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Old 28-10-2018   #1
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New member here. 1970 will not stay running

Hi all. I just got a hold of a 1970 Spider that needs lots of help. It sat for a very long time. After working on it for several days, I've been able to get it to run.
I cleaned the carby and set the valves to .15mm, points to.018" and timing to about 5deg advanced. It starts immediately but doesn't stay running unless I hold the choke plate almost completely closed or at almost full throttle. I have taken the carby apart twice now and I don't see any problems with it. Any help is much appreciated.

Tony in Oregon.
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Old 09-11-2018   #2
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Re: New member here. 1970 will not stay running

Tony, go to this site and in the download setting find the appropriate workshop manual.
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