list is quiet so how about an sv question?
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Wed Mar 2 06:10:34 PST 2011
On Wed, Mar 2, 2011 at 8:56 AM, Morgan Jones <morgan at morganjones.org> wrote:
> Hello Everyone,
> I have an SV issue I could use some advice on.. My '99 track bike with a
> fairly usual array of modifications (680cc, flatslides, race cams) is idling
> rough. The motor was out for nearly a year to replace two valves and a base
> gasket. I got it back near the end of last season and it ran fine through a
> track day.
> Fast forward a month or so to last fall, I started it to warm up and then
> replace the water with antifreeze. I was able to keep it running long
> enough to flush and replace the coolant but it the idle is rough and it
> periodically dies.
> Any ideas? My sense is it probably just needs a carb sync or least that's
> the best first step before looking deeper.
> And if so: how different is the syncing process from stock carbs? I have a
> chilton manual and I'm reasonably mechanical but I haven't done much carb
Carbs don't go out of sync just sitting there.
Try cleaning the low speed jets first.
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