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I have a volvo Penta 130 with twin solex 44pai carbs. I have just stripped and cleaned them our, and fitted new kits into them. what float level do I set? can't seem to find the setting anywhere. Thanks mate

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Not really, I guess I have just fitted rings valves guides ane valve sests done, new coil distributor fuel filter plugs ect and havn't really had any luck starting it yet. The problem I had is exactly the same as the guy you were talking to had, so I put new kits in them.

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