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  1. '65 Triumph Trophy, need troubleshooting help

    Motorcycle Repair
    Hey all, I'm new to the forum, hope I'm posting in the right place! (I wanted to include a photo but that kept crashing the forum page) Fully restored, 1100 miles, Boyer ignition installed at 300 miles, converted to 12- volt, running 6-volt coils. Recently went on a ride, got 7 miles out of...
  2. Troubleshooting CB900C 1980

    Got a 1980 Cb900c and its making me go insane. Cylinders aren't firing at certain times. I've changed plugs, wires, coils, rebuilt the carbs, cleaned carbs, new hoses. Did a compression test today. cylinders 1-2 were about 140 psi and 3-4 were about 120 psi. The bike is getting spark and i have...
  3. 1976 Honda CB500T engine problems

    Motorcycle Repair
    So I am having some difficulties in a Cafe build. I am pretty decent at mechanics and I can easily look at something and figure out how it works. What I did: I pulled the top half of the engine off to change the gaskets. I put everything back together just how I took it apart. The motor would...
  4. New subscriber, new rider with troubleshooting questions

    New Member Introductions
    Hello all who are on two wheels. I am pretty good with mechanics to a certain extent. I have a 1976 honda cb500t that i pulled the top half of the motor apart, changed gaskets and put everything back together. The problem: the motor turns freely using the fly wheel and the kick start will turn...
  5. Rebuild Project Please help!

    Motorcycle Repair
    Alright so I am currently working on restoring an old 1979 KE100. So, before i start buying new parts to replace the rusted old ones, i want to see if there are any trouble shooting i can do to see where i should start taking the crankcase apart and replacing things.... so the bike starts...
  6. Brake Issues 81 Suzuki GS550

    Motorcycle Repair
    I have been having a rough time fixing the front brake on my bike. It all started when i would be riding a couple times the front brake locked up and the front wheel wouldn't budge. I could loosen the banjo bolt and fluid would spurt out, freeing the brake. I took apart the master cylinder and...
  7. 86 Suzuki Intruder help!

    Motorcycle Repair
    So my brother in law recently gave me his 86 intruder for nothing which is awesome. It's been riding well for a few weeks until the day I put oil in bad stuff happened. I'm positive it was the right oil, sae 10w-40, and I filled it to the full mark. Later that night I cranked it and let it warm...