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Hey Guys,
I recently bought an 03 VTX 1300s Retro. I have problem with dirty exhaust. My wife was following me on the highway and she told me that the bike is smoking when I let off the trottle at 70 mph speeds. At idle speed it has a sooty smell. I have put about 500 miles on it and the oil level has not dropped so I don't think it is burning oil. I think it might be a fuel mixture problem. Please advise.
 

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I know this may sound too simple, but I was riding with a friend with a 1300 retro and his bike was smoking too. When he looked down, alas!!!, his manual choke was still engaged.
 

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Thanks Man,
I am fairly sure that the choke is not engaged but I will check and see if there is any adjustment for the choke. I bought this bike used and have no idea what has been done to it.
 

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I was told that it has slip on aftermarket mufflers. Otherwise the rest of the bike is stock.
 
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