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Cold-Blooded?

I have a 2004 Volusia, and this beast is very cold blooded... I was curious if anyone knew a way to make it a warm-blooded machine... I have to let the bike idle full choke for about 5-10 minutes and then half choke for about another 5... Is there anyway to make it a warm blooded machine? Ideas or facts?
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Your only option is to rejet the carb and adjust the A/F mixture screw.

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yeah I remember the days of my 04...that choke...also occasionally forgetting to put the choke back in after warming up...Fuel Injection is nice...man can get spoiled rather easily with it.
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Yep............my current bike doesn't even have an "enricher" circuit. Just like a cage.....hit the starter and ride away.

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even with a rejet, they are still cold blooded, maybe not quite as bad, but still require a choke

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Anyone have any recommendations on the jets and mixture... It's my first bike and never really been too mechanical inclined... Easiest way?
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My 2004 does the same thing. I let it run for a couple of minutes half choke, get on it and slowly push the choke in. It will hiccup a couple of times but after a mile or so it's fine.
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Anyone have any recommendations on the jets and mixture... It's my first bike and never really been too mechanical inclined... Easiest way?
we have a jet forum, there is good info there. I don't want to be a smart aleck but I want that info to go whole because the stuf fin the jet forum is good.

I used a Dyno-Jet kit and followed their exact recommendations when I changed intake and exhaust. My bike ran really well and had good throttle response.


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