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I have a 1970 Triumph 500 Daytona when the engine gets

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I have a 1970 Triumph 500 Daytona when the engine gets warmed up the idle go up.
JA: How many miles are on the car? What size is the engine?
Customer: About 3000 on the engine rebuild
JA: Are you fixing your Daytona yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: have not tried any yet. rode it for the first time yesterday.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: outside temp yesterday was a little over 90.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Motorcycle
Expert:  Louie replied 2 months ago.

Hi and welcome to JustAnswer, I’m Louie. Sorry you had to wait awhile but I’ll do my best to help.
Initially, have you checked:

  • • burn color of spark plug tips;
  • • for air or vacuum leak;
  • • condition of the carbs;
  • • air box and filter;
  • • carb to intake coupling block;
  • • depending on the carbs, choke;
  • • compression.
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Not yet, but I will. Thanks, Ron
Expert:  Louie replied 2 months ago.

Yes please and an update when able.