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Steve, Motorcycle Mechanic
Category: Motorcycle
Satisfied Customers: 6993
Experience:  30+ yrs. experience, MMI, HD technician, HD early, engine rebuild/performance, bike builder, kit bike program manager, CCI 2001-2004
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XXXXI have a problem with my Harley fxd 1996 I ride it to

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Hi my name is XXxxx
XXXXI have a problem with my Harley fxd 1996
I ride it to work which takes about 20 minutes in my travel it stalls when I am at lights and when I am moving
Not sure if it is the cause but I have put standard exaust back on the bike because the vance and Hines pipes were too loud.
Bike only starts with choke on after it stalls.
Hope you can help
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Motorcycle
Expert:  Steve replied 2 years ago.

it sounds like you need to re-jet the carb.

this is often required when changing exhaust systems.

the stock jets for your carb with the stock exhaust and intake are:

- main; 175

- slow; 42 (but I would recommend a 45)

that should get you close.

let me know if you need more help.