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Old 07-04-06, 09:54 AM   #11
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done that too

broke off one of the heaterconnectors trying to undo one of the floatbowl bolts (where you have to put a lot of pressure on )

i just left it like that...i don't notice it.
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Old 07-04-06, 10:32 AM   #12
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Undoing the screws on the carbs I found that a pair of molegrips, and an impact driver are pretty good for the job
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Old 07-04-06, 10:52 PM   #13
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I really wouldn't bother replacing it, they don't work anyway, as for disconnecting the other one to avoid problems half nothing is still nothing.
Ditto. They are crap.
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Old 13-04-06, 01:42 PM   #14
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All sorted, I decided id replace it just to keep it all there ... cost 16.11 for the part, added a little bit of thermal compound and it looks sweet
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Old 13-06-18, 01:58 PM   #15
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I really wouldn't bother replacing it, they don't work anyway, as for disconnecting the other one to avoid problems half nothing is still nothing.
Thanks Sid. Saves me spending over 30 on a replacement. . Nice one!
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