Date: 30-07-21  Time: 12:10 pm

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Carb Inlet Rubbers
« on: 23 June 2021, 02:58:58 pm »
Hi all,
Need to do a carb clean soon but my inlet rubbers are looking a bit cracked. There's a good chance they'll crumble/split when I take the carbs off. Going rate for a new set seems to be about £80 (https://yambits.co.uk/fzs600-fazer-carb-inlet-rubbers-p-75890.html), but there are some cheap ones on ebay for around £20. Has anyone had any luck with the cheap ones? Don't really wanna fork out £80 unless I have to.
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Re: Carb Inlet Rubbers
« Reply #1 on: 23 June 2021, 03:01:21 pm »
The rubbers are very thick and the cracks are normally only on the outside.
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Re: Carb Inlet Rubbers
« Reply #2 on: 23 June 2021, 03:10:44 pm »
Yeah, I remember reading that somewhere. Was just thinking I might as well find out if the cheap ones are ok just in case. If there's a problem when mine come off, then I'll know which ones to get.

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Re: Carb Inlet Rubbers
« Reply #3 on: 23 June 2021, 03:58:56 pm »
The rubbers are very thick and the cracks are normally only on the outside.


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Re: Carb Inlet Rubbers
« Reply #4 on: 26 June 2021, 08:55:11 pm »
Hi
I got some of the cheap ones a couple of weeks ago
They seem pretty good so far but I suppose time will tell....
If it ain't broke it soon will be ....

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Re: Carb Inlet Rubbers
« Reply #5 on: 29 June 2021, 10:04:40 am »
Had the cheap ones on the bike for over 3 years now (used and left outside all winter) and they are still holding up well.


Need to be mental to pay £80 for them IMO..




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Re: Carb Inlet Rubbers
« Reply #6 on: 09 July 2021, 10:29:13 am »
Hi,


Mine looked just as bad but I’d wager they’re fine, just a cosmetic annoyance.


I replaced mine thinking they were shot but the Caracas don’t even go half way, it looks like you’d poke it & they’d fall apart!


I paid £14.93 inc postage off eBay, link here:


https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/223651147188


No idea why they are £23 now BUT it’s a flawless part- please don’t spend silly money when there’s no need to!


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Re: Carb Inlet Rubbers
« Reply #7 on: 13 July 2021, 11:29:36 am »
A few years ago I took my Fazer to a main dealer's workshop to get the carbs balanced (I felt the tick over had gone off a bit). They said it wasn't posible to do because the inlet rubbers were cracked.  Later I had the inlets off to find that the cracking was superficial. Just for cosmetic reasons I smeared some black silicone sealant around the outside surface, reassembled and balanced the carbs myself. The bike still runs perfectly today.

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Re: Carb Inlet Rubbers
« Reply #8 on: 17 July 2021, 08:31:13 am »
I used silicone on mine too to tidy the bodies up. Worked a treat and no issues.