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Old 06-06-2017, 11:53 PM
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Oh yeah, time for a fun ,,,,,er,,,,um,,,,, test run, yes that is it, test run.

Scott
We used to call that a smoke run...as in thrash it for a bit and see what smokes...

kinda loses a little when the issue was too much smoke..
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Old 06-07-2017, 10:24 AM
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My experience is from the 80's so it may be out dated.

If you have Champion spark plugs in the thing, they "Suck" they foul at the drop of a wrench, go with NGK.
I agree with MotorDoctor about adjusting heat range.

Don't know what is in a Polaris.
My last two stroke had sealed main crank bearings that were feed by the injector pump so by-passing the pump in my case was not an option.

What will help reduce smoke if you can clean out the exhaust baffles, two strokes do not like to be plugged up.

I cant say how bad the issue is now with synthetic.
Back in the day before synthetic Two-stroke oil, it was a must that you clean out the carbon behind the piston rings "If the cylinders were removed"
after removal had one that the carbon expanded so much I could not get the piston back in the cylinder, had another seize and destroyed the piston.
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Old 06-07-2017, 07:59 PM
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LOL I think I or I should say we got it. I hooked the oil line back, bled it, and adjusted the linkage and put fresh gas in it. I wanted to take it on the road to see what it would so I had a friend follow me. About a mile down the road it was running fine but it seemed to be losing power, that's when I heard the horn and my friend pulls beside me and says "your on fire" and I was. We threw some dirt on to get the fire out. Me showing my age had left the parking brake on I had a lot more power on the way back but had no brakes. It seems to run fine now with not to much smoke and is holding its water and the brakes came back after everything cooled down. Now to bend all the plastic back on.

Thanks everyone for your input
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Old 06-07-2017, 09:00 PM
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Well at least you were prepared for an emergency bein as how you had the brake on just in case.

Better put some healthy gloves on when dealing with the old plastics, a little much bend and it pops and slices your hand open there will be words. Hmmm,,,,, wonder why I would even type something like that?

Well done Sir.

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