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#1 marval


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Posted 05 May 2012 - 09:19 AM

Hi, my next door neighbour has recently bought a gas gas 125 and i have been to a couple of local trials with her. I have had road bikes all my life but I thought i would have a bit of offroad fun. so to see if i would be competent enough I have just bought a cheapie montesa cota 314r? I think.
The guy I bought it off fired it up after two prods, but since I got it home, so far it refuses to start or me!! Oh well head scratching time!

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#2 joekarter


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Posted 05 May 2012 - 12:56 PM

These things use itsy bitsy pilot jets and use such small amounts of gas that it often sits in the tank long enough to go bad. A clean carb and a new plug will probably work wonders.

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