Petcock options

Tcl1969 tcl1969 at
Sun Sep 8 03:16:41 PDT 2013

Here is the best replacement/upgrade from stock I have found.

Also I have an electric fuel solenoid inline that is wired with the ignition switch to prevent carb flooding from a stuck float needle.


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On Sep 7, 2013, at 8:48 PM, Tom Wheeler <the74impala at> wrote:

> I took out the petcock with plans to rebuild it since it has never been out since I have had it since ~2003, so I thought I was on borrowed time.  
> I ordered from ebay, then bikebandit.  They both sent a kit that was too small and didn't include the seals that sandwich the block for the diaphram.  
> Any part numbers would be great, or how to convert to the mechanical type would be appreciated.
> Also, with the fine mesh screen on the petcock, am I really catching more with the filter I added on?  Seems like I never see anything in the one I put on, and it has a coarser media than the in tank one.
> I have the carbs back on and have had it running a couple minutes, first time in nearly 3 years.  I want to get it on the road before the snow flys.
> I also bought a TecMate TS-111 CarbMate Synchronizer.  Any tips?
> Thanks,
> Tom
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