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Old 04-30-2009, 10:28 AM   #1517
Joined: Mar 2008
Location: SF Bay Area
Oddometer: 193
Originally Posted by clay
The 950 starts perfectly-then purrs at idle.The next 1000 or so rpms is like ridding a bike that has contact points that kick in after rpm builds,then perfect again.I figured the float bowl/needle jet would let it idle,then die when throttle is turned.
It sounds like some small orifice or orifices (jets) in the carburetors have varnish deposits from sitting for 18 months. I'd try disassembling them and using carburetor cleaner on all the jets.
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