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post #1 of 4 Old 02-24-2011, 12:07 PM Thread Starter
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1994 kawasaki 220 bayou pilot screw setting

i need the starting turns for a 1994 kawasaki 220 bayou pilot screw. i took carb apart to clearn, did the "turn in" on pilot screw, was 1-1/2 turns. the manual for my 1985 kaw 185 bayou says 1 turn for it. carbs are similar but not same. i want to make sure. can anyone help? thanks! ps... it can be close in years mfg'd
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The book says 1.5 turns except California models, 2.5 turns...Hope this helps..
What size was your main-jet? Mine has a 117.5 Dealer says it should be 122.5 for sea-level..I bought a 2002 Bayou "set up for high altitude" and it has a 110 main-jet in it. Trying to sort it out...
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hey thanks, but my hanes book, which i got from the library says 1.2 turns for 88-99 220's. 2000 and later and all 250's is 1.3, so im waiting for the clymer manual to come in to double check. my main is a 115, book says 115 for all 88 thru 99, 2000 on california. then it says 117.5 for 2000 on except california. makes no mention of high altitude. so it looks conflicting...
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Open the pilot screw until the engine begins to idle rougher. Now close it until it does the same. Set the screw between these two positions.

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