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The bike only starts and runs with the choke full on how do I adjust the carb or is it something else/

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Sounds like run jet clogged or gummed up clean jets to make sure

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If the jets do not allow sufficient fuel to pass, using the choke can 'cheat' the carburetor by restricting the flow of air and restoring the fuel-air ratio. You can't ignore this problem since the 'cheated' condition does not let the engine develop the power for which it was designed.    

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