Originally Posted by jphphoto
Let's hope so. I have a gasket kit and a new float needle on the way from service Honda. Once started and run it will start with a kick. Cold, not so much.
I'll let you now how it goes.
CK the pilot jet while you are in there. Should be a 60 or 62 for best starting. Try a 160 main. They come way too lean from the factory. I would also bet three nickels the stator is just fine. I have had four XR4s and feel the stock carb is not a problem at all.