The CV carburetor has been a Harley-Davidson staple for a long time, but is often overlooked for "better" aftermarket options. The reality is that the CV or constant velocity carburetor is a very capable carb, especially with a little modification.

Learn terms like choke, float bowl, butterfly, accelerator pump, and other frequently used terms as we show you the inner workings of Harley's CV carb and point out it's strengths and weaknesses. As a primer, here's five things you'll learn about below. And if you decide to swap out your stock CV carb, we've got you covered, so be sure to check out our aftermarket carburetor options.

Choke
Float Bowl 
Air/Fuel Screw 
Harley CV Carb Needle 
Idle Screw