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Panheadpat
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Post by Panheadpat » Wed Sep 30, 2020 11:59 pm

Hello, thank you for accepting me to the group,i recently purchased an armstrong mt 500, so far i am loving the bike but finding it hard to start from cold,it has the dellorto carb which i had to remove and clean as the bike had been lying idle for some time,any advice on carb set up,jetting etc would be greatly appreciated,
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Post by Wirralman » Thu Oct 01, 2020 7:38 am

Welcome to the forum

I see that you've found a post about a Dellorto. Owners have found a few different types of carb manufacturer and also size. It might be worthwhile measuring yours so that you can get more accurate information
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imthetourguy
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Post by imthetourguy » Thu Oct 01, 2020 8:47 pm

I have a copy of the delorto manual here;

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1k6nhpX ... p=drivesdk

There are lots of tricks to starting an mt500. Everyone can weigh in with theirs ;) Did you buy the one from donedeal that was in cork?
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Post by Panheadpat » Tue Oct 06, 2020 11:10 pm

No its not the one from cork i picked it up locally
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Panheadpat
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Post by Panheadpat » Tue Oct 06, 2020 11:12 pm

Thanks for the link to the carb manual👍
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Post by Force Motorcycles » Wed Oct 07, 2020 8:34 am

Welcome to the forum!

We wrote an article on starting the MT500 which you can read by clicking here.

Let us know if there's anything we can help with.

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Post by Minter » Fri Oct 16, 2020 2:21 pm

Welcome to the forum Pat,

Give us a call at Sportax if you need any help with your carb. We are stock Dellorto carbs and have dynod them on all the Rotax Engine range. Occasionally its not the carb at fault but something electrical or mechanical.

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Post by Sloppy Link » Fri Oct 16, 2020 9:07 pm

Minter wrote:
Fri Oct 16, 2020 2:21 pm
Welcome to the forum Pat,

Give us a call at Sportax if you need any help with your carb. We are stock Dellorto carbs and have dynod them on all the Rotax Engine range. Occasionally its not the carb at fault but something electrical or mechanical.

Gary
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