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Re: [turbobike] Re:"D" shaped tool.

Bryan (bgoodwin@iquest.net)
Wed, 01 Dec 1999 00:24:40 -0500

Use needle nose pliers to pull the screws out and then cut slots in them
for use with a regular screwdriver.

At 07:15 PM 11/30/99 EST, V65MagnaRider@aol.com wrote:
>n a message dated 11/30/99 5:50:29 AM Pacific Standard Time, 
>david.p.morrill@fairchildsemi.com writes:
>> Hello,
>>      The pilot jet screw on my carbs has a D shaped head, encased in a
>>  tube, so you cant get pliers on it, and regular screwdriver wouldn't
>>  work.  I took some brake line and ground it's OD down so it would fit in
>>  the tube, and tapped a side of it with a hammer to make a D shape.
>>  Works great, but you can only adjust with the carbs off.  I screwed them
>>  in and it leaned out the low end, so they must be fuel.
> Are you riding a Honda?  I'm running into this problem myself, kinda.  What 
>I need is a "D" socket, preferably 1/4 drive.  Anybody have any ideas?  I 
>have the actual Honda tool, but at 43 bucks, they are a bit pricey to be 
>giving them away, like I almost do.
>   Anthony(Ozzie)Osborne
FZR1000 turbo EFI
(aka The Money Pit)