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Re:JETTING KITS- WHICH ONE?
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Re:JETTING KITS- WHICH ONE? 2 Months, 3 Weeks ago  
Timmay4 wrote:
Update- I cannot get JetsRus to send me a pilot jet unless I have an american address with an american credit card - I had a friend in the states order me one in- what an ordeal! Still waiting on it-

Just some further feedback- my issue is not jetting. I pulled apart the carb over 10 times on my honeymoon chasing jets as the thread states. I installed the Baron needle on the third setting- and moved it everywhere from the 5th groove as per instruction to the second grove- it likes the third the best. I also played with main jets from 165 - 175 - it likes 172.5 the best.... I continued checking cylinder temps with the heat gun to see if there was a difference- both ran form 230-300 F (FYI liquid cooled is only 190 and it took a while to confirm this is normal for air cooled engines (near the head). I also compared good running bikes to mine when meeting with other bikers and found it was consistent with 300 ish. (History- bike has recently new pickup/cdi/coils/plugs/voltage reg/ stator/ battery and wiring harness). If the issue was compression related I would have temperature differences, and also it would consistently run poorly. The bike would sometimes run perfect, then run on 1 out of two spark plugs on that one cylinder causing it to miss once in awhile- more so at low RPM which explains electrical. I finally replaced the coil for the front cylinder when the front cylinder went dead- and instantly the bike ran perfect for the rest of the day- I clearly have an issue that is shorting out the coil- but what would I check in the wiring harness for this specifically without disassembling the whole wiring harness?


If you are on the 3rd groove of the needle go back in and set it on the 4th groove. 3rd will be lean.
 
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Re:JETTING KITS- WHICH ONE? 2 Months, 3 Weeks ago  
My advice is take the advice you are offered here by DaveJ & SKWEARpeg. This is not FB
 
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