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Started May-11 by Poppy (R2LL2R); 964 views.
Poppy (R2LL2R)

From: Poppy (R2LL2R)

Jun-3

The plugs were black from too much fuel.

Fresh gas this spring. 

It has been suggested that a needle popped out. 

Going to take the tops off to see if one did.

Hopefully it's that simple. 

Thanks for your input, appreciate any help

Jekel

From: Jekel

Jul-1

I find it is usually just easier to change the main and pilot jets every few years to avoid issues like this. Even with stabilizer and some seafoam each year. 

I just fired mine up after a couple years last night with clean carbs and it spit, sputtered for a few miles with all new and carb cleaner. Running much better after a few laps around the neighborhood:-)

Sure I thrilled the neighbors. 

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