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Old 01-18-2014, 06:07 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by Sumi View Post

3, if you have a pump failure, and have the fuel level high in the tank (till until above half), you can gravity feed the carbs if you bypass the fuel pump (connect the in/out fuel hoses at the pump with somesort of fitting, or the output line to the main petcock on the left tank).
I blew into our breather hose for 65 km when our pump died so you can pressurize it and still get to destination to get fixed, no need to be left on the side of the road, at least yours crapped out in town, ours shat itself 3500 meters high nearing the end of a valley in the middle of nowhere and we still had to climb to 4200 meters before descending 20 km into a town
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