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XS650SE Carbs

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Bullnose, Sep 13, 2021.

  1. 5twins

    5twins XS650 Guru Top Contributor

    Yes, it's a tight fit. Butterfly plate must be horizontal and can't be rotated (keep screw holes in line). Don't be tempted to sand or file the plate edges to make removal/install easier, that will ruin it. I had to replace some that some guy did that to ..... and you can't buy these, never could. You have to scrounge them from other carbs.
  2. Bullnose

    Bullnose XS650 Member XS650.com Supporter

    Ok, obviously I’m a new member. As I wander around this site NOW I see Tech Tips and a post answering all my questions regarding butterfly screws. Duh. Thanks all for reintegrating what was already in print and tolerating my laziness.
    jetmechmarty and Jim like this.
  3. Adamc

    Adamc XS650 Enthusiast XS650.com Supporter

    I did the same; but we are all patient here, helping other with the same interests and goals.

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