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Carb Teardown - Help!

David P   Silver Member USA — Posted on The Triumph Experience
Saturday June 17, 2017 5:27 PM



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2017-06-18 06:51:46 # 42913
Comment by Richard Simpson
Double check all the screws and pipes are removed from the bowl (don't ask!) Pen oil the join to the carb body then tap round the bowl with a soft ish mallet or lump of wood. Don't pry as you could damage the sealing edge.CheersRich
2017-06-18 08:06:25 # 42915
Comment by David P
I didn't think of pen oil, or tapping round tn bowl. Just tapped randomly, really. Thanks.
2017-06-18 17:13:41 # 42927
Comment by David P
I tapped and tapped and tapped and it finally broke free. Yay!
2017-06-18 20:50:33 # 42932
Comment by Wayne Tate
Good job. Couple of things. Don't that the temperature compensator off if the plunger will move freely. That spring is set to move at a certain temperature and difficult to get right. If the plunger is stuck, then mark the nut holding the metal spring and very carefully count the turns and put it back just like you found it.The plunger is held in place by a yoke on the spring. Wayne
2017-06-18 21:07:00 # 42933
Comment by David P
Thanks. I think the spring seems good.

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