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Old 03-03-2006, 02:57 PM   #1
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Default Define "turns"

I got a new OFNA .21 hyper 8 port and the factory settings say the low end should be 3 turns out and the high 4 turns.....

Now in other hobbies (ie stock cars, motorcycles, etc.) a turn means 1 full rotation of a screw or bolt... but when I set the needles at the suggested settings the thing wont even start. But if I set them where a "turn" is only half of a full rotation (180 degrees) It fires right up and leaves a smoke trail all the way until peak rpm. Im afraid though that I have the needles half as far out as they should be.... am I a complete moron and dont know that a "turn" is only turning a flat head screwdriver from vertical till it reaches a vertical position again?? or what? Help me I completely confused here.
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Old 03-03-2006, 03:28 PM   #2
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A "turn" is exactly what it implies. 1 full rotation. Factory settings are VERY rich most of the time. It should still run with a fresh plug and good compression but if the engine is worn I can see how it wouldn't.
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aslong as it has a good trail of smoke, ur all good
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A lot of today's fuels don't produce much smoke..so that's no longer a way to tell if your engine is running within a safe range of adjustment.
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