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    Thread: QUESTION: Weber 45 DCOE carb FLOAT HEIGHT

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      06-01-2012 08:48 PM #1
      Anyone know the correct PLASTIC float bowl height for Weber 45 DCOE carb or where to get the info ?

      I think my floats are flooding my carbs cause when i try to start it up if i touch the gas at all it kills all chances & when i do get it running i see a lot of fuel in my V-stacks almost dripping out. + can't get to idle
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      06-02-2012 08:44 AM #2
      the measurements are 12mm when touching the needle and seat, and 26mm when hanging. you measure with the gasket in place

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      06-02-2012 09:15 AM #3
      Quote Originally Posted by candm View Post
      the measurements are 12mm when touching the needle and seat, and 26mm when hanging. you measure with the gasket in place

      THANKS

      new question. Since i never adjusted floats before what's this 26mm when hanging ?
      & where do i measure from & to ?

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      06-02-2012 12:59 PM #4
      when you pull off the cover that the floats are atttached to, you measure from the cover (with the gasket in place ) to the bottom of your floats.

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      06-02-2012 01:14 PM #5
      THANKS

      26mm hanging

      I take it the 12mm is when you adjust when holding the top vertical

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      06-02-2012 09:58 PM #6
      actually, you want to hold it horizontally against your forehead and if you cannot touch it with your tongue, then, it needs to be adjusted.

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      06-02-2012 10:42 PM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by candm View Post
      actually, you want to hold it horizontally against your forehead and if you cannot touch it with your tongue, then, it needs to be adjusted.
      like this ?

      good one. Thanks i'll get on this as soon as i find a MM ruler

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      07-12-2012 03:42 PM #8
      OK so while Adam & I last month was trying to tune my carbs ( unsuccessfully ) we notice the 1 carb really spitting out fuel in the V-stacks. Figured it would be the floats need adjusting. So today i was doing so & noticed something missing yet again.

      GOOD one with all parts


      BAD one missing parts


      Needle Valve or lack of. ( part # 79503.200 )


      This might just be the reason for to much fuel LMFAO

      BTW if anyone has this part sitting around LET ME KNOW i'll buy it

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      07-25-2012 11:54 AM #9
      new part in

      THIS should fix things


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