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Old 02-05-2014, 08:39 AM   #87
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Originally Posted by JimVonBaden View Post
You can't possibly say that you will get 150K trouble free miles from a carb, bike after bike. You can say that about a FI system. No bike goes 50K miles with no issues at all with the carbs.
Except for Keihin CV's on every EVO I've ever run them on from Sportsters to Electra Glides. And for a performance minded biker, Mikuni HSR42's. set 'em and forget 'em. Use clean fuel and keep your filters clean. That's it.
Or as one of my buds who is a Ducati afficionado observed after riding it "That's the angriest damn motorcycle I've ever ridden."
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