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Backfire, cherry red caty converter, difficult start and idle

2000 R1100R 10 K miles discolored pipes,

operates smoothly with accelaration by steady speed lower rpm - eratic.

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Coloured pipes can that eng is running too hot, weak mixture,air leaks in ind and ex ,ignition timing retarded = advance/****** unit sticking or siezed.thin stainless pipes will normly discolour

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