Re: Chill Will, from phoenix
Welcome to the forum. It's kind of normal to be picking up parts during a ride until you get everything tightened up well. Keep that 10mm wrench in your pocket during rides.
Flat spot in acceleration may be an air leak in the carb or intake. Check the troubleshooting forum for ideas.
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