Replaced the carb, now the back wheel spins very quickly (Video, General 5 Star)

So I replaced the carb (it was leaking excessively from the bowl) on my Minarelli V1 with the exact same carb. Used the same jet and otherwise didn't change anything. I checked all the gaskets, tightened everything and generally gave it a once over. Nothing really seems different but it obviously isn't running right. I attached a video below if it helps. The best I can guess from reading the forums is an air leak. I'm considering putting some gasket maker around where the carb attaches to the intake but I wanted to ask the experts first. Help please! I'm totally new to mopeds. and thanks!

https://drive.google.com/file/d/10l6fguHq6G627hTiiL1mprBchy9eNeWI/view?usp=sharing

Edit: I cut off the engine in the video(edited)

Re: Replaced the carb, now the back wheel spins very quickly (Video, General 5 Star)

Chris Carleton /

Sounds like throttle cables hanging up.

Re: Replaced the carb, now the back wheel spins very quickly (Video, General 5 Star)

Thanks for responding, what would be the solution for that or I guess the cause would be the better question to ask? I was pretty sure I installed everything correctly and I reinstalled it a second time with the same result.

Re: Replaced the carb, now the back wheel spins very quickly (Video, General 5 Star)

look down carb to verify slide is closing all the way, (with air box on) then adjust your idle by turning idle screw. u want it so it dont peter out when u come to a stop.

Re: Replaced the carb, now the back wheel spins very quickly (Video, General 5 Star)

Thanks! That's something I didn't mention in the post, it does this no matter what position the idle screw is in. If I don't cut the engine it sounds like it just runs faster and faster

Re: Replaced the carb, now the back wheel spins very quickly (Video, General 5 Star)

That was definitely it! The new carb had a slightly longer lead for the throttle cable. Didn't occur to me at all that the slide wasn't closing all the way. Thank you!

Ready to ride tomorrow!

Re: Replaced the carb, now the back wheel spins very quickly (Video, General 5 Star)

You were right! New carb has a longer lead in for the throttle cable. Fixed it, thanks for your help!

Re: Replaced the carb, now the back wheel spins very quickly (Video, General 5 Star)

good, thanks for posting results.

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