Carb rebuild kit recommendation


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mars395
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Carb rebuild kit recommendation

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I am a believer because you have told me so that the Randakk master carb rebuild kit is the best on the market however, I have an opportunity to get my hands on some Keyster brand rebuild kits and want to know what everyone's experience has been with this brand from partsnmore.


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Re: Carb rebuild kit recommendation

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mars395 wrote:I am a believer because you have told me so that the Randakk master carb rebuild kit is the best on the market however, I have an opportunity to get my hands on some Keyster brand rebuild kits and want to know what everyone's experience has been with this brand from partsnmore.
I can't say, not having any experience with that brand, but I can tell you that I have bought several rebuild kits (brake caliper and master cylinder) as well as other parts from PartsnMore and have always been happy with the quality. That said, you will never approach the quality of the Randakk kit.
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Re: Carb rebuild kit recommendation

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mars395 wrote:I am a believer because you have told me so that the Randakk master carb rebuild kit is the best on the market however, I have an opportunity to get my hands on some Keyster brand rebuild kits and want to know what everyone's experience has been with this brand from partsnmore.
I've used Keyster kits on my CB750L about 3 years ago and they did the job perfectly. However, I don't think the rubber parts are Ethanol-proof, whereas Randakks are. Also, you get ALL of the required seals with Randakks, which you won't get with Keyster. Strangely, I have just started getting a few fuel-related running problems on my 750, so I will be stripping the carbs to check them out.
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Re: Carb rebuild kit recommendation

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Yeah, when all is said and done the price difference isn't enough to squable over.

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Hi,

Do you have a link to the Keyster kits? Randakk kits are not available.

Thanks.
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GL_Steve wrote:Hi,

Do you have a link to the Keyster kits? Randakk kits are not available.

Thanks.
http://www.keyster.ca/
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Re: Carb rebuild kit recommendation

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Got the Randakk kit ordered. And took the tank out this morning. Currently treating it with Metal Rescue in preparation for new clean carburetors.


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