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Hi i have a 1991 pre div xj600 problem is its been stood for 8 years starts but only runs on 2 pots first time it ran on 2:3 cleaned out carbs reffited now runs on 1;4 so now i dont know which way yo go can anyone help thanks mark

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You need a complete tuneup including carb rebuild. Rubber parts deteriorate, gas evalprates and cloggs. Who knows what happens in the oil sump??? Battery looses 1% per month sitting which is 96 % according to the math.

8 years is a long time

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