Carburetor (XR650L)

identification mark
1993 and 1994
Except California VE85A
California VE86A
1995 and later
49 state (and 2008 Canada) VE85C
California VE86B
Canada (except 2008) VE85D
Jet sizes and settings
Standard main jet (sea level to 5000 ft)
1993
49 state
Frame serial no PM-000001 to PM-000958 155
Frame serial no PM-000959 on 152
California
Frame serial no PM-000001 to PM-000078 155
Frame serial no PM-000079 on 152
Canada 152
1994 and later 152
High altitude main jet (above 5000 ft)
1993
49 state
Frame serial no PM-000001 to PM-000958 152
Frame serial no PM-000959 on 150
California
Frame serial no PM-000001 to PM-000078 152
Frame serial no PM-000079 on 150
Canada 150
1994 and later 150
Slow jet 50
Jet needle clip position Not adjustable
Mixture (pilot) screw setting (turns out from lightly seated position)
Initial setting
1993 and 1994
Standard
49 state
Frame serial no PM-000001 to PM-000958 2-3/4
Frame serial no PM-000959 on 2-1/4
California
Frame serial no PM-000001 to PM-000078 2-3/4
Frame serial no PM-000079 on 2-1/4
Canada 2-1/4
High altitude 1/2-turn in from standard final setting (see Section 4)
1995 and later
Standard 2
High altitude 1/2-turn in from standard final setting (see Section 4)
Final setting (all) 3/4
Float level 18.7 mm (0.73 inch)