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Old 05-03-2010, 09:27 PM   #14
RodT
Gnarly Adventurer
 
Joined: Sep 2008
Location: Westwood, CA.
Oddometer: 339
Air leak?

The throttle issue might be an air leak. If the bike sat for a long time, and just because of age, the main seals could be bad. The seal under the mag, might be sucking air. That can cause an eratic throttle. If it is an air leak, do not run it, it will seize the piston. If the other side is leaking, it can suck oil out of the trans. and cause it to smoke really bad. You can do a pressure test to see if the seals are bad. Rod
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