I have a 82 suzuki gs1100 i can’t get fire from my coils i hooked up the stator wires to a rectifier and a hot from ignition to coils it does not have points looks like some kind of elect. Ignition there are 4 wires running to the coil thing two to each side i… Continue reading 1982 Suzuki GS1100 Coil Problems
How the H*LL do you get the right side dust cover off to drive out the bearing? Is there a circlip that holds in the bearing in on the CX500? If not, just pound out the bearing as normal, the dust cover certainly won’t prevent it from coming out. If there is a circlip you… Continue reading Right side dust cover, Front Wheel, 1978 Honda CX500
First of all, let me say that you’re doing a great service to a lot of riders. It is much appreciated. I bought a 1985 shadow vt500 last summer, and did not receive to much information on the history of the bike. I got it for a bargain, but it has some performance issues. The… Continue reading 1985 honda shadow vt500 poor performance and diagnosis
I have read on your post and you are welcome to post this question, although i am no english major.. I will start with, i have a 2001 dyna wide glide (FXDWG). it wouldnt run at idle. I cleaned the carb, when i did, i thought that i opened the pilot jet, and by opened,… Continue reading 2001 Dyna Wide Glide FXDWG won’t Idle
I recently bought a 2003 Honda Shadow VLX 600 for my wife as her first bike. It was a real find . . only 500 original miles on it and it looks like it just came out of the showroom. The problem is, as it’s been sitting unused for years, it was pretty messed up:… Continue reading Carb Cleaning for Honda Shadow VLX 600
I read your article about cleaning carbs with lemon juice. Do you drop all four carbs in there with the rubber o rings and all rubber parts or do these need to be removed. I have a 1986 yamaha yx600 radian and gas started coming out of the carburetor. When boiling carbs it is safe… Continue reading Dunk Carbs in Lemon Juice with Rubbers?
I bought a ’82 nighthawk about a month ago only 2000 miles, clean I was loving it. Till about a week ago when it left me stranded on the side of the road without warning. I was crusing at 70 when the bike just lost power, the bike didn’t actually die till I came to… Continue reading 1982 Nighthawk 450 trouble