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    update : Only place I can find needle valve and ...

    update :
    Only place I can find needle valve and
    bowl (seat) is cmsl 38 each for
    valve and seat per carb.

    I hope a clean up will do and new
    tap. Mad the price if carb bits!
  2. Carb bowl drain bolt just turns (stripped thread) how to remove

    GSX 250E. Twin cylinder (2 carbs).
    RH carb bowl drain stripped.

    Now if this bolt just turns , wint undo any ideas
    how to get it out ?
    (I probably should leave it in and will) but
    any good...
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    pulled the carbs. removed floats , needle valve...

    pulled the carbs.
    removed floats , needle valve and of course
    the tube thing that seats the needle valve
    as per pic.
    I used to be able to do this with my eyes shut
    and forgot about the...
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    Forgot how easy it is to get gsx 250 carbs out....

    Forgot how easy it is to get gsx 250
    carbs out.
    Quicker than having shave.

    town for some tinnies and then I'll
    strip the needle valves out and replace
    it all while having a garden party sat...
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    Looked through box of parts and have 2 new ...

    Looked through box of parts and have 2 new
    needle valves. Now just need time.
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    Petcock ordered. hopefully a better one ...

    Petcock ordered. hopefully a better one

    needle valve / seat

    OK so very likely fitting a new petcock
    and needing a vacuum this should solve
    what is happening BUT
    not the underlying...
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    》 I so hope I havnt got floats that are wrong...

    》 I so hope I havnt got floats that are
    wrong but I'm taking a punt at only the
    petxock . one ordered 35. another risk
    but it had a good right up from.seller.
    (ebay non standard )
    on , res...
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    OIl drained - plugs out engine turned over and...

    OIl drained - plugs out engine turned over and all fluid out.
    Will try again wemoto as i kinda like em and get the one for 50.
    No pingel for this little bike but poss for my 550e if and when.
    ...
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    Thanks guys. Never had an issue with the carbs...

    Thanks guys.

    Never had an issue with the carbs and engine is as sweet as can be.

    The tap flows in rsrv like a fountain ! and at some angles in normal mode. the diaphragm looks fine but there...
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    63068 pic2

    63068

    pic2
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    Petrol in the oil - after long lay off

    gsx250e 1980

    - been stood for 3 months - last run was perfect. petrol in tank
    - started it up and was hard to start but usually is after a lay off
    - put it on res as thiught may be low on fuel....
  12. Gauntlets it is then. Damned expensive gloves...

    Gauntlets it is then.
    Damned expensive gloves now ........
  13. Gloves ..... Cold wind blowing up old leather jacket sleeve

    I have always used the short leather gloves.
    But I am now bored of the wind blowing up the
    sleeves of ny old leather jacket.

    This became an issue , although I endured
    it on a EU tour.
    ...
  14. Yep agree on the shims and half sizes . I have a...

    Yep agree on the shims and half sizes .
    I have a stock but there is always one ......

    Good news on the motorbike possibilities.
    It would have to be a GS 550 / 750
    and I'd buy on east coast. As...
  15. I noticed when looking for shims (I no longer...

    I noticed when looking for shims (I no longer need )
    wemoto was a good place and price for them in uk.

    I tell you I'm itching to go on one mad crazy long
    ride this summer. Europe again for sure...
  16. The relief you have given me ...... I had for my...

    The relief you have given me ......
    I had for my sanity have someone else say that.
  17. Valve clearances and dare one leave iut of tolerance

    (Discussion) 1980 gs550e (standard everything )
    (I put discussion at top as if someone
    says go read this url and do some work
    oneself I'd go nuts)

    Anyone who knows of me would know i
    bought...
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    Cowboy you havnt helped me at all ! Not in any...

    Cowboy you havnt helped me at all ! Not in any way.
    All you can do is bat off questions in an ignorant rude way.
    I told you not to post but you cant help yourself.

    You're no biker buddy ! You...
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    @ Cowboy. Dont ever comment on my posts again...

    @ Cowboy.

    Dont ever comment on my posts again you disgusting troll. Do you know what a forum is for you prat ?
    Debate !
    Dont ever bother me again you are worthless to me.

    To all real bikers...
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    Just de oiled my hands and searched for prices on...

    Just de oiled my hands and searched for prices on here in uk.
    About the same price as yours for a standard one - an Electrex - 66
    So not so bad. Do i need one for 150 - not really as that last...
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    ANALYSIS: With known to work old (very old...

    ANALYSIS:

    With known to work old (very old
    poss original) stator with increased
    revs it increases voltage correctly.
    and
    new regulator.... came from uk company
    but know nothing of it bar...
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    Right I'll update with a full analysis bit I...

    Right I'll update with a full analysis bit
    I attach pic of my original thought good on
    left and suspect 0ne on right that looks cooked !
    blackened , hot smell ... (as I'm changing oil
    and...
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    About to swap over stators. Will post pics...

    About to swap over stators.

    Will post pics and analysis but as
    my original never had this issue and this engine
    looks like it always has had this issue
    and my analysis kindly reported on by...
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    Ok, so the analysis you think means its...

    Ok,

    so the analysis you think means its cooked!
    and a visual test along with the more detailed
    test I have done would conform its bust ?

    This being possible to see if I take it off .
    and...
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    I reckon meter is ok. Tests ok on other bikes....

    I reckon meter is ok. Tests ok on other bikes.
    Assume it is.

    Remember I am useless at electrics but
    do you reckon next thing is to swap for my
    old stater ? which always worked ?

    or are...
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