08 with 09 motor. Just did top end with new valves. PC5, Dialed in the TPS and checked FI indicator light for any codes. Bike has been hard to start ever since I did the top end. I really like the bike but the hard starting and random stalling is killing me. When cold I kick it over 4 or 5 times easily then get it to TDC and kick it hard and it runs for a second or two then dies. I have do this 3 or 4 times, and each time it runs a bit longer, then finally it runs. When it's warm it starts right up, if it's in neutral and I get a good kick kick from TDC. The other really annoying thing that it does is stalling when trail riding on a really slow 1st gear section of trail. It has a rekluse Z-start pro and just parking lot testing when rolling on from a dead start or just barely coasting (even up a steep grade) it nevers stalls. When it stalls on a trail it's in the oddest places I''l just be coasting and roll on the throttle poo it dies, only happens though after it's good and hot a half hr or more into a ride. I am wondering if their is a way to improve the starting by replacing some specific compenents? I have done a search and several people have had similar issues but non of the threads ever have a solution. The way I understand it, is that there is a capacitor in the ignition that holds the charge untill the magneto can support the spark. I heard the newer ones start easier becasue of the ignition, Anyone try the black ops igntion coil?