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Alright I know this is going to be a little differant than any other problem people have had but I'm some one here knows carbs like they back of there hand and can help me out with this problem.

Here's the question. Everytime I park my bike on the 12 O'clock bar after I drop the bike back down it takes about 10 minutes of cranking before it will start again. I don't know carbs well enough to know what's going on, bowl's filling with gas? Also when I'm riding a real slow wheelie at 12 the bike will eventually just sputter and die dropping the bike down, carb's are getting no gas because of how vertical the bike is?

This is real annoying and is totally hindering my ability to get better at 12's. Any help is greatly appreciated.
 

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unfortunately you bike is not injected so when you are looking at the sky you bike is starving from gas. Now if you tried it with that beautiful red 636 in your video I'm sure it would be fine. As far as the crashing and it not starting I don't exactly know. I don't think it's flooded. From sitting at the 12 O'clock position your carbs are empty as well as the fuel line. It probably won't start because your bike thinks it's out of gas. I'm sure dirk will know.. try posting directly to him. By the way. Nice video. you by far pull off the best wheelies. and for future reference you guys should introduce yourself in the beginning.
 

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just curious.. flooding when he crashes or flooding when he's riding it? the fuel line is behind the carbs.. when the bike is standing up... thinking here.. picturing it in mind.. actually you are the man.. if the fuel level is above the carbs in a vertical position the gravitational feed will force more fuel into the carbs. But if he does it with only his reserve on it'll starve because the fuel level will be below the line inverted.. forgive my ignorance in the first post.
 

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Thanks for the props cyclone. Yeah a little more of an intro would be nice. I've been talking to some people and thay think that it might just be that the float levels are way off becuase of the vertical position. I know Joe Brown, used to ride with tripleX, stunted a 6R and he somehow got rid of the problem. I've turned the idle up to 5500 rpm and the bike will still stall slowing down a 12. I really hope I can figure out a way around this cause I love my bike and don't want to have to go a 929 or 954. The riding postition ont he new 636 sucks for 12's.
 

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You'd need to adjust the height of the floats in the carbs.
You're actually running out of gas bacause the floats are closing off the fuel supply.

BC.


I didn't do it, I swear.
And even if I did, what makes you think I would admit it to you?
 

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Alright, I think I'm going to try and adjust the height of my floats and I'm also thinking about putting an inline fuel pump in. Thanks for the help guys and I'll let you know how it turns out.
 

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This bike already has a fuel pump, Also it struggles to start when hot because its flooding. Try spinning it a bit without the gas, then crank it over with just a little.

Ash

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