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86 Yamaha XT600Z Tenere mainjet help

Hi guys,
i am in need of a new main jet for my 86 Yamaha XT600Z Tenere.
BUT my Clymer book (think USA version of Haynes and just as reliable ). The Clymer says that it should be a 135/ my local yammy shop says it is either 140, 145, or 150. I cant seem to track down any reliable information. Oh it has a staintune slip on end can if that changes things.

So help please what is it?

I think the jet is the only thing needed to get her running again but wont know till i actually get that fixed...

I need to get her running cus SWMBO says if i dont it has to go.. (I think it might when i do as well... so watch this space).
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Go for the 140 and buy a KN filter. 134 or 135 makes no difference..
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I need one too but at 180 dollars its too much for me....anyone know where I can get an aftermarket one?
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I need one too but at 180 dollars its too much for me....anyone know where I can get an aftermarket one?
Was that jet made in gold or platina? Standard jet for these carb from dealer is 4dollars.
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Sorry ...that was for the needle and emulator...
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