Where you said it would idle and rev fine but lose power when you let the clutch out. Were you able to get moving? That sounds like the kickstand switch if you couldn't get moving.Hey guys, hope this isn’t too long, but I’m going to drop in my notes from the past couple days. Currently the bike is a little outside of town and I’ve been troubleshooting an unknown issue. I’m running out of ideas, so hopefully this makes sense to someone.
Rode fine in twisties. Pulled into highway speeds, first time over third, and engine started overheating and losing power.
Then it would idle and rev fine but would return to no power after clutch lever let out.
A day later it will crank but rarely turn over. Spark plugs say the front cylinder is rich, rear looks okay. This should be because I degoated before this ride and the rear pipe is a lot shorter.
Spark plugs were wet when checked, engine flooded from starting all day. Oil res smells like gas.
I figured a roadside fix for the rich condition would be to chop the front pipe at the same length, so I did that instead of rejetting.
Next day will fire after oil change and cleaned plugs but very rough idle, max 15 sec.
Plugs have a little carbon buildup, but they’re the same and dry
(This is the bikes first big ride in months and first ride since degoat)
(earshave with uni filters, 40/42 no shims, riding at 5000ft plus)
Sounds like it's flooding.... Does the vacuum line for the petcock have gas in it?