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  • Broken Overflow Tube

    I was just cleaning my "early" (Pre-CV) Keihin carburetor and managed to break the overflow tube in the float bowl. Is there ANY WAY to fix this? I mean, can I just epoxy the overflow hole the tube was in if I swear I'll turn the petcock off every time I stop the engine? Sure, I'd LOVE...
    Posted to Harley Tech Talk (Forum) by butchartms on Sun, Oct 5 2008
    Filed under: Harley, carburetor, Keihin, overflow
  • Running rich

    1999 flhr, 88ci, just purchased from private party in Sacramento elevation 69ft. Brought bike home to Oregon elevation 1000ft. the bike is running really rich. Burn your eyes rich. It has a thunder slide carb kit installed. What are my problems and how do I fix them. Thanks, Jim
    Posted to Harley Tech Talk (Forum) by code5 on Sun, Oct 5 2008
    Filed under: carburetor
  • is it the carb?

    I have adjusted,purchased & replaced all cables, handgrip on my 2005 Fatboy. My throttle will not return to idle no tension. When I tune the throttle open there is slack in the retun cable. I can't adjust it out, the throttle gets harder to turn. have taken extra care to install cables on carb...
    Posted to Harley Tech Talk (Forum) by mooseatk on Wed, Oct 22 2008
    Filed under: Harley, carburetor
  • 05 road king custom/hickup???

    i can crank it up and let it idle for a while and get good and wormed up and then ride and even then it may hickup through the carb.when i say hickup ,thats the best way ican describe it or maybe a burp.it runs strong and all and when it does do it its mostly when i up trottle.i bought the bike at 15000...
    Posted to Harley Tech Talk (Forum) by 97sssportysofttail on Wed, Oct 22 2008
    Filed under: Harley, carburetor
  • S&S 145 and custom build

    I am building a custom softail right now and am at a point that a little info will go a long way. To start I had a custom frame built by wareagle which took 3yrs to actually get from them. I have inserted a S&S 145" Tribute with a 6-speed right side drive tranny and chain final drive to a Avon...
    Posted to Harley Tech Talk (Forum) by maddog35 on Sat, Apr 4 2009
    Filed under: Exhaust, Harley, custom, carburetor, custom build, air cleaner fitment
  • 83 Shovelhead stock carb problem

    Hi, I've got a 1983 Shovelhead with a stock keihin carb. The other day I was riding when it killed on me. Looking it over, I noticed that there was no gas in the filter. I pulled the fuel line and had plenty of flow when I opened petcock. Got it trailered home and after awhile, gas refilled the filter...
    Posted to Big Twin Tech Talk (Forum) by bigmikeandhisbike on Fri, Sep 5 2014
    Filed under: carburetor, 1983 Shovel head, stock carb
  • will not idle.

    i have a 2001 flhtc carburated. i have not rode the in bike in two months. now when i start it. it wont idle unless the choke is pulled out. even after its warm.
    Posted to Harley Tech Talk (Forum) by coldryder on Sun, Oct 26 2008
    Filed under: carburetor
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