not using the fuel 'pump'?
zv30 at sbcglobal.net
Fri Feb 22 13:53:45 PST 2008
tank is lower than float.you will never get it working without pump or tank
up higher than float.
Twin Works Factory
----- Original Message -----
From: "matthew patton" <pattonme at yahoo.com>
To: <sv650 at micapeak.com>
Sent: Friday, February 22, 2008 1:11 PM
Subject: not using the fuel 'pump'?
> I'm almost there with my bike being put back on the road after 9
> months. the carbs were flooded with water and totally corroded etc.
> anyhow, I decided to sidestep the fuel "pump" in the G1 bikes since it
> was also rather trashed by the water.
> With the tank raised at several inches above resting, the bike appears
> to run fine (for a few minutes at least). But when I lower the tank all
> the way it cuts out shortly thereafter and acts like it's starved of
> gas on restart until I raise the tank again. Is gravity and the
> pressure differential really that big of a deal on the SV? None of my
> prior bikes needed a "pump" but they were all in-line one, twos, threes
> and fours.
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