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post #1 of (permalink) Old 06-15-2004, 09:08 PM
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DT250 problem

i'm a beginner when it comes to motorcycle mechanics...I have a 1975 DT250...It has some sort of problem. Sometimes it will sputter and die if i do more than crack the throttle...other times it will run like there is absolutely nothing wrong with it. I've fiddled with the carb, but i don't wanna do much, cuz i don't know what i'm doing...if someone could help, that would be greatly appreciated. thanx
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post #2 of (permalink) Old 06-16-2004, 09:32 PM
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Re: DT250 problem

Did you read the tech article about the Vintage Mikuni carbs?

I just got a DT250 myself and am reading the article now.

http://www.off-road.com/dirtbike/feb...ikuniTech.html

It seems like it is pretty informative, although it does seem to be cut short.

I just bought a manual that covers the 77-83 series DT and MX bikes. If it has any insight I will pass it along.

Andrew
post #3 of (permalink) Old 06-17-2004, 02:09 PM
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Re: DT250 problem

Hey thank you for the info, it was much appreciated. I think i have fixed my problem(for now). I tore the carb apart and cleaned every little part. It runs fine, so i'm guessin all it needed was a good cleanin. Thanx again
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