1 cylinder down - update

Timothy Linke tcl1969 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 15 19:06:56 PDT 2014

I would recommend against the pod filters as they are a pain to tune, from
what I have been told is stick with the stock setup and get it running
right.  You will most likely have to re jet going to pod filters.

I would idle the bike for a bit with the filters off and then shut it off
to see if any of the carbs are leaking fuel.

My bikes carbs were a mess when I bought my 95 it took me 3 times to get
them clean.

On Sat, Mar 15, 2014 at 8:56 PM, john leonard <jlmdx at hotmail.com> wrote:

> I've checked a few things on my '96.I purchased a compression gauge and
> tested the cylinders.  They appear about equal.  2 @150 psi and 2 @ 160
> psi.   I removed the air box (for good), and intend to install pod filters
> and a crankcase filter.I cleaned out #3's bowl and float pin (the one that
> flooded) and sprayed carb cleaner in all the intakes.  I didn't
> remove/adjust the jets.  I cleaned the spark plugs again; they all show
> about the same resistance on a meter.  I put the tank and carbs back on and
> it's still not running well and stalls if I give it any gas, but I think I
> need pods in place.I'm beginning to think the ignition is at fault.  As I
> mentioned in my last post, the engine was missing big-time a few weeks ago
> (before the hydro lock)  then it magically starting working again after
> sitting for a day to two.
> So here's what's on order.  4 new plugs, 4 pods, 1 crank filter, and new
> Service Manual (my old one went missing).  I'll test the ignition and the
> cables once I find out how that's done.
> john
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