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Old 09-21-2009, 11:52 PM   #1
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Default squeaking carb

i have a 98 v-star classic 650

i had a new carb put in and it's running GREAT...no problem at all!

but it's starting to drive me crazy! the carb seams to be squeaking on the flaps, anyone happen to know if i can use WD-40 or somthing else? don't want to ruin the carb or engine, so am asking for advice before useing anything that might damage it
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Old 09-22-2009, 04:24 AM   #2
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A small amount of lube won't hurt anything. Use Tri-Flow.
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Old 09-23-2009, 03:41 PM   #3
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any idea how to oil a carb without taking it off???
not sure how to access the pivots
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Old 09-23-2009, 05:08 PM   #4
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Just squirt the hell out of anything that moves and wipe the excess.
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Just squirt the hell out of anything that moves and wipe the excess.
Listen to longride. He's an expert at squirtin' shyt around.
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Old 09-23-2009, 06:59 PM   #6
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Mice. Call Terminex.
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Old 09-24-2009, 07:59 AM   #7
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Mice. Call Terminex.
I thought they onlius dealt in Bugs, Yo?
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just get a big screwdriver and a whole saw and punch out the baffles in the exhaust. Never hear that squeak again...
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Old 09-24-2009, 12:25 PM   #9
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LOL@12er

i just let it run with the tank/air intake off and droped some 3 in 1 oil on the flaps

seemed to work, no more squeaking anymore...

my dad suggested i run it at the same time, that way if any oil did get into the engine it would blow it out the back
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Old 09-24-2009, 06:39 PM   #10
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i just let it run with the tank/air intake off and droped some 3 in 1 oil on the flaps

seemed to work, no more squeaking anymore...

my dad suggested i run it at the same time, that way if any oil did get into the engine it would blow it out the back
Yeah, hydrolocking the engine is a damn good way to shat a rod out the bottom of the engine case..........
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