Set-up and tuning of the Bing 54 carb

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Re: Set-up and tuning of the Bing 54 carb

Postby ICEMAN » Mon Nov 14, 2016 1:58 pm

Duck.... heres a question for you

My 582 DCDI with Bings has been well running up in JHB region for many years... (eg approx 5000-7500ft) without issue

If i fly down to the coast or lowveld (ie Much lower altitudes than "usual" ) will i need to (at some point) change jets or do the carbs compensate for the change in ambient pressures

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Re: Set-up and tuning of the Bing 54 carb

Postby kloot piloot » Tue Nov 15, 2016 4:57 pm

Stan,
The Bings do not adjust themselves for altitude. You get "sea-level" jets and "altitude" jets. I cannot remember what size jet for what altitude, but sure Comet might be able to give you that. I think "altitude" jets are 158's and "sea-level" jets are 165's.
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Re: Set-up and tuning of the Bing 54 carb

Postby ICEMAN » Wed Nov 16, 2016 10:22 am

Thanks Roel

i thought this would be the case... is it common practice for the guys to stop somewhere along the route and re jet?
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Re: Set-up and tuning of the Bing 54 carb

Postby kloot piloot » Thu Nov 17, 2016 8:39 am

I doubt it being that critical.
The couple of times I went down to the coast, I changed them at the destination.
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Re: Set-up and tuning of the Bing 54 carb

Postby Duck Rogers » Fri Dec 02, 2016 9:52 pm

Sorry I wasn't monitoring this thread.
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