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I have a 96 gsx600f witch was stoud for a while before. i got it, managed to get it running but wen u toutch the throttle it just dies, it idels fine thou, carbs have been cleaned, inlet manafolds are fine. Could it just be a case of adjusting the pilot screw (air/fuel screw) an if so ware to would it be. Iv had a quick look but couldnt find it. Thanks

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Start at 3 turns out from lightly seated.

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  • Brian Oct 12, 2013

    Start at 3 turns out from lightly seated. They are on the bottom of the carburator where they go into the intake manifold. They may still have the brass plugs over them so you will have to drill out the plugs to get to the screws.
    Best to remove the carburators and clean out the pilot jets while you have them apart.

  • Brian Oct 12, 2013

    Start at 3 turns out from lightly seated. They are on the bottom of the carburator where they go into the intake manifold. They may still have the brass plugs over them so you will have to drill out the plugs to get to the screws.
    Best to remove the carburators and clean out the pilot jets while you have them apart.

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