Carb won't stay seated

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Re: Carb won't stay seated

Postby Albuquralque » Tue Mar 15, 2016 11:28 am

Lokiboy wrote:Raceway sells a "perch ring" I think it's called - extends the ring on the carb to allow the compliance fitting more area to snug against. I bought one and it does the job beautifully


The perch ring is for the carb to branch tube connection.
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Re: Carb won't stay seated

Postby rivers » Tue Mar 15, 2016 1:08 pm

Have you checked your valve adjustments and ign timing? When the carb became dislodged did it backfire through the carb? If the ign fires with the intake valve open you can get a large enough backfire to blow the carb clean off the bike.
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Re: Carb won't stay seated

Postby Lokiboy » Tue Mar 15, 2016 3:43 pm

Albuquralque wrote:
Lokiboy wrote:Raceway sells a "perch ring" I think it's called - extends the ring on the carb to allow the compliance fitting more area to snug against. I bought one and it does the job beautifully


The perch ring is for the carb to branch tube connection.


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Re: Carb won't stay seated

Postby WEGUNTER » Tue Mar 15, 2016 3:55 pm

I had that same problem. Turns out the compliance fitting was warped and distorted from heat. replaced them and all is well

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Re: Carb won't stay seated

Postby 0ganos » Tue Mar 15, 2016 8:08 pm

eastbloc wrote:Your problem may become immediately obvious, but if it isn't, use the standard procedure to check the valve lash.


When I took off the valve cover, the rocker arm (?) toward the front of the bike is cracked.

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Re: Carb won't stay seated

Postby Albuquralque » Wed Mar 16, 2016 12:35 am

That's not good!........ :shock:
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Re: Carb won't stay seated

Postby eastbloc » Wed Mar 16, 2016 9:05 pm

You sure that's a crack and not a casting mark? It's on the wrong side of the digestive tract to blow your carb off.
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Re: Carb won't stay seated

Postby 0ganos » Thu Mar 17, 2016 4:38 pm

Definitely a crack. Just spitballing here but perhaps its making it backfire and that's blowing off the carb? I could be wrong though that's happened on one or two occasions :wink:
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Re: Carb won't stay seated

Postby Brian Crean » Fri Mar 18, 2016 7:06 am

Sounds like you have a handle on it. Good going!

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Re: Carb won't stay seated

Postby 0ganos » Fri Mar 18, 2016 8:05 am

Ordered the new rocker arm from Terry at Crawford sales and its on its way. While I have the valve cover off I'll check the valves.

Thanks again for all the advice!
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Re: Carb won't stay seated

Postby 0ganos » Tue Mar 22, 2016 9:37 pm

Got the new rocker arm and installed it and everything seems good! :clap:

Now I have to work on re-attaching the sidecar. First time I've had it off so I want to go slow and make sure it's right. TIme to search the forums

Hopefully I'll be riding by the weekend! Thanks so much for all the advice and support!
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Re: Carb won't stay seated

Postby Albuquralque » Tue Mar 22, 2016 11:25 pm

:thumbsup:
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