Posted September 09, 2008 - 12:18 PM
Posted September 09, 2008 - 12:46 PM
Also critical are the air jets in the face of the carb, and the starter jet. Correct setting of the idle mixture is also a biggie for these engines, although it's more important for hot starting than cold.
Most, if not all, new owners of YZF/WRF's run afoul of the starting procedure, also. It's known semi-affectionately as "the drill". 426's are very fussy about having it done right:
Posted September 09, 2008 - 01:14 PM
Posted September 09, 2008 - 03:47 PM
Posted September 10, 2008 - 02:46 AM
Posted September 10, 2008 - 03:58 AM
DO NOT remove the TPS
Make sure you remove and clean both diaphrams and associated components, check all carb vent lines are clear and know how to properly start the thing - many people kick for days because they don't know "the drill". Very important to know "the Drill"