California vs 49 State Carbs


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California vs 49 State Carbs

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Fellow Goldwingers,
As I research the carburetor removal, vacuum lines, probably induction systems, I wonder if anybody has modified a California to a 49 state carb. I bought my bike brand new in Indiana, so heaven knows why it was an emission bike. There are some extra stuff on these and was wondering can I bypass any of it? Purge control valve or evaporative cannister valve? Don't want to make it worse than it is. there is enough stuff in the area already. IF I can get more real estate , maybe better?
This carburetor removal is somewhat scary. Now with more stuff......Even more....Mighty obliged.



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Re: California vs 49 State Carbs

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I had a '94SE with all the extra crap on it.

I just cut it all off, and threw it away.

the bike ran just fine without it.
~John

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