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Synchronizing the carbs occasionally is a good idea. I can't speak for the one you linked, but it uses mercury. If you'd like to avoid mercury, you can use the TwinMax. I have one and find it easy to use. The included directions spell it out. If you buy it, you do not need the separate adapter kit.

http://www.aerostich.com/catalog/US/TwinMax-Synchronizer-p-16947.html
 

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Can anyone explain to me what the benefits are for tuning your carb and how often it should be done? Is this device any good any of you guys have it?
http://www.newbonneville.com/html/mercury_carb_tuner.html
Are the easy to follow instruction really easy?
I have one of those.
Carburetor adjustment? Sure, it is important. Regular maintenance, I believe, suggests a check at the 6k mark.
The carb tuner in question is simple to use: pop the caps off the carb and put the hoses on. It' really the only way to check for balance. You can make one - directions are around here somewhere.
 

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Ive personally had really good luck with the home made manometer. A length of clear plastic tubing with some kind of fluid in it. It's more sensitive and way cheaper than a commercial version, and super simple for our 2 cylinder engines. I've used it a couple times on my bike and my buddies cx500
 
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