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Thread: Injector cleaning/throttle body gaskets

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    Injector cleaning/throttle body gaskets

    As part of winter maintenance I'm planning on having the injectors cleaned by a professional (ultrasonic and test-bed stuff etc). Removing the injectors requires disassembling the throttle body. There's a gasket there that can't be bought seperately from Aprilia, but only as part of an insanely priced throttle body rebuild kit.

    So, can I re-use the throttle body gasket? Oh and advice on how to carefully disassemble the throttle body is always welcome.

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    Honest always, feared often Micah / AF1 Racing's Avatar
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    37 miles E. of ATX, TX USA.
    95% of the time if you are careful the rail or injector cover gaskets are reusable.
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    Micah Shoemaker
    AF1 Racing
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    Austin, TX 78753

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    tanx will be really careful!

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    apriliaforum expert ned's Avatar
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    Ive had mine off a few times . These gaskets are fairly robust

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