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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-31-2010, 06:25 PM Thread Starter
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Won carb on ebay

Ok Ladies and Gents,
I have just won a rebuilt carb (six months ago supposedly) off of ebay. When i get it...what should i do to preserve it? Should i soak it in a bucket of something? or what? Then, what do i do to prevent it rotting away? Ziplock bag? Grease? Thanks

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-31-2010, 06:59 PM
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Send it to me, I'll take care of it.
Zip locking with a bit of oil or wd sounds like a good idea.

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Your too nice man! I couldn't ask you to do that!

2011 Suzuki VSTROM DL650 with ABS Purchased Jan 28 now with 39,000miles WRECKED JAN 12 ,2013
"To strive, to seek, to find, not to yield."
05 Vulcan 750 26,050miles *Traded in*
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MadStadt mount
Givi windshield/Heated grips
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Givi 52 topcase
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OEM centerstand
Headlight modulator
Battery tender
Aquarium thermometer with forward probe mount
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How did you just win a carb six months ago? Just wondering.

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Oh i mean ..i won the auction. On the description it says(supposedly) that the carbs were rebuilt 6 months prior to the wreck. The picture does appear to have new parts added or replaced. I will know more when i receive it. I wound up buying two starters though...got sucked into the online auction thing....learned the hard way. Now i will resell one starter on ebay!

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Givi windshield/Heated grips
Backoff
Riderbeads
Givi 52 topcase
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OEM centerstand
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Battery tender
Aquarium thermometer with forward probe mount
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