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I had that happen--every once in a while-- with my XL with a Mikuni. I richened out the idle air mixture a tad and it solved it.
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Worn out auto advance unit allows too much ignition retard at idle and causes carb farts.
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Or a wobbly points cam and the rear cyl is way off
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