Philip Haldeman wrote:
> Also, the recommendations from the TR6 Page (printed below with apologies)
> mentions "faster" response vs. "moderate" response. Why would anyone want
> anything but a fast response? My apologies for so many questions all at
> once. . . .
If the response is _too_ fast, it will create a lean bog when you
suddenly step on the throttle. And, a "moderate" response may actually
provide better actual throttle response, since the main result is to
richen the mixture, and a slightly rich mixture makes more power than a
On my TR3A, in warm weather and in it's current (admittedly rather
strange) state of tune, I seem to get noticeably better throttle
response with heavy oil (40w) in the dashpots. I've experimented with
lighter oils (all the way down to 5w), and unless I set the jets on the
rich side, I just don't get the same "kick in the pants".
59 TR3A daily driver