Running rich


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trikist
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Running rich

Postby trikist » Sun May 01, 2016 8:58 pm



My goldwing gl1100 smells to be runnig rich.
How do i sort it or is it a garage job.


Hi all just joined.
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I trke because i`m disabled and i cant ride two wheels.
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4wred
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82 aspy turned naked (sold)
89 suzuki gsx 1100F

Re: Running rich

Postby 4wred » Mon May 02, 2016 7:40 am

Couple things could cause this.Sticky float needles,bad adjustment on the mixture screws,sticking vacuum slides.When is the last time the carbs were gone over?

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trikist
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Re: Running rich

Postby trikist » Mon May 02, 2016 7:47 am

No idea i jusr bought her..
Hi all just joined.
My name is trikist (Bruno) As u see by my pic I ride a trike.
I trke because i`m disabled and i cant ride two wheels.
I`m 51 year old male i luve in Newport South Wales.UK :)

LIVE LONG AND TRIKE

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RBGERSON
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had every year from 75 to 83

Re: Running rich

Postby RBGERSON » Mon May 02, 2016 8:11 am

All the plugs ?? have you check them to see their condition. Should be light tan..if black and sooty rich or not firing issues.
HAD LOTS OF GOLDWING 75-83
NOW INTO 1500'S..RIDING A 1998 SE

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4wred
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Re: Running rich

Postby 4wred » Mon May 02, 2016 6:51 pm

4wred wrote:Couple things could cause this.Sticky float needles,bad adjustment on the mixture screws,sticking vacuum slides.When is the last time the carbs were gone over?

One other thing,dirty clogged air filter!




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