Idling still wronge, help?

I can not get my idle right on this ktm 200. Its definitely rid able as it is, but anything i have i want it to be done right. Here is what is does:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rCIGamDC4aQ

I can adjust the air screw all the way in and it still wont make a difference with the way it idles. Im starting to think I may need new jets, but do I get the same number jets that I have in it already?(45 and 169)

Not sure about my needle position. I just did reading and may check it out this evening. I May need to buy another 45. Mine was dirty (greenish) so i cleaned it. but ya think I could use a new one?

Couldn't hurt. Any blockage would be like cutting the diameter of your 45 down to something smaller.

What should my needle be on?

I would start near the middle. Kinda depends on what needle you are using.

If you have $75 to spare,buy the JD kit. Its not neccasary,but it does cut out the trial and error.

Sound like an air leak.

i dont believe its an air leak. I checked the boot and reed valve and they both look good with no cracks.

i may could buy a jd kit eventually, But that may be my last resort.

i dont believe its an air leak. I checked the boot and reed valve and they both look good with no cracks.

There are other places like left crankseal to get air from.

pull the pilot jet and thread a piece of floss or thread thru it and clean it until no dirt shows on the floss. put it back and see if you can get the air screw to affect idle to low speed running. Maybe the air passage is blocked with crud. Did you pull the air screw and flush the passage when you cleaned the carb?

It doesn't seem likely that the pilot jet size would be far off, but you should be able to improve or make poorer the low speed running with the airscrew.

Isn't there a two stroke guru in your neighborhood? Get some trade goods and go looking.

I have the needle out now, Im getting ready to see what its set on. I cleaned the carb and jets good! I set the carb in a bowl of carb cleaner and let the whole thing soak. I took the jets out and did what you said. Il check the crankcase seal in a few. Not that I can find, I dont feel like taking it to a shop, but Il double check.

Also what position should the needle be in?

From stock I should say

If the bike runs ok from 1/4 to 3/4 throttle, leave the needle clip where it is for now. The needle does not affect the idle.

thanks, Ah, that thing looks intense!

I'm about to just load up and take it to a shop. I started it and let it run some, then I sprayed carb cleaner onto the boot and reed valve gasket. My uncle said if there was a leak there it should idle high whenever I sprayed the cleaner. But it didn't. So I assume there isn't a leak there. Next choice would r crankcase. But I need a pressure tester, and i don't really want to waste anymore time on it. I would ride it like it is, but would that mess anything up?

I'm about to just load up and take it to a shop. I started it and let it run some, then I sprayed carb cleaner onto the boot and reed valve gasket. My uncle said if there was a leak there it should idle high whenever I sprayed the cleaner. But it didn't. So I assume there isn't a leak there. Next choice would r crankcase. But I need a pressure tester, and i don't really want to waste anymore time on it. I would ride it like it is, but would that mess anything up?

If there is in fact an air leak,it would lead to a lean condition,which as I'm sure you know,is not good. Some informative reads... http://www.klemmvintage.com/airleaks.htm

http://www.off-road.com/dirtbike/dirtbike-tech-finding-dangerous-air-leaks-20542.html

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