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Old 13 September 2019, 04:28   #1
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state of this, dont forget to change your filters

had poor running lately - Im doing a carb rebuild anyway -

however now in addition, now all fuel lines, strainers, primers etc


wonder how much of that is water? and bad ethanol
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I'd buy my pint in a different pub!
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Old 13 September 2019, 11:53   #3
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I'm surprised you had ANY running let alone poor
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That reminds me of my student days.
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Is that an external fuel filter? Look at the rust around the collar. Removable or fixed tank?
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Get your self a glass bowl filter at least you can see that shite building up mind that's least of your problems looking at it
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"Bad ethanol".......that's just wishful thinking.

You've got half a pint of water there and the big question is......how did that get into your fuel tank....?
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"Bad ethanol".......that's just wishful thinking.

You've got half a pint of water there and the big question is......how did that get into your fuel tank....?
I genuinely think and O ring on my tank vent let the ingress in, as it had perished


Anyway i've torn down carbs, cleaned and blown through the whole fuel system and reassembling this evening,

replaced all floats needles etc -
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done nearly 2 x cans of carb cleaner,
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