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Offline Daytona_Mike

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Re: backfiring?
« Reply #15 on: August 20, 2020, 08:10:34 pm »
carbs were done by popular person on this board.
  SO... do you know if  this popular person did  install OverFlow tubes??  I hope?
 
If you still have fuel in the tank, you are not lost yet
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Offline Chrome Megaphone

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Re: backfiring?
« Reply #16 on: August 21, 2020, 10:29:23 am »
carbs were done by popular person on this board. 
:popcorn: lol

Offline Chrome Megaphone

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Re: backfiring?
« Reply #17 on: August 21, 2020, 02:46:52 pm »
Maybe O/T but isn't it better to have hydrolock than a garage fire?

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Re: backfiring?
« Reply #18 on: August 21, 2020, 10:37:39 pm »
Did Steve from Fla do your carbs and were overflow tubes installed?


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Re: backfiring?
« Reply #19 on: August 24, 2020, 07:48:27 am »
yes I think I did. 

Putting htis thing on craig's list today.

LAST CHANCE!!!

Going shopping tonight on the list

Yamaha MT 07  2 cylinder 650
Kawasaki W 800 2 cylinder air cooled classic just like my college days
Yamaha Bolt.  Sportster like air cooled 650

Back to basics, no motor bloat for this guy.

I like the Honda CB650F but it's heavy & 4 cylinders.  I think I'm cured!

I want something 400lbs or less that is simple to take care of.



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Re: backfiring?
« Reply #20 on: August 24, 2020, 08:19:01 am »
Did Steve from Fla do your carbs and were overflow tubes installed?


Yes and No. 

Offline Daytona_Mike

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Re: backfiring?
« Reply #21 on: August 24, 2020, 04:18:26 pm »
Suggestion: Buy something  fuel injected
If you still have fuel in the tank, you are not lost yet
Most motorcycle problems are caused by the nut that connects the handlebars to the saddle

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Re: backfiring?
« Reply #22 on: August 24, 2020, 07:30:55 pm »
I think I may have hinted at that early on...  These days, gas bad, carbs bad.   Unless you stabilize the fuel or run it all the time.
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Re: backfiring?
« Reply #23 on: August 25, 2020, 11:48:14 am »
this is more than bad gas, it's evil gas :)

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Re: backfiring?
« Reply #24 on: August 25, 2020, 05:15:15 pm »
yes I think I did. 

Putting htis thing on craig's list today.

LAST CHANCE!!!

Going shopping tonight on the list

Yamaha MT 07  2 cylinder 650
Kawasaki W 800 2 cylinder air cooled classic just like my college days
Yamaha Bolt.  Sportster like air cooled 650

Back to basics, no motor bloat for this guy.

I like the Honda CB650F but it's heavy & 4 cylinders.  I think I'm cured!

I want something 400lbs or less that is simple to take care of.

I'm having fun with my C10 fuel injected but my favorite is my Yamaha V-star 950. Its 2 cylinder air cooled. Weighs 650 pounds but you cant tell. Very low center of gravity and the seat is only 26 inches. It's like riding an a powerful easy chair.  (and after 2009 they are fuel injected) Mine never failed to start.
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