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Re:Change the Float Bowl Needle Valve (and lose your fuel pump)
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Re:Change the Float Bowl Needle Valve (and lose your fuel pump) 4 Years, 1 Month ago  
You wouldn't think that .5mm was that much more until you look at the area of the different openings.

stock 2.0mm = 3.14 sq mm
Suzuki 2.5mm = 4.90 sq mm
Grizzly 3.0mm = 7.07 sq mm

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Re:Change the Float Bowl Needle Valve (and lose your fuel pump) 4 Years, 1 Month ago  
Definately gonna try that....sounds like a good solution to my problem.
 
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Re:Change the Float Bowl Needle Valve (and lose your fuel pump) 4 Years, 1 Month ago  
Ok got the Grizzly valve ordered now looking at fuel filter thinking about this one fron Summit racing



Brand Russell Performance
Manufacturer's Part Number 645070
Part Type Fuel Filters
Product Line Russell Billet Aluminum Street Fuel Filters
Summit Racing Part Number RUS-645070
UPC 087133450711

Fuel Filter Style Inline
Inlet Quantity One
Inlet Size 5/16 in.
Inlet Attachment Hose barb
Outlet Quantity One
Outlet Size 5/16 in.
Outlet Attachment Hose barb
Filter Element Included Yes
Smallest Particle Filtered 40 microns
Filter Element Material Sintered bronze
Filter Housing Material Billet aluminum
Filter Housing Finish Red anodized
Overall Length (in) 3.000 in.
Outside Diameter (in) 1.125 in.
Mounting Bracket Included No
Fittings Included No
Clamps Included No
Quantity Sold individually.


WHat do think? should it work or not?
 
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Re:Change the Float Bowl Needle Valve (and lose your fuel pump) 4 Years, 1 Month ago  
Perfect. Just about matches the bike doesn't it.

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Re:Change the Float Bowl Needle Valve (and lose your fuel pump) 4 Years, 1 Month ago  
Ok replaced the valve today still waiting on fuel filter. Pulled screen in carb, vented gas cap. What a pain in the ass to remove the set screws holding down the floats and old valve but all went well, just waiting for the rest to see how it works. Also spent the day soldering up wires and getting rid of but connectors. Cant wait to try it out
 
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Re:Change the Float Bowl Needle Valve (and lose your fuel pump) 4 Years ago  
Ok after being sick all weekgit the fuel filter on tonight, going to fire it off tomorrow. Something crossed my mind today about this whole set up. With the pump I could run around 165 to 175 miles on a tank of gas, will this go up or down now?? Or should it stay about the same??
 
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Re:Change the Float Bowl Needle Valve (and lose your fuel pump) 4 Years ago  
Fuel mileage shouldn't change unless something else was changed. My fuel mileage stayed the same.

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Re:Change the Float Bowl Needle Valve (and lose your fuel pump) 4 Years ago  
It runs great, idles good, throttles good, started with a 1/8 a tank of gas, all is well so far still havent taken it out yet though still to sick with this dame cold maybe tomorrow if it nice.
 
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Re:Change the Float Bowl Needle Valve (and lose your fuel pump) 3 Years, 8 Months ago  
Got stuck going pumpless, got the new valve in, can I do the exhaust pipes without re-jetting? I have to guess not, but, is it more economical to run high or low RPM's?
Any input would be appreciated.

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Re:Change the Float Bowl Needle Valve (and lose your fuel pump) 3 Years, 8 Months ago  
You don't normally change jets when adding pipes. A slight tweak of the PMS maybe. You only need to change jets, needle clip, etc., when you change the airbox.
 
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