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Hey,

Removed my old fuel mixture screw today and put in a flex jet.

No big deal, bike runs ok,

However I couldnt find the original fuel mixture o-ring or washer, pretty sure its still in there,

Is it a big deal to have two of them in there still?

If so is there a easy way to check inside the hole for them?

I dont wanna remove the shock/subframe etc

When I 'twist' my carby I could only just get a screwdriver onto the screw let alone look up inside the hole.

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Hey,

Removed my old fuel mixture screw today and put in a flex jet.

No big deal, bike runs ok,

However I couldnt find the original fuel mixture o-ring or washer, pretty sure its still in there,

Is it a big deal to have two of them in there still?

If so is there a easy way to check inside the hole for them?

I dont wanna remove the shock/subframe etc

When I 'twist' my carby I could only just get a screwdriver onto the screw let alone look up inside the hole.

Yup, you need em in there. Use a mirror, or have some one push on the carb while you look. Surprised you don't have an air leak, as the o-ring sometimes get's pinched and deformed when this happens.

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if you have two o-ring and washers it will also effect your acceptable range for number of turns out on the fuel screw.

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However I couldnt find the original fuel mixture o-ring or washer, pretty sure its still in there,

Is it a big deal to have two of them in there still?

Do you mean 2 o-rings and 2 washers?

Yes I believe that is what he means

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I use a mirror and make a hook out of a small wire to fish them out. IMO your very lucky if they stayed where they belong. I never had them do that.

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Yeah I meant two sets of the washers,

See I removed the original screw and the spring than fell out, didnt think too much of it so put the flex jet in,

To be honest I was distracted by the gf turning up and didnt think clearly,

Realised I had never removed the original set of washers so removed the flex jet, the washers from the flex jet fell out onto the floor,

Took me a good half hour of searching around and wasnt until I removed the chain guard that I found the set of washers. What has me convinced that I still have a set stuck up in there is that I looked for so long and only found a single set of washers.

Home alone all weekend so figure thats a perfect time to have a look around for them

Thanks for your help

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I believe that there is only one washer and one o-ring on the flex jet. (Disregard the fuel screw on top in the photo, it is from a 230F)

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Yeah thanks for that, Realise theres only one set of washers on the flex jet, thats why I know im missing a set of washers, because unlike your image I have two fuel screws and only one set of washers,

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i just checked the micro fiche on ron ayers and it does show a spring, washer and o-ring.

However, when I installed my flex jet I'm pretty sure I had the same issue where I couldn't find the washer upon removal of the oem fuel screw. So.. may be an issue where its not installed at the factory per the specs.

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Isn't the washer's only function is to keep the o-ring from getting pinched and/or torn by the ssping when you turn the screw. Therefore, I don't think having two washeres installed will necessarily cause any jetting issues. Now, if the o-ring is missing or pinched, that will allow air to leak in.

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