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I have a 1997 kawasaki classic. It has been sitting not riding it much the last year due to wife injuring her back. I start it and run it every few weeks just to keep things in check. Took it out for a short ride and noticed that the front pipe has turn really bronzed and now the back pipe is starting to turn as well. Any ideas as to what the problem or solution might be? Thanks

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The jets in your carburetors are restricted from fuel sitting in bike and turning to varnish. The color change on the pipes is an indication of the bike running excessively lean due to insufficient fuel. You will need to remove, clean and adjust the carburetors.

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