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Re: [turbobike] cleaning throttle bodies

Dave Morrill (david.p.morrill@fairchildsemi.com)
Wed, 22 Sep 1999 14:36:43 -0400

Darin,
    Go to a boat shop and get something called "power tuner", I think Mercury
marine makes it.  It's used to loosen stuck rings in outboards, and it eats bad
gas for lunch.

good luck,
    Dave.

darin ginther wrote:

> Question - I've picked up a set of throttle bodies from a '84 GPZ1100.
> These particular throttle bodies are a big-bore bolt up for my
> GPZ750 after swapping the TPS sensor.  Anyway, they are pretty sticky - I've
> cleaned them in gasoline for a few hours and they are significantly looser,
> but still not returning to the closed position
> as promptly as I'd like.  Anyone have cleaning suggestions?  Should
> I completely tear down?  Soak in carb cleaner?
>
> D. Ginther
>
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