1st one almost done - Kawasaki Vulcan 750 Forum : Kawasaki VN750 Forums
Carbs and Fuel System
From the gas tank to the carbs
All fuel system discussion

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 1 (permalink) Old 04-17-2012, 11:00 PM Thread Starter
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 579
iTrader: (0)
 
1st one almost done

4 or 5 weeks after getting the carbs off the bike I began to take them apart and clean the carbs. I took the rear carb off first and tore it apart to clean. Several things happened, my fear instantly went away, but tried to come back when several things were left over when trying to put it back together.

Took it back apart and found all the places the part were suppose to go. The ports were exceptionally clean and was wondering why it wasn't running the with the ports and jets as clean as they were. Then I found the lower jet completely clogged. So I used a guitar string which is very stiff to remove the clog. I am soaking the jet overnight to remove all the gunk and will see where I am tomorrow.

This project has been more scarey just thinking about it than actually doing the job. I have a goal of the bike running by Thursday. Still have to get a new solenoid and battery, but I want to hear this first before buying that stuff.

For those who are worried about doing the carbs, watch the Roach Approach first and it will give a keen idea how to clean the carbs.

Blessings!
Richard
mrseedsower is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Bookmarks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Kawasaki Vulcan 750 Forum : Kawasaki VN750 Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

Once registered, your User Name"cannot be changed". We can make exceptions within 7 days, but after that, it is set in stone.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome