plugeyes- thanks for the response. i don't think my start up smoking is a carb issue, as the bike runs great w/ the stock carb. unfortunately, i'm thinking piston/rings might be on the agenda for my xt...
'77 Yamaha XT500
'02 Kawasaki KL250 Super Sherpa
'74 Honda CT70 - the original adv bike
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