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Old 06-01-02, 04:09 PM
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Tecumseh 8 hp Carb

I have a generator with a Tecumseh 8 hp. What would be a good begining setting for the carb jets? Thanks in advance.
 
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Old 06-02-02, 12:16 AM
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Are you changing the jets in the carb? Or are you adjusting the air-fuel mixture screw? The mixture screw should be turned in all the way until it lightly bottoms. Then back it out 1 1/2 to 2 full revolutions.
 
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Old 06-02-02, 02:49 AM
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I'm just cleaning the carb and adjusting it. Thanks for the reply. Great forum.
 
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Old 06-02-02, 09:53 PM
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If you run into any problems with it, let us know!
 
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Old 12-31-05, 09:33 AM
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need adjustments for carb.on hmsk-80

Originally Posted by cheese
Are you changing the jets in the carb? Or are you adjusting the air-fuel mixture screw? The mixture screw should be turned in all the way until it lightly bottoms. Then back it out 1 1/2 to 2 full revolutions.
i am installing kit in carb.can,t rember adjustments this carb. is on a tec.hmsk-80 155545v[h] 6204 r on my snow blower.is it 11/2 turns on h or 2? thanks much
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Old 12-31-05, 02:33 PM
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1.5 turns out as a baseline...then fine tune when its warmed up
 
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