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the xs1100 doesn't idle right, it will idle too high or not high enough. I am thinking carb sync, vacuum leak or idle circuit. I just took it for a ride and it won't maintain speed very well- it loves to accelerate though. timing was spot on before I cleaned the carbs. what would be the best approach for such an issue.
 

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the inner two carburetors had to be replaced due to the hole where the pilot screw sticks into the carb body was messed with and elongated. I hope it is fixed.
 

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The xs is the race model. The idle is adjusted with the throttle. Adjust your twist grip with enough free play.
 

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Do not adjust the idle with the throttle cable. Always have a bit of slack.
There is a throttle stop screw between the center carbs on the aft side.
Book says " Carburetors must be synchronized before setting final idle speed. The idle speed adjustment is made by turning only one throttle stop screw "

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there is no more adjustment at the cable (as short as possible) and it won't idle below 1500 rpm.
 
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