1100 carby parts needed...


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gc33
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Motorcycle: 1981 Gl1100 naked.

1100 carby parts needed...

Post by gc33 » Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:44 am



Guys I need some help...today i started polishing bits and pieces while I wait for my electostatic cleaner and my frame to come back....anyways I was polishing one of the carb tops (CV housing) on my bench polishing unit aka bench grinder with polishing wheel. All was going swimmingly well..got both belt covers done and the left rocker cover done..sweet...i'll start on the carbs...all going weel then the cv housing flicked out of my hands and bounced off back wall around my workshop and finally the floor...on inspection I couldnt see anything wrong so continued polishing and finished...looking good a pleased with the effort I proceeded to put it back on the carb...to find its fractionally out of round...ever so fractionally that it will go on the piston but is tight so the piston wont slide in it..so Im really annoyed at myself at present...
So if anyone has the cv housing and piston... parts list -list it as piston set, Vacuum. Shown as No8 in diagram.
If anyone can help me pm me...Pleeeease..
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Re: 1100 carby parts needed...

Post by DenverWinger » Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:58 am

While looking for a replacement part, why not take a little hammer and see if you can tap the old one back "Into Round". Since the part is not serviceable in its current condition, it won't hurt anything to try... :roll:
♫ 99 Little Bugs in the Code, ♪
♪ 99 Bugs in the Code. ♫ :(
♫ Take one down, Patch it around, ♪
♫ 127 Little Bugs in the Code. ♫ ♪ :shock:

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gc33
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Re: 1100 carby parts needed...

Post by gc33 » Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:19 am

yeah..nah...the rest of the housing is good but would appear that its slightly flattened part of the edge...trust me...I had thought of same thing..tolerances on these is bugger all...the thought was there tho man..

gc33
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Re: 1100 carby parts needed...

Post by gc33 » Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:20 am

DenverWinger wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:58 am
While looking for a replacement part, why not take a little hammer and see if you can tap the old one back "Into Round". Since the part is not serviceable in its current condition, it won't hurt anything to try... :roll:
and I have no small hammers....only big hammers..and big fists.. :|

gc33
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Re: 1100 carby parts needed...

Post by gc33 » Sat Oct 12, 2019 4:41 pm

cancel request for help...found a brand spanking new set on ebay this morning...worked out to be around the $65aussie shipped....I can now breathe again... :D
Thank you to everyone whowas able to stop and check this thread out..cheers

Greg



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