Fuel Issue

Jay Loeppke jloeppke at charter.net
Tue Sep 2 20:09:19 PDT 2008

He found it tonight.   The vacuum line twisted and then kinked by the  
petcock.  How??  Found the issue though.
On Sep 2, 2008, at 9:04 PM, Paul Heim wrote:

> Look for a leak in the vacuum line from the carbs to the petcock.   
> It's amazing how badly one little hose can cripple a bike...
> Paul in Ohio
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Jay Loeppke"  
> <jloeppke at charter.net>
> To: "GPZ LIST" <gpzlist at micapeak.com>
> Sent: Monday, September 01, 2008 10:52 PM
> Subject: Fuel Issue
>> My Son took my bike up to school for a month, when he got there   
>> (260M), and shut it off he had a tough time starting it again and   
>> keep  running unless the choke was on or on prime.  He said if he   
>> takes it (the petcock) off prime he can watch the gas drain out of  
>> my  little clear fuel filter.  It doesn't help to open the tank, so  
>> no  vapor lock. all the CA stuff has been removed long ago.   Just  
>> did a  200m ride this last weekend with no problems.  I am thinking  
>> a vacuum  leak of some sort.  Rebuild the petcock?  Has Any body  
>> done away with  the vacuum on the petcock?  I did it to my KLR 650,  
>> runs great

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