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post #11 of 13 Old 05-19-2020, 05:40 PM
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Yes. I hope Jason has not been waiting all this time for Jigsaw's resolution.
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post #12 of 13 Old 05-19-2020, 05:47 PM
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I’m new to the forum and currently have this issue
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post #13 of 13 Old 05-19-2020, 08:44 PM
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Originally Posted by Uncle Dick View Post
Lol....thatís one long light!
In the heat of summer one might as well take advantage of some cool-down time at any known long stop light.

Upon intended restart, open the throttle just an 1/8 of a turn as you engage the starter button. Should fire-up in 1 or 2 rotations.

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Exhaust pipe heat can cause boiling of the fuel in the float bowl of the carb, causing the low speed rich running & hesitant re-starting unless the throttle is opened to allow more air to mix with those Rich gasoline Vapors.

Some owners have used exhaust Heat Wrap tape or built an extended heat shield for the exhaust pipe or even both, depending on climate.
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