Re: Do i need a new reed valve for qt50

Nick MBC /
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> Pops Peds Wrote:

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> > Nick Haber Wrote:

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> > If you have an airleak in your intake, the reeds aren't the issue. The

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> > seal between the reedblock and the case is the issue (or seal between

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> > the carb and intake). New gaskets should fix it. While you're in there

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> > would slap on some new performance reeds anyways:

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> https://www.treatland.tv/boyesen-dual-stage-reeds-for-YAMAHA-QT50-PW50-YT-p/boyesen-yamaha-qt50-reeds-674.htm

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> I understand it is gasket problem but 35 year old reeds wearing out was

> actually the reason i asked,plus not being familiar with them wanted

> input on maybe newer technology that would give better performance.i

> guess i should say since i am replacing the gaskets should the reeds

> being that old be replaced and are there better options...thanks for the

> reply

I mean the reeds in there are likely steel and probably aren't going to go bad per say. The better option is the boyesen reeds I linked. You should notice an increase in power with them

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