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post #1 of (permalink) Old 05-05-2008, 09:58 PM
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carb trouble?

I just bought a malnourished 96 ktm 300. The original owner ran a 1:5 oil/gas ratio and did not maintain the bike well. I dont know when the last rebuild was. I cleaned the carb up, but now I cannot get it dialed in. There was a small kink in the gas line, not sure if that was the problem or not. I live at 6000' and the carb is a keihin pwk 38. The main jet is a 45, jet needle (i think) is an 85, and the other jet is a 158. Any suggestions on how to keep this thing from bogging down when increasing the throttle? Or other suggestions!
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I know this might sound to simple but are you sure that your floats are not stuck closed or needle valve seat is not working right starving for fuel I am thinking thats why its bogging happened to me
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after you ride it hard turn it off and see if your plug is wet if it is you know that it is getting too much gas
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