Old 29th June 2019, 06:42 PM #1
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Float retaining pin ding,ding,ding

I was cleaning a carb off a burgman 250 last night and I dropped the float retaining pin. It Ding'd across the shed floor which I have searched inch by inch but I cant find it anywhere.

Ive looked online but cant find anything. I took apart an old carb I have lying around but the pin is too thin.

Where would I buy one?
Its a Keihin carb.

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Old 29th June 2019, 06:55 PM #2
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Re: Float retaining pin ding,ding,ding

Here... https://ie.fowlersparts.co.uk/parts/...man/carburetor
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Re: Float retaining pin ding,ding,ding

Use a round nail/pin ...it does fuck all really...
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Re: Float retaining pin ding,ding,ding

Originally Posted by Gixxer
Fair play Gixxer. No wonder I couldn’t find the pin, I couldn’t even find that.
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Old 29th June 2019, 07:40 PM #5
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Re: Float retaining pin ding,ding,ding

Originally Posted by Jack stowage
Use a round nail/pin ...it does fuck all really...
Gunterism
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Gunterism
Is that Irish for "It'll b grand".......
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Re: Float retaining pin ding,ding,ding

Drag a large magnet around the floor , ive often found small metal stuff like this.
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Re: Float retaining pin ding,ding,ding

Often found it myself and me da has a degree in finding stuff but this is gone. Good chance the dog lifted it. Fucker will chase anything that moves. Anyway new one now ordered
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Anyway new one now ordered
You know what'll happen as soon as the new one arrives.....

Speaking from experience BTW.
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You know what'll happen as soon as the new one arrives.....

Speaking from experience BTW.
Always order 2
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or just when the new expensive part arrives, you find the old one sitting looking at you smugly.
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Re: Float retaining pin ding,ding,ding

Originally Posted by Jack stowage
Use a round nail/pin ...it does fuck all really...
used the shank of a drill bit one time, just to keep it going till i got a replacement, cut to the right length it worked grand, probably still in it tbh
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or just when the new expensive part arrives, you find the old one sitting looking at you smugly.
Or you'll find the carb was nothing to do with the inital problem
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Or you'll find the carb was nothing to do with the inital problem
Didnt mention a problem.....probably his OCD.......
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