Common questions

What kind of Mikuni carburetor do I have?

What kind of Mikuni carburetor do I have?

Look at the top view of the float chamber cover, the cover gasket of the float chamber or the jet chamber cover gasket to identify a Mikuni Carburetor. There is a word that should be printed on the car. It can be in small or large letters.

Who makes Mikuni carbs?

Mikuni Corporation
Mikuni Corporation (株式会社ミクニ, Kabushiki gaisha Mikuni) is a Japanese Automotive products manufacturing company. Their business activities is focused on carburetors, fuel injectors and other automobile and motorcycle related equipment.

How do I tell what size Mikuni carb I have?

Re: Identifying Mikuni carb size? Measure the inside diameter of the carb on the engine side. That will give you the size. Most of the internals will be marked as to what size they are and a lot of them can be ordered separately as needed.

How can you tell if a Mikuni carb is real?

The fake carburetor has the “Minkui” imprinted on the top and side of the carburetor. On a genuine carburetor you will find the “Mikuni” logo. Also you will notice that the fake carburetor doesn’t have the “NOT FOR AIRCRAFT USE” decal and the anchor plates.

Are Mikuni carbs made in Japan?

The unique thing about Mikuni carburetors is that they are manufactured in Japan and consequently used in Kawasaki, Honda, Yamaha and other Japanese motorcycles.

Is Mikuni still in business?

Mikuni Corporation, our parent company in Japan has been in business for over 91 years and has more than 5,000 employees worldwide. Mikuni’s primary business is to manufacture various types of carburetor and other automotive related products. It is well known as one of the leading manufacturers in the industry.

How do I replace my Mikuni carburetor?

Mikuni Carburetors should be replaced, repaired or tuned by the selling dealer, or a trained or qualified race mechanic.

Can Mikuni carburetors be used on public roads?

Please Note: Other than exact replacement OEM carburetors, all Mikuni Aftermarket Carburetors and Tuning Components are sold “As Is” for Off Road / Racing Use Only and are not intended or approved for use on vehicles operated on Public Roads or in Locations where applicable engine tampering and anti-pollution laws apply.

What are the different types of Mikuni carbohydrates?

There are basically three different types of Mikuni carbs you’ll see on motorcycles. First, there are the OEM (original equipment manufacturer) carbs. Mikuni engineers work with motorcycle manufacturers to adapt their carbs to a particular design to meet factory specifications.