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  1. father passed... and left me is his old bike. please help me bring it back .

    Motorcycle Repair
    dad passed, and left me his old 85 yamaha maxim x. it was drained and stored under a tarp behind the house ten years ago. ran fine when last run. it has been a long time since I had a motorcycle, and am wondering what the first steps i take on it should be to get it up and running, and in a...
  2. Inner cylinders don't fire

    Motorcycle Repair
    Hi, my 1985 Yamaha Maxim XJ 700 isn't running well. The outside two cylinders are firing but the inner two don't. I've sanded and exchanged the spark plugs but nothing changed. They were all running last week until I changed the oil and hosed it down. Suddenly, I have trouble. I've read...
  3. All advise welcome..............

    Buying First Motorcycle Soon
    Ok I have two bike's that I am looking at buying. What I would like to ask is what are the pros and cons of each bike are from people who might know rather than me flipping a flippin coin. Bike #1 1978 yamaha xs750 37,000 mi/ready to ride Bike #2 1982 yahama maxim 750 19,000mi/ready to...
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