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I can not figure out where those 4 shiny, little washers go. I have the carbs taken apart, but can' figure it out! Actually I had two fallen out of the carbs. I didn't see where they were coming out from?? I keep staring at the carbs, but no enlightenment. Can someone help out, please?
 

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I can not figure out where those 4 shiny, little washers go. I have the carbs taken apart, but can' figure it out! Actually I had two fallen out of the carbs. I didn't see where they were coming out from?? I keep staring at the carbs, but no enlightenment. Can someone help out, please?


There are a lot of washers on the carbs ... maybe if you told us what bike, and included a photo or two we could tell you.
 

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You only need 2 of them. The extras are just that, extras.

The washers go on the mixture screws at the end of the spring. Then the O-ring goes on top of the spring.

 

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Thank you so much. That was exactly what I was looking for.


Also, may I ask you how you are getting your carb body so clean? I have seen previous posts of yours and your cleaned and polished carbs look like new (or better).

I am going to polish the bottom and the top part, but what do you use to clean the main body?
 

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It's a combination of elbow grease and a sonic cleaner with simple green solution. All the polished parts are sanded first with 2 or 3 stages of sandpaper. Finishing with triple-E and green compound on a polishing wheel.



There are some carb bodies that need to be done more intensely due to corrosion stains though.
 

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It's a combination of elbow grease and a sonic cleaner with simple green solution. All the polished parts are sanded first with 2 or 3 stages of sandpaper. Finishing with triple-E and green compound on a polishing wheel.



There are some carb bodies that need to be done more intensely due to corrosion stains though.


Larry, can I send you money for the manual by pay pal? I still got some money left in my pay pal account.
 

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Larry, can I send you money for the manual by pay pal? I still got some money left in my pay pal account.


Also, my low idle jet rubber plugs seem a little seem to need replacing. The bike I am rebuilding has been sitting for a long time. most of the rubber on the bike needed replacing. The carbs were dry when I opened them up. The head of the plug shows little cracks. My question is, where do get those rubber plugs from. They were not included in my carb kit!!



+++++I just went to TAS website and found my rubber plugs++++++
 
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