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Old 02-12-2018, 07:49 PM   #1
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Angry 06 600 runs like crap after carb clean and,intake manifold orings

Hi, have clean 600 that sat for years,so fresh fuel battery,carb clean with all new orings and,intake manifold orings and,plugs.replaced as well.still won't run without the choke on,smokes(oil) randomly and,is intermittently missing.any advise would be helpful.bike is clean with 26k on it.Original owner before me gave me all service records.
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Old 02-12-2018, 10:53 PM   #2
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If it won't run without choke on, the carbs are still dirty. Take a look in the wiki and read carbs 102 for a how to.
Yes they're still dirty. It's the pilot circuit that's clogged.
Yes, you need to soak them.
Yes for 24 hours.
If they were really gummed up, I'd recommend running fishing line through the internal carb passages to make sure they aren't still blocked. If they are, soak for another 24 hours.

Good call on the intake manifold orings though, lot of people forget about those.
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Old 02-13-2018, 01:18 AM   #3
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What he said.... rule of thumb, clean them once you think your done, do it again...it will eliminate having it run like poo.
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Old 02-13-2018, 12:53 PM   #4
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yeah Carbs are like having kids. soon as you think they are clean... BAM dirt everywhere!
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Old 02-14-2018, 05:15 PM   #5
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Mine did the same thing when I cleaned the carbs and it happens that the pilot jet was still clogged. after i clean that one it run with out choke.
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