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  1. 1982 Suzuki GS1100EZ Starter Spins But Does Not Engage

    Motorcycle Repair
    Exactly as tittle says 1982 Suzuki GS1100EZ Starter Spins but does not engage History: This is on of my dad's first bikes. 1982 Suzuki GS1100EZ It has been dumped once or twice hard. Has been professionally rebuilt twice but still vibrates enough that occasionally bolts will come loose. The...
  2. 1982 CM250 Idle Surging

    What's up guys! I recently purchased a CM250 that had been sitting for about a year. The bike is completely stock, engine wise. The bike does crank up, but the idle is surging quite a bit at idle. It will only stay idling consistently with the choke engaged(for the most part). I can get it to...
  3. First Time Motorcycle Owner!!!

    New Member Introductions
    What's up guys! I'd like to first say thanks for allowing me to be a member of an awesome Forum. My name is Ryan. I am originally from Antioch, CA. Currently residing in Charlotte, NC. I have been living in Charlotte for nearly 18 years and have a strong mechanical background in the automotive...
  4. Rotor removal - '82 Honda CB 900 Custom

    Vintage Forum
    Howdy folks, Looking for a step by step for this part repair. Electrical system is not charging and the dyno was tested @ 1.6 ohms. Gotta go. No super handy but i can get things done if well laid out. The Shop manual just kinda glares over the removal with much being assumed by the author...
  5. 1982 kawasaki KZ650H restore

    Building, Restoration & Modification
    As a family member had it sitting in his back yard for over 20 years hes given it to me to do with as I please. A lot of work needs to be done but first things first, the engine needs to run.
  6. 1982 CB650 - My learning experience

    I bought a 1982 CB650 a week an half ago as the guy selling it couldn't get it running and he didnt know anything about engines. He also didnt want to even try with it. Said he had a new battery, but it must have froze over last winter in MN and it was bad. Replaced the battery. The guy also...
  7. 1982 VF750C Troubles

    Motorcycle Repair
    I apologize for my lengthy post as well as novice repair experience. Bought the bike, put 3000 miles on it last summer, went on vacation and a couple cold weeks later went to start her up an it had a fairly rough idle and would immediately stall when the choke is taken off or given any...
  8. Hello there!

    New Member Introductions
    Just stumbled upon this forum while trying to lookup information for my bike. Looks like a great place to be. My bike as-is: 1982 Suzuki GS1000S Katana Full Custom Fiberglass molded shroud Custom Header K&N Pods At least that's what I know so far. Just inherited the bike for $200 from a...
  9. '82 GS650 bogs down

    Motorcycle Repair
    Hi everyone, thanks in advance for reading this and offering advice if you can. I bought an '82 GS650 about a month ago. Unless it's been sitting in the sun for a few hours (or has been running), it needs a dose of starting fluid before starting. Other than that, the bike was running fine. Two...
  10. Need 1982 Honda Nighthawk help

    Motorcycle Repair
    So I just bought the bike and have had it about a week. I went away for a few days and went to ride it today and it wouldn't start. It was turning over but just wouldn't start. I thought it was the battery so I pushed started it and I got it started right up. About 2 or 3 min later I was...
  11. 1982 Honda Nighthawk 650

    I just bought and Honda Nighthawk. It is in pretty good shape. I was wondering if anybody had any advance on anything I should do to make sure it is running the best it can? I have changed the oil and done a few more small things. Thanks