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    AZridered

    Gold hue is generally cadmium plating. Zinc...

    Gold hue is generally cadmium plating. Zinc plated should work fine. Even in Florida.

    It is generally not the screw threads that sieze, but the back side of the screw's head. That is why drilling...

    AZridered Yesterday, 11:44 PM Go to last post
    NORTY

    Go ahead and save money for your future bike....

    Go ahead and save money for your future bike. PLEASE BUT A USEDBIKE TO BEGIN WITH!

    Take (and pass) your course, THEN let's look at possible candidates to choose from.

    I am enjoying your...

    NORTY Yesterday, 11:20 PM Go to last post
    NORTY

    We have some military around here (Marines/Navy)...

    We have some military around here (Marines/Navy) but they prefer "civvies" to issued duds when off duty.

    When "on duty" they're out killing stuff, so that isn't the best time to ask for a photo...

    NORTY Yesterday, 11:13 PM Go to last post
    NORTY

    A "garage mechanic" might use Never-Seize...

    A "garage mechanic" might use Never-Seize lubricant on the threads. Grease works also in a pinch. Did you get allen set screws or more screwdriver type screws?

    Once inside the carb, heavy handed...

    NORTY Yesterday, 11:09 PM Go to last post
    Sorg67

    Just read that stainless steel is a bad idea for...

    Just read that stainless steel is a bad idea for replacing screws on aluminum body carburetors due to reaction between aluminum and stainless that causes them to seize. True?

    If I want to avoid...

    Sorg67 Yesterday, 09:49 PM Go to last post