Back fire back fire back fire
afm199 at earthlink.net
Sun Mar 22 11:39:49 PDT 2009
Just swapped ignitors, no change. Tried both on both bikes.
On Mar 22, 2009, at 11:26 AM, Jo Rhett wrote:
> On Mar 22, 2009, at 11:16 AM, Ernest Montague wrote:
>> I am putting the race bike back together. Flatslides and gen two
>> cams. It ran well last year, and now I can NOT get it running well.
>> It starts and idles fairly well but will NOT take throttle. It
>> backfires through the cannister and sometimes the front carb. I
>> have checked and changed plugs, redid the plug wires, checked spark,
>> and checked the coil connections. .Fresh gas. Good battery. Anyone
>> have any suggestions?
> When I had that last year it was my IC ignitor.
>> Yesterday I got it running after some sputtering and backfiring and
>> it ran perfectly, took gas well. Now it is back to not taking
> When it started to fail it would sometimes work and sometimes not.
> Twice I got it to work after spending all day doing things (cleaning
> carbs, etc) but it wouldn't work the next morning. In retrospect it
> was probably a warm-up thing for the ignitor.
> Anyway, testing is easy -- take one off a good bike and if it doesn't
> solve the problem instantly, it wasn't that.
> Jo Rhett / velociRaptor Racing
> #553 WERA / AFM
> #53 SMRRC
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