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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-10-2013, 11:23 PM Thread Starter
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I may just be parinoid but it fells like my bikes developed a studder.

Under normal accel and steady cruise she's smooth as silk. The only time she does it is climbing a hill at highway speed. When you crack open the trottel just a little to maintain speed you can fell it. Caint really tell anything by the tack or exhaust though. If you open her on up she picks right up and smoothes out.

I've not experienced the problem on the down hill, or level though. Any ideas what it might be?

Keep her rubber side down.
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Sounds lean at the end of the pilot circuit. What mod's?
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She's stock. I was thinking about adjusting the mixture screws to see if that would clear things up. I know the bikes were tuned lean from the factory. Just gotta figure out where the screws are at on the carbs. I've never tinkered with mc carbs always been a 4barrel. I know they all work the same in principle but things are in difrent places

Keep her rubber side down.
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Could be some trash in the carb. Run you some SEA FOAM through the gas. And the high rpm's pull the choke closed for just a second at a time to help suck any trash out of a jet.
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Did some poking around and found pics of where the air screws are. Pulled the plugs off of them, the carbs were still factory set. I turned both carbs 2 1/2 out. Seems to have cleared up most of my problem. On the uphill ridin to work she pulled a lot smoother. The only thing I could think of that might have leaned out the stock settings were where I drilled the baffles. From my research most people haven't had to tinker with the carbs aslong as their still running their goat like I am. I guess most don't ride as often as I do so they don't notice if their bikes acting up slightly in certain conditions. Ill still try the choke thing tomarow to see if it helps any more. 36k and I don't think the carbs have ever been off.

Also I would say its time to sea foam her again. I ran some threw Eric when I first got her but that's been over a year ago.

Keep her rubber side down.

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