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Jeff Policky, Motorcycle Mechanic
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I've got a 2003 electraglide standard 100year

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I've got a 2003 electraglide standard 100year anniversary.the guy I got it from let it sit outside for 5 years .ruff I put some love into old blue and took a ride from Dayton Ohio to Tennessee. ran great got home changed plugs and now the front plugs turned black and lightly backfire rumbles on my idle to low .
JA: How many miles are on the car? What size is the engine?
Customer: 45000. 88 cu 1450 cc
JA: What kind of car is it? Toyota, Honda, Ford, Chrysler, etc.
Customer: Harley davidson
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: I can if I new what to fix.could it be my spark module , coil
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Mechanic should know?
Customer: It runs smooth as can be at 80 to 100 mph
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Motorcycle
Expert:  kwiggins29059 replied 1 year ago.

Hello, how did the plug from the rear cylinder look? Is the bike carbed or fuel injected and are you running aftermarket pipes?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It is carbureted the front plug black the back one fine I switch them back and forth she runs real smooth at 80 to 100 . But the plug in front still black and it always takes rumbled back fired on deceleration
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Call me in person it hard for me to type(###) ###-####
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.

why did you change the spark plugs when you got mack?

what all have you done to the fuel system since the bike was parked 5 years?

tell me everything you can.