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'79GT80 I had to buy a Mikuni VM18 carb to replace the stock 16mm carb

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Thank you Schu, It shows it has ended, so some lucky chap hopefully will make it a good home.....maybe post a video of the sound it makes.  I won't lie, it's a bit more than I'd like to pay, but if I made them new, I'd surely charge that much too.  I believe the pair of Toomey chambers I put on my Rz350 cost about as much back in '84.  I suppose things are just pricier now.  LOL.
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19 Feb 2021 15:57 #31

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Hi, I have a similar problem. I have an 81 MX80 missing the carburetor and throttle. Used original carbs are impossible to find and the VM16 clamp on is not available either like you mention. How did you adapt the VM18 clamp to the intake fitting? Also are you using the original throttle cable? I got this bike new as a kid and I thought it would be fun to fix it up and get it running again. Thanks!
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If OP doesn't answer you might try contacting Treatland moped in California.  They are nice people and have a several types of that style spigot mount carb and mounting bushings.
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