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  1. #1

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    Dec 2007

    reed valves need another opinion

    i just clean my carbs in my xlt and check the reeds valve and this is what i found.........
    i that proper? if not is it possible to turn them so thay can seal better?
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    Aug 2005


    I flip them (Boyesen Reeds) on my dirtbikes and have had great luck with this method.

    I would do this to ride, but would order a new set and be ready to replace them. Make sure to clean the surfaces and use blue Loctite on the screws.

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