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Hi guys,

 

Im in Australia and own the drz400e model which i believe has the keihin fcr 39 carby.

 

Problem is I've broken the brass fuel drain tube and led to believe its better to just replace the whole bowl but where do i buy one of these from? I cant find any online anywhere? I've seen the r&d bowl but thats over $300 australian

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Yeah maybe but i would not know how to do that. I'll take it to the bike shop tomorow and see if they can

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Okay will see what i can find out tomorow. I guess it's only just a small brass pipe and could get another one put in

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Thanks for the link i will have a look when i get home. Local motorbike shop/dealer were hopeless and i cant even buy a new genuine one

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Just an update guys..

I put a drill bit to the rest of the brass drain tube and it came out in one piece
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What i thought was one single brass tube bent to shape is actually 2 different pieces joined halfway

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So all i gotta do now is find a brass tube to fit the hole and press it in. The original tube had a slight bend in it to get it straight when the carb bowl is level with the ground, but i reckon i can get away with it being on the slight angle aslong as the height is still the same (see pic of drill bit as reference

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The search begins for a brass tube!!

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Okay thought i would update for anyone in future that has the same problem as i did

Went to the local hobby shop and picked up a 1/8th x 014 brass tube (3.18mm) and it fit almost perfectly

Next step was to cut it to length and slightly taper the top of it just like the original

Bought some epoxy and put a little dab on the brass tube then inserted into the hole. This stuff goes to a hard as steel state in 15 mins. Let it dry for about 6 hrs and it's solid as

Put the carby back together, filled it with fuel and no more leaks!!!

Thanks for everyones help cheers boys

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Thanks for posting this. Have the exact problem and did a temp fix at the base of the tube with Q-Bond but will try find similar brass tubing and do this fix.

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