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EFI or Carb?

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Old 02-15-2005, 04:53 PM
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Just wondering which you guys like better? I am looking at new big bore atv's and can't decide which why to go. I live in the northeast if that would make any difference. Though I will probably not take it into very high elevations. I heard that the 10% ethanol in gas right now is causing oxidation, which causes the needle valve in the carb to rust closed. Anyone now about this? A friend also informed me that some EFI's will stall out when trying to wheelie. What do you guys think?
 
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Old 02-15-2005, 07:13 PM
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You still can't go wrong with the good 'ol reliable carb IMO. I have no need for EFI myself.
 
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Old 02-15-2005, 07:56 PM
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I wish my bike was injected....
 
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Old 02-16-2005, 10:08 AM
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I looked at both and went with EFI and I have to say i'm very glad i did.
The ease of starting it cold is awesome. and i think the responce is very impressive. best part though is with an EFI you'll be able to put more hours on a tank of gas.
So i think the good out weights the bad.

Biggest upside to carb is there easy to work on.
 
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