cracked float bowl


6 replies to this topic
  • Smedes03crf450

Posted April 20, 2015 - 04:34 PM

#1

i was cleaning my carb on my 98 wr400 and when screwing the float bowl back on i guess i tightened it too tight or something and it cracked now it leaks everywhere the only place i can ind that sels a new one is a racing one for 200$ and for that price id rather buy a new carb just wondering if you guys had any sugjestions as to what to get and the cheaper the better im a broke college kid 



  • stevethe

Posted April 20, 2015 - 05:10 PM

#2

Probably worth checking on flea bay for a used one. Unless someone here has a take off one they are not using to help you out.
I think I have a spare but it's from a 07' 450.

  • Krannie McKranface

Posted April 21, 2015 - 05:53 AM

#3

That's gonna be a tough one, being so old and not a current FCR model.

 

E bay

 

I don't think the CR/MX version will fit your slant-style FCR, but if does I have extras



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  • guru

Posted April 21, 2015 - 09:03 AM

#4

JB Weld it for a cheeeep fix.

  • Smedes03crf450

Posted April 21, 2015 - 09:08 AM

#5

Yeah its a but different than the newer ones I wish it wasn't because I seen a few of those for a good price I put some sealer on it to try for a
temporary fix do you know if a newer style wr carb or other carb would fit on my bike

  • ThumpMe

Posted April 21, 2015 - 09:13 AM

#6

+1 on the JB weld. That stuff is amazing.

 

 Screws do not need to be near that tight, especially on carbs and other castings, like brake master and slave cylinders.



  • Smedes03crf450

Posted April 21, 2015 - 09:59 AM

#7

Yeah I think it was that something wasn't sitting rite because the case wasn't touching when it cracked




 
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