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Anyone jet stock carb without a jet kit?

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I assume the stock needle is adjustable? I don't see how a person can't just buy a larger pilot and a few mains and re jet that way? Until I get fully used to street riding I am not going for power mods. I just want 3x3 and to get rid of the stock surging at half throtle or Lower to make riding smoother and easier.

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Yes it can be done , and many have . The main reason people buy these kits are the extra bits and pieces on offer . Like the parts for removing the plug on the fuel screw with the dynojet kit . And the extra pilot jet and float bowl screws with the james dean kit . But least of all it is the research that has gone into the taper on the needle which offers much better throttle responce , greg

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Ok thanks was not sure on the needle. I guess I will just take the plunge and pick up a jet kit. Is an extended fuel screw recommended? Or can you get a mini screw driver on the stock screw without rotating the carb?

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i use one of those three inch drill bits that has a philips head on one end and flat head on the other. works great.

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no room for most screwdrivers to access the stock fuel screw.you could obtain the correct length driver bit for the stock screw and weld a washer to it so you can use it for tuning if you want to get real cheap.

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Honestly , I have never touched the fuel screw on my bike . I bought the extended screw when I put on the FCR/MX set it to 2.5 turns before I put the carb on the motor and havent touched it since . Were I live it is just dead flat with one or two small mountains , nothing above 1500 metres . If you know you would be adjusting it a lot , an extended screw could be the ticket ( keintech is only 20 bucks ) otherwise I would do what bumtarder suggested , its all I ever did for many years . I cut off a small bladed screw driver and wrapped a rubber band around it for grip and this lasted for ever , greg

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