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Old 07-22-2008, 11:26 AM   #1
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Cleaning Carbs

I need to see about getting my cbr's carbs cleaned...anyone know who i should go to for the best price?
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Old 07-22-2008, 11:34 AM   #2
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I need to see about getting my cbr's carbs cleaned...anyone know who i should go to for the best price?
Motorcycles Unlimited always gets my recommendation for great work at great prices!
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clean them yourself, you'll learn something new in the process. . .
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Old 07-22-2008, 11:40 AM   #6
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i dont know anything about doing that and i dont need to mess anything up
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Old 07-22-2008, 12:06 PM   #7
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just saw that Motorcycles Unlimited is 40min away...anyplace closer? lol
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just saw that Motorcycles Unlimited is 40min away...anyplace closer? lol
Its worth it.

or do it yourself like stated before. I'm sure theres something about carb cleaning on the net, or even search on here
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just saw that Motorcycles Unlimited is 40min away...anyplace closer? lol
patrick is VERY knowledgeable when it comes to carbs. . .IMO his shop is worth the drive. If you still don't want to drive that far, call around the local shops and get quotes on carb cleaning. Might as well have the carbs "sync'd" while they're in there. Keep in mind, some shops won't touch older bikes, so always ask about your specific model when getting the quote. You could also check out/call some of our other site sponsors, i know there are a few within 20 minutes of hobby airport. I think Grand Prix Motoring has a shop on Spencer in pasadena, might want to check them out
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and if you have an exhaust or air filter on there you might as well have a jet kit installed during the cleaning process
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hmm

can someone give me a ballpark price for getting them cleaned, sync'd and jetted?
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can someone give me a ballpark price for getting them cleaned, sync'd and jetted?
nope, just call around. sometimes the same shop will give you different quotes on different days depending on the service writer that day. pick up the phone and do the legwork yourself. I would guesstimate at least 3-5 hours worth of work, at anywhere from $75-$100 an hour.
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that's why you should buy a service manual and teach yourself something
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lol

http://cbrforum.com/m_311016/tm.htm

i found that site...
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it's really not that hard. spend the money on getting the right tools and a manual rather than pay someone else.

don't know what part of town you're in, but you might give javi a call too (or post in his forum) and see what he'd want to do your carbs.
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true methodz is the name of his shop. they're a sponsor on here.
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why do you think you need your carbs cleaned anyway?
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