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  1. Rear Cylinder not firing right

    Motorcycle Repair
    Hello Everyone, I am having an issue with my 2002 Yamaha Vstar 650. I recently had an issue with the rear cylinder backfiring and popping but have since fixed that. I changed the rings and have done some testing to make sure it has pressure now. Everything looks good until I go to start it and...
  2. Deciding between bikes..

    First Bike / New Rider
    Hi everyone, Thanks for the help and hopefully bringing some insight as to what motorcycle I should consider. Background for myself: I've never rode before (except when I got my license). I always wanted to get one (for a few years) but just never went ahead with it. I'm about 260, 5, 11". So...
  3. Yamaha VStar 650 classic exhaust

    Building, Restoration & Modification
    Ok, I finally have the money to purchase an aftermarket exhaust for my Yamaha. Problem is, I have no idea what brand to go with, or if I want slip-ons or full pipes. I need suggestions, here's what I know I want... I would like a deep throaty sound, I want to turn heads but not have people...
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