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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 11-06-2012, 10:59 PM Thread Starter
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Alright, i spent about 4 hours today hitting every place in town attempting to find a washer that will fit under the needle of my 08 250R carb. I couldn't find a single place. I started with home depot then went to a motorcycle store and eventually ended up at a toy and RC car store. No luck. Does anyone have a part # or some identifying value that i can use to get a washer to raise the needle on my 08 250R Carburetor?? maybe a website would be helpful or i will even buy the washer off you if you have 2 preferably 4. also, do these washers have to fit perfectly on the needle? or can they be slightly wide on the pin or around the pin....?

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post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old 11-07-2012, 08:12 AM
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Just buy a jet kit, the cost will be offset by the lack of aggravation.
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post #3 of 10 (permalink) Old 11-07-2012, 08:13 AM
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Did you try a rivet backing washer?
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post #5 of 10 (permalink) Old 11-07-2012, 10:35 AM Thread Starter
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Did you try a rivet backing washer?
what is this?

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Just buy a jet kit, the cost will be offset by the lack of aggravation.
any idea how much for a jet kit?

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SAE #4 washers work as well. Have you tried Radio Shack, Ace Hardware or Lowes?
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SAE #4 washers work as well. Have you tried Radio Shack, Ace Hardware or Lowes?
i found a #4 washer but i was afraid that it would destroy my carb because it doesn't fit perfectly. it is a bit wide compared to the needle and the hole the needle passes through is also wide. will that damage the carb?

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post #9 of 10 (permalink) Old 11-08-2012, 07:44 AM
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I think a jet kit is around $70 and the rivet backing washer should be found in your hardware store in the same area as the rivets. The link in for a refrence only.
1/8 inch rivet burrs washers backing plates by SaltysPirateDen
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post #10 of 10 (permalink) Old 11-08-2012, 07:45 AM
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I don't think the kit is as expensive as listed here but look around - Dynojet Jet Kits - Offering Motorcycle Jet Kits & ATV Jet Kits
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