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Picked up a 98 Quadrunner 500 for a song. It's in rough shape, but funny enough it turned over and fired on starter fluid. Fuel lines are rotted to snot and the inlet tubes to the carb are rusty. I have a rebuild kit for the mikuni, but I'm wondering if anyone has used any of those alternatives on Ebay or Amazon that say they fit? 

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So, as for the carb; I found the quad originated in Arkansas. So the needle/diaphragm wasn't set for Florida (middle setting). I set it to one of the extremes to test, and now the thing revs WOT without issue. Fancy that.

So much rust on it. thank goodness for Ebay for finding parts. Plastics need  to be renewed a bit; will have to research that. 

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