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Old 05-31-2009, 01:43 PM
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It sounds as though it's not running on the idle circuit at all. Is the carb in good condition? Floats not too low?

Depending on what the carb is set like, you may need to richen up the idle screws and then compensate by lowering the curb idle screw until you get a good idle.
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