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97 Virago 1100 will start and idle. No highway speed.

97 Virago 1100 will start and idle. Seems ok around town. Get up to highway speeds and it starts to sputter and die. Will end up stalling. Then I restart (using the choke), and it will go for a few minutes before repeating the same thing. Possible dirty fuel filter?

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Sounds like you have trash in your carbs u need to take bottoms off and run a piece of a wire wheel through the jets

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