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Offline Brockett

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Throttle body balancing tools. Recommendations?
« on: May 28, 2018, 12:16:24 »
I feel the need to fiddle with stuff and thought I should maybe check the TPS and Throttle body balance on the TDM.  What gauges have others used?
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Re: Throttle body balancing tools. Recommendations?
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2018, 13:22:51 »
I've used it loads of times on my FJR and have found it is easy to use and more than accurate enough.

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Re: Throttle body balancing tools. Recommendations?
« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2018, 15:08:45 »
2nd that - agood tool had mine for years
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Re: Throttle body balancing tools. Recommendations?
« Reply #3 on: May 28, 2018, 16:07:57 »
Are yours the mercury gauges or the stainless steel rods type? I hear the mercury ones were more stable but sadly unobtainable now.
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Re: Throttle body balancing tools. Recommendations?
« Reply #4 on: May 28, 2018, 17:38:02 »
I use davida vacuum gauges, I've owned them for over 25 years and balanced hundreds of carbs/injector bodies, never let me down.
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Re: Throttle body balancing tools. Recommendations?
« Reply #5 on: May 28, 2018, 17:41:03 »
Are yours the mercury gauges or the stainless steel rods type? I hear the mercury ones were more stable but sadly unobtainable now.

Steel rod and still good
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