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Hesitation at higher RPM's and faster speeds

Recently I've changed spark plugs and had my carb rebuilt bike runs great, but on a road trip to Maryland from NY at higher speeds my bike started bucking as if I was going to fast.When I came off the throttle It responded normal. Do You think That I might have a clogged fuel filter or do you think It may be an electrical problem...Need new wires,Spark solenoid? please help me out I'm stumped!!!

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  • Anonymous May 01, 2009

    Yes, Replaced air filter with a K&N air filter and have gained better gas mileage. I think that your idea about the water and or dirt in the bowl might be the problem and also changing the fuel filter might help also......What do you think?

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Have you replaced or cleaned air filter?
drain float bowl see if you have any junk in fuel(water,dirt,etc).or check the last think that was worked on.poss loose main jet,dirty main air jet.

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