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Old 10-12-2016, 10:49 AM
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Originally Posted by RA1120 View Post
No matter what you add to it, if you run ethanol gas it will clog up a small carburetor! Ethanol gas leaves a fine white residue that plugs tiny jets. I have cleaned many of these Honda 1000, 2000 carburetors. You need tiny drill bits to clean these carbs after they have had ethanol run thru them. Do yourself a favor and run non ethanol gas.
If you're going to do it yourself and don't have the exact size drill bit, you can use a strand of copper wire to poke into the small jets and run in and out. This copper strand won't oversize the orifices like might happen with a drill bit.
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