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  1. Motorcycle Repair
    Hey everyone! I recently bought a very used 2001 Suzuki SV650s. It was cheap, so no surprise that I've been having some problems. The latest: it won't run. Well, kind of. So it will start in full choke, and respond some to the throttle. It runs a bit irregular, but it runs. If I give it...
  2. Motorcycle Repair
    Hey guys, '75 CB360 died while riding. I heard a popping noise, then the rpms seemed to drop really low as I came to a stoplight. Died completely at the next stop. I was able to start again but had to keep revving to keep it alive. Lost power again a few blocks later and I couldn't start...
  3. Motorcycle Repair
    Hey guys, I am having some trouble with my carbs. I just took them apart and cleaned them, and have had trouble with them since reinstalling. When I start my bike with the petcock in the "off" position (starting the bike with just the fuel in the carbs), it idles perfectly. When I start my...
  4. Motorcycle Repair
    I just picked up a '74 Honda XL250, and it had been sitting for about 8 years. As the story always goes, (I know the person that I bought it from, and they've no reason to bullcrap about it) it was running when it was parked. The only reason she stopped riding it, is the clutch cable snapped...
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