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Carburetor specs to set float height on vt 1100 honda 1996 motorcycle

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  • chilini2002 Apr 15, 2009

    I usually see the float height set with carb upside down and measured from high point of float to float bowl rim. do you have a spec for this way?

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If you lift he floater you must have a clearance of 2mm on the top of the inner side of your carburator so it wont leak.

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