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Bike is smoking. Was not running for aprox 2+ years. Carburetor fixed and all o-rings replaced. Bike started and and is very heavy on fuel and is smoking. Please help

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If it is black smoke you have not cleaned, adjusted the carbs correctly. If white smoke then you have oil entering the combustion chamber and or exhaust.

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