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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