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I've had my Wing for about three weeks now. I've been able to ride it quite a bit; 400 miles the last three days. As I am riding it just seems to smell pretty "gassy" and not just when I go to Taco Bell. :) Nothing seems to be leaking anywhere, it runs great and gas mileage seems to be about right. The PO just had the carbs cleaned and synced less than 2000 miles ago. Is it just the nature of the carbureted older models? I have a Tulsa windshield. Would that be creating a weird back swirl of exhaust somehow? It's certainly liveable, but seems to be a little more than I would naturally expect. I know this is all a little vague but do you have any ideas or where to start looking? Anything to worry about? Thanks.
 

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It shouldn't smell that way, is the fuel cap on tight? There is a vent tube that runs from the fuel cap, is that there? Hows the fuel filter?
 

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Scott as Joe said it shouldn't smell that way. If all that Joe said checks out, you may want to pull the gas tank cover off (where the stereo is) & check the hoses good. You may have a small fuel leak that is just not showing up. If you don't have a service manual be careful taking things apart there are a series of interesting devices to hold it all together including two latches inside the fuel lid. I would recommend getting your hands on a manual if you don't have one.
 

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This might sound redundant but on my 1500 it's pretty easy not to have the cap on tight, I've done it several times and the gas odor is very strong when that happens.
 
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