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Are the jets in the carburetors on an Europe 1986 450 cmx honda motorcycle the same size as the united states 1986 Honda 450 cmx motorcycle?

Are the European jets the same size diameter & length as the United States or will these jets interchange? What I really want to know will the European carburetor work on an American 1986 Honda 450 CMX motorcycle & work the correct way plus will the bike run the way it should? @

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  • sherman north Jul 05, 2019

    I agree with you, thanks



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SOURCE: add Europe sd card to Garmin 660

No. When you plug in the SD card, the Nuvi will load the map from your SD card. Once you get to the main menu, select the wrench symbol, then the map symbol and then "map info". You should see both the US and Europe map. Make sure the Europe map is checked. You can uncheck the US map. This is how you switch between maps. The reason why you have to have the extra map on the SD card is because the Nuvi can only have one map on it's internal drive, one at a time.

However, backing up your US map is a good idea.

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Paul W

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You obviously love your steed and rightly so! (As I do mine FLHR) There are always issues as to what & which, I believe your CMX should use 10/40 or 15/40 grade? but that can change with conditions, I'm banging this to you From the U.k. so here 10/40 if a very warm climate maybe 0w/10 or similar, it really is a confusing issue.(I would be up for 10/40!) Par for course?
Firstly I would suggest a quality synthetic (Fully) your handbook will show grade, however if No handbook your supplier (Motorcycle Dealer) will have all relevant specifications on file. As for filter Go genuine it makes sense as there are naughty Far Eastern mass producers of cheap copies out there and they really don't give a didddly squat about your pride and joy so if malfunction occurs after your expensive investment! What a Bu'~mer!
Good Luck! please remember to press that BLUE button for my FREE effort!
Thank You!
Paul 'W' U.K.

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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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Your bike has an automatic adjusting cam chain tensioner. No adjustment needed.

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Posted on Jul 06, 2009

SOURCE: how to tune air and fuel mixture of carburetor of

Run the motorbikes engine to a normal running temperatue and thn set the air-fuel mixture by ...tightening all the way in taking care not to over tighten it as you may damage the tip of the screw,usually its thn 2 and half turns outwards or 3 , you will notice the change inthe idling of the bike's engine.
Its better to check the spark plug gap and also check the air filter, blow it with compressed air or if its tht dirty best would be to replace it.
Good luck.

Posted on Apr 03, 2010

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Fine tune your motorcycle before rejetting your carburetor. If it's still running too lean, you can replace the pilot jet as a first step

Remove the bowl at the base of the carburetor by unscrewing the screws holding it in place. Unscrew the pilot jet inside, but be careful not to strip it. The jet size will be on top.

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Use a screwdriver to remove the main jet from the brass jet needle holder, which is also called the emulsion tube.

Put in a pilot jet that is one size larger. Replacing it with a jet two sizes larger will make your mixture too rich.

Tune the slow/idle settings before replacing the main jet. Replace the main jet with one size larger. The sizes are in increments of 5.

Put the bowl back on, and align the accelerator pump shaft and rubber boot.

Reinstall the carburetor on the motorcycle and retune it to finish the rejet procedure.

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