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smallrock98
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 19
posted February 27, 2003 11:04 PM
This came in my gasket kit. What is it? What does it do? What's it's purpose? Is it necessary? Why does it only go on one side of the engine and not the other? Need some technical info on this here. HELP!!!!!!!!

Eljojo
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 273
posted February 28, 2003 04:44 PM
If you're referring to the little metal square. this is what I do: I fill the guts up with a piece of sheet metal and put it in place. It's there to block off the heat riser that helps to warm the carb up on cold mornings. Truth is..cooler gas/air mix is better for racing. Seal it off with some sheet metal and forget it!

Slam_Shifter
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 53
posted February 28, 2003 09:28 PM
We plug the holes off for the heat riser in the intake too. We use the same trick small piece of sheet metal and very light film of silicone. No need for the hot air to be circulating through the intake. That is what the restrictor if for. Just toss it and use sheet metal on both sides.


Slam_Shifter

racer17j
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 1565
posted March 01, 2003 12:47 AM UIN: 54865418
we do the same just shows another good use for blue goop and a beer can lol

smallrock98
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 19
posted March 01, 2003 01:21 AM
Ahhhhhh.........now I understand. Thanks alot guies. Really appreciate it.

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