Carb shim material

What would a good material for a carb shim be? Ordered one for my 14.12 off of treats but it’s too big to fit on my shorty intake. What kind of material could I use that would stand up to some abuse

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Too big in what dimension?

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Inner dimension. I believe it was made for a curvy intake which I also have but the filter would hit the Chain and hinder performance

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You bought the wrong size shim.

Measure the OD of the intake to find what shim you need

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its a drag but but u do have to measure b4 u put in the order. easiest to buy the right shim instead of fabbing one.

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ina pickle a beer can , electrical tape or foil hi temp tape yup and a rubber mallet bro make an o ring with an old inner tube smack it on and itll work for a bit lol ive made shims out of my girlfriends nail polish caps still work too :)

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I cut out strips from milk jugs. gas resistant, very compressible, slick, very nice thickness and easily available everywhere. just adjust length to adjust fit. you can even have it only 3/4 of a full circle and it'll seal, or start into a second wrap if you need tighter fit

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> rory . Wrote:

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> ina pickle a beer can , electrical tape or foil hi temp tape yup and a

> rubber mallet bro make an o ring with an old inner tube smack it on and

> itll work for a bit lol ive made shims out of my girlfriends nail polish

> caps still work too :)

Do not use electrical tape or foil tape. They are not gas resistant. The the tape goes doesnt go over your engine, the massive air leak will

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I 3d print them. my 3d printed shims work fine but its probably easier just to order the correct size.

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https://www.1977mopeds.com/product-p/774916.htm

look at all the choices on that page. im sure its available.1977 mopeds shim sizes

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Maybe too big

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> kenny s Wrote:

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> https://www.1977mopeds.com/product-p/774916.htm

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> look at all the choices on that page. im sure its available.1977 mopeds

> shim sizes

Lemme know how that works out for ya.

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