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post #1 of (permalink) Old 10-21-2008, 08:38 PM
Jason Levell
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Vintage Arctic Cat

I need help...I have a 1984 arctic cat panther 440...it runs verynicely but my fuel oil ratio is off and im getting too much blue smoke and the machine quits when i accelerate. Any Ideas?
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post #2 of (permalink) Old 10-22-2008, 04:38 PM
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You can adjust the oil pump on most engines.
I am not sure where it is on your particular engine.
On my sled I just followed the cable down to where it fastens to the oil pump lever. There is a line scribed on the lever and one on the block, they should line up at an idle.

If it is stalling on you I would recommend you clean the carbs and do a tune up first before you start changing the oil pump settings.
post #3 of (permalink) Old 10-29-2008, 05:17 PM
Jason Levell
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thanks...but what cable are you talking about?
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post #4 of (permalink) Old 10-29-2008, 06:38 PM
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The throttle cable coming from the handle splits to each carb and also to the oil pump lever, thats the way it is on my sleds.
post #5 of (permalink) Old 11-01-2008, 11:02 PM
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oh ok thanks
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