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me and my friend just put a snorkel on my foreman.. it is a two inch.. it doesnt seem like it is idling right.. and it kinda cuts out a little when i give it alot of gas.. is there a way i can avoid re jetting?
 

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There is an idle screw on the side of the carb that you can adjust by hand. That's all I did after my snorkle. Keep an eye on your spark plug to see if you need to adjust your air / fuel mixture. No need to rejet until you put on the exhaust.
 

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i put a hmf on before the snorkel.. and i re jetted for that.. so i dont have the stock jet in.. i might go turn my idle up a little more.. but what do you mean watch my spark plug?
 

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if ur spark plug is black then i think that means its running rich, but someone else verify that for him please
 

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If your spark plug is black then it is too rich and if its too white then it is running lean. It should be kind of light yellow. Wish I had a pic to show you or look at someone's bike that you think is running right and compare it.
 

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ok well if i do end up having to re jet i will probaly order it form jetsrus.. that way i dont have to buy the whole kit.. i just dont know what size i will need
 

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I just went through this last week. I just put a 2" snorkle on my 500. Mine did the same thing. I covered half of the intake and that made an improvement. After taking it for the first real ride, I found that the bike was running lean. I installed a 165 jet, and turned the idel/air screw all the way in, and then back out 2 1/2 turns. Then put 1 #6 washer under the needle, and cut about an 1" off of the spring. This seems to be working great, and I am finding a decent bit more power.

And I have the snorkle open all the way, I did not need to resrtict it.
 
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