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Mechanics 101 Can't get it to run right? Find a trick to add HP?
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Old 11-07-2018, 10:52 PM   #1
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Default Finally! !!

Ok got the carbs cleaned and rebuilt..compression check 150 psi across all oil and filter...I have new carb boot (manifold) orings...Ivans jet kit was already installed previously as was an yoshimura rs3..RODE IT TODAY and jeez this kat will haul...didn't get too fast maybe 55 60.. puts my old fzr to shame
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Old 11-10-2018, 12:35 PM   #2
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Old 11-10-2018, 08:08 PM   #3
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Only 50-60 on a test ride???
I was testing my carb tuning by redlining the engine in 1st and 2nd gear.
"Kick out the jams muther fuckers!!!"
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Old 11-11-2018, 02:43 AM   #4
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Well I did redine in 1st..but I still have the weather cracked avon hoops on and didn't want to get the speed up too much...time to spoon the continentals on
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