2000 Tough start and high idle
Hey guys, I just bought a project RC51 that was an ex track bike. The bike only has 9k on it, and I have gotten it to pretty good working condition at this point, although my bodywork is a bit makeshift.
Afew questions though...
I took it out today for a 3 hour ride. Handled fairly well and the engine is very responsive. I found though that after the bike got up to temp, the idle, which at the beginning of the day was very high at around 1500 to 1700, would start to stutter and jump around, and at the end of the day It would stall right after I started it. Also, I consistently have to give it gas to start it. I'm guessing that it needs a new fuel filter?
The front forks sound and feel like the dont have any oil in them at all, and there is a very very small hose coming out of the front of the bike near the wiring that is just completely open, and I can't help but wonder, if it is a vaccuum hose, where the hell does it lead and why is it up front?
Any answers to these questions would be greatly appreciated. Love the bike, love the power. I've found I can't stay off it, even though my other bike is an 06 r1. I just love the torque of the RC.\
Thanks again for any advice.....