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The symptoms you describe (hesitant, low power, running hot) point to a lean condition. It sounds like you may have set the floats too low, I'd set the floats back to where they were and see if that improves the situation.


The shape of a carburetor creates low pressure inside, fuel jets spray fuel into the chamber where it is mixed thoroughly and pulled into the engine's cylinders. The fuel to air mix needs to be a certain ratio for the engine to run, too much fuel to air means it is too rich, too little fuel means it is too lean. Putting your hand on the air intake restricts ...

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