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Can't get the idle adjusted properly, one minute it runs fine then the rpm's go up by themselves, I adjust the idle wait a few minutes and it does it all over again.

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Sounds like the idle circuits of the carbs are restricted, or there is an air leak at the intake manifolds. If the bike has sat for a period of time, I would clean the carbs.

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1. Disconnect the connector on top
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