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VTX 1800C Running rich

The Cycle has been sittin g in clean everement in storage for some time. It now runs extremely rich. Wont idle and pours heaps of blach smoke // mainly front cycl.. Have had injectors & relevent Compontants Checked & are OK . Any ideas? Cant check Map sencer. Kripple.

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Go ahead and run a full tank of 93 octain gas through it and when you get a chance open it up in each gear, it will clean what ever is in it out.

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I have a 2002 honda vtx 1800 will not idle but loads with gas


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Please let me know if this works, if not give me more specific data and I will better assist you.

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