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  1. Feels starved of fuel

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    Hello everyone! I’m new here. Here’s the story. Any help would be greatly appreciated! I recently bought a 2012 TW with only 100 miles on it. I took the carb off and had Yamaha in Houston go through it for me. After I put it back on the bike it started up great, purring beautifully. Once I would...
  2. Revs holding at idle - Help with next steps.

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    So my 2005 has 550 miles on it now, about 200 are mine. I'm in Idaho, elevation ~2,500 ft and plan to ride up to 6,000 often. When I first got it, I noticed the revs would hold at idle and it made riding pretty stressful, especially on city streets. I changed the air filter, oil, oil filter...
  3. Carb Question and update on Tech topics

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    I have an '87 TW that I bought new in '88. My first bike. Glad I kept it. It fell into disrepair when my both my wife and dad had cancer. I've been a member for about a year, looking thru old posts for info on carb cleaning and tuning tips. Lot of good stuff, and many talented people who are...
  4. 2001-2017 Carb Installed on 1991 TW200 -- Mostly Working!

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    Hi folks, New to TW200s and this forum. Recently bought a 1991 with 9800m on it, sight-unseen (long story). Turns out the carb body had a float pin post sheared off, and original replacements are $250-$300. So, I thought I'd take a risk see if I could make this work for $45...
  5. TW200 that don't have ethanol problem?

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    I'm looking at getting a TW200 and I have an older DRZ with a terrible ethanol problem. I ride in California. The DRZ will get so crudded up that the carb has to be rebuilt. Are there newer model years of the TW200 that handle the ethanol-gas better? I see some posts on how to handle it, but...
  6. Jetting recommendations for a DG slip on. Located in Central NY

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    Hey guys! I'm new to the forums. I picked up an '03 TDub last summer. It's got 3000 miles on it and it runs like a top. I would like to get a DG2 slip on. The installation of the actual pipe is pretty simple from what I've seen. My main issue is choosing the correct jetting. From what...
  7. tw225e carb rebuild

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    hi all, i've got a 2004 tw225e (japan model) which i've just bought recently from Japan. Done a couple of test rides and looked perfectly fine except for 1 thing, it was working quite lean. I came to this conclusion mainly cause : - Spark plug was on the white-ish side (quite a bit) - idle...
  8. No fuel to carb after rebuild

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    Rebuilt the carb on my 2003, full acid dip treatment, etc. I also replaced the fuel line, added the filter and did a bunch of other "non-fuel" stuff that I'll cover in a different post. Since doing so, I get no fuel going to the carb. I can fill the tube to the carb with some squeezing and...
  9. 1989 TW200 carb joint for a new Mikuni VM28-418

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    I bought a nice looking TW few months ago that I knew had a carb problem. I cleaned it and it rode fine and then just got hard to start again. I have already ordered a Mikuni VM28-418 and new twister and throttle cable and eliminate the old air box. After reading through the forum I couldn't...
  10. '94 TW200 not returning to idle

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    Hey everybody, I'm 19 years old and a first time TW owner. Just bought a 1994 TW200 in amazing condition with 940 miles on it. Sat for 15ish years with sparse maintenace from what I was told. When we brought it home, it would run very poorly at idle but was able to take a spin around the yard...
  11. Hesitant in the middle of the rev-range

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    Hey guys, I have a feeling this might be a gummed up carb issue. Just wanted to hear some other opinions before I get down and dirty with the carb. My poor ol' tee dub (1995) has been under a tarp for the best part of a year last year. I have brought the old girl out so she can feel the wind...
  12. 1987 TW-200 Carburetor Mysteries

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    Aloha TW200 Forum - Thanks in advance to anyone who dedicated time to reading this post. I really appreciate any help and love this forum! I recently purchased my second TW-200. This one is a 1987 CA model and has about 3k miles. The bike is in great shape. I was having some issues with...
  13. Suggestions for replacing the TW200 carburator ?

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    I am thinking about totally replacing the carb on my 88 TW200. Any suggestions ? I was thinking Mikuni but I don't know which 1 to get. I can't afford alot, PLEASE HELP :rolleyes:
  14. Help project bike wont run cleanly. Chinese carb and ignitech

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    Help please I'm tearing my hair out. I'm in the UK and bought a (US Import) project 91 Tw from the internet as a non runner last year. I knew the bike had bits missing + broken but when it was delivered it was also missing the CDI and the pilot jet mounting was broken on the carb body. I...
  15. Rubber diaphragm found mashed in and causing carb issues

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    The rubber diaphragm in the bottom of this pic was found mashed in, causing an air leak, letting dirt in and causing starting issues. Done by a mechanic 20 miles from my place. I've had my local new mechanic (1 mile from me) sort out big issues with my bike. I would have loved to do the carb...
  16. Carb rebuild kit

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    Anyone know where I can get a good carb rebuild kit for my 96 TW it is a CA model so it has the carb can. Also does any one know the stock jetting for this model thanks.
  17. How To Remove the Pilot Screw?

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    Hi everyone, Thanks in advance for anyone who can help me. I am new to the TW but had bikes all my life. I just sold my DRZ 400s to get a TW and scored on a 2003 with 207 miles on it. It has sat for the last 8 years in a crate and is in great shape but needs the usual to get running. I have...
  18. Is it necessary to replace plastic sleeve around carb joint?

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    I peeled back a little of my cracked sleeve and looks like there's still a metal joint behind it intact.
  19. carb for sale, likely just for parts though.

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    Hi everyone, I bought a 1989 tw200 that didnt run. I was told it needed a small part in the carb. I bought a rebuild kit, and when I went to install it, noticed that the area where the nozzle/main jet holder screws into had a small chip in it. I installed the kit anyways, but the bike wont run...
  20. Make your TWs faster

    Performance and Customization
    Hey guys I know there are many posts about this but figured a fresh take on it would be nice. There are so many modifications to be done. What mods do you think should be done first and why. So far I have just adjusted my pilot screw and installed a 130 main jet. I am now going to want to...
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