motor smoking

boylove35

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I ran my bike yesterday for about 5 minutes, when I turned the motor off is started smoking like if it had overheated. Is this normal?:confused:
 

boylove35

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I'm mixing 20:1. I'm still breaking in the motor. I just have ridden it 3 times with yesteray.
 

Ilikeabikea

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If your running 20:1 it's probably just oil burning in the muffler. I wouldn't worry about. Like Norman says "Ride it like ya stole it".....................
 

boylove35

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Thanks, I'll keep an eye on it. If it keeps it up, should I pour more gas in the tank to make it leaner?
 

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After the manufacturers suggested breakin period I would run 32:1. Smoke coming out of the exhaust won't hurt anything........................
 

jasonh

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It'll just make a mess is all :)

Anyway, after you are finished with the break-in period, if it still smokes, give everything a good cleaning. If it STILL smokes, then there may be more questions to answer.