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I've noticed that a lot of gasoline has been dripping out of my left exhaust pipe. i left it on and came back later to notice a puddle of gas at the end of the pipe. the right pipe is fine. does anyone know how to fix this?
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Sounds like the proverbial stuck float valve. Try running some Seafoam through the float bowls and see if that doesn't help the problem.

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I've noticed that a lot of gasoline has been dripping out of my left exhaust pipe. i left it on and came back later to notice a puddle of gas at the end of the pipe. the right pipe is fine. does anyone know how to fix this?
did you verify that this is gas, not water vapor? water is a byproduct of combustion, and you will get drips if your bike is cold just like a car. did it disapear after the bike warmed.

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You would have a big leak if gas was dripping out of the tip of your exhaust. Im betting its condensation
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hmm, at operating temps it would seem like that much gas in the exhaust would ignite? And that would probably be bad, no matter how cool it would look.
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Dripping fluid

Ummm...........If it was dripping fuel & it DID ignite, wouldn't that fix his stuck needle & seat problem? (and any other problem he & the 750 might have)

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Ummm...........If it was dripping fuel & it DID ignite, wouldn't that fix his stuck needle & seat problem? (and any other problem he & the 750 might have)
It could also warm ya up quicker on these chilly daze !! LOL


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It could also warm ya up quicker on these chilly daze !! LOL
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I'd Put A Camera In The Garage It Might Be The Old Lady Trying To Get Rid Of You Or Him Next Door That You Wake Up Every Time You Start The Bike....lol

My Money Is With The Stuck Float Valve.
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its definately gasoline. whats seafoam? i live only a few minutes away from the beach, i might be able to bottle some up and get it back in time for the bike!!!

just kidding. but seriously, whats seafoam?
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