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  1. Carburetor problems, running rich

    Motorcycle Repair
    I have a 2006 Yamaha XV250 (single carburetor) with 10,000 miles on it. It came with a carburetor that was running super rich. I replaced it with a chinese replica that I'm slightly suspicious of (different story), and I'm trying to get the OEM carburetor working. It runs best with the fuel...
  2. 1982 Suzuki GN125 - Wont stay running

    Motorcycle Repair
    Hi all, im new here and new to motorcycles so bear with me if im not being super intelligent about this lol, but uh, here goes SO i bought a 1982 gn125 off someone who inherited it from his dad's storage facility left in a wil, blah blah, it was left in working condition but wasnt touched for...
  3. Mixture adjustment?

    First Bike / New Rider
    Hi, the guy I bought my bike from mentioned something about adjustment a screw or something if I wanted to adjust the mixture to make it more rich/lean. I can't remember what he said, though, and I'm wondering if someone could direct me to pictures/more info on where to find this adjustment...
  4. Carb issue or something else?

    Motorcycle Repair
    To begin, I have a 1981 suzuki gs 450. I had a friend rebuild the carbs last year because I thought I was having issues that were carb related. I didn't put this on until this spring because I was too busy. I could not get the bike to really start or idle. I checked my ignition coils. The...
  5. Slip On Exhaust pipes

    Harley Davidson and Buell
    so i put my cycle shack Drag pipe slip ons-on on saturday, i have a 2008 EFI xl1200R, i have baffles in. it pops on decel. but not when i pull the cluch in, only when i roll off the throttle. when im idling in front of a stop sign or red light i smell gas. i have stock air filter and no remap...