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after fouling a plug on saturday, l played around with the idle, air mixture screws and totally stuffed it all up. l can only push start it and it still runs like a pig. if l try to rev it, it wants to bog down and stall. l tried to lean it out and then my exhaust got very hot that l couldnt touch it and then water started coming out of the overflow from the radiator.

The engine is only 3 hours old. is there a factory setting of a number of turns that you can suggest.
 

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hi nd4speed.
l did what you said, and l could only manage to push start it. it started and ran very rough, when l tried to rev it, it just wanted to bog down.

Do you think my jets may be blocked.

l live in australia, melbourne, l only played around with the mixture after fouling a plug at the track. lt has been running awesome since rebuild amd eats 450's at the track. all of a sudden it just fouled and wouldnt start again even with a new plug.
since rebuild l have never checked or even cleaned the carbie. can you suggest anything else.

Thanks for your help
 

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Yes it is very hot,

the plug is black and full of fuel. l opened the clutch side crank last night and all was ok.
l have the carbie off the bike and im going to check the jets and reed. thanks for your help and l bet your a kick *** rider.
Where are you from anyway, do you ride often, and what type of riding do you like best.
 

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Hi all,
after taking your advise, l stripped carbie and cleaned all the jets and main. l also foumd that my ebgine stop had a wire not connected and l reconnected it and it now works fine. it started within 6-7 kicks and ran awesome with no bogging and once it got warm it revved so clean and crisp. The engine is back to normal and no longer heats up very quick as im sure this had to do with the engine running lean.
Thanks to all for your help.
 

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l think l didnt explain myself properly, l believe the carbie had a lot to do with the engine running lean and overheating, the electrical switch was just something l found along the way while l was doing some overall checks.
 
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