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Is it getting too hot to run properly? Most air-cooled motors run plenty hot compared to their water cooled counterparts.

If you think the bike is running too hot because of running issues I would check the usual suspects. Timing, spark, fuel.

You will need a timing light and a clymer or factory manual if you got one with the bike. The spark plug just needs checking to see if its worn down causing its own issues with timing *(with the side benefit of seeing if the bike is running too lean. A bone white spark plug electrode tip cover=too lean)

This is to say that bad timing, widened/worn spark plug or lean fuel mix can all cause a bike to run hotter than normal. But they all usually come along with driveability issues as well.

So....check it careful....and good luck!

Posted on Feb 08, 2010

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