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Kdx 200 running lean or rich no not know.

You know how a 2 stroke will clear up and really go when you are in the power band, well mine will not stay cleared up in its power band, I have cleaned the carb, removed air box and cleaned and also tried with air filter out of it, checked reeds found out it has aftermarket performance reeds, this bike has been built for racing however we do not race. What should i look at next? also new plug and gas.

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May want to look at changing out the reeds

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I think I ran into something like this before on a Kawasaki 80. Check the screws that holds the choke plate inside the carb. They will come loose and allow the choke to close on you while riding the bike. If the screw comes out, it will go into the engine and cause serious damage. If the screws are loose, them out one at a time and put a drop of Loctite 271 (red) on them and reinstall them.

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You should de-carbon the exhaust and replace the silencer packing. This will also give you some unexpected horse power.

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