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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-12-2007, 20:04 Thread Starter
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What should the ideal "idle" rev be on my 214 Bubble 1997?

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Mine is running at roughly 1500 after changing the throttle body (admittedly to a used plastic one that I suspect has the same problem as the one I had before - i.e. sticky) - I am getting an alloy one from a guy on here but wondered if I had found another problem.

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-12-2007, 20:08
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iirc its between 750-900

thats what mine settles to after several minutes anyway
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-12-2007, 20:10
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its something like 850 revs
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850 RPM is what the literature says
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-12-2007, 21:29
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875 rpm +/- 50 rpm
You need to reset the stepper after fitting a new TB. Key to position 2, push fully and release accelerator 5 times, turn off then start engine.
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