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  1. GT380. But where does this hose go?

    Motorcycle Repair
    I recently bought a 1977 GT380, and it wasn't running great so I took apart the carburetor and cleaned it. I put the carb back in, but now I can't remember where all of the hoses went to. I have included a photograph. The tube that is it question is the one that is coming from the left side...
  2. Sticking Keihin Carburetor

    Honda
    Has anyone else had a sticking Keihin carburetor where the piston momentarily sticks in position as it is sucked up into the dome? This would be the vacuum operated style (without spring) as used on a Honda CL450 1974. My symptoms are between idle and 3000 RPM beyond which operation of the...
  3. Engine has filled with petrol... petrol pours out exhaust!

    Motorcycle Repair
    Ok so here's my deal... 1989 Honda VTR 250, V-twin (Also known as Honda Interceptor) Note 1 - the last time i had been out on the bike, i got a full tank of gas - i vaguely remember that i left the fuel tap on over night and i turned it off the very next morning! Note 2 - 2 rides before my...
  4. '02 KX-60 stale gas?

    Motorcycle Repair
    Okay, so I recently decided I am going to sell my 2002 KX-60 because me now being 6'2 160lbs, it's safe to say that I've outgrown it substantially. However, It's been sitting in the dark part of my hangar for the better part of 3 years without running, and I'm afraid that the gas has gone stale...
  5. Need help finding carburetor for Suzuki VS Intruder!

    Suzuki
    Hi, So I'm new at this website, and I joined because my dad really needs some help finding a carburetor for his Suzuki VS Intruder (1990). Of course my dad being the technology hanicap I'm doing all the legwork. :) As far as I can gather, the carburetor is somehow faulty, and it's using up the...
  6. Big problem

    Motorcycle Repair
    As you may know i have been looking to fix my problem of my 1975 Suzuki TS185 not idling. well i decided to get a completely new carb online with money in bank account. i was about to order a new Mikuni VM26 round slide 26mm carb when i noticed the picture. My suzuki's (stock) carb has a...
  7. 1973 Suzuki T500 Senior Project Restoration

    Vintage Forum
    Okay so, here in NC we're required to complete a Senior Project for graduation. Sooo my girlfriend's father happened to have a motorcycle that had been sitting in his basement for 20 years. Oh and what was left of a parts bike.. including a new rebuilt block =]. So I tossed the bikes on the back...
  8. looking to identify some parts---need help

    Motorcycle Repair
    i just bought out a small bike salvage business and need help IDing some parts. (the guy didn't label his stuff when he parted out the bikes which is probably why i got it so cheap...) i was wondering if anyone knew a place on the internet i might be able to type in my part number and get the...
  9. Please reply quickly, im wondering which person to pick to do maintenance...

    Sportsbike Forum
    OK so I posted this on craigslist: "Need someone to repair my motorcycle. I might just go to a mechanic, but I am offering it to craigslisters to see if I can get a cheap price. All I need is carbeurator cleaned and oil change. Problem is that the Ninja 250cc keeps shutting off rather than...
  10. Don't you hate when a thread starts out

    Honda
    ...AWW NUTS The carb needs rebuild, no ifs, ands or buts about it! :( I get fire and started out no gas to the plugs. Took the bottom of the bowl off and found the PO used clear RTV to make a gasket...can you say "Gummy worms" :eek: Cleaned and blew and cleaned and sucked and...(well you get...
  11. 1989 Kawasaki Vulcan 750

    Kawasaki
    I just bought a 1989 Kawasaki Vulcan 750 yesterday for only $150.00!!! Everything seems to be working.... It starts and all the electronics are in order. That's all the good news. The bad news is...... When you are sitting on it the left side carburetor is backfiring and the right side...
  12. Suzuki TS185 1979: carburetor help

    Motorcycle Repair
    I just bought a 1979 suzuki ts 185 enduro and the only way the bike will run is if the choke is pushed down (which raises the part in the carb up) I no what to do. I cleaned the carb and tried messing with the idle screw but nothing.....
  13. Help! CB350 twin only running one cylinder

    Motorcycle Repair
    Help!! Cb350 twin only running one cylinder -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- When I throttle up I get a quick burst of power as both cylinders fire, but I don't think it's burning all the fuel from the left carb, carb also drools gas from the...
  14. 1973 CL 350 carburetor problem

    Honda
    Just got a 1973 CL 350. Was running great. All the sudden there were some problem with one of the carburetors where it would spit and cough for about 5 minutes before it decided to run at full power. Filled up with some premium and about 5 oz. of sea foam to see if it would help. Bike ran...
  15. High Idle

    Honda
    I have 1991 750 NightHawk, I'm having problems with the idle running high. Here's how it works: The bike starts and runs very well, the idle is a little high at first but usually goes back to about 1000 rpm after a min. or two. I have not used the choke to start at all. As the bike starts to...
  16. Float adjustment advice

    Honda
    Hi, I had an issue with my float needles earlier (see post #505591, sorry I can't link w/ < 15 posts) where they would get stuck and not let fuel flow. After opening the bowl and helping them drop, the bike would run great for the rest of the ride. Following the advice in that thread, I...
  17. Carburetor float problem?

    Yamaha
    Hi! My son got his 1999 Yamaha VStar 650 running today - sort of. After removing the fuel tank and carbs, he's discovered that the floats are apparently stuck in both carbs. Unfortunately, the float casings are stuck and he doesn't have an impact driver (yet). When he got everything taken...
  18. Aftermarket Fuel Injection System?

    First Bike / New Rider
    So, I am looking to get into this whole world and, like a lot of motorcycle noobs, I have found the spread of bike sizes a bit frustrating to navigate; you can go for a dinky 125-250cc engine, the next step being 600cc+. I have been becoming more attracted the older naked versions of the suzuki...
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