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Engine stumbles under load, in varing rpm ranges

1980 goldwing gl1100

all carbs have been pulled and rebuilt, all new components, installed and sync'd.Bike has 72k on it. The engine will run dead smooth,on level ground and even up hill, when cranking on the throttle she tumbles and looses power, let off gas she' ll come back to life, one can also feather the throttle and she'll speed up.

Yesterday went to climb a big hill, she barely made it up the hill, had to feather and downshift a bit, later that day (warmer), I ran the same hills...no problem.....jetting, coils, fuel pump, aftermark exhaust??????

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I have replaced the plug caps, wires, and coils on my three GL1000's.If it seems to happen more in the mornings or when it is wet. Start your cycle when it is dark and spray water onto the caps, wires, and coils (behind frame neck under fake tank shroud) look for sparks/arcing that might be the problem. Did you replace your fuel filter? Are the fuel lines in the tank plugged with rust? Did you replace the air cut valves and fuel pump diaphragms( old whens can be leaking or sticky)? Hope those ideas help, I'm guessing coils.

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