cleaner complete with with the inner and enrichener gadjet
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Still kicking the shifter straight up. Rear brake should be next week

You know how stuff goes

Thanks for the start point!
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Both my Ironheads are outfitted with genuine S&S Super B carbs. Both have 295/68. Both are modified engines.
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