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Honda VLX 600 idles fine, but runs rough and misses under a load when it gets hot. Checked battery connections and ground connections. Cleaned carbs. No change. Rejetted rich, no change. Rejetted lean, no change. Checked continuity, insulation breakdown, and voltage on the pulser coils and the ignition coils. Resistance was with in spec, and no continuity to gnd. I don't have any voltage specs, but everything seems to be normal when compared to a similar ignition system. Also, swapped the ICM with another VLX, no change.

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G'day mate 1st there will be a small gauze filter in the fuel tap ,may also be little gauze at needle and seat in carbs 2nd have you got an air leak , check this by letting the motor idle and spray around the carb where it goes onto the head with WD40/CRC/RP7 style lubricant if it revs up , you got a leak, 3rd remember that a coil will take much more power to rev an engine up than to let it idle . hope this helps

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