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So i bought a 81 xj650 maxim. When i bought the bike it started and rode like a wet dream. Now im having troubles starting it. Heres exactly what happened before it stopped starting.
I drained the carbs because the bike was flooded. But thats beside the point. Then i put some regular gas i had in a gas can thatd been sitting in my truck for a while. Then i took off the battery and put it back on.
The starter runs when the switch is depressed but the motor wont turn over. I tried clutch kicking it and all i got was very minimal sputtering while still holding the starter down. I really hope its the gasoline because i have no idea how to track down an electrical issue.
Please help i love the bike and it rides great. I know its somthing I did and that upsets me. Thanks for reading.
 
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