VM18 spacer on a flat reed

Anyone who’s tried the VM 18 on their flat reed knows about the dreaded bump on the bottom of the carb rubbing the case and not fitting all the way on to the intake. I’ve ground off the bump and that’s not optimal the just decided to make a spacer.

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Re: VM18 spacer on a flat reed

I don’t have this carb... or reeds.

But I bet someone searching this in the future will like to know how thick that spacer had to be to clear the carb bump.

Throw some specs out here. Good job.

Re: VM18 spacer on a flat reed

Dirty30 Dillon /

Judging by the thickness, looks like you could also just hollow out a second reed block and use that.

Re: VM18 spacer on a flat reed

3 mm thick. It came from stock aluminum at Home Depot

Re: VM18 spacer on a flat reed

> Dirty30 Dillon Wrote:

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> Judging by the thickness, looks like you could also just hollow out a

> second reed block and use that.

i have so many of them little shits floating around

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