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Carb Overhaul Question
« on: February 03, 2014, 09:49:02 AM »
Where can I find parts 2 and 3 of http://vimeo.com/71009440 ?

Really like parts 1 and 4.

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Re: Carb Overhaul Question
« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2014, 01:26:32 AM »
Might have to make parts 2 and 3.  Gotta camera?

He buggered the gasket, and with a bit of care that can be avoided, usually.
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Re: Carb Overhaul Question
« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2014, 05:58:07 PM »
Yesterday I bought a Harbor Freight Ultra-Sonic cleaner and today I was wondering would anyone like to see how well it works on some very dirty 82 carbs. I have a couple of Keyster kits as well as a fuel pump kit. I've never done a carb before so I may fall on my face. Please offer suggestions and advice so I don't screw it up too bad. Below pictures are the carbs and they look like they've never been touched before. I'll disassemble and start cleaning now.     BDC

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Re: Carb Overhaul Question
« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2014, 08:30:19 PM »
I bent part of the front carb float and both gaskets were ruined. A question, is there a simple way to check to see if the rubber gaskets on either side of the butterfly valve should be replaced?      BDC

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Re: Carb Overhaul Question
« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2014, 11:25:16 PM »
After 32 years I would say there is 99.999% likelihood that it would be worth replacing the throttle shaft seals.

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Re: Carb Overhaul Question
« Reply #5 on: February 05, 2014, 12:06:15 AM »
I have one disassembled that looks fine to me but I don't know how the rubber compares with a new one.     BDC

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Re: Carb Overhaul Question
« Reply #6 on: February 05, 2014, 12:23:52 AM »
Bobby, I don't think I have ever seen carbs quite that dirty!  I bet it must be original "patina" with 'mint' surfaces under that crust.
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Re: Carb Overhaul Question
« Reply #7 on: February 05, 2014, 12:45:08 AM »
Think who ever owned it had an oil leak, most of it came off but it looks similar to corrosion where the oil was.     BDC

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Re: Carb Overhaul Question
« Reply #8 on: February 12, 2014, 11:39:48 PM »
I almost forgot to show the after picts.      BDC

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Re: Carb Overhaul Question
« Reply #9 on: February 13, 2014, 01:43:40 AM »
Looks like an improvement, all right.  Your bike should run better after this, I think.  For sure it will look better. ;)
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Re: Carb Overhaul Question
« Reply #10 on: February 13, 2014, 01:55:42 AM »
These carbs are not from my riding bike, I have about a dozen sets that I need to clean and overhaul.     BDC

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Re: Carb Overhaul Question
« Reply #11 on: February 13, 2014, 06:43:01 PM »
Any suggestions on how to unstick emulsion tubes?    BDC

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Re: Carb Overhaul Question
« Reply #12 on: February 13, 2014, 08:42:36 PM »

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Re: Carb Overhaul Question
« Reply #13 on: February 13, 2014, 10:22:21 PM »
Thank you, knew there was an answer but didn't recall what or where.     BDC