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Old 12-25-2012, 08:56 PM   #6272
Codyp1814
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Joined: Sep 2012
Location: Chicago
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Originally Posted by snow4brains View Post
Hello fellow DR riders!

I picked up an 06 a couple of weeks ago and have the rest of winter to make it mine. Other than fluid changes and a general check up I'll be cleaning and adjusting the carb, maybe... Thats where my question comes in. Has anybody changed to a slide type carb or something else to get away from the C.V. carb? My understanding is the CV carbs give better drivability & fuel economy while sacrificing some performance.
Anybody tried it?
Keietech makes a pretty good jet kit which you can buy here http://www.kientech.com/ Don't need to change anything just new jets and a needle. It runs richer and more responsive. Also I have a DG slip on exhaust which helps more. You don't need to rejet either if you have the jet kit and the exhaust.
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