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  1. Technical Discussion
    So I’m looking for some advice on how to fix my bike. The issue I’m having is it seems like the bike is trying to stall or is starving at 70+ mph I do have after market exhaust on my bike ( Vance and Hines short shots). Things I have done or tried is changed plugs, replaced bowl gaskets on...
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    It's a bit concerning. It starts to jitter like it's about to cut off as if it was running lean. It's not, but I might know the culprit. It's one of two things and I wanted to get the opinion of the experts. 1. Last I opened up my carbs, some DUMB POS tore the diaphragm as they were putting...
  3. Technical Discussion
    Hi, Here comes a strange question, maybe un-practical un-useful... but here comes my logic. I had checked and set the float levels as shown in the service manual, and as I still had some hesitation at low speed while accelerating I want to check this again in a different way. I wanted to...
  4. Technical Discussion
    Looking for some advice if anyone could help... I’ve been having an issue with the carbs on my vt500 leaking fuel and fuel coming out of the exhaust. I pulled the carbs off and checked the floats and the needles, cleaned the needle seats and got everything perfect. Then I pulled the vacuum hose...
  5. Technical Discussion
    So...the Shadow has been sitting for a pretty good while now as my wife has lost interest in riding. Meanwhile, my son has sparked an interest in riding again and has been tearing up the trails on a resurrected CRF250X and has been eying the Shadow. (The CRF250X was given to me recently from a...
  6. Technical Discussion
    Hey All, Been restoring a 1984 shadow 700 with more surprises than anticipated. Restoring might be a generous term, terrorizing throughout the learning process might be more accurate. I'm pretty sure this is a breather hose as it came to me with a piece of cheese cloth over it, but can...
  7. Technical Discussion
    So I bought a project VT1100 to tinker with and this is what ive got. The throttle grip will not move when the cables are fully connected. it moves freely when I remove the cables and the cables move freely when removed from grip and carb. Where the cables connect to the carb is where it is...
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