XR650L Fuel Screw Replacement


3 replies to this topic
  • mperry70

Posted October 09, 2006 - 10:58 AM

#1

Anybody know of a replacement fuel screw for the carb on this bike. The cap on my screw is missing so I can't adjust it. There is only a thin shaft sticking down. Went to the Honda shop and the fiche does not even list the part.

Has anyone replaced theirs? If I can't do it I'll have to resort to JB Welding on something I can turn it with.

  • XR650L_Dave

Posted October 10, 2006 - 07:50 AM

#2

I'd go the JB weld route.

Dave

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  • cleonard

Posted October 10, 2006 - 09:01 AM

#3

I would imagine that the cap was removed so it could be adjusted. Due to smog regs the screw has a cap that prevents richer than stock settings. It was removed so it could be made richer.

One simple thing to do is to cut a little slot into the end with a Dermel tool and a cutoff disc. Cut the slot so you can use a small flat blade screwdriver on it. Otherwise leave it alone and use some pliers.

  • mperry70

Posted October 10, 2006 - 10:19 AM

#4

Solution,

The screw takes a 2mm allen wrench. I cut an allen wrench to about 3/4" and JB Welded it to the screw. I'll let you know if it holds.





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