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Old 04-23-2005, 10:03 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by britbrat
You could also glue the carb back on with JB Weld. If you do that, be sure to include the broken-off base-nipple in the re-fit.
I broke the bottom barrel off the carb for my TT.46 Pro and used JB Weld to stick it back on. That was three years ago and its still working great! You've got nothing really to lose giving it a try!
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Old 04-24-2005, 09:15 AM   #12
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If the carb base has a bit of the stub still left which most usually do. The snap it off but sometimes there is a bit left on the bottom you could try this. Machine the od which is left and put an alum tube over it. Then JB weld it in the engine. Rough up all the pieces and degrease before gluing. I have done this before and it also works. You just have to to have a friend with a lathe to help out. Sometimes you can machine up in the body for a little bit also.
I would help out but I am on the other side but if you want pm me and we may be able to do something. Better than putting it on the shelf.
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