Kurt in S.A. wrote:The best way to set the floats is to measure the amount of fuel standing in the bowl when the floats shut off. Snowbum lists the heights for fuel depending on carb type:
32mm - 24mm
40mm - 28mm
Let fuel flow for 5-10 seconds. Shut off petcocks. Drop the bowl. Measure in the center of the well.
Kurt in S.A.
Duane Ausherman wrote:One can get a good estimation of float bowl level without any measurement at all. Remove the bowl and raise the float by hand until it just barely touches the needle. The casting line on the float should be parallel with the bottom of the carb body casting.
In the expensive shop labor rate, we can't waste your money on official measurements every time. Short cuts are mandatory.
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