petcock for 79 yamaha QT

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petcock for 79 yamaha QT

Postby 1902bob » Thu Aug 22, 2013 4:46 pm

Probably a dumb question but I just got a new petcock for my moped and on the inside,the part that goes in the tank, there's a long brass tube and a short one. The short one is incased in plastic. Hopefully someone could tell me if I'm supposed to take off the plastic or leave it be? Thanks .
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re: petcock for 79 yamaha QT

Postby RebelRider.Mike » Wed Oct 02, 2013 3:39 am

Well, since no one else has answered, I'll give you my best guess.
I think the short tube is for the reserve setting on the petcock. Unless the plastic looks like it might be a sort of strainer or filter, it should probably come off.
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re: petcock for 79 yamaha QT

Postby dracothered » Fri Oct 25, 2013 7:51 pm

A picture of it might help you get an answer.
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