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Riding in Cold Wet Weather

Discussion in 'Technical and Troubleshooting Torque' at netrider.net.au started by Jez79, Jul 26, 2007.

  1. Hi All, I ride a 99 gsxr 600 and have noticed something the last couple of times I have been stuck on the freeway at night. Both times have been cold and one night there was some drizzle. Basically, I would be doing 100 in either 4th or 5th or 6th (engine revving between 4 and 8k) and every now and then, when I go to accelerate, the engine would stutter a bit as though it wasn't firing and then after gently accelerating would come back to life.. Is this a bike problem or just nasty weather conditions. No problems from 0-80 in 1st, 2nd and 3rd etc.. My idea is something to do with cold damp air being forced into the chambers via the SRAD design. Any ideas? Thanks in advance. J.

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  3. That's exactly what it sounds like, thank you for the insight..

    Don't know if i like the idea of deliberately heating the engine more though especially when you get to traffic..
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