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  1. Kitty Cat/ZR120/ZR200
    Any ideas for alternate route to replace a Carburetor Nozzle in my 2003 ZR120. Arctic Cat Part # 0693-056. Mikuni Part # 9A. The part is on backorder everywhere. I have checked Arctic Cat, Als, Hudons, ebay and facebook market place. I saw on another thread from a few years ago that...
  2. Utility ATV repair, maintenance, troubleshooting
    Hi Everyone Got a 2000 arctic cat 300 4x4, have an issue where after about 10 minutes of idling just fine with no choke the idle starts to creep higher and higher until its screaming. Already checked for intake leaks with carb cleaner and rebuilt the carb, the only thing I found when rebuilding...
  3. Utility ATV repair, maintenance, troubleshooting
    O.k. so, cleaned my carb, took out a screw in the center that had a spring on it. It was not screwed in all the way. Can anyone tell me how far to screw it back it? It's like a needle screw.
  4. Utility ATV repair, maintenance, troubleshooting
    Hi Kids, I'm constructing a Hovercraft using two Kawasaki snowmobile engines and could use some advice on carburator choices for best performance.The engines are vintage (71-75 ?) and have been completely rebuilt and do run fairly well. I should mention they are 400cc & 440cc. One...
  5. Vintage 1992 & Older
    I feel like my '79 El Tigre 6000 is idling a little low. Does anybody know what RPM it should be idling at? Also, are there any good methods for adjusting both carburetors while keeping them in sync with each other? Thanks!
  6. Vintage 1992 & Older
    Hey, im kind of new to all the carburetor model differences. If i were to buy a throttle cable that is labeled as fitted for VM 28-34 would that still fit my Mikuni VM34-388? If not, why?
  7. Utility ATV repair, maintenance, troubleshooting
    So withing the past few months, I noticed that when I first start up the engine, it will idle, then stall. I apply the choke for about 5 seconds, choke revs up the RPMs as normal, then they quickly drop and it stalls, if i drive it right after I start it, it seems normal. Aslo, If i attempt to...
  8. Utility ATV repair, maintenance, troubleshooting
    Hi all, I just bought an Arctic Cat 1998 300 4x4 with a carb issue. The idle is high (even with the adjustment screw at the minimum) and irregular. It also back fires when compressing (valve adjustment?). So I bought a used carburetor coming from a Suzuki King Quad 300 1998 (same engine). The...
  9. Vintage 1992 & Older
    I have a 1988 Panther 500 fan cooled twin with 760 miles on it. I recently acquired it and I will list all I have done to it shortly. My question is: I have to put the clip on the needle on the very top position (leanest position) to get the sled to perform strongly. The stock position is the...
  10. Utility ATV repair, maintenance, troubleshooting
    I have removed and cleaned the carburetor twice. I made sure all the jets were clean, blew everything out real well, and set the pilot screw according to the specs., Good gas is getting to the float bowl, but my '05 500 TBX still won't start. When I spray starter fluid into the carb, she...
  11. Utility ATV repair, maintenance, troubleshooting
    I'm not a mechanic at all, but I know enough to fix minor issues. When I start my ATV it will run for a minute or two and then the engine will die. I think it might be the carburetor, but I'm not sure how check. IF this is the issue, how do I fix it? Has anybody had this problem? I think the...
  12. Z/ZL/ZR/ZRT/T-Cat/EXT/JAG/Cougar
    I just synchronized my dual carbs on my 1999 zl 500. I ran the throttle up to where i saw the black ball, adjusted my other carb to match. Heres my question, when i let go and the slides come down, the left one is noticably(not alot) highter than the right, Is this ok or what do I need to do to...
  13. Vintage 1992 & Older
    Hey guys, I was just wondering if i bypassed my magnetic carb safety switches if that would affect my kill switch at all? please let me know! Tucker
  14. Z/ZL/ZR/ZRT/T-Cat/EXT/JAG/Cougar
    Hello, Does anyone know what notch or level the needle in my carburetor is suppose to be at? I had my carbs cleaned last year and they didnt put them back correctly, now I am trying to figure out how they go so I dont blow the carb. Any advise is appreciated. This is for a 1998 ZR 500...
  15. General ATV Discussion
    Hello Everyone, I'm new here and don't know what I'm doing, but I have a question. Does anyone know the adjustment screw(s) and float height specs for the carb on this atv? 1998 Arctic Cat 300 4x2. This atv is nearly impossible to start, but runs good when started.
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