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post #1 of 3 Old 06-28-2012, 01:18 PM Thread Starter
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Help Tb are getting me

I have a 2003 V-Strom 42k, today I have done a valve adj,checked plugs,and did a TB Sync took it out for a ride ... runs great.
Now I can't adj the idle down below 1800rpm. And once you let the bike cool down (zero bars) and start it up the rpms go to 4500rpms for 30 secs or it warms up. It never did this before.
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post #2 of 3 Old 06-28-2012, 01:22 PM
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Make sure you haven't closed the gap on the throttle stop screw. How do I adjust my throttle bodies?

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post #3 of 3 Old 06-28-2012, 03:29 PM Thread Starter
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You got it right the gap had closed down .003 ... now I can adj the idle and when I start it up cold 2800-3000 rpm. I have to admit after 21k miles I didn't know my year had a fast idle. And I'm a 20 year aircraft mech. I'm almost ready for my big trip this year.
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