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Engine skipping & popping

When I'm slowly going up through the gears or if I am downshifting, Bike does some skipping and popping not smooth running at all. Some one removed the baffles on the stock pipes, If there is nothing to give it backpresure, could this no baffles be causing the skip and pop?

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    I just bought a used 2004 VL 1500LC intruder, carbureted. It has Vance and Hines Longshots on it, the baffles have been taken out, the pipes look new, the Bike has 2087 total miles and on it and it llooks it as well. Problem is I have to keep the choke on it to get it to run smooth. After it thoroughly warms up it runs better with the choke off, I took out the plugs they are very light grey to powder white. The bike was sold new in May 2004 so the low miles may well indicate a lot of setting in the garage, I bought it from an estate sale, it starts very quickly and runs ok with the choke on until it warms a while then it idles too fast. I have orders a set of quite V&H baffles for it - hoping the backpressure will help with the overly lean running. My questions: should I flush out the fuel system, change the filter, drain the carbs, etc or do you think the backpressure will be enough. It does seem to surge quite a bit while running at a steady speed. Any ideas would be appreciated. Ron - Flagler county, FL

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Sounds like a lean out condition... pull plugs and look at them if there white and sooty its to lean.... jet it up or replace baffles..i think your on the right track with backpressure theory!

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Make sure your powervalves are operating correctly also

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