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i've got all my vents ran up to my pod, im about snorkle it.. so i'll be ready for water ridin. ive read several times on here that i need to plug the carb drain.
i can plug it with a screw and put silicon to seal it up..
my question is, isn't this where the carb drains to? and if i plug it wont it fill up and not be able to drain, therefore filling up gas???
if i do plug it do i need to take out the screw every now and then to let it drain?
im confussed on this.
thanks guys.
 

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ive rolled my bike a couple of times and had to pull screw to get it going, just remember to turn off gas and run all gas out of bowl before you trailer it. it takes about 5 min.

i usually just leave screw in all the time. if i pull it out for a ride i usually forget to put it in for my next water/mud ride. a snug screw will work you don't need any silicone on it.
 

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ya,

pretty much so. of course there are no hard rules for anything, but thats the only times ive had to remove screw.
 

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even when my bike had a stuck float in the carb and gas was pouring into my airbox, i never had to take my screw out of the carb drain...

turned the fuel off

i pulled off the little pink tube off the bottom of the airbox and backed down into some water so that it barely started coming in the airbox...washed it out, let it dry.

fixed the float and turned the fuel back on.

good to go...
 

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i use a golf tee instead of a screw, just some different options
 

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QUOTE ("Portman123456789":3ove94j5)
The Drain has a 1 way check valve on it right?If so why would you need to plug it?
Because the valve gets stuck open very easily.
 

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or it dissappers like on my bike
 

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i don't have all the answers, but i can tell you my experiences and what I have done to fix my own problems.

RUBY! hahaha

i HAD a check valve on mine too...


the bumpers are very rare and expensive so i made mine on my own...you can do yours too, all you need is a firm tree about 4" around and hit that sucker as fast as you can...make sure you do it two both sides b/c you don't want to look uneven or anything... try it!
 

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QUOTE ("cra5h":cx8aarw1)
the bumpers are very rare and expensive so i made mine on my own...you can do yours too, all you need is a firm tree about 4" around and hit that sucker as fast as you can...make sure you do it two both sides b/c you don't want to look uneven or anything... try it!
so thats why mine are so lopsided. i've never tried to even mine out. i'll try that next time.
 
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