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1982 suzuki gs650 runs, but not over 300rpm

I recently bought this bike. Had been stored for a few years. Rebuilt the carbs, new plugs. It now starts fine, but wont run over about 3000rpm. Not enough power to drive it. runs great on starting fluid, but on gas, only bogs and dies when I give it alot of throttle

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Better check for the ignition coil for proper sparking or igniting of current in the comprssion chamber, check the ignition coil spark plug wire, check the spark plug, check for proper fuel supply in the flow system to Carbs, check for Ignition timing of the bike, or still you cant solve or still worried then dont worry better take the bike to nearest aurhorised Suzuki service centre for better assistance on this problem surely the problem will be solved.

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