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1993 Timberwolf 250 4x4 power question

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I recently picked up a1993 Timberwolf 250 4x4. I have 2 questions about it. First, I noticed that I don’t have a lot of torque/power in 1st gear. I do have significant power in reverse thought. Reverse will almost toss you off the bike if you goose it, but 1st gear does not. The previous owner plowed with it. Could the clutch be worn or something? I would think if the clutch was worn reverse would act the same. I’m just thinking that1st and reverse should have about the same torque/power. I plan to plow snow with it also, and I’m wondering if it has enough power to do so.

Second question. If I’m on a slight hill facing down and stop, the bike always stalls out. It idols great when you first start it up and then it will chug a little when warm. I turned up the idol screw a bit, but I don’t like it idling too fast. Any idea why it stalls out facing downhill?

Thanks,

Ray

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