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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-17-2012, 10:23 PM Thread Starter
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Common Carb Issues

So I've pulled the carburator out of my 85 vn 700 fixer.. and I have no idea what's wrong with it, and neither does the guy who passed it my way. Been trying to find a carb rebuild kit for it, but thanks to some forum searching i see that's not going to happen.

So what are some common problems that come upon these carbs from old age? If it helps this bike of mine had been sitting in a storage unit devoid of most fluids for about 5 years before i happened upon it,
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When I got my bike this year it hadn't been on the road since 1998,
I stripped the carbs and gave them a good clean and luckily for me she runs good,
I didn't have to replace anything except the fuel lines.
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