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Hey guys

Planning on taking my TE250 and his husaberg (FE450) to ride Colorado singletrack. We'll be riding trails along the continental divide and riding up to around 10-13,000 ft peaks. Stock main jet on my carb is a 175 and I got a 168 to bring with me. (it starts to lug at about 6000 ft with the stock jet) To those guys that ride at high altitudes; is the 168 going to work or should I bring more jets? (for the berg we'll bring a 170 main jet, hoping that will do)

Thanks for the input!

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I was recently in Kennedy Meadows, Calif. 8K to 9K altitude.

I dropped the main from 180 to 170, and lowered the needle 2 notches.

This is with the JD jets/needle and a TE450, but that will be a good start for most bikes. At that altitude, maybe even a smaller main and even lower on the needle. It ran good except for a small hesitation off idle, a minor adjustment of the fuel screw would have probably cured that, but it ran just fine so I didn't mess with it.

Been to Colorado many times, but only 1 time with a Bike, and it was a 2 stroke.

Good Luck

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#42 pilot jet, the same as I use everywhere.

The recomendation in the JD kit.

I think stock is like #50.

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Thanks Bob,that sounds about right.Are you running a stock pipe with that?

05 TE 450

Leo Vince

YES, the stock S/A can

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