Carbs

Joanna Moss jo at fapg.net
Mon Oct 29 16:23:03 PDT 2007


Is there a way to test that, or should I just try putting a 
known-working one in, put the carbs back together and try again?

zoran wrote:
> your valve needle where fuel enters bowl is not sealing
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> Zoran Vujasinovic
> Twin Works Factory
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> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Joanna Moss" <jo at fapg.net>
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> Subject: Carbs
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>> I have a 2000 SV650. Am I reading the shop manual correctly? I measure 
>> the float height with the carb dry. Basically, with the float resting 
>> in place with no external pressure on it, the measurement from the 
>> highest point of the float to the top edge of the carb body should be 
>> 7.0 +/- 0.5mm. This is very different from the last set of carbs I was 
>> in.
>>
>> If I am measuring correctly, then the float level is just fine. Anyone 
>> have any other ideas as to why, when I run the bike, gas comes out of 
>> my carb air vent hose? I have already tested that the float does 
>> float. I was switching carb assemblies, so these carbs have not been 
>> run in over a year. I took them apart and cleaned them with carb 
>> cleaner before installing them.
>>
>> - Joanna
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