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Carburetor.. My carburetor is leaking toward the right side. kinda a slow seekage. It was repaired last year And I want to take it in for another repair. Last year I had the following work done.... repair leaking (slave?) cyclinder, Clean cylinder piston and seals, and replaced the O-ring. this was done on 10-31-08. I also had special solution, tank filled and battery disconnect to store for the winter. Yesterday it was leaking/seeping like I stated. I want to know if I can ride it three miles to a shop without danger to self,others or motorcycle. Can u please give me your expert opinion? Btw. this is A nighthawk 650 1983. has about 38000 miles. thanks. Ken. please address to Walter Gies and Ken

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If the bike will start and run and the brakes are good, go ahead and ride it. Chances are all you really need is a float bowl gasket to fix the seepage. Do an oil change w/ filter, 10w40 motor oil.

Just a note of interest and hopefully beneficial for you, go to the site below where you can see a parts diagram for your specific bike. Yes, I know the link says Yamaha. You will select the brand, year, model, etc., once you go to the site. Part numbers and prices are also shown. You can order parts from this site. In the event no price is shown on a particular part, the part is not in stock.http://www.babbittsonline.com/pages/parts/viewbybrand/1/Yamaha.aspx

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