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Its been a while guys.
I have sorted out my issue on this bike.
My final recipe is

44 slow jet
3 washers under stock 1200s needle
3 turns out

Runs like a champ with the k and n filter back in place


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I get the feeling i had a bad run of gas.
I figured i would re run my testing before i gave in and returned the stock balanced pipe headers.

I dropped to the 44 pilot and re added the third washer tbenwent for a long ride. After a while i gave her a little tweak and it was like riding a new bike.

So now i have my general tune fixed i will now re fit my balance headers and tweak her again if i need to.

I presume adding the balance pipe back will need a little adjustment?

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I presume adding the balance pipe back will need a little adjustment?
Dunno, just use the idle drop method on the mixture screw.
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