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Guys, I am rebuilding my M74. All has gone well but I am at the point of installing new float assembly. My question is about the float lever pin. Mine has a pin screw and a bearing screw. Should these be tight or loose. If I tighten them, the float lever won't move. If they are left loose, seems like they would leak gas. Any help would be appreciated!



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Re: Linkert Question

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The screws need to be tight. If they bind your float lever (is it original or aftermarket?) you can either dress down the lever slightly or the screws. Try to keep the lever centered in the slot and make sure that there is enough clearance for free movement but not so much that the float can shift back and forth.
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Thanks Robbie!

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44Rimfire!

If you don't have a lathe to shave the pivotpin caps, or the patience with a file, you might find it easier to punch a paper gasket.

Butcher paper is about six thou, and the caps are known to leak anyway.

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Thank you sir. I was wondering why they don't have gasket washers. Seems like a good spot for one. What I haven't figured yet is why am I having this problem. I did not replace the float lever! I put the old pin and bearing back in and it's is too tight also.

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Have you been working out?? :lol:
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Ha. No but I need too!

Figured it out. I had the drain plug in place of bearing screw. Both had hole in end but were different lengths.

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