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post #1 of 4 Old 10-06-2009, 10:14 AM Thread Starter
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prairie starting problems

hey guys...i have a 2005 prairie 360 4wd....have some trouble starting it every time i ride.....once i ride for awhile i dont have the trouble....but it is hard to get it running and idling the first 30 min or so...any thoughts
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I don't have any personal experience with the 360's but from what i've seen here this is a common problem with the 360's that is cured by adjusting the valves.That is why it changes when it is hot( clearence changes).

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hey thanks man....ill have to try has a dyno jet in it...but i dont think that is the problem
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i agree adjust your valves the exhaust will tighten up

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