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  1. Vintage Forum
    I have a 1965 Yamaha YM1 305 that I'm having carb trouble with. The fuel is overflowing out of the bottom of the carb. I replace the needle valve, cleaned and cleaned, and adjusted the float bowl height numerous times.
  2. New Member Introductions
    I have a 1965 Yamaha YM1 305 that I'm having car trouble with
  3. Motorcycle Repair
    I bought this bike about 1 year ago and I’m new to this style of bike and I can’t seem to get it started. I bought a new battery and a starter solenoid and the solenoid clicks hard once and does nothing else all my lights turn on and blinkers click and I can’t check my spark since it doesn’t...
  4. Vintage Forum
    Hey guys, my compression was really low so after finding the shims were leaving too little clearance and causing two of my valves to stay open I ordered the tool needed to remove my shims. However, not the tool. The original doesn't look to be found anywhere outside of the UK and these new...
  5. Yamaha
    Hey everyone I’ve got a 98 Yamaha Vstar 650 classic that is having trouble firing on both cylinders. The rear one is dead, but has spark. I took the carbs apart and cleaned everything in carb cleaner, but it still is having trouble. It was sitting for a few years before I got it and had the...
  6. Yamaha
    Hey everyone Got a Yamaha Vstar 650 classic as my first bike and it has a problem with the rear cylinder not firing. My Dad and I removed the carb and gave it a thorough cleaning, but that didn’t fix it. We replaced the spark plugs too. It was sitting for a bit so the gas is probably bad so our...
  7. Vintage Forum
    What's up guys!? I'm new here. Hopefully I've got this in the right place. So I got thise bike off of a buddy of mine and knew it would need some work. I wanted something to wrench's been too long! That being said my last bike was an '01 Ninja so once again I'm in a new world with this...
  8. First Bike / New Rider
    Alright guys, now based on what I've heard these two normally don't go together. I live in Los Angeles, we've got some amazing canyons here and we've also got pacific coast highway. It's where I plan on riding the most. Ideally, id spend the majority of time in the canyons and backroads, but I...
  9. Yamaha
    Hello, I have a 1997 yamaha virago 750. My dad parked it 2 years ago when he hurt his back. The bike ran great when parked. It has sat for the last 2 years. I had the carbs cleaned and rebuilt at a yamaha shop. The bike starts and will idle. The front cylinder does not warm up, the back does. I...
  10. New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone, I am NewbieOnA650 or Jake, I currently own a 2007 Yami Vstar 650 Classic in pearl white, a 1977 Honda 750Four in custom maroon red (fully restored) and I just recently sold my 2015 Suzuki GSXR 750. I'm not really a "Newbie" since I've been riding for over 20 years but I am new...
  11. Yamaha
    Hey guys very new to this I aquired a 1980 Yamaha 1100 XS I believe, from my deceased father. I had started working on this bike with him a couple years ago when he was trying to teach me how to become handy with a wrench and it's just kind of been in a shop since so that's why it was left to...
  12. Motorcycle Repair
    Hey MF, So I'm gonna give as much info to help you help me and really appreciate any advice/suggestions. So I got the bike for cheap (non-runner but suspected dead battery) last year, I knew I wasnt gonna get round to fixing it for a while so flushed all oil, petrol and coolant. Got round to...
  13. General Motorcycle Discussion
    €46,000 for a MotoGP replica....good buy or goodbye? looks good though! Source: Yamaha Unviels Limited YZF-R1 PETRONAS SRT Replica – RM 228,780
  14. Motorcycle Repair
    I have a Yamaha 175 starts just fine but it won't idle.i cleaned the carb and gas tank..and it starts without being choked not sure if that means anything .when I first got it a few weeks ago it had to be choked to run.i think that was a air leak tightened some clamps and seemed to...
  15. The little RD60

    The little RD60

    One owner low mileage survivor. All original including paint
  16. General Motorcycle Discussion
    legit or fake??? Yamaha working on a 250cc inline-4 YZF-R25M?! source: Yamaha Working on a 250cc Four-Cylinder Kawasaki Ninja ZX-25R Rival?
  17. General Motorcycle Discussion
    I am looking for the following parts for my 1968 Yamaha ycs1. Please help. 1. Gas tank cover 2. Gas tank emblem 3. Front brake cable
  18. General Motorcycle Discussion
    damn apparently Yamaha is trying to fit turbochargers across their range! wut!? Yamaha Is Working on a Range of Turbocharged Engines!
  19. General Motorcycle Discussion
    Only in Malaysia...the RXZ is very famous among can check them out on youtube..they do crazy stunts hahaha...But the best part is this RXZ is selling for 16,000USD! (PS RXZ Normally sells for 2000 USD) What do you think? Source: Yamaha RXZ Selling for RM70,000? Here Is...
  20. Motorcycle Repair
    Hey there, so someone tried to steal my girl and In the process really messed something up. So if anyone is familiar with newer Yamahas (2017) and might be able to help point me in the right direction for repair I’d really appreciate it. Upon discovery of the bike: 1.) wires cut, could be...