correct M38A1 carburetor float height

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correct M38A1 carburetor float height

Post by ktm25089 » Mon May 07, 2018 5:40 pm

Hello,
I made a search and confused a little.
Whats the correct float height please?
As i read in the manual the correct distance from the lowest point of the seam of the float to the machined surface of the cover without gasket is 1/4"

is this correct?

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Re: correct M38A1 carburetor float height

Post by Ben Dover » Mon May 07, 2018 6:52 pm

And I use a 1/4" Drill bit as a gauge.
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Re: correct M38A1 carburetor float height

Post by ktm25089 » Tue May 08, 2018 2:21 am

Thank you!!

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Re: correct M38A1 carburetor float height

Post by Ben Dover » Tue May 08, 2018 3:41 am

And do it without the gasket in place. :wink:
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