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Old 01-23-2013, 03:09 PM   #1597
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Originally Posted by Blakebird View Post
The previous owner of the one I recently bought had put in Thruxton needles, which apparently have a richer taper. He'd also exposed the fuel/air screw and backed it out 1/2 turn.

On a cold morning it needs choke to start, but can be ridden away in a minute. It carburets crisply.
Triumph Thruxton (NBZT)
tip+ 0.0 = 0.066
tip+ 0.2 = 0.070
tip+ 0.4 = 0.074
tip+ 0.6 = 0.079
tip+ 0.8 = 0.084
tip+ 1.0 = 0.090
Taper begins
Tip+ 1.330
Non taper Diameter

Anybody got the specs on the stock W needles?
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