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Hey guys, I've not really been around much due to moving house and standing on my laptop - which was barely being used before I broke it, plus I find typing on my phone a hassle, so I'll keep this short.


So, basically my ninja has been running rough since I bought it, with a rough idle speed too.


Its got 40k on the clocks and doesn't look like it's been maintained much in its 16 year life.


So when I got it I did the basics. Replaced the air filter, sparkplug, cleaned the carbs and it was still running rough, so I tried balancing the carbs, because I figured even if it's not the problem, it won't harm doing them.


So I start her up and try to ballance the carbs and the carb on the far right starts spitting fuel out at me.


I'll upload the video when I figure out how to do it on my phone


Anyone got any idea what it could be?

I've got a Haynes manual and want to fix it myself, but need someone to point me in the right direction first


Many thanks, Alex

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Hi Alex. ....... The carb shouldn't be spitting fuel at you......are all hoses and carb rubbers ok? I'm also guessing that the valve clearances haven't been checked in a while.....wouldn't hurt to give them a check, mate...... :wink:

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