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Old 11-30-2012, 01:16 AM   #5862
Ratchdaddy
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Originally Posted by fiep View Post
why do you boil jets?
I have put a few older bikes back on the road that the carbs were absolutely gummed up. I have the carb dip, I have used tiny copper wires to poke out the jets, but the method that I have used for the most stubborn is boiling the jets for a few minutes then poking them with copper wire. Not my idea, got if from the net, but it works.
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