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2004 vstar 1100 has a hypercharger,120&122.5 jets in carb,bub exhaust pipes at 3/4 to full throttle starts to lose power & misfire,below 3/4 throttle runs ok. Adjust valves to .004 intake,.006 exhaust replace spark plugs . Still bogs down at full throttle,hard to pass cars in this condition.

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Hi, Ken5bro and the usual suspects are:
1. Severely discharged or a damaged battery, should have 12.5 volts or better and be able to pass a load test if necessary.
2. Check battery terminals for damage or corrosion, check the battery cables at "BOTH" ends for loose, corroded, or broken connectors, "INSIDE" and outside the cable harness, perform connector wiggle test and check cables with an ohmmeter if necessary.
3. Spark plugs in bad condition or partially fouled.
4. Spark plug cables in bad condition and leaking.
5. Spark plug gap too close or too wide.
6. Faulty ignition coil, module, and or sensor.
7. Loose, dirty, or corroded ignition module connector at crankcase.
8. Faulty CKP or CMP, MAP, ETS, ATS, TPS, O2 sensor.
9. Intake air leak.
10. Water, dirt, or rust in the fuel system, carburetor and/or filter.
11. Fuel tank vent system plugged or carburetor vent line closed off.
12. Vacuum line from intake manifold to fuel valve is broken, cracked, pinched, or missing.
13. Carburetor controls misadjusted.
14. Damaged carburetor.
15. Incorrect valve timing.
16. Weak or broken valve springs.
17. Damaged intake or exhaust valve.
For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need please click on the links below. Good luck and have nice a day.
http://www.starbikeforums.com/forums/49-v-star/9084-v-star-acting-very-sluggish-sputtering.html
Losing power bogging on Freeway High RPM Scary Help Please
http://www.sloneservices.com/SilverBack/Other-Stuff/V-StarShopManual99-07.pdf
OEM parts for Yamaha
http://www.starmotorcycles.com/assets/service/manuals/2000/LIT-11626-13-36_96.pdf

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there is no difference in the motor and everything is interchangeable. the only difference between the two is the air fuel mixture settings in the carbs. California has certain EPA emissions standards the bike has to meet so the settings are set a bit leaner than other states that don't have to meet the same requirements. if you get a California model you can adjust the carb settings to be the same as a regular model anywhere else.

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The backfire is normal, the only cure is to put the baffles back in.

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Bring it to a shop & have it looked at.......


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