solex - poor mpg

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solex - poor mpg

Postby MARK.WALSH » Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:54 pm

I took the square 4 for a blast on new years day covering over 70 miles at speeds between 50 and 70mph
On the way home I had to hit reserve despite having a good few gallons above the reserve line prior to the journey. I estimate I was getting around 35MPG or so.
No leaks - not an overly rich mixture and nothing daft like brakes binding and so on.
I know the solex carbs aren't great but would those mpg figures be acceptable?

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