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manifold plug?

Postby jsmit » Thu Nov 04, 2004 12:16 pm

Here is a silly one... My replacement manifold has a threaded hole just above the carb flange. Why? and I haven't yet been able to find the proper plug to fit it, maybe 1/8" NPT? (it appears to be pretty fine thread though?) Im ready to start back up soon, after a rebuild, and I want that hole plugged! What next... :shock:
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Postby beaconlight » Thu Nov 04, 2004 1:16 pm

That was a vacume source for milking machines in years gone bye.
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Postby johnbron » Thu Nov 04, 2004 1:39 pm

beaconlight wrote:That was a vacume source for milking machines in years gone bye.
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:shock: :roll: Maybe a Google search for a Cub Udder~Yanker Plug will find one for you. :lol: :twisted: :mrgreen:
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Postby Bigdog » Thu Nov 04, 2004 1:47 pm

Parts catalog shows it as a 1/8 - 27 square head plug.
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Postby George Willer » Thu Nov 04, 2004 2:01 pm

Bigdog wrote:Parts catalog shows it as a 1/8 - 27 square head plug.


Bigdog,

That narrows it down to two choices... straight or tapered. Since we know it is a tapered thread, it's a common 1/8" pipe plug.

The straight thread is used on common lamp components.
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Postby jsmit » Thu Nov 04, 2004 2:25 pm

Grassyass, amigos!

your help is much appreciated, and now that I know it can be used as a vacuum source, the possiblilities for diabolical deeds are endless!!! 8) :twisted: :mrgreen:

1/8" plug....got it.

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Postby Bermuda Ken » Thu Nov 04, 2004 2:28 pm

The plug can be removed to install the nitrous injection nozzle for more power!!!!!
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Postby Cub-Bud » Thu Nov 04, 2004 2:49 pm

Be warned......if you use nitrous, the optional wheelie bars and driver's backrest must be in place. :!: :shock: They are listed in the attachments section of TC-37F. Also, if the cub is fitted with exhaust through the hood, make sure the rain cap on the muffler opens toward the front and not the back. The cap can be ripped from the clamp causing serious injury to the rider. :wink:
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Postby beaconlight » Thu Nov 04, 2004 3:22 pm

Johnbron
What are you smoking? Corn silk? You guys are too quick for a poor city boy like me.
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Postby mmann » Thu Nov 04, 2004 5:56 pm

I thought you could take the plug out and connect a intake pressure gauge and check the intake manifold pressure. :?:
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Postby Ralph » Thu Nov 04, 2004 6:15 pm

Uh Yeah you could do that to :lol:
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