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I had my 08 Victory 8 ball on battery tender all winter in garage. This spring i took it off the tender and it started right up. Went to gas station and got new gas in it and rode it all day. It ran well. Put it in garage and a couple days later started it again and it put out a black puff of smoke. Now it wants to start but wont. Almost sounds like it is not getting enough power. Battery has been put back on tender and it reads full charge. Could this be a battery or spark plug fix.

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