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Old 06-16-2009, 08:26 PM
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Default Re: Slower After Gasket Replacement?

Do not screw around with the exhaust. Don't take the end cap off and don't shorten anything. The 'C' clip is inside the carb. It is on the needle that the throttle cable pulls. It is a small 'C' shaped clip that depending on which groove on the brass needle it is in determines your mixture. Upper grooves give you less fuel,a leaner mix, the lower grooves richen the mixture. Do what BikeGuy Joe suggested. You were probably running lean due to air leaks in your intake and exhaust. A dark plug indicates a rich mixture. A light brown or white plug tells you that you're running lean. Ideally you want the porcelain of the plug a tan to brown color. Keep us posted on what you find and we're here to help. At least most of us are.
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