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05 RM 250 doesn't maintain idle?

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05 RM 250 (jd kit about 4 months ago, new oem top end-- less then 10 hrs)

 

Ran perfect about 2 months ago... been sitting finally get a chance tomorrow for some seat time

-- fresh gas at the time (100 pump gas) at 32-1

 

 

*** Only thing I did in the last 2-2.5 months, was add a 10oz ffw. Just started it w/ it. Too much work to ride lately, until NOW?? :foul:

 

 

(rocked bike back and forth to mix oil & gas in the tank some about 10 times)

 

Kicked over in about 3 - 4 kicks, ran perfect w/ choke on.

- but 3 different times as I take the choke off, it dies out (like fuel starvation)???

 

Putted it around the court, runs perfect w/ choke on???

 

 

 

NOT sure what it is? :thumbsdn:

--- I did buy 3 gal of Sunoco 110 leaded "purple" yesterday. For  a special treat, found a place close by.

Edited by newmxvet

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You answered your own question.  "been sitting 2 months"   carb needs a good cleaning!  pilot system blocked.

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Probably needs a good cleaning like Tailender said. Pilot circuit probably plugged up. Doesn't take long for pump gas to go bad, especially with the ethanol in it.

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All is good, just needed to be  warmed /opened up a bit.

--- took it out to the orchard down the street and rang it out.

 

Seemed to have a lot more hook up/ torque w/ the new 10oz ffw.

--- I did drain the tank after I rang it out.

 

Now, I have some fresh Sunoco 110 - leaded for this weekend when I take her out

- gonna bring the rmz for site laps

 

Brrrrapp

 

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