Cleaning 1st gen carbs

Dave & Tracy Thomas dave193 at
Sun Jun 10 19:41:37 PDT 2012

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 ; 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 

The pictures on this page won't load --

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:

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.



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