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My 1978 Kawasaki kz 200. Gas is leaking from my over for fuel line on the bottom of the carburetor

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Don't know if my answer went through, gonna try it again. Your float is probably stuck. The the float bowl on the bottom of the carb a good tap with a screwdriver handle, often this will free it up. If not the carb will have to come off, open up the bowl, check the float to see if it's waterlogged by floating it in a cup of gas. If it's good replace your needle and seat and clean it up inside. Best $$ you'll ever spend is service manual from say, amazon for example. It'll walk you right through and save soooooo much frustration in all your work.

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SOURCE: Paint code for a 1977 Kawasaki KZ 1000 - A1 Sky Blue

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SOURCE: Carburetor settings for a 1978

Slightly grey area as mixture, air screw is normaly addjusted when the machine is hot and is screwed either in or out whichever makes it run the best, however a base setting is 2 to 2 1/2 turns out, from all the way in. That would be 5 half turns

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