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Old 17th August 2022
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Default Stupid Mikuni question

I have a VM38-9 on my '74 XLCH.

The question I have is about the enricher.

Is it activated when the lever is up or down?

I told you it was a stupid question
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Push down to activate the starting circuit. Lift to turn it back off.
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Wellll, now, that explains it running rich. I'd been doing it bass ackwards.

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Lol yeah it’s kind of counter intuitive
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