Tiny cotter pins in 308 carb linkage

Discussion in '308/328' started by flyngti, Oct 26, 2009.

  1. flyngti

    flyngti Formula 3

    Jul 16, 2009
    Snohomish, WA
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    Eric L
    Anyone know where to find the sub-atomic sized cotter pins used in the carb linkage ends? Seem like I can only find pins locally down to 1/16" inch and the linkage uses ones way smaller than that.
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  3. yelcab

    yelcab F1 World Champ

    Nov 29, 2001
    San Carlos, CA
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    Mitchell Le
    I had one but I gave it away to someone here. It came with my carb rebuild kit and I did not use it. I would call up Pierce Manifolds, Gilroy, CA, but I doubt they would sell you just the cotter pin (it is so small it had to be taped to a piece of paper in the mail).

    What is wrong with just using a small wire?
  4. eracer

    eracer Karting

    May 29, 2009
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    Eric W.
    If you can't locate the cotter pins, safety wire works really well.
  5. fastradio

    fastradio F1 Rookie
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    Apr 26, 2006
    New England
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    David Feinberg
    Ditto...that's what I typically use.
  6. Sledge4.2

    Sledge4.2 F1 Rookie
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    Oct 19, 2007
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    i just replaced my ball/cotter pin set up with new linkage, i could probably find the wire if you really need it, but i would just use as suggested above (although some will complain its not "original" hahaha)
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  8. Rock

    Rock Formula 3

    Nov 9, 2003
    Toronto, Canada
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