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the jet needle is #56 in the illustration. It can fit only one way. The free end of the needle goes into the needle jet hole. If the needle jet (held in place by the emulsion tube) is upside down then you will have the issue of running very rich when opening the throttle.
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the jet needle is #56 in the illustration. It can fit only one way. The free end of the needle goes into the needle jet hole. If the needle jet (not shown, held in place by the emulsion tube) is upside down then you will have the issue of running very rich when opening the throttle.
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I cant put this like shown on picture, there's possible to put only upside down because hole in carb is just to small, any ideas how can I put this inside? On YouTube I found guy WHO just slide this inside without any problem. edit: problem solved, just freezed this one. Thanks to you guys!!! Especially for tip about float and needle Jet.
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Sweet! Time to get some riding time in. I am not sure why you had a problem installing the needle jet, " there's possible to put only upside down because hole in carb is just to small", as the jet has the same outer diameter on both ends. It will fit in either way, just be sure the long end goes into the carb or it will over fuel the engine.
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Yeap, but I swear, shorter end went smoothly when longer had big problems, after freezing and big push went through. Hole and needle was cleaned carefully so Im not sure what was the problem with. Anyhow, works like a charm now. Cheers!
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