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Based on the Triumph Tiger T11, the T120 shared the same 649cc parallel-twin engine as well as the Tiger's optional twin 13/16-inch AMAL Monobloc carburetors and high-performance inlet camshaft.
The SOHC 1.5-liter 12-valver, equipped with a three-barrel carburetor, wound out a whopping 52 horsepower at 5000 rpm.
The thyroid gland acts as a kind of carburetor in the body, adjusting the speed of the body’s metabolism.
Still others explore the cosmic enigmas of carburetors and burned-out Chevrolets—or maybe that just happens in Bruce Springsteen songs.
Fuel injection replaced carburetors and silicon chips began taking over ever more control of the engine, brakes and transmission.
More commonly, if less dramatically, the handy among us changed our own oil, tweaked our own carburetors and replaced our own spark plugs.
Carburetors that mixed fuel with air disappeared from assembly lines long ago.
Gone are the days when the portly guy who can fix a carburetor is quick or fit enough to carry a tire or operate a jack.
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