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  1. 1983 Honda Shadow 750 Help

    Motorcycle Repair
    Hi everyone, I recently bought a 1983 Honda shadow 750. It was garage kept. It is a complete bike. The bike currently does not run. The bike turns over, it sputters but does not start. It will sputter with the choke on but, it wont run for more than one second. I went through the fuel system...
  2. 81 Twinstar bogging out

    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...
  3. Twinstar bogging at open throttle

    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...
  4. 78 gs75. Stalling/starting issues

    Motorcycle Repair
    I recently cleaned and resealed my carbs. The rebuild kit didn't come with the main jet o rings, so I picked some up at a hardware store. I'm assuming they are for plumbing. I also replaced the stock air filters with the pod style ones, and thus upped the main jet size as well. Now my bike runs...
  5. 73 CB450 Dumping gas out of the distributor????

    Honda
    I am at a loss on this one it's not flooding the carbs but I have absolutey no clue why or how you get gas coming out of the points. :confused: Anyone Have a clue I am beyond lost and at this point and would like to get it running before winter gets here.
  6. Smokey One-Time Starter

    Motorcycle Repair
    Hey folks! Here goes: 2003 Suzuki GZ250 393 original miles new spark plug, clean air filter, oil changed adjusted chain tension Background: Purchased from second owner. Judging from the title, the original owner put about 385 miles on it. Second owner put 8 miles on it. Sold it to us a...
  7. 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...
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