Float levels

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bobnorton
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Float levels

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On checking the levels on my 32's i found both to be about 22mm. I have re-set them to 18. 4mm seems a lot to be out.Is this usual?.

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Only means whomever screwed around with your bike previous didnt have a clue...
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I seem to remember the floats are set with it just touching,not compressing the plungers?

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Re: Float levels

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On SSi carbs the fuel level is checked with a tube and a datum, is there a datum for PHF carbs? I'm tempted to set the level 2 or 3 mm below the point where flooding occurs. Has anyone used this method?.

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Re: Float levels

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Found a new way to check float level, Allow chamber to fill,clamp hose, remove chamber nut catching all the fuel in chamber. Should amount to 55cc. Adjust float to correct.

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