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dapper
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Mon Oct 18, 2021 5:57 pm

https://www.sip-scootershop.com/en/prod ... =smartcarb

Anyone running one of these on their scoots?? Expensive but have very good reviews. Better mileage (30% quoted), more power, cleaner revving and very easy to set up and can be adjusted without removing float bowl. Apparently you don't have to re-jet when at altitude as the carb compensates automatically. Used on lots of two stroke dirt bikes. There is a Youtube video to go with it. Now, while it's an expensive carb, if it is more economical as stated, then will pay for itself over a year of regular use. No more fiddling with various jets. For those doing long runs abroad and possibly up mountains, no more having to upjet.

Thoughts anyone ???
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Tue Oct 19, 2021 11:33 pm

Think we’ve had this on here before .?

Warkton Tornado No.1
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Thu Oct 21, 2021 2:26 pm

My thoughts....

The Americans do tend to pioneer engineering modifications for two stroke carburettors & there have been some good results. The EI & Lectron ranges were conceived in the USA & features of them resulted in Mikuni & Keihin adopting key points.

Currently, i notice the smartcarb versus Keihin PWK STIC metering block debates across USA user Forums.....

If i were in the position where I needed to select carburation, i would consider the 'numbers' & choices of progressive two stroke engine manufacturers. The Japanese & even Polini, have effectively bought into the PWK ethos & I doubt that would be a bad choice. Whilst Dell'Orto racing carburettors are widely used in certain sports, notably karting, in the case of classes for Rotax engines, that is due to homologation - another term for 'biased legislation'

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