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ok i took my bike out the other day and it ran good went for a 2nd ride and it started to act up. now today it barly made it up the hill by my house. parked it in the yard and started looking over it.

when i pull the cap off my rear spark plug it makes no differents in how it ran so i pulled the plug and it has a spark.



what do i do to fix it?..........thanks



i have a video of it running will post when i get it loaded.........

about 10 into the video im at 1/4 throttle and at about 18 into video im at 1/2 throttle


88 vlx 600
 

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Per one hit video, I vote blown head gasket. White may be steam or unburned gas - you can test with your nose and a mirror to see if it fogs when the motor is hot, if it will start. Glycol laced steam has an obvious odor.

No hits in one cylinder maybe because you have lost compression that one. Compression test would confirm.

Also check coolant for oil at the cap. Drain a little crank oil to see if there is water, it would be on bottom.
 
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