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  1. First Bike / New Rider
    I have an 85' Yamaha fj600 and the carbs are missing some parts for the fuel mixture screw. and i cant seem to find much on it. I'm looking for the washers and O-rings for them or at least part numbers for these pieces. Any help would be greatly appreciated as i'm coming up with almost nothing...
  2. First Bike / New Rider
    Is this an attractive bobber? Well built? Help! the seat was built from the rear fender, and custom tank paint job.
  3. Motorcycle Repair
    dad passed, and left me his old 85 yamaha maxim x. it was drained and stored under a tarp behind the house ten years ago. ran fine when last run. it has been a long time since I had a motorcycle, and am wondering what the first steps i take on it should be to get it up and running, and in a...
  4. New Member Introductions
    Howdy all, It's been several years since I owned a bike. My first three vehicles were bikes. I have recently purchased an old 1985 Suzuki GS550L. It's a bit rough around the edges but the engine is good. I am in Boca Raton, FL and hope to put a lot of miles on it.
  5. Honda
    23k miles, video gets into the details, check it out! youtube.com/watch?v=HJNDxXL50Ts&context=C499dc9cADvjVQa1PpcFNYvPDjGXujdPrl1Krlrd7Cc6Wr59c09co= (copy+paste into browser)
  6. Honda
    I recently bought a 500 1985 Shadow. How difficult is it to put a single seat on that bike? Any seat recommendations? I just don't want the sissybar but it seems to be part of the frame. I can remove the seat but then I have issues with my turn signals / brake lights. I am kind of at a loss...
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