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Hard starting when cold

When this motorycle is cold it is very hard to start. I have had the best luck when twisting the throttle once and then kicking it through with the compression release on for about 10 kicks. Then I get it up on compression, and kick it. Most of the time it will not start with the enrichener on.

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  • cdgarcia May 11, 2010

    it is no possible, your bike has a higth compression engine, how much is your weigth, you must kick it very hard. I think to use the enrichener for 2 or 3 kicks, if more you can flooded

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U must check the valves,very important. clean your carb, change your oil, clean your air filter, change your spark plug one number lower than u are using now because the lower the number on the plug the its stays hotter longer, people make the mistake of thinking the lower the number the hotter the plug burns, wrong your a rookie if u think like this. i no for a fact u didnt do all of these yet, so do these exact things i told u and you'll be fine trust me.

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