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Air filter question

Post by mattiscool » Wed Jul 12, 2017 11:11 pm

Hi I have a new spree!
It runs sluggish until I un-clip the air filter cover.
With the air filter cover just off the littlest, the Spree runs fine,
but when I close the air cover correctly, in barely runs right.

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Re: Air filter question

Post by Meatball » Wed Jul 12, 2017 11:26 pm

Clean the filter, sounds gummed up. Or just get a new one. Also check the intake holes on the airbox for obstruction. Sometimes gets gunked up with road goop.
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Re: Air filter question

Post by mattiscool » Thu Jul 13, 2017 8:43 am

Thank you will try both. Do I oil the air filter after I clean it, or if I buy a new one?

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Re: Air filter question

Post by motormike » Thu Jul 13, 2017 9:08 am

mattiscool wrote:Thank you will try both. Do I oil the air filter after I clean it, or if I buy a new one?
YES,...and if the filter falls apart, you can help support the board by buying your new filter from noiseguy.
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Re: Air filter question

Post by Jonadz » Thu Jul 13, 2017 12:39 pm

Don't goof like I did with my first at bat with a new spree and use bar and chain oil! I thought hey, works great on my stihl! Nastiest mess my carb has been plugged with yet! Best to use the same oil your bike is running with!

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Re: Air filter question

Post by mattiscool » Thu Jul 13, 2017 1:33 pm

Thank you this air filter did not fall apart. I was going to use car engine oil but will use oil injection oil. And well get air filter from noise guy

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Re: Air filter question

Post by mattiscool » Thu Jul 13, 2017 2:45 pm

Up date, cleaned filter helped but what I think was problem, my green wire going to the underside of the frame was cut. I think and I do not know, that my auto choke my not have been working. This is just my thoughts, but runs pretty good.

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Re: Air filter question

Post by Wheelman-111 » Fri Jul 14, 2017 4:48 pm

Greetings:

The foam in the filters is inexplicably a bit sensitive to fuel vapors, particularly if it's over 5 years old. It can crumble and the fragments can and will foul the reeds if inhaled. Hit up NoiseGuy for an affordable replacement that is superior to stock.
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