Plus 1 on trying the Seafoam gas treatment and running a tank full of gas through it before pulling things apart. I've had very good luck with it and have some acquaintances who have some great experiences also.
2004 Vulcan Classic 1500 - carbed
Grips, Freeway pegs, engine guard
Floorboards, Nomad rear seat,
Custom made luggage rack, Windshield & Lowers
Saddlebags, Passenger floorboards,