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98 Big Bear exhaust bright red

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I was out the other night for a few minutes and noticed the exhaust close to the motor was bright red. I searched the internet and saw suggestions that it may be running lean. Could this be it? How do I correct this?

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sounds like it unless you were running hard for a while, i would not suggest changing the ratio unless you have been in the carb recently and done some other work to the engine, i would give the carb a good cleaning first, watch out for the tamper screws in the top of the slide the are loc-tite is put on at the factory, as a last resort check the mix screw on the bottom at the motor side of the carb factory setting on these is usually 1.5-2 turns out from lightly seating bottom, the units do run lean naturally though

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