vf 500 fuel petcock

Discussion in '1st & 2nd Generation 1983-1989' started by vegita65, Jan 29, 2009.

  1. vegita65

    vegita65 New Member

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    I either need a complete petcock rebuild kit, or some sort of replacement.

    Anyone know where I can get one ?
     
  2. VFess

    VFess New Member

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    The parts in a Honda rebuild kit I had for my Valkyrie were identical to the VF, I used it in the VF and it's worked fine for the last couple of years.

    part number 16953-MV9-000 has been replaced with 16953-MBZ-B51.

    [​IMG]
     
  3. vegita65

    vegita65 New Member

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    what year valkarie?
     
  4. volks6000

    volks6000 New Member

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    checked with bikebandit looks like 97,98 has what you need.
     
  5. vegita65

    vegita65 New Member

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    Yeah, I was just looking. Thanks bunches. Now I can paint the bodywork lambo blue. and get the bike all done.
     
  6. JamieDaugherty

    JamieDaugherty New Member

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    Check out my site, I have details on how you can modify the petcock so it never causes problems again. From the main page go to the "How To" section and you'll find a link to it there. I'm too cheap to pay for parts when I can modify what I have!
     
  7. vegita65

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    Yeah, My petcock already has that mod. lol

    Its an old racers trick. Thanks alot though.

    My petcock is off an old vf500 chassis that we stuck a highly modified
    xl600 motor in it.
     
  8. JamieDaugherty

    JamieDaugherty New Member

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    So I have to ask - what's the problem? Why do you want to replace the petcock?
     
  9. vegita65

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    It leaks really really bad. Its been sitting up for many years.

    When I went to use it on my gas tank, it was poring gas as fast as it was going in.

    Now that I know I can find a rebuild kit. Its a keeper lol.
     
  10. vegita65

    vegita65 New Member

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    What about the front seal
     
  11. jonnywishbone

    jonnywishbone New Member

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    How did the Valkyrie petcock turn out on your bike? I did jamie's mod to mine too. Its starting to leak all the time so I'd like to order the 98' valkerie parts. I noticed its a different number on their site. did you get the COVER SET,COCK 1649093?
     
  12. The_Hamster

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    Does the VF1000F have a vacuum operated petcock like that too? I've been shutting mine off manually whenever I park it, but if it has a vacuum valve I'll not bother (such as on my old GS450E).
     
  13. JamieDaugherty

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    No, the VF1000F does not have vacuum operation of the petcock. It's fully manual.
     
  14. jonnywishbone

    jonnywishbone New Member

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    Yeah, dont get me wrong the mod improved the flow on the 86 vf500, its just been a couple years since and its now leaking for some reason.
     
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