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I purchased a 1992 FXRP,1340 Evolution from a Police auction in Texas. The bike has not been started for a year. Before replacing the battery it only clicked. I've replaced the battery and checked all the connections. Now it will start only for a short period. Also, I'll replace all the fluids/filters/plugs but is there anythings else a need to replace because its not been used?

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-Tom
Grapevine, Texas
 

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You my have a nice collection of crud in the fuel petcock filter screen preventing a free flow of gas. Once you manage to drain the tank, it’s a pretty easy job to remove petcock to inspect filter screen.
 

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Clean the carb. Pull it off and clean all the jets, and orifices with B-12. Caution B-12 eats rubber, so remove the float bowl gasket, slide and diaphram and accl pump diaphram before using it. Sounds like it needs a rebuild.
Also as mentioned, remove the petcock and clean the screen.
 
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