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Old 07-10-2012, 08:46 PM
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I am pretty sure the crank seals on this bike go in from the inside, which means a major disassembly, along with some specialty tools. I would do a crankcase pressure test to check the seals before splitting the cases and going through a complete overhaul to replace some seals that you are not sure are bad. Your first step should be setting the float level to the "correct" setting and confirming you have the stock jetting in the carb.
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Old 07-12-2012, 08:57 PM
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Have you checked your reeds?
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yes i did, i expected those to be the problem so i checked them after taking the carb off and they seem to be in near mint condition.
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Old 07-13-2012, 06:09 AM
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I recently had some jetting issue too way lean then too rich huge jumps with small adjustments. Bottom line my reeds looked good too I replaced them and my problem was solved. I am not saying it will solve yours. How old are they what type are they are they all there?
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My main point is that you have to rule out ALL mechanical possibilities before tweaking the jetting or it will be a waste of time.
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Old 07-13-2012, 11:02 AM
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I agree, I spent days just trouble shooting myself... Took the power valves out cleaned them, and replaced rings since I had it all off. I ended up so tired of the finiky Mikuni I bought a Keihin 38mm PWK Airstriker. I got it from JD is came jetted spot on! Float lebel was correct right out of the box... all my OEM boots matched up. An amazing increase in throttle response
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