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What should my floats be set at in my carburetor?

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Floats will go to top, as the name says. should cut off fuel just below top., but that would not give a problem if cutting off early, fuel would still be available to engine. So what is your problem?

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Testimonial: "When i had my carburetor sitting on the workbench i connected fuel line to see if i still had a leak, no leak. when i attached to my bike and re-connected the fuel line i had the overflow nozzles pouring out gas, i think my float height is set too low and can not find information on what the correct height is? currently set at 21mm i think it should be a higher number though to cut off fuel flow earlier to avoid overflowing."

  • Mike Pym Jul 30, 2014

    yes it should cut off, without manual, adjust in stages, change position so that it stop fuel earlier, start with a couple of mm

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