Cleaning 1st gen carbs

Brian vnvbandit at gmail.com
Sun Jul 22 16:21:43 PDT 2012


The solid sided tall brass pipe is the fuel enrichener jet.
The other one with the holes, is the main air bleed pipe. This emulsifies
the fuel with air before entering the needle jet.

~Brian

On Sun, Jun 10, 2012 at 10:41 PM, Dave & Tracy Thomas <dave193 at rogers.com>wrote:

> best bet is to mix a solution 2 parts pine sol 1 part water. Let carbs
> soak for a bout 48 hours. Should be good as new, and pine sol will not eat
> away at rubber seals or make them swell
>
> -----Original Message----- From: Patrick Mullen
> Sent: Friday, June 08, 2012 10:40 PM
> To: sv-dl-riders at googlegroups.com ; Suzuki SV650 Mailing List
> Subject: Cleaning 1st gen carbs
>
>
> I can't find my 1st gen shop manual (of course, my 2nd gen is right next
> to me).
>
> The pictures on this page won't load --
> http://www.svrider.com/forum/**showthread.php?t=85580<http://www.svrider.com/forum/showthread.php?t=85580>
>
> So...  My question --
>
> When cleaning the carbs on an SV650, how do you clean the passages in
> the two posts that don't seem to come out.  I'm especially concerned
> about the one with the bunch of little holes in it in the middle of
> this picture:
>
> https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.**akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/**
> 575262_3467074312678_**1306118636_n.jpg<https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/575262_3467074312678_1306118636_n.jpg>
>
> I'm also curious about the post behind it, though I believe I have
> that one cleaned out just fine by using my air compressor.
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> ~Patrick
>
> --
> 2003 Triumph Sprint ST :: 2005 KTM 300 EXC
> 2000 Yamaha WR-400 :: 1975 Harley FXE1200
> 1979 Goldwing w/sidecar :: 2004 Suzuki SV650R
>



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