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just finished mine too!!! I found that my saw had a lot more power in the wood after the swap. I could actually put some decent pressure on the saw while cutting without bogging down too much while before I could barely put anything on it without stopping the chain.
 
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Pulled carb off my 180, just to see what I would be in for.

Org. carb, has a slot for throttle linkage to hook in. 215 carb has
a small oblong hole for linkage to hook in.

Whats the trick to hook up the linkage to the 215 carb? :blush:
 
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Pulled carb off my 180, just to see what I would be in for.

Org. carb, has a slot for throttle linkage to hook in. 215 carb has
a small oblong hole for linkage to hook in.

Whats the trick to hook up the linkage to the 215 carb? :blush:
It wasn't a problem for me. Although I had to bend my linkage slightly to get the throttle valve to open fully I had no problem with connecting the original linkage to the new carb. Yes the flange on the throttle shaft was a little different but it hooked up fine and operates fine unless there is something I didn't notice that will be a future problem. I hope not. I've only cut a small amout with it so far.
Maybe Brad can help you more when he gets back on.
 
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I pulled the trigger assembly apart and took the throttle rod out and attatched it before I put the carb in and while I was in there i put a small piece of rod into the back of the slot on the trigger so that the throttle would open all the way and I wouldnt have to bend the linkage. THe hardest part was getting the holes cut so that I could reach the adjusting screws and idle screw.
 
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I pulled the trigger assembly apart and took the throttle rod out and attatched it before I put the carb in and while I was in there i put a small piece of rod into the back of the slot on the trigger so that the throttle would open all the way and I wouldnt have to bend the linkage. THe hardest part was getting the holes cut so that I could reach the adjusting screws and idle screw.



Put mine on tonight, put the Intellicarb cover on the 215 carb.
Used a Dremel Tool with a ball nose bur to cut holes for H, L and idle
screws. Ended up 1 1/4 out on L and 1 turn out on H screw. Now
it's running 13,800 instead of 15,000 WOT. Cut a few 9" cookies by the
headlight's of ATV :) .............It dose have more power than before. :clap:
Idle was good, will see how it starts cold in the morning.


Thanks Guy's,
Gary
 
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time for me to start moding my 180....
i just ordered a 215 off ebay...

now i can muffler mod and go how ever deeper i feel like going....blsnelling i'm blaming everything i do to this saw from now on on you! haha! :cheers:

one question...how do you guys know the RPM's your pulling on your saw?
 
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We rent this little mouse who is real good @ counting to keep up with them!!!!!!

and pay him with cheddar cheese!!!!! :monkey:

Use a Tachometer silly!!!!!!
ha i figured that much....where can i find one of these mice?
lol...

I'll try the inductive pickup off my Bluepoint multi meter...see if that will work.
 
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ha i figured that much....where can i find one of these mice?
lol...

I'll try the inductive pickup off my Bluepoint multi meter...see if that will work.
The dvom is only good to around 12,000 I have already tried it. Sorry you have to break down and buy the tach. Look at it this was it is much cheaper then replacing the piston. several of the site sponsors sell them.

Oh I got one from this fellow and bolted it on and it fired right up worked perfect. I only had to adjust the carb once I modded the muff.

http://cgi.ebay.com/Walbro-WT-215-d...ryZ85915QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
 
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I put a 16" 63PM .050 Picco Bar and chain on it tonight. Chain is far from
what you would call razor sharp. She's not very fast with 16" bar sunk into
the hilt in this Shumard Oak, but for what she is......:clap:


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Trigger Time: how big did you go with your muff. mod? The muff sounds like it is really opened up. Or is it just the video?
Drilled out top row of holes and all but three holes on bottom
row with 3/16 drill. Left middle row of holes unmolested.
Also pried the louvers open some.

Remember it's easy to take metal away.....much harder to put it back :)
 
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