cant go past 60

Discussion in 'Sportster Models' started by nd92586, May 18, 2009.

  1. nd92586

    nd92586 New Member

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    i cant go past 60 i finely got my bike running good and i was ridding it than i wanted to open it up and it would not go past 60 it started to cut out like it needed more gas and then back firing i got home and went to reset my timing but every where i go to get the clear timing plug it is to long so i just put it at tdc reset my points and it does the same thing at 3500 rpms i have a stock carb on it and it runs a little rich i dies every time i try ti adjust it down and i cleaned it out so i know that it is clean what should i do it us a 1977 xlh 1000
     
  2. R. Lewis

    R. Lewis Senior Member Retired Moderators

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    Is there any mods you done lately??
     
  3. mroleg

    mroleg Active Member

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    Did you check plugs? Not sure about 1977, coil I would look into that.
     
  4. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    Sounds like the main fuel circuit isn't flowing fuel.