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bogging down

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I've got an 05 500 that is starting to bog down on hard acceleration. I'm approaching 2000 miles. No maintenance on air filter at this point. New air filter or carb problem? I have not adjusted the pilot screws. Thanks.
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Could you have filled up on some bad gasoline?
Overfilled the oil?
Something plugging the gas tank screen (or other fuel filter)?

Could the valves being too loose (not opening as far or for the duration that they should)?
http://www.practicingoilanalysis.com/article_detail.asp?articleid=541&relatedbookgroup=OilAnalysis

"Note: accidental overfilling oil into your engine can cause problems too. As the crankshaft rotates it will churn the oil, causing aeration and eventually sustained foam may form. This can lead to overheated motor oil, oxidation and a loss of oil pressure. Spongy aerated oil is hard to pump. It starves the engine and critical lubricated surfaces."


See conversation at:
http://forums.noria.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/616604995/m/842103095
PontiacJack said:
MrSciTrek said:
http://www.practicingoilanalysis.com/article_detail.asp?articleid=541&relatedbookgroup=OilAnalysis

"Note: accidental overfilling oil into your engine can cause problems too. As the crankshaft rotates it will churn the oil, causing aeration and eventually sustained foam may form. This can lead to overheated motor oil, oxidation and a loss of oil pressure. Spongy aerated oil is hard to pump. It starves the engine and critical lubricated surfaces."

See conversation at: http://forums.noria.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/616604995/m/842103095
Hey! Mr Bill Nye... where do you come up with all these websites?... if i didn't know any better you are a walking google search engine... (walking encyclopedias are sooo last year)
Bill Nye... funny but I'd rather be an up-dated Carl Sagan (except for the "billions & billions" thang). 8)

I have to keep pretty sharp at the old I-net searching because many of my sharpest 8th graders would leave me in the dust. It helps a lot to put quote marks around key phrases then add a couple of the critical nouns or verbs. If one "search for" combination of words doesn't work, or even if does, try some other combinations with synonyms.

Example- When looking for pics of our beloved bike I found that "Kawasaki ex-500" gave some different pictures than "Ninja 500." So I kept searching until I found my favorite so far, same color as my bike:
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You wrote... "NOTE: Nice picture but ahhh Those front front blinkers make me cringe!"

Let me guess, you're still single?
Hard to please a guy who's so distracted by "front blinkers." ;D
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