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Hi I'm Shelby, and new to the mechanic world. I just shimmed my valves, cleaned the carb, and rebuilt my water pump. Started it up and it fired up first kick. Ran for ten minutes and died. Wouldn't start for about ten min. Once I let it sit, it started back up and ran fine. Then died when it got got again. I checked the stator and it reads 17 ohms. The other wire read 240 ohms. What else could it be? Could the stator still be shorting out when hot?

thanks for the help in advance!

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If your gas cap vent is clogged, it will create a vacuum in the tank as the engine uses fuel and eventually the carb won't be able to suck any gas against the vacuum in the tank. That 10 minute period where it seems to fix itself may be the tank slowly venting. Try unscrewing the gas cap the next time it happens. If the bike starts up after unscrewing the gas cap, then you know the problem is with your gas cap vent being clogged. 

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