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Oil Soot From Baffle.

Post by jafo » 09:18 pm May 01 2005

OK, I know I can't be the only one with this problem, but I get an excessive amount of that black oil soot out of the baffle. It's so bad that it runs down the full length of the baffle and drips onto the swing arm. It's getting rather annoying. So whats the deal? Why's it do this? It did'nt do it on my old '84 KDx and I mixed the fuel/oil ratio the same @ 32:1 ratio. The plug is alittle dark but nothing that jumps out at you saying it's way to rich. The bike runs great, and I'm going to drop the jetting after it warms up and stays that way. What can I do to get this fixed, any ideas? My baffle does'nt seem to be "baffling" the sound very well anymore either, it has deffinitley gotten louder.
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Post by Indawoods » 09:29 pm May 01 2005

Spooge!
You got spooge.... very normal... most try to jet it out. You might have a rich pilot or may need to drop the needle one. You may also need to repack you silencer, it may have become saturated with oil.

After I got RB'd... my spooge went away. It's all in the jetting.
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Post by quailchaser » 10:14 pm May 01 2005

I second the silencer repack and jetting. :mrgreen:
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Post by KDXGarage » 11:04 pm May 01 2005

Me three. Check your jetting for the richness, and check your packing in the silencer / spark arrestor.
Thank you Julien D for all your hard work!

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