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Offline glennre5

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Xs500 E float hight setting
« on: August 05, 2015, 09:54:58 PM »
Any one know the float hight for a 500E ..Thanks Glenn ...

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Re: Xs500 E float hight setting
« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2015, 02:39:52 AM »
I was just about to start a topic and ask a very similar question when I glanced down and saw this one.

I have two questions, the first being.... "Can someone please tell me the float height for the BS34-II carburetors (which I think came off off an XS500E but are now going on to a TX)?"

My second question is one I should know the answer to, but just like so many 50/50 questions I keep second guessing myself... 'Is the measurement taken from the carburetor surface where the gasket would sit or is it taken with the gasket in place?'

Thanking you in anticipation

Ken

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Re: Xs500 E float hight setting
« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2015, 05:06:15 PM »
The float level spec for the "E" carbs is 25.7 +/-1mm taken from the body surface without the gasket in place.

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Re: Xs500 E float hight setting
« Reply #3 on: September 01, 2015, 08:38:41 PM »
Thanks, much appreciated

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Re: Xs500 E float hight setting
« Reply #4 on: April 19, 2018, 07:12:01 PM »
25.7mm with the floats pressed in?

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Re: Xs500 E float hight setting
« Reply #5 on: April 20, 2018, 05:53:31 PM »
25.7mm from the body gasket surface but do not press on the floats. The float tab should rest lightly on the needle. If the carbs are on the bench then turn them sideways so that the floats are not hanging down or upside down where they are pressing on the needle. Just let them lightly come to rest on the needle and take your measurement.

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