Moby dies with a little throttle

New weird problem. Recently installed the Treats CDI so I'm not sure if it's related.

Bike starts up very easy, runs great for a few minutes, then dies if I give it any throttle. It'll still idle great and start right back up, but if I give it any amount of throttle, it just immediately dies again.

Not even sure where to start looking. Carb's clean, I believe I wired the CDI up correctly.

Re: Moby dies with a little throttle

Make sure you have the intake/carb connection tight. Sounds like an air leak.

Also if you haven't already.put in a new properly gapped spark plug.

There could be an air leak at the jug base gasket or head gasket. Check for tightness and leaks. don-ohio (:^)

Re: Moby dies with a little throttle

try moving timing around

Re: Moby dies with a little throttle

Russell Meyers /

Check your carburetor float level or main jet for contaminates.

Re: Moby dies with a little throttle

Cool, I'll check all that. I think I have a new spark plug kicking around somewhere.

With the CDI, am I supposed to use a resistor plug or boot? I'm running the same plug/boot from when I had the stock points setup.

Re: Moby dies with a little throttle

Dan (LandLordsMG/PSVMC) /

It's ideal to use a resistor plug or boot with CDI, but that won't keep it from running.

Did you use silicone on the stator plate mounting screws?? Those holes go straight through into the case so it's possible that you could be leaking from there.

Re: Moby dies with a little throttle

Dan (LLMG/PSVMC) Wrote:

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> It's ideal to use a resistor plug or boot with

> CDI, but that won't keep it from running.

>

> Did you use silicone on the stator plate mounting

> screws?? Those holes go straight through into the

> case so it's possible that you could be leaking

> from there.

I did, I used it on the plate and on the screws.

Re: Moby dies with a little throttle

Dan (LandLordsMG/PSVMC) /

Okay, that's good.

Yeah check your carb mounting area, could be lean as well

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