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  1. #1

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    Jun 2007
    Harrisburg PA

    fuel selector bypassed

    Cleaning my fuel system, replacing tempo lines.. Carbs were pretty clogged, got rebuild kits on the way. I did notice the previous owner bypassed the fuel selector switch. They plugged one of the lines that goes into the tank and then Teed the other two together. Should I keep it like this? I don't mind always having the fuel on. just want to make sure this won't cause me any issues.

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    flyin' the friendly skies airbornexp's Avatar
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    Aug 2007
    Mahomet, Il. USA
    that wont be a problem unless you run out of fuel and then you dont have reserve. personally I would clean the fuel selector and reinstall the reserve line to the valve

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    dghal's Avatar
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    Jul 2008
    League City Texas
    On the GTS I run the reserve spigot from the tank direct to the carbs, and the primer is tapped into the on spigot,, been working fine and no worries about sucking air....

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    "Tearing it up on the water" seadoobutch787's Avatar
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    Nov 2007
    That's how i run my 96xp just one line into the reserve and then a fuel filter inline to my mikuni high output fuel pump. No worries about air leaks from the sediment bowl or the fuel selector gummed up causing a melted piston.

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