Albuquralque wrote:I've owned four Urals with the vacuum petcock and all four have failed. Meaning even with the engine off (no vacuum) the petcock allowed fuel to flow down to the carbs.
harryball wrote:Here is my solution with the Yamaha 2GU-24500-02 which I got on Amazon for about $25 + $5 shipping. It was the last one for that supplier, looks like they are a few $$ more now but still not bad. I show what I had to do to modify it.
mouka wrote:Cheap Chinese knock offs sell for $8 shipped to your home. They work just as well as original Yamaha's.
Peter Pan wrote:I had to smile about Harry's last comment...Story of my life too!
By the way the manual petcock needs one thing. = do not become too lazy.
I am used to keep it all the time open.
My son Thomas experienced an interesting adventure yesterday... after a 1 1/2 hour ferry voyage...right cylinder was flooded and hydro locked.
Plus the right carb gave him interesting "insights" until the night.
Part of life and needed training for a future pilot.
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