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One last carburetor questions before I put these new float bowl screws in and reinstall the carb. How many turns out from close do you set your EX500? I have read and heard 2.5 turns from closed is a good one from youtube videos but the videos were for ninja 250 carbs so im not sure if the same applies for 500’s.

I am aware there is probably a factory spec answer in the manual. I am just asking because maybe yall have experience better engine running experience with something different.
 

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the technical answer is how ever many it needs to make each cylinder run the best it can. final adjustment is done with the engine running warmed up. there is a section in the "how to" explains this in detail.
however you have to start somewhere as a guide so yeah 2.5 turns is as good as any. to get it going but they must be set correctly later on. just like the float height measurement is just a guide only a wet test will determine the true fuel height. before fitting the carbs.
 
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