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Hi good folks,
Overdrive26 here, and I promise not to make a bozo of my self. I hope everyone is doing good, getting to ride a lot, and such, and just really having a good time. My scoot is an 85 aspy that I`ve had. so I can`t complain too much. I put a poorboy kit on her, and she`s been ready to stroll. The Dragon`s Tail was fun, as many of you know. But I`m getting away from my main reason for bugging everyone. My problem is diaphrams. I need some but I don`t want to sell the house to get them. Any ideas would help. I know some of you guysgot your act together when it comes to finding parts and such. If you can help, thanks a bunch. See you on the road
way down south in north Georgia
Wayne Allen[/size][/b]
If you treat your 1200 right, and trust her, she can and will save your butt from a lot of bad scenes. Just believe in her! Mine has several times.
#1 07-01-2015, 05:25 PM,
I am curious as to why you need diaphragms?
I gather they are damaged, torn?

I have thought about this and my .02 is this:

Other than the cost of a diaphragm, what is the quality?
I know Honda has good quality parts, as long as you treat them with care.
Since Honda no longer stocks these, the only other way to get a quality Honda diaphragm is to buy it used in a set of used carburetors.
Used carburetor sets are out there and at a variety of costs.
Carburetor parts are delicate and need to be treated with care.
Most people who 'service' their carburetors usually pay attention to the bottom of the carburetor and that is where damage can be done if care is not taken.
You are interested in the the top of the carburetor, so the odds are, the diaphragms have never been touched and are in good, usable condition. Look at the condition of the screws which hold the caps on. If the screws look like they never had a driver in them, the diaphragms should be in great shape.
Now for the cost, pristine carburetors demand a pristine price.
Find a set of carburetors which have had the bottom opened and abused and these should be priced more reasonably.
When you disassemble these, take care, don't rush and use a proper fitting screw driver before giving the driver a twist.
If the screws are stubborn, I use a small pair of Vise-Grip type pliers to break them loose.

Just remember, one man's trash, is another man's treasure.......

Good Luck.

-Ride On

7/5/2015: 11 days left to this auction.
enjoying the view from the saddle....... due mainly to the people and information found within this site
#2 07-04-2015, 09:45 PM,
Hey Guy, Thanks for the thoughts and ideas. I realize you have put a lot of thinking into your answer and I thank you for that. I was injured, and could not ride my scoot for more than 9 months. Now, the number 4 carb has a 1/4 in. tear and I have no idea how to fix it, except replace it. Again, thank you for your input.
wayne allen
Taylorsville Ga
down south
If you treat your 1200 right, and trust her, she can and will save your butt from a lot of bad scenes. Just believe in her! Mine has several times.
#3 07-20-2015, 05:10 PM,

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