carburetor rebuild problem

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carburetor rebuild problem

Postby 1990caprice » Sun Jul 07, 2013 3:57 pm

i cant for the life of me figure this out. i got the carburetor dissassembled with no problem. started to assemble the fuel bowl got the butterfly assembled the main jet, but i cannot get the new idle tube to screw back on i cant get the old one on either. is there some trick to this ? im totally baffled thanks allot

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Re: carburetor rebuild problem

Postby tmays » Sun Jul 07, 2013 4:04 pm

Did part of the old one break off when you took it out?
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Re: carburetor rebuild problem

Postby 1990caprice » Sun Jul 07, 2013 4:12 pm

doesn't look like it was sheared off, and they are the same length

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Re: carburetor rebuild problem

Postby 1990caprice » Sun Jul 07, 2013 4:15 pm

oops. i feel dumb i was trying to thread it on the wrong half. it threads into the throtte body !


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