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Carb Synch tool

Post by URALNUT60 » Wed Apr 25, 2018 7:56 am

Looking to buy a carb synch tool would like to hear peoples choices, and why, thanks!

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Re: Carb Synch tool

Post by Lee Pape » Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:06 am

Make your own.
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Re: Carb Synch tool

Post by chaos2 » Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:13 am

TwinMax I found on ebay for $50. Easy, cheap and accurate.
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Post by xpatriot » Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:51 am

If you make your own, you can add a few drops of food coloring to make it easier to see.
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Re: Carb Synch tool

Post by windmill » Wed Apr 25, 2018 11:01 am

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Re: Carb Synch tool

Post by Lmo » Wed Apr 25, 2018 11:07 am

This looks promising,
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Re: Carb Synch tool

Post by Mike Robinson » Wed Apr 25, 2018 11:08 am

I dropped and broke my Harmonizer (NLA) so I am also looking for a new sync tool. I have a Twinmax, but it was not as good as a digital unit like the Harmonizer.

I am with Windmill I think the best option out there is the DigiSync I just have not heard any BMW or URAL reviews.

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Re: Carb Synch tool

Post by Lokiboy » Wed Apr 25, 2018 11:10 am

chaos2 wrote:TwinMax I found on ebay for $50. Easy, cheap and accurate.
Totally agree. Simple to use.
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Re: Carb Synch tool

Post by windmill » Wed Apr 25, 2018 11:20 am

Mike Robinson wrote:I dropped and broke my Harmonizer (NLA) so I am also looking for a new sync tool. I have a Twinmax, but it was not as good as a digital unit like the Harmonizer.

I am with Windmill I think the best option out there is the DigiSync I just have not heard any BMW or URAL reviews.

Mike
That sucks, the Harmoniser digital readout is much nicer than eyeballing the Twinmax bouncing needle.

There's a few reviews out there, and are positive.
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Re: Carb Synch tool

Post by Lmo » Wed Apr 25, 2018 12:35 pm

I dropped and broke my Harmonizer
Memo to self: Build proper, padded, box for Harmonizer...
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Re: Carb Synch tool

Post by Waffl6 » Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:52 pm

I have a 4-gauge vacuum carb synch tool that I got on Amazon. I got the one with glass gauges for some reason or another...maybe it was because the plastic had issues or something...I forget.

I've heard great things about both liquid and gauge synch tools. Personally I will stick to the gauges. No mess if it breaks.

Haven't done much research on the digital ones, it's not really worth it in my opinion.


There's a liquid synch set that everyone on every forum recommends that hasn't been mentioned yet here, but I can't remember what it's called. For some reason I keep thinking colortune, but that's not the same thing.
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Re: Carb Synch tool

Post by chaos2 » Wed Apr 25, 2018 4:02 pm

Hey, I think I've got a uni-syn buried in a box somewhere if anyone wants to re live the 60's with flashbacks of SU carbs :lol:
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Re: Carb Synch tool

Post by windmill » Wed Apr 25, 2018 7:00 pm

Waffl6 wrote: Haven't done much research on the digital ones, it's not really worth it in my opinion.
Actually using a digital gauge is enlightening, much easier to use and read. I threw away my liquid manometer.
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Re: Carb Synch tool

Post by Lmo » Wed Apr 25, 2018 7:11 pm

There's a liquid synch set that everyone on every forum recommends that hasn't been mentioned yet here, but I can't remember what it's called. For some reason I keep thinking colortune
Missed it by that much.... you're probably thinking of Carbtune

edit - having a built-in "tach" feature sure is nice.
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Re: Carb Synch tool

Post by Waffl6 » Wed Apr 25, 2018 8:43 pm

Lmo wrote:
There's a liquid synch set that everyone on every forum recommends that hasn't been mentioned yet here, but I can't remember what it's called. For some reason I keep thinking colortune
Missed it by that much.... you're probably thinking of Carbtune

edit - having a built-in "tach" feature sure is nice.
Yes! That's the one, the Morgan Carbtune. The colortune is the tool that allows you to watch your spark while you run the engine.

Pretty awesome tools, both of them. I've heard great things about that carbtune though. Everyone on other forums recommends it.
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