Ok well then - Page 2 - Honda Shadow Forums : Shadow Motorcycle Forum

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 12-08-2012, 11:22 AM   #11 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Big B's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Maryland
Posts: 6,045
Garage
Default

OK, it's picking up speed or it's revving higher. If the ladder, the clutch is slipping and either needs adjusted or replaced. How many miles on the bike?
__________________
Bernie
08 M109R *SLAMMED*
02 Sabre, gone but not forgotten

Big B is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 12-17-2012, 12:36 AM   #12 (permalink)
Junior Member
 
Dylan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Little Elm, Tx
Posts: 11
Default

It's a 99 with 22500 miles on it. It seem to pick up speed like it gets a boost of power or something.

Last edited by Dylan; 12-17-2012 at 01:24 AM. Reason: had more to say
Dylan is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-18-2012, 12:26 AM   #13 (permalink)
Junior Member
 
Dylan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Little Elm, Tx
Posts: 11
Default

It also seem like it is trying to back fire. it has once or twice when I fist go it. also when I ride for a bit then put the bike back in the garage after I turn it off it make a little puff sound. like puuuffff. lol ok so that didn't come across as well as I hope it would. Could this be a sign of the issue I am having?
Dylan is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-18-2012, 02:02 AM   #14 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Visalia, CA
Posts: 5,377
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Big B View Post
OK, it's picking up speed or it's revving higher. If the ladder, the clutch is slipping and either needs adjusted or replaced. How many miles on the bike?
Which is why I also asked about the oil. A slipping clutch can be due to wrong or bad oil.

FWI-- Not much different between working on a Honda V-twin and your typical Carb feed V8.... Just less cylinders and no hood to get in the way.

Chances are the issue is electical or more likely fuel related. Start with the basics fuel supply, tank, filter and pump and air/vacum leaks around the carbs. WD40 or ether sprayed around the carbs will find any leaks. carefull not to spray the vent tube, wont hurt anything but will give a false positive. Remove the boots between the intake and the carbs. With the motor running look down the throats of the carbs and rev the motor.. The slides going up and down? evenly and smoothly? All that checks out start thinks about the insides of the carbs. I would do a full cleaning, regardless. two reasons, it's december and it's a new to you bike.

Is exhaust and intake stock? The answer to this one affect what you do once the carbs are off the bike.
__________________
93 VT1100C Sleeper, VH Exhaust, Saddleman Seat, Baby Apes, Metzlers, 2mm sleeved and bored (1150cc),10.5:1 comp, Modified Heads, Valves, Cams, Adjustable Timing, Bored Carbs.
93gc40 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-18-2012, 02:18 AM   #15 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Visalia, CA
Posts: 5,377
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Dylan View Post
It's a 99 with 22500 miles on it. It seem to pick up speed like it gets a boost of power or something.

22K clutch should be OK, but they do wear out that early sometimes.

Kinda sound like you have sticking slides or chokes or dirty mains or something like way out of sinc carbs. I'd bet a good carb and fuel system servicing would fix the issue. Hard part is determining rich or lean, on the web.

Me I think I'd put this issue to the side and plan on doing my "new bike" full front wheel to back wheel servicing. Literaly I'd get the manual out, if I can get at it without pulling the motor, I'm going to touch it. If it is rubber I am going to be ready to replace it and if it is wet it will get replaced. I even go as far as replacing all the fuses even if they are good. By the time I'm done, it's still an old bike, but I know the maintenance schedule is up to date. If after all that you still have a problem, start over cause ot'll be december 2013 by then.
__________________
93 VT1100C Sleeper, VH Exhaust, Saddleman Seat, Baby Apes, Metzlers, 2mm sleeved and bored (1150cc),10.5:1 comp, Modified Heads, Valves, Cams, Adjustable Timing, Bored Carbs.
93gc40 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Honda Shadow Forums : Shadow Motorcycle Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:03 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.
Motorcycle News, Videos and Reviews
Honda Grom Forum Harley Davidson Forum Honda 600RR Forum Kawasaki Forum Yamaha R6 Forum Yamaha FZ-09 Forum
1199 Panigale Forum Roadglide Forum Honda CBR1000 Forum Vulcan Forum Yamaha R1 Forum Yamaha R3 Forum
Ducati Monster Forum Harley Forums Honda CBR250R Forum ZX10R Forum Star Raider Forum Yamaha Viking Forum
Suzuki GSXR Forum V-Rod Forums Honda Shadow Forum Kawasaki Motorcycle Forum Star Warrior Forum KTM Duke 390 Forum
SV650 Forum BMW S1000RR Forum Honda Fury Forum Kawasaki Versys Forum Drag Racing Forum Ducati 899 Panigale Forum
Suzuki V-Strom BMW K1600 Triumph Forum Victory Forums Sportbikes BMW NineT Forum
Volusia Forum BMW F800 Forum Triumph 675 Forum MV Agusta Forum HD Street Forum Suzuki GW250 Forum
Yamaha Motorcycles Victory Gunner Forum Honda Vultus Forum HD LiveWire Forum Ninja H2 Forum Ducati Scrambler Forum Kawasaki Ninja 250SL Forum