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Carburetor bowl gasket
« on: July 07, 2021, 08:47:54 pm »
Has anyone had luck with anything that could replace the rubber o ring gasket in a float bowl carb? RTV or the sutch.
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    Re: Carburetor bowl gasket
    « Reply #1 on: July 08, 2021, 05:57:32 pm »
    Is the o-ring no longer available? RTV is the worst for contact with fuel.
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    Re: Carburetor bowl gasket
    « Reply #2 on: July 08, 2021, 06:17:29 pm »
    Chinese. It is still there but shrunk. I was thinking Yamabond.
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    Re: Carburetor bowl gasket
    « Reply #3 on: July 08, 2021, 06:27:15 pm »
    No O ring from the hardware store?
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    Re: Carburetor bowl gasket
    « Reply #4 on: July 08, 2021, 06:29:01 pm »
    It is not a "O" ring per say. But made out of that material.
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    Re: Carburetor bowl gasket
    « Reply #5 on: July 08, 2021, 07:14:50 pm »
    got it....
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    Re: Carburetor bowl gasket
    « Reply #6 on: July 08, 2021, 07:19:42 pm »
    Did you look on jungle website for replacement bowl seal or new carb?

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    Re: Carburetor bowl gasket
    « Reply #7 on: July 08, 2021, 07:34:26 pm »
    New carbs are 17$ I bought one for a different atv.
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    Re: Carburetor bowl gasket
    « Reply #8 on: July 09, 2021, 02:23:21 am »
    I have cut gaskets out of gasket material and used that in the past.   
         It always worked for me

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    Re: Carburetor bowl gasket
    « Reply #9 on: July 09, 2021, 12:12:08 pm »
    my local hardware store has fiber washers and neoprene fender washers  in many sizes that might work.....
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    Re: Carburetor bowl gasket
    « Reply #10 on: July 09, 2021, 02:02:11 pm »
    I always seem to be able to find fuel/oil resistant orings in whatever size I need from McMaster.  I have their app on my tablet and start using the selector and my caliper.  Iíll usually get a few above and below my measurements ďjust in caseĒ.  I then put the ones I didnít use in my oring drawer with a tag as to dimensions.

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    Re: Carburetor bowl gasket
    « Reply #11 on: July 09, 2021, 02:06:33 pm »
    This looks just like a Mikuni bowl but does not have a rubber gasket. The reason I think it needs one is after the motor warms up vapor is given off of the carb, wierd right.
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