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1976 xlh with keihin carb....i put oil, brake fluid and gas in my ride and was all excited to crank it up for the firstt time and when i opened the fuel to the carb choked and it began running everywhere...it was coming from around where the little rubber diaghram is...there are three little philips screw...should there be some sort of gasket or oring here...bought and used the rebuild kit from dennise kirk and i dont recall a gasket that would have gone here...thanks for the help...
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1976 xlh with keihin carb....i put oil, brake fluid and gas in my ride and was all excited to crank it up for the firstt time and when i opened the fuel to the carb choked and it began running everywhere...it was coming from around where the little rubber diaghram is...there are three little philips screw...should there be some sort of gasket or oring here...bought and used the rebuild kit from dennise kirk and i dont recall a gasket that would have gone here...thanks for the help...
two small o rings and the accelerator pump diaphram should be under the cover . Nikki
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It turned out to be the small o-ring that i replaced with the kit was a little thicker than the one that was on there...luckily i had the old stuff in a zip lock...since there was nothing wrog with the old one i just replace and screwed back together and now looking good...thanks for the help
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Typical cr@ppy carb rebuild kit. Smart to always keep the old parts.
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