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newyzguy89

Engine stumbles badly when landing from jumps

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My engine stumbles VERY badly when landing from jumps and trying to accelerate for the next jump. The bike runs good in general with just this one major hiccup. I have taken the carb apart and cleaned it with chemicals and air, the BK mod is done, the accel pump timing is spot on, different jetting that I have tried doesn't seem to affect it.

I have a no-toil air filter w/o screen, white bros. exhaust (soon to be FMF ), the carb has been to Zip-Ty for their mods. Last year, at the recommendation of a former Yamaha  racing mechanic I raised the float level very high and the problem went away, only to come back now.

Anyone have any experience with this and an idea how to make it go away?

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Have you checked the float to see if it has moved away from your spec?

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My 400 had similar symptoms.

Turned out no jetting could fix it.

The mid body gasket had gone bad over the years. Only option was to get another carb because at the time I didn't know how to fix it...

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