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 Now to remove float needle seating - HS2

 Created by: RogerOtto
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Jul 2, 2020 05:42PM RogerOtto Edited: Jul 3, 2020 10:11AM 
Jul 2, 2020 09:58AM Alex Edited: Jul 2, 2020 09:58AM 
Jul 2, 2020 09:44AM 66Cooper'S  
Jul 1, 2020 05:24PM RogerOtto  
Jul 1, 2020 03:51PM 66Cooper'S  
Jul 1, 2020 12:40PM RogerOtto  
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 Posted: Jul 2, 2020 05:42PM
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Just returned from the hardware store.
Only sizes that fit are 11/32” and 9mm.
I bought an 11/32” deep socket and a 1/4” to 3/8” adapter.
The floats will be reassembled this weekend.

Roger Williams
 Posted: Jul 2, 2020 09:58AM
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I think they may be Whitworth, either 3/16" or 1/4" WW from memory.

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and the ones I just tried removing when a 5/16" didn't work a 9 mm did.

 Posted: Jul 1, 2020 05:24PM
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Thanks John

Smallest socket I had was 3/8” which did not fit the space.
just happened to find an 11/32” hollow nut driver which did the trick.
I will look for the 5/16” socket.
I also put the part in the freezer.  I have better luck with freezing than heating.
onto the carb rebuild.

Roger Williams
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Quote:
Originally Posted by RogerOtto
What is best way to remove the float needle seat?
There is limited space for a wrench?
I tried a needle nose plier but it did not budge.
I did not want to break anything so I am looking for suggestions.
5/16" socket with a 1/4" extension and ratchet.

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What is best way to remove the float needle seat?
There is limited space for a wrench?
I tried a needle nose plier but it did not budge.
I did not want to break anything so I am looking for suggestions.

Roger Williams