I have read numerous threads, but can't really find any info that may pertain to my specific scenario. I just replaced my piston/rings in my 02. I installed a hot cams auto decompression while I was at it. I also changed the valve shims while I was in there to get everything in spec. Before with the decomp lever I could start the bike on 1-3 kicks. Now, it takes about 5-6+ when cold. What else could be contributing to difficult cold starting? Could it be electronics? The spark plug was replaced about a month ago, but I'll probably change it out to a cr8ek or whatever it is just to see if that helps. The pilot jet in the carb is a 42, the needle is in the middle, and I don't recall the main jet and other jet, don't think they'd matter anyways. Anyone have any ideas?