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SMELL OF GAS

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I have noticed that it smells of gas when it is running. Not really raw gas but kinda of exhausty gas it still as a bit a raw gas smell but it has an exhaust smell too. Also there is some slight smoking coming out of the exhaust pipes. Not too bad but if you look you can notice it. If I goose the throttle up it comes out more and the goes back to being light. Are these two problems related and what could be the cause? ounds like your bike is running rich. Probably wouldn't hurt to have your carburetors adjusted and synchronized.,,

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sounds like your bike is running rich. Probably wouldn't hurt to have your carburetors adjusted and synchronized.

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sounds like your bike is running rich. Probably wouldn't hurt to have your carburetors adjusted and synchronized.

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