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Old 03-09-2005, 05:34 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by Propworn
Oh yea by the way make sure the Klien regulator is as close to the carb as possible. I have been using the Iron Bay one as it is not sensitive to being mounted right next to the carb

Thanx for the link Dennis. How did you mount yours? A couple of pictures may help!
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Jim, it can just hang there on the fuel tubing, no need to mount!
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Ronm is right you can just let it hang on the fuel tubing. I fixed a length of double sided velcro and wrapped it around the cylinder just to keep it in place.

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Jim showed us the backplate last evening at our weekly Timmie's get together and it does have the cast boss with a centre mark for drilling!

The cast boss is about half of an inch thick so there is no way that the pressure fitting is going all the way through the boss and cause a problem inside the crankcase with the back plate installed.

Jim....if you need some velcro to mount it, as suggested by Dennis, just let me know as I have some I will give you to do this with, if you want to have it somewhat secured instead of just hanging on the fuel line, which in itself would not hurt anything as Ron says!
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