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Hard starting;has stock jets.

Dear sir; my 250xr 1995 is hard staring on an daily basis.the carb has been cieaned and checked all jets are stock.ihave tryed different pilot jets with no results; just get plip on opening up gas? pete.

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  • frisch0414 Jun 03, 2009

    dear tombones; I'll try the needle clip and report back. thanks pete.



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Install a new stock spark plug after getting the compression checked and the valve clearances checked. Assuming good compression, use the choke when cold starting but don't flood the engine. Clean the air filter? If, when running, the bike dies when the throttle is turned, remove the jet needle from the throat of the carb and move the clip on the needle down one, possibly two, notches. This will richen the low end mix.

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