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davefrombc

1985-90 Suzuki LT230 / 250 service manual

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Hi Davefrombc.  I just joined the forum and you're the only guy I have found with a LT230.  I have a barn find that I have been tinkering with, I think it's about ready to go.

I rebuilt the carb, drained the gas tank, changed oil and filter, new air filter (well, sort of...had to adapt a Honda filter, couldn't find original).  I also had to loosen the throttle cable, it was seized.  Mine is a QuanRunner, not Racer. 

Yours looks very nice, mine is pretty dirty.  The mice were living in it for quite a while!

Can you think of anything else I should do, check, change, before I try to fire it up?

It looks like people generally burn 32:1 so I think that's what I will start with.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

 

Oh, one other thing.  There is a small hose that comes off the top of the carburetor, I'm thinking it's a vent of some kind.  Do you happen to know where that routes to?  I don't see any obvious place for it.

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I just realized that the picture above isn't your bike!  I will keep looking for a LT230 owner to ask my questions...

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