Which is an easier start: One kick with a Linkert, or One kick with a Honda carb?
Are you suggesting that an enthusiast depreciate
his vintage machine by spending a few hundred on bastard modern hardware, rather than to appreciate
his machine for the same investment on the real
Funny how our forefathers were proud of their fuel mileage....did the carbs mysteriously change change themselves somehow, or only the fuel? ...How much over ~40 mpg does a vintage enthusiast need
Time marches on, and technology shall always improve,... but...
If a rider requires
spaceage organ transplants, why even own a vintage machine?
Referring back to Tony's original post:
There is no such thing as a bad carb (well, maybe
Tillotsons..), so your DelOrto should be manageable. Instinct tells me you have extraneous variables, such as a vacuum leak. Have you pressuretested?: http://virtualindian.org/11techleaktest.html
Sorry to try to answer a question with a half-dozen more questions, but that is the nature of vintage motorcycling today.
does not sell carbs, only service.