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maybe possible at highway speeds in 4th gear,,, 3000 to 3500 and above,,maybe getting some vibrations,,, not making the float to close,,,,or enricher bouncing,,, not fully seated or a tick partially open,,,even if u think,,,the enricher is closed,,,, sometimes theres a seating problem,,,,side air bleed maybe dirty,,,,,, can,t keep up with the flow,,at higher rpms with a velo stack,,, ive been running my super b forever,, never ran a velo stack,,i,,,know she don.t act right with out,,,, the cover she came with,,, and air cleaner,,, on a near stock sporty ,, dumps too much fuel,, or if ur drag racing,,it,s ok,,,,smell ur oil,,, change ur oil,,, nuff said,,,,
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picked up an S&S enrichener.
cleaned surfaces and installed
problem solved.
so much better riding it without gas dripping all over my mag in 4th gear. thanks cazz
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