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Forum: Kids Quads
05-02-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,029
Posted By Yoakum

I've learned something. Thanks!

I've learned something. Thanks!
Forum: Kids Quads
04-29-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,029
Posted By Yoakum

With the correct air/gas ratio, compression, and...

With the correct air/gas ratio, compression, and spark at the right time...it has to run, right?
So...
You"re comfortable that the carb is clean and I'm going to assume that means you've also...
Forum: Suzuki
03-12-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By Yoakum

:thumbsup:

:thumbsup:
Forum: Honda
03-12-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By Yoakum

Also remember going up on position size can open...

Also remember going up on position size can open a whole new can of worms with jetting.
Forum: Kids Quads
03-12-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,985
Posted By Yoakum

Exhaust pipe blockage ... I had a KX 125 that...

Exhaust pipe blockage ... I had a KX 125 that screamed, then one day wouldn't. Tore the carb apart twice before taking a screwdriver and knocking the mud dobber nest out of the tailpipe.
Little...
Forum: Honda
03-12-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,732
Posted By Yoakum

Hey, hope my "On the theory that free advice is...

Hey, hope my "On the theory that free advice is worth what you paid for it..." wasn't taken wrong. That was just frustration on my part of not having an answer. No offense intended.

Accelerator...
Forum: Honda
03-10-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,732
Posted By Yoakum

Good luck :thumbsup:

Good luck :thumbsup:
Forum: Kawasaki
03-09-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 730
Posted By Yoakum

Congratulations :thumbsup:

Congratulations :thumbsup:
Forum: Honda
03-09-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,732
Posted By Yoakum

Beats the @$#%&$*! out of me! On the theory...

Beats the @$#%&$*! out of me!
On the theory that free advice is worth what you paid for it...
Go back to the 150. From what you described you were soooo close.....
See what it does when...
Forum: Suzuki
03-09-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By Yoakum

It shound't idle well at all with a plugged...

It shound't idle well at all with a plugged pilot. Thinking maybe your slide isn't closing all the way.
Forum: Honda
03-08-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,732
Posted By Yoakum

It sounded like you were close to having...

It sounded like you were close to having everything work, so try it first without rejetting. Unless you KNOW something is wrong, making multiple changes at once usually corrects one thing, screws up...
Forum: Honda
03-08-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,732
Posted By Yoakum

At the throttle position you're having trouble...

At the throttle position you're having trouble with (which I understand is 1/2 to 3/4), does it only bog while you're accelerating? Or if you hold it constantly at that position, does it spit and...
Forum: Polaris
03-05-2019, 05:55 PM
Forum: Honda
03-04-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,732
Posted By Yoakum

By "high rpm's", were you running it at the...

By "high rpm's", were you running it at the throttle setting that it bogs or wide open? If wide open and it looks lean, yes I'd step up to the next size main jet.
If you were at 1/2 to 3/4 throttle,...
Forum: Polaris
03-04-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 132
Posted By Yoakum

By "seems to loose fuel" do you mean it's coming...

By "seems to loose fuel" do you mean it's coming out the overflow tube, or just needs topping off frequently? If the former, the float bowl could be stuck. Sometimes you're lucky and can tap on the...
03-04-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By Yoakum

So....I'm no longer the old fat new guy. Just old...

So....I'm no longer the old fat new guy. Just old an fat. :(
Welcome!
03-04-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,135
Posted By Yoakum

I'm going to open myself up for ridicule here,...

I'm going to open myself up for ridicule here, but being married I'm used to it. :)
In my MX days, I was going into a sand corner hot and low sided flat on my face. Did this about three more times...
Forum: Honda
03-04-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,732
Posted By Yoakum

I don't think giving it a little help while it's...

I don't think giving it a little help while it's cold is that unusual (done with discretion0. You never want to rev an engine too high while it's cold.
I may have misspoken when I made that remark...
Forum: Kids Quads
03-04-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,029
Posted By Yoakum

Is that a good idea if you're depending on the...

Is that a good idea if you're depending on the fuel mix to provide lubrication? Doesn't take long to seize an engine.
But speaking of starter fluid, have you tried the old "spraying around the...
03-04-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By Yoakum

Couldn't have said it better myself.

Couldn't have said it better myself.
03-04-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By Yoakum

Are the Chinese carbs quality enough for the to...

Are the Chinese carbs quality enough for the to be a viable option? Like I said, I have ZERO experience with them.
03-04-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By Yoakum

Why is everyone replacing carbs?

OK...admittedly new to the Forum, but I've been messing with bikes since before Honda came out with the Elsinore and I never saw a carburetor that couldn't be cleaned and fixed rather than replaced....
Forum: Honda
03-04-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,732
Posted By Yoakum

The K&N with no airbox restriction will make it...

The K&N with no airbox restriction will make it run leaner. You might want to wait on the foam filter and not have to go through all this again.
If you get a chance to look at that link I sent you,...
03-03-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 115
Posted By Yoakum

Welcome from Yoakum, Tx. Where do you call home?

Welcome from Yoakum, Tx.
Where do you call home?
Forum: Honda
03-03-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,732
Posted By Yoakum

Don't know if you're counting top to bottom or...

Don't know if you're counting top to bottom or bottom to top. Dropping the circlip will raise the needle allowing more fuel (richer).
If 3 was an improvement over 4, try the second spot.
I was just...
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