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Old 05-05-2013, 04:29 PM
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Default Re: what did you do to your motor bike today?

Pulled the carb off the cruiser, drained it and pulled the bowl. Tweaked the tines for the float up again so it should be open for the longest it can be. Any more than where they are now and I might as well just take them out altogether. Put it back together and on, then pulled the fuel line off the petcock. Using my compressor and a piece of kit-line, I gently ran pressure backward through the petcock (after loosening the gas cap) until there was a steady gurgling in the tank. Held that level of air flow for 20-30 seconds. In doing so, I saw bubbles/leaking coming from around the (yes, stock) petcock, around where the plate/top fastens on to it. Though they looked good, one screw took a full turn, the other took a turn and a half. No more bubbling there.

Now it's time for a test ride.


Any day that starts with a good ride is already a better day, and a bad day riding still beats a good day working.

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