LoudFastUgly said:There is a Squeaking sound in rhythm with engine rpm - The only time it's not present is while kickstarting, no air cleaner, throttle open, choke open? Thoughts?
False air, check if the intake manifold is plane.
(simple check, spray some wd40 or brakecleaner at the connection to the head while the engine is running.)
It is quite normal that an engine does not run idle if the air cleaner is removed.