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  1. 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...
  2. 1980 Suzuki gs550 NO SPARK

    Motorcycle Repair
    Hi I'm new to this forum but I thought it would be a good way to get some opinions on my problem. I recently bought a 1980 gs550 for $250. Right now I'm in the process of painting and cleaning it up. But a bigger issue is the fact that it won't start. First of all the start button does not turn...
  3. Help! 1981 Honda Twinstar Ignition Coil

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    I just bought a 81 Honda Twinstar in Hopes Of Fixing it up. Everything on the Bike seems to work just fine but I have no spark! I have been looking for hours on all the part sites I can find for a ignition coil (30500-465-771)or(30500-465-772) for a twinstar. However it has been discontinued by...
  4. Engine randomly stalls when clutch is pulled, then won't start.

    Motorcycle Repair
    I have a 1981 Kawasaki KZ550. This recently started happening: I will be riding, then pull the clutch in to shift gears, and as soon as I pull the clutch in the engine stalls. This has happened every day that I have ridden it recently. So, when pulling over and trying to start the bike again, it...
  5. Replacing Honda Ignition Coils

    I got my '83 V45 Magna inspected and tagged today! If only I could ride the hell out of it... The bike fires up and runs for a short while just fine. Maybe 10 mins. Then it starts to get sluggish and progressively worse over about 5 minutes until it stalls. When I pull the plugs the front 2 are...
  6. '80 goldwing, the coil has broken twice now

    I have a 1980 goldwing 1100 Interstate and I'm having some issues. I bought it a couple years ago and it ran great when i bought it. To make a really long story short.... in the last 7 months i've driven it from Utah to California to the border of belize and back to Mexico City, and have put...