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Cb550 F. Float bowl drain screw
« on: October 09, 2021, 07:43:35 AM »
Desperately seeking cb550 float bowl drain screw. :'(

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Re: Cb550 F. Float bowl drain screw
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2021, 08:27:21 AM »
Hiya Phil

I have a tin of screws that came with my bike which are all short dome headed Philip's ones. I was told they  from the carbs as the guy before me had changed them all to Allen screws (WHY ????)

So if they are what your looking for your welcome to bring a patten up and where see if we can match it .

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Re: Cb550 F. Float bowl drain screw
« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2021, 08:35:48 AM »
Desperately seeking cb550 float bowl drain screw. :'(
The brass ones?
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Re: Cb550 F. Float bowl drain screw
« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2021, 12:44:53 PM »
Aye, that’s the fellas. Brass with a slot rather than JIS or hex.




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Re: Cb550 F. Float bowl drain screw
« Reply #4 on: October 09, 2021, 04:34:44 PM »
These little fekkers.

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Re: Cb550 F. Float bowl drain screw
« Reply #5 on: October 10, 2021, 04:45:46 PM »
Found some. Let’s see if they are any good.

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Re: Cb550 F. Float bowl drain screw
« Reply #6 on: October 10, 2021, 05:18:26 PM »
Found some. Let’s see if they are any good.
They should fit Phil but the heads will be probably be smaller than standard.
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Re: Cb550 F. Float bowl drain screw
« Reply #7 on: October 10, 2021, 05:46:57 PM »
Ok, thanks. Needs must and all that… ;D

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Re: Cb550 F. Float bowl drain screw
« Reply #8 on: October 10, 2021, 06:06:52 PM »
I may be breaking a complete bank of 500 carbs, I bought them cheap only to find the PO had drilled out the float bowls mounting screws to 5mm, clearly they'd stripped a couple and thought this was a good fix. I can't decide if I'll break them OR just sell them on but warn about the float bowl screws. If I break them I'll let you know if the new screws end up being a little small in the head size.
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Re: Cb550 F. Float bowl drain screw
« Reply #9 on: October 10, 2021, 06:29:59 PM »
Thanks Oddjob. Much appreciated.

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Re: Cb550 F. Float bowl drain screw
« Reply #10 on: October 10, 2021, 06:55:13 PM »
Still got the speedo drive plate, I'll be getting a zinc plating kit within 2 weeks and I want to plate the speedo plate before sending it to you as it's completely stripped of all plating ATM. Hence why I've delayed mentioning it.
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Re: Cb550 F. Float bowl drain screw
« Reply #11 on: October 10, 2021, 07:40:48 PM »
That’s great, thanks. Getting close to firing up, so fingers crossed. Still working on those 60mm coach screws and springs. Work has been distracting along with few domestic issues, but will have another go this coming week.

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Re: Cb550 F. Float bowl drain screw
« Reply #12 on: October 10, 2021, 07:42:10 PM »
Oh, and I’ve bought some cheap tank badges of eBay while I find somebody to gold anodised the originals.

 

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