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I am hoping someone can give me a little help with my Brothers ****laris. He is getting bad gas mileage and I am not sure what to check next.
2000 Indy Triumph, 600 triple, all stock.
Last season he was getting around 7-8 mpg, had a little bog, usually coming out of corners.
This summer we replaced the broken primary spring and jetted (main) down slightly, cleaned carbs, new plugs, wires, caps.Track tension and alignment is good, clutches are aligned and run cool. Oil running 36-40/1.
This season.......same mileage.
We were hoping we could get him at least 10 mpg.
Sled runs better overall but seems hard to start hot and cold. It still has a slight bog ,but only after being ridden for a while.

Does anyone have any suggestions what to try next ????
 

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Call the scrap yard! humper All polaris sleds are a piece of :turd: , but any way good luck, hopefully someone can help you out!
 

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i think thats the same motor as the xlt,.............
might just be the nature of the beast,
shoot,..i only got about 10 MPG with my old zrt600.

keep working with the carb's,....sooner or later,
you will get it .
 

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<div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (alleycat @ Feb 5 2007, 04:18 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}></div>
i think thats the same motor as the xlt,.............
might just be the nature of the beast,
shoot,..i only got about 10 MPG with my old zrt600.

keep working with the carb's,....sooner or later,
you will get it .[/b]

I don't even get 10 mpg with my 99 zrt600
 

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I'm convinced this is a carb/oil problem.
Brother told me today it seems to foul plugs every 200 miles or so.
According to some searching I have done on other sled sites this machine, all stock should get around 10 mpg.
 

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It sounds like it's developing a air leak when warmed up. Check to make sure the fuel pumps is working properly.
It may also be crank seals. Especially if it's hard starting.
 
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