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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-09-2012, 07:28 PM Thread Starter
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Bayou 4x4 KLF300c

Just inherited a KLF300c that hasn't been run in a pretty long time. Before starting we cleaned the carb, changed the oil and gas. It starts right up and idles perfectly but when you open throttle it backfires through the carb. If I run it on half choke I can get the revs up somewhat but then it will start backfiring again. It appears to me that it's running too lean but I can't understand why that would cause it to backfire through the carb. I have done my utmost to make sure the carb is as clean as I can get it. Any suggestions or help would be greatly appreciated.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-23-2012, 07:22 PM
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check the spark plug
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-23-2012, 08:15 PM
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When you cleaned that carb did you tear it down. And did you check the air fuel screw setting as well as the needle n seats pop off.

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