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  1. Motorcycle Repair
    I've been chasing around this problem for the longest time and still haven't been able to solve it. The bike is a 1982 Suzuki GS300. The issue it has is that sometimes at idle or below 3000 RPM it will start bogging down and have weak power, almost as if it were only running on one cylinder...
  2. Motorcycle Repair
    Hi guys. I have my 79 gs850 that I've been working on as a project. Recently got it running thanks to everyone here. Anyway, I decided to take the bike on a test run and discovered some problems. This morning when I first started it, it seemed to be running fine and idling on its own okay. Then...
  3. Motorcycle Repair
    Hello there, I recently picked up a 1971 Honda cb500 four. It was sitting for approx. a year and I'm finding a couple issues with it. It might be tuning or it might be that I'm not used to the larger bike. The problems I'm experiencing are: When I'm starting off from a stop in 1st gear my bike...
  4. Motorcycle Repair
    I recently bought an 81 Twinstar to go to and from work. I am currently have the issue where if I hit the throttle somewhat hard, it will immediately bog out. If I just accelerate gradually it is fine. After I cleaned out the carb I noticed the pilot screw was tightened all the way, I backed it...
  5. First Bike / New Rider
    This may be the wrong forum for it, but I dont have enough posts to go elsewhere. I recently bought an 81 Twinstar to go to and from work. I am currently have the issue where if I hit the throttle somewhat hard, it will immediately bog out. If I just accelerate gradually it is fine. After I...
  6. 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...
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