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Bike dies with no choke - September 20, 2009, 08:17 PM

I am helping a buddy with his bike. When he turns off the coke the bike dies. We are doing full carb clean and sync. But I suspect it might be something else. Any suggestions from the peanut gallery?


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September 20, 2009, 08:35 PM

Does the idle adjustment nob have any affect?


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September 20, 2009, 08:40 PM

Nope and we've gone all the way in either direction. Different settings of course.


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September 20, 2009, 08:46 PM

needs to be cleaned better something is still clogged, probably the pilot jet
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September 20, 2009, 08:59 PM

i would measure to make sure the float is at the right height. if it's not it can make the carbs run too lean to keep the bike running, putting the choke on would compensate for this and also explain why the bike dies when you take the choke off.
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September 20, 2009, 09:00 PM

Have the covers on the idle mixtures been drilled? If so, I would remove each mixture screw, clean the threads of the screw and screw seat, turn them to full stop and back out 2.5 or so turns on each and see if that nets results.


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Clogged jet.


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