Carb fuel tube question.


7 replies to this topic
  • MTRSPORTDAN

Posted March 01, 2006 - 09:32 PM

#1

I am putting my 3.3gal. tank on my bike and I thought the brass fuel tube on the carb was movable. Any one have an answer on this one? Thanks, Dan

  • jbrooks26

Posted March 01, 2006 - 09:35 PM

#2

Yes, mine swivels. I think this is what you are asking. Hope this helps.

Josh

  • cowboyona426

Posted March 01, 2006 - 09:57 PM

#3

The fuel tube on my 426 swiveled also, like jbrooks said.

  • MTRSPORTDAN

Posted March 01, 2006 - 10:14 PM

#4

I thought they do but mine doesn't.

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  • cowboyona426

Posted March 01, 2006 - 10:34 PM

#5

Maybe they changed it on the 450???

  • grayracer513

Posted March 02, 2006 - 07:44 AM

#6

They did. The one on my '03 is also fixed. Just make a longer loop out of the fuel line.

  • MTRSPORTDAN

Posted March 02, 2006 - 08:05 AM

#7

Yeah, I thought about that but then the tube is going to have to go about 2-3 inches higher than the bottom of the tank and then it will not drain about 1 gallon of gas out of it.

  • grayracer513

Posted March 02, 2006 - 08:16 AM

#8

My next suggestion would be to get a plastic 'L' fitting made for automotive vacuum hose use and connect that close up to the fitting on the carb. that should lower the high point quite a bit without attempting any modification to the carb itself.





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