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    1999 Polaris STLX idle adjustment.

    Just picked up a 1999 SLTX that runs fairly well when hot but idles like a pig and dies at idle a lot when cold. I've had a quick look at adjusting the idle mixture but what tool do you use to adjust the center and rear carb mixture screws? Is there a special tool? The ski was not used for almost four years any tips and ideas on some good maintenance I should do on the fuel and associated systems to avoid problems later on would be appreciated.

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    Click avatar for tech links/info K447's Avatar
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    See my signature links for lots of useful info.

    Rebuilding the carburetors and replacing the fuel hoses should be at the top of your to-do list.

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    Thanks for the reply. From my experience with two stroke outboards carb overhauls are always worth it. I had planned on that.

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    Rasta Mon Condoms We Be Jammin!!!!! TxVirageTx's Avatar
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    pay attention to the sync of the linkage between carbs.i like to open the mag carb to a set position using the lowest port opening as a visual reference.then set the cen and then the pto.i've seen polaris keihin triple carbs go from not idling to idling all day long by doing this

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