Carb rebuilding by self VB A61 pics and cbxcarbs.co.uk

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martini wrote:Thanx, hope this thread helps someone.
It is good to have a box for each of carb.
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Now THAT brings back memories. My carbs, finally done about 10 years ago now...

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I saw your image and thought you'd nicked some of my images!! Amazing!

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Summer is soon here and I can put carbs back on the bike. Hope everything goes well.

One thing is funny. I could not leave any feedback on Ebay to Steve about the carb restoration... :think:

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martini wrote:Summer is soon here and I can put carbs back on the bike. Hope everything goes well.

One thing is funny. I could not leave any feedback on Ebay to Steve about the carb restoration... :think:

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Hello Martin,

There has been a lot of confusion, you did not purchase the carb rebuild through Ebay you did it via my web site/email.

Hope you are back on your CBX soon! 8)

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At least a warm day. So I put my rebuild VB61 carbs on the bike and let the fuel flow in. The fuel run out from the carb nr5 and nr6. I was a little bit :o
"I had a five o'clock tea" and game back after 15 min....

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The carb nr5 is okey now but nr6 is leaking still. I waited a couple of minutes but it still run out.

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So I did take my screwdriver and had to see inside the carb what happens there.

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The answer is that the float sat fast upside of the carb. I moved the float up and down and it slides smooth now. Maybe there was some rest of normal fuel since rebuilding by Steve. The Normal fuel will make very small crystals and it is like glue after couple of weeks. It would be a good ide to use a four stroke fuel of lawn mover as final thing before shipping.

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Under one day I changed my spare carbs VB62 to the original VB61 carb. And everything was ready to test drive. Thank you Steve for rebuilding of my VB61 carbs! The bike runs good and it feels just fine as my spare carbs (VB62) which was rebuild by Mike Nixon (USA).
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Glad you are sorted Martin, that fuel is only good for three months shelf life. I recommend fuelling the carbs hanging over your bench prior to fitting as it saves a lot of inconvenience, lucky it was #6 that was stuck for easy access.

Have a good summer on your bikes.

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Goss wrote:Glad you are sorted Martin, that fuel is only good for three months shelf life. I recommend fuelling the carbs hanging over your bench prior to fitting as it saves a lot of inconvenience, lucky it was #6 that was stuck for easy access.

Have a good summer on your bikes.

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That is a good point to write on your instruction paper. It is important when shipping in November/December to a cold country. Or you can test the carbs with fuel for four stroke lawn mover, Alkylate gasoline, not a normal fuel.
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Just a note - carbs that have been shipped/jostled around always stand a chance of having a float needle stick. Not unusual at all.

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daves79x wrote:Just a note - carbs that have been shipped/jostled around always stand a chance of having a float needle stick. Not unusual at all.

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Agreed Dave, there was little opportunity for them to travel upside down prior to now. :-)

Been using Aspen in my garden machinery and on carbs for a couple of years now but it still leaves some residue.

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Summer and 600 km is back with rebuild carbs. Plugs looks fine ! Thank you Steve for rebuilding of carbs you made very good job.

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Original exhaust is so fine so I spared them in garage and put an old Marshall 6to1 for this summer. Plugs is with Marshall, original jets.
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Very nice. :clap:
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Excellent!! :-)
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These plugs are from last year 2018 with original exhaust and rebuild VB62A carbs with original jets.
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