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Old 10-06-2012, 06:49 AM   #7789
KHVol
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Originally Posted by wiseblood View Post

Only problem I had -- and it was a doozy: 20 miles from home I stopped to fuel up. When I tried to start the bike, I had a very hard time. It wouldn't idle without the choke, and was back-firing a bit. It sounded like it was running on only one cylinder. In order to get home, I exited the highway has station with te choke half open, and closed it only when I got up to highway speeds. At speed it seemed ok. Btw, this was at about 11:30 pm, so I was a bit freaked out.


Any thoughts?
Sounds like mine when I let the fuel get old w/o treating it, but it happened at initial startup, not after running for hours.
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