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  1. motorbikes

    motorbikes New Member

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    When i am stopped at light or at a stop sign and i put the bike in idle by pulling the clutch. When the light turns green and i give it gas while realeseing the clutch the engine just dies i must start moving before i realese the clutch and keep riding.usflg.flg. how do i fix that or is that the way it is supposed to be.

    I have the Grubee skyhawk gt5 2011 motor with the cns carburator. I just built it and i am still breaking it in as stated in the instructions.
     
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    MotorBicycleRacing Well-Known Member

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    It helps to spin the pedals a few times as you take off then let
    the clutch out as well as being easier on the clutch.

    I hope that you aren't following the instructions to use a 16 to 1 oil
    ratio as it is way too much.
     
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    motorbikes New Member

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    I have been using almost exactly 16:1.
    What is the optimal mixture.usflg
     
  4. CTripps

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    It's always better to engage to motor while moving, for me, or it will stall out.
    There are lots of threads on fuel mix (and about twice as many opinions ;)), but I'm running around 40:1 synthetic 2-stroke oil on a broken-in motor.
     
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    MotorBicycleRacing Well-Known Member

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    16 to 1 is 8 oz of oil.

    6 oz of oil to a gallon is plenty then you can drop it down to
    4 oz to a gallon which is 32 to 1 ratio.
     
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    motorbikes New Member

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    thanks so much
     
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    Allen_Wrench Resident Mad Scientist

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    Look at it this way: your feet doing the pedaling - that's like low gear, the motor kicking in - that's your second gear.
     
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    Those clutches aren't designed to be slipped. They will wear out very quickly. If you want to slip a clutch to take off, buy a motorcycle!
     

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