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Default Carb debate bendix zenith vs s&s super e???

Ok guys, so I have a bendix on my bike now it leaks like nobody's business. But I been kick in around the idea of an s&s super e carb in your opinion what carb do you guys perfer?

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your bendix leaks from where? anyway, i loved my super e, and now i'm currently loving my mikuni. they are both great carbs, but the super e may be the easier one to install in place of your zenith. you have options though, and the rest of us have lots of opinions, get ready to hear them all...
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I currently have a Bendix on my '68 xl which also leaks gas, pours out of the accelerator pump. After reading up I decided to go with a Mikuni VM38-9. I will get back after it is on the bike with how it works.
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I currently have a Bendix on my '68 xl which also leaks gas, pours out of the accelerator pump. After reading up I decided to go with a Mikuni VM38-9. I will get back after it is on the bike with how it works.
you should let me have your old bendix!
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you should let me have your old bendix!
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Simple Float Height adjustment on the Bendix...But...an O.E. [Zenith/Bendix] kit is Vital to success in rebuilding one.

Buy the Super E...the world needs more used Bendix carbs!!!!!
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It would not bother me that the Bendix leaks except it is like new never really run, leaked from the git-go.
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that a simple adjustment will resolve that but hey, if you want to change for the sake of change go for it.
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I currently have a Bendix on my '68 xl which also leaks gas, pours out of the accelerator pump. After reading up I decided to go with a Mikuni VM38-9. I will get back after it is on the bike with how it works.
Sounds like there's something wrong with the plunger, either shrunk or not the right one? Shouldn't have any fuel coming out the top of the well.
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Hey Doodah--- how's your gas mileage with the Mikuni compare to the E?
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