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Old Jun 19, 2012, 09:57 PM
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What is this part called and where can i get it?


Hi guys, while reassembling my carb after taking it apart to clean i broke one of the brass fuel inlet nipples, picture is attached. It is off a a TigerShark size 40, some random out of business Chinese company. Question, where can i get one of these, and what is it actually called? Would a hobby shop have this part? Maybe nappa auto parts? I have no idea

Thanks a ton,
-Nick
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Old Jun 19, 2012, 10:44 PM
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More than likely one of the metric sized fuel inlet fittings for OS, Evolution, ASP, and Enya ought to fit. Try your local LHS, they should have something.
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Old Jun 20, 2012, 11:23 AM
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This is a fuel inlet nipple of the carb.Most common part of carbs.Any brand of carb fuel inlet should be fit.
Old Jun 20, 2012, 11:41 AM
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The nipples usually have a tapered thread (like a pipe thread or a self tapping screw). As said they are pretty common. People who sell Chinese engines are apt to have them. I had to replace one on a Tower Hobbies engine a while back. So they are abundant.
Old Jun 20, 2012, 12:05 PM
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Thanks guys, thats great news.
Old Jun 20, 2012, 01:12 PM
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These are common. I agree that It's going to be a metric size and virtually all of them use the same size nipple.

I'm fairly certain only Saito uses taper thread fuel nipples.

Greg


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