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post #5 of (permalink) Old 07-31-2004, 11:49 PM
larryg
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The only way to clean carbs is to take them completely apart and make sure all of the passages are clean.

That said, 2 1/2 weeks should not be enough to gum up the carbs but you could have some kind of contamination (dirt) blocking passages in the carbs. Other things I would look at before ripping into the carbs are...make sure the tank and float bowls are properly vented, drain the float bowls into a clear container to see if you have water contamination, check for air leaks, and inspect the air filter.

Larry

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