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Offline jim-d

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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. 

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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
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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.
2 Connies,  1 Yamaha Vstar 950 Touring.
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Re: backfiring?
« Reply #25 on: November 21, 2020, 04:09:43 am »
weii, i heard an add on the radio, made a call and the salvation army came and took it away.
A really good day.  Tons off my shoulders.  And i like the space in the garage.
Only regret is it didn’t last long enough to get antique tags.

I’m not going off on a rant.  Just enjoying the lack of stress.

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Re: backfiring?
« Reply #26 on: November 21, 2020, 05:27:27 pm »
Less headache is great. I'm surprised no one on cl wanted are bike there.

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Re: backfiring?
« Reply #27 on: November 22, 2020, 08:36:26 am »
never made it to craigs list.  donated it.  mainly for the free pick up and a tax deduction.
glad to be rid of it