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Where can I talk about other Yamaha's??

Im a bike builder,any thing that can be chopped,cut,repainted with sick flames and grafic's will do.My question is about a build Im doing on a 1981 yamaha 850 triple.Problem is that the left side fuel pitcock wants to leak?? It has two pitcocks you know,anyway, the left side has a little pinhole that looks like a weap hole,that once the bike get some rev's, it. wants to blow out here. just enough to say,its leaking,the right side doesnt have this little hole(between the gaskets of the rear of the pitcock. has anyone had this problem before and why does this bike need two pitcocks anyways???? thing. anyway, any thoughts will help,otherwise I may just plug this thing off, doesnt seem to hurt any thing, rubber down and wind at my back, ironhead myke
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The Yamaha Triples Community is an excellent site for your model:
http://www.yamaha-triples.org/

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Have a look on ebay for a petcock , get a manual rather than a vacuum operated one [ or convert the vacuum one to manual ].
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The Yamaha Triples Community is an excellent site for your model:
http://www.yamaha-triples.org/

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THANKS FOR THE INFO, THIS IS THE FIRST ONE OF THESE IVE WORKED ON, ITS CRAZY TO HAVE TWO PETCOCKS THAT RUN OFF A VAC. ID RATHER RUN MANUEL ANYTIME YOUKNOW?? ANYWAY, THANKS FOR THE SITE BREEZING ALWAYS, IRONHEAD
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