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Old March 25th, 2024, 08:16 AM   #1
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Removing the float bowl

I need to replace the o ring on the float bowl, would it be possible to remove the float bowl without pulling the carbs?
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Old April 5th, 2024, 09:53 AM   #2
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If you have the right tool to fit under there and grip the fasteners correctly, I think so. It would be a really stubby JIS screwdriver, or an allen key if you're fortunate and the screws got replaced.

Ultimately, yanking everything to pull the carbs is never as time-consuming or annoying as it feels like it's going to be. It might be easier, in the long run, to just go for disassembling.
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Old April 5th, 2024, 09:07 PM   #3
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Got the bike running!!!

Adjusted the valves and now runs pretty even with the air box missing….

Freshly cleaned and sealed tank going on tomorrow.

Now I just have to work out the creaking noise from the rear end…

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Old April 6th, 2024, 06:10 AM   #4
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Amazing how many EX's are denied their right to timely valve checks. Many owners simply blow off this critical function as a "meh" ...... eventually resulting in many bikes sitting dormant out back behind the garage. IF your bike has screw & locknut type valves (easy)....just DO IT. Even wiith shim type (more difficult).....just DO IT.

PS.....don't even consider blowing off this MUST DO on a Ducati! A "meh" is not even on the charts.
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