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Carbuerator why is one of my cyclinder is running colder than the other. I have a 1986 honda shadow vt 500.I check the exhaust pipe when first starting and the front cyclinder is colder.

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Wow , its been a while since I have seen one of those.
The carbs have to be calibrated on those. To insure same airflow and so on. But as I remember the rear cylinder does run a little hotter on those, seems it doesn't get the air that the front one gets. And over time it runs a little hotter. The v45 and the 700 Vulcan had the same trouble in those years.

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