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  1. 1980 Honda CM200t Twinstar Wont Start & Weird Sound - Help Please

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    Hi, Im trying to get my 1980 twinstar up and running again but have hit a road block. I recently replaced the old cylinder head (which had a stripped spark plug port) with another used but unstripped cylinder head. Being the scrub that I am, at the last timing step I dropped a bolt down the cam...
  2. SL 125 1974 Help

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    Hi Everyone, my Name is will, and I'm pretty new to the forum, been a lurker for awhile but am pulling my hair out at the moment and was wondering if anyone could help or point me in the correct direction. I recently pulled a 1974 Honda SL125 out of my shed that had been stored for 17 years...
  3. Wiring harness Build

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    Im still having trouble getting my bike to start. I thinks its a bad wire but I just cant find it. There are a few splices in the wiring harness that I think are from a previous owner, maybe not I dont know. Would it be more work to try to build a new harness (All the ones online look just as...
  4. HELP!! KTM superduke 990 wont start

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    Hello my fellow KTM riders, Unfortunately few weeks ago I was riding one beautiful afternoon and after popping my clutch on my KTM Superduke 990 2008 it would not start back up. Here's what I've been able to test myself • The battery • The rectifier • I have removed the alarm system (in case...
  5. heres a tricky one

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    i have a 1979 gs750 l. when i bought the bike for 200 dollars, the bike ran, but not great. so i pulled the carbs and took them to cycle recycle and the guy said to rebuild the carbs so i did. now the bike WON'T run at all. PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!!!!
  6. compression test

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    how do i do one? my bike still wont start and i need help still :mad::mad:
  7. Fuse keeps blowing help!!

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    Hello, my motorcycle keeps blowing a fuse. I purchased the bike and took it to the shop and had the mechanics look at it, they tested it and told me the bike needs a fuel pump and a new battery and it would work fine. I purchased both, installed the items and tried to start up my bike, it turns...
  8. 82 nighthawk won't start

    This 82 nighthawk650 has been sitting for a year or two and when the key turns on, all the electrical components work. However, when I hit the start button the lights dim and a 'click' occurs. Has anybody else had similar problems and if so what did you do to turn that 'click' into an actual...