Re:OT the purpose of the petcock?

Danny Moped /
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PRIME = ON

Reserve and off are what they are...

The only regulation of fuel flow is in the bowl. That's where the float comes into play.

The regulation of fuel going into the motor is dependent on, A. Size of the main jet in the carburator. B. Size of the carburator itself. C. The size of the inside diameter of the intake manifold.

The petcock is there because it's VERY BAD to store your moped with the fuel constantly ON. You could cause leakage in the carburator, and also corosion can get into the carburator due to condensation developing if left for a long period of time.

When storing your bike or leaving it over night in a hot/cold climate, turn the petcock OFF and let it run out of gas on it's own. Then in the morning when you go to kick it over, turn the petcock to PRIME or ON and flick the choke ON. It should start right up in a couple of cranks.

Go nuts.

DannyMoped07

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  what is the purpose of the petcock?Topic by: adam adam 09/02/05 10:37PM
  Re: what is the purpose of the petcock?Re: Joe Woods Joe Woods 09/02/05 10:45PM
  Re: what is the purpose of the petcock?Re: adam adam 09/02/05 11:09PM
  Re: what is the purpose of the petcock?Re: Joe Woods Joe Woods 09/02/05 11:15PM
  Re: what is the purpose of the petcock?Re: adam adam 09/03/05 01:49AM
  Re: what is the purpose of the petcock?Re: Joe Woods Joe Woods 09/03/05 01:53AM
  Re: what is the purpose of the petcock?Re: adam adam 09/03/05 12:24PM
  Re: what is the purpose of the petcock?Re: Leon Swarmer Leon Swarmer 09/02/05 11:16PM
  Re: what is the purpose of the petcock?Re: Xxxxx Xxxxx Xxxxx Xxxxx 09/03/05 01:21AM
  Re:OT the purpose of the petcock?Re: Leon Swarmer Leon Swarmer 09/03/05 01:53AM
  Re:OT the purpose of the petcock?Re: Xxxxx Xxxxx Xxxxx Xxxxx 09/04/05 04:51PM
  Re:OT the purpose of the petcock?Re: Leon Swarmer Leon Swarmer 09/04/05 05:11PM
  Re:OT the purpose of the petcock?Re: Dave Mcgarry Dave Mcgarry 09/04/05 11:49PM
  Re:OT the purpose of the petcock?Re: Leon Swarmer Leon Swarmer 09/05/05 03:46AM
  Re:OT the purpose of the petcock?Re: Danny Moped Danny Moped 09/03/05 02:47AM
  Re:OT the purpose of the petcock?Re: BigM BigM 09/03/05 03:07AM
  Re:OT the purpose of the petcock?Re: Xxxxx Xxxxx Xxxxx Xxxxx 09/04/05 04:56PM
  Re:OT the purpose of the petcock?Re: Danny Moped Danny Moped 09/03/05 03:49AM
  Re:OT the purpose of the petcock?Re: BigM BigM 09/03/05 03:57AM
  Re:OT the purpose of the petcock?Re: Danny Moped Danny Moped 09/03/05 04:13AM
  Re: what is the purpose of the petcock?Re: Danny Moped Danny Moped 09/03/05 03:07PM
  Re: what is the purpose of the petcock?Re: Joe Woods Joe Woods 09/03/05 03:31PM
  Re: what is the purpose of the petcock?Re: Danny Moped Danny Moped 09/03/05 07:58PM
  Re: what is the purpose of the petcock?Re: Joe Woods Joe Woods 09/03/05 09:05PM
  Re: what is the purpose of the petcock?Re: Danny Moped Danny Moped 09/04/05 04:04AM
  Re: what is the purpose of the petcock?Re: Joe Woods Joe Woods 09/04/05 09:33AM
  Re: what is the purpose of the petcock?Re: Shawn Shawn 09/05/05 08:33AM
  Re: what is the purpose of the petcock?Re: Leon Swarmer Leon Swarmer 09/05/05 12:10PM

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