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Old 01-10-2013, 05:08 AM   #184
Rusty Rocket
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Originally Posted by MATPOC View Post
I repaired the cracks using soldering iron... but you got to clean the tubes.

This tube is not leaking, already checked, it holds fuel in the carb once you shut the tap off, bit it literally overflows once the fuel is on, thought level was too high but it's not. I can press the float in by hand and it still leaks when I bench test it, just can't tell if its past the needle or around the whole assembly.
My DR650 has twice since owning it (7 yrs) needed the float assy o-rings replaced. Ethanol is the culprit I believe.

I immediately thought of shrink tubing as a repair for those overflow tubes also.
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