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  1. Oil and Gas in Airbox

    Motorcycle Repair
    i have a 81 maxim 650 that i recently redid all the carb jets on. this included the intake boots and gaskets. (i believe it had the originals still they were bad). anyways i replaced the carbs on the bike and it was misfiring. i fixed the issue i believe seemed to me like the needle was sticking...
  2. Oil blowing out the cam cover breather on Honda

    General Motorcycle Discussion
    I'm wondering what might be the root cause of oil blowing out of my cam cover breather on my 1978 Honda CB400 Hawk II. The bike runs fine and I just have to put oil in it from time-to-time. I assumed that there was some sort of vacuum created with the old air box. But I've removed the oil air...
  3. Oil Leak - Help would be appreciated!

    Motorcycle Repair
    Hey all! New to riding. Just picked up my first bike a few weeks ago - a 1975 Honda CB 125s. Took it in for a look over and the mechanic said it is in great shape. I'm attempting to learn as I go regarding repairs but could use some help at the moment. I have a small oil leak (one or two...
  4. Honda CB360 white smoke no idle

    Motorcycle Repair
    I'm definitely considered an amateur when it come to working on engines, but I do know what Dad taught me, so please be patient. I have a 1975 Honda CB360 that has been sitting dead for about 2 years. I'm feeling motivated and I finally have a little extra cash to pump into it each month. So...
  5. VN750 oil leaking from the exhaust port

    Motorcycle Repair
    Laid the bike down into a ditch going too fast around a turn... Rode it back home after some difficulty keeping her running. Ended up having to open the idle screw all the way or she would suddenly drop RPMs and stall. After a less than perfect ride home I took a closer look and found oil...
  6. 1994 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6

    Motorcycle Repair
    I bought this bike a week or so ago and I'd like to get started on repairs right away. Forgive me in advance for my lack of motorcycle knowledge but I will try to explain to the best of my ability what I need help with. I'm starting with the right side peg (I believe that's what it's called.)...
  7. Overheated Suzuki GZ250

    Motorcycle Repair
    Hey guys, I need help! I have a 2009 GZ250 and it has some sort of cooling problem. I'm leaking some oil out of the front of my bike. I can ride it for about a half mile before it overheats. Can anyone help me out. I'm a rookie.
  8. HELP loseing all my oil!!!!

    Motorcycle Repair
    my motorcycle is loseign all its oil its a 1994 suizuki gsx 600 599 cc engine i recently bought the bike my 1st bike when i turn on the engine with half choke tryign to warm up the engine i reved it to 2000 rpms then i noticed that all my oil was leaking out i had the engine running for 2 mins i...
  9. 1983 Silverwing 650 Engine Case - Please advise

    Honda
    My room mate recently bought a '83 Honda Silverwing. It had these 'riding pedals' installed and they were bolted to what looks like the engine case. I'm new to bikes so the proper terminology eludes me. Anyway, the bolted pedals hit the curb and pulled off a small piece of the 'engine case'...
  10. New (to me) 81 XS650 with leak

    Yamaha
    I just bought this 81 XS605 spec. I notice when it's on the side peg it leaks oil from the leaning side about where the peg is mounted (No I haven't looked it over yet) but it does not leak when it's on the center stand. Anyone with a XS have the same problem for a quick fix? I want to start...
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