Adjusting the Idle Speed and
The following technique is used on a 30 PICT-2 carb.
1--Warm your car up by giving it a spin round the
block. Get her up to normal operating temperature
speed screw is not resting on steps of fast idle cam.
twist idle speed adjusting screw to 550 rpm
4--Slowly turn idle mix
control in clock wise direction, wait till engine slows down, then turn 1/4 to
1/3 from the fully closed position, wait for a change.
turn screw either way, to regulate the idling speed.
initial mix can be set by turning the screw 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 turns from fully
closed. Be sure not to over tighten.
7--With the idling mixture
being over rich, the engine will be likely to stall when braking suddenly and
you will notice an excessively high consumption of fuel in the range from 0 to
40 MPH (65 km/h).