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Hi,i have a 85 ironhead sportster.
It has been sitting in storage for a year? One day i came home and all the gas was out of the thank(4got 2close the petcock) on the garage floor, overfow. So i removed the floadbowl cleaned the carb replaced the needle and o rings etc…
Start up but cuts off after starting. will run for around 10 seconds and cuttoff.
 

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Hmmmmmm........ I gotta think a bit on that one. Possibly ignition related and you are overlooking that because of the "obvious" carb connection. I'll think more on it.
 

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Hello CBM,
Thanks for your replay.
I all ready have de irohead running again.
i cleaned out de Kehihn replaced the needle, clean out de bowl en the rest of the carb, i found a totaly destroid o-ring at the mixture screw. I replaced de screw only with de spring and washer. I adjsusted everything needed, according to the manual, i also charged the batterie.
with the choke fully open en 4 times starting he started....big smile...

Eddie.
 

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You did everything right but I would also take off the petcock and clean the screen.
 
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