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    Adjustment tool arrived, allowing me easy access...

    Adjustment tool arrived, allowing me easy access to both the idle mixture setting screws. Screwing them all the way in required 2 turns, in my opinion, considering the stock setting is 4.5 turns out,...
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    Hi all,

    unfortunately, as stated in the title, my cockpit is disfigured by this:

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    i remember reading somewhere, think it could have been the US Fanclub forum, that this was a...
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    thanks for the quick response, i want to make...

    thanks for the quick response, i want to make completely sure I understand.
    As I can only access the idle screw on the right-hand carb, which was set to lean, I am assuming that the other carb is...
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    Thank you for the info. this is still ongoing,...

    Thank you for the info. this is still ongoing, however I now have a well-known interim issue, namely access to the idel screw. I can access the right hand side without ans special tools, but the left...
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    Not managed to get the plugs checked after a long...

    Not managed to get the plugs checked after a long idle yet, however one thing I noticed yesterday was my idle speed is just over the 1500 mark (the needle swings a little), so I tried to reduce the...
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    will do, just need to plan a stop along the way...

    will do, just need to plan a stop along the way and take the plugspanner with me. If I let the bike run in idle for 5 minutes in front of the house ill have problems with the neighbours, the...
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    correct, two separate coils, one for each plug.

    correct, two separate coils, one for each plug.
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    Took the bike out for a 20Km ride and left it...

    Took the bike out for a 20Km ride and left it idling in the garage for a minute before switching off. Here a photo of the plugs. If anything I would say a little on the lean side?

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    Thank you. I understand your comments on the...

    Thank you.

    I understand your comments on the service history 100%, however the bike was in storage for almost 12 years. I believe the carbs were completely stripped and cleaned because otherwise...
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    When checking the idle mixture by the colour of...

    When checking the idle mixture by the colour of the plugs, i assume the engine must be hot? How long should i let the bike idle vefore switching off and removing the plugs?
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    Thank you for the feedback. The bike is a 1997...

    Thank you for the feedback. The bike is a 1997 model which has two plugs. i will remove the plugs today and see how they look.
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    Thank you very much Anthony. - i do not...

    Thank you very much Anthony.

    - i do not suspect a fuel lock as the engine runs absolutely fine when warm, no variation whatsoever in idle speed, mixture seems to be good.
    - i always turn off the...
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    Thank you very much for your response. Here my...

    Thank you very much for your response. Here my feedback to the points you mentioned:

    - Is it realistic that the decompressor cam is badly worn? The bike only has 14000km on the clock now (nothing...
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    New member - F650 warm starting issue

    Hi All

    my name is Martin. I originally come from Devon however have been living in the Vorarlberg region of Austria since 2001. Living at the foot of the Alps I consider myself very lucky to
    have...
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