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by Wrench_Whore
Sun Sep 02, 2007 6:15 pm
Forum: Start Your Engines - Introduce Yourself
Topic: Howdy from the Conejo Valley
Replies: 7
Views: 5823

Howdy from the Conejo Valley

Not new to motorcycling. Been wrenchin' & ridin' for a few decades. I'm addicted to motorcycles and in love with the Malibu Alps. No idea how many miles I've logged on 2 wheels. Currently own 11 bikes... some of them run. Time to throw a leg over the Z750S, eat a sumptuous meal, then... slow dance i...
by Wrench_Whore
Sun Sep 02, 2007 5:25 pm
Forum: Trouble Shooting
Topic: 73 kaw f7 elec probs
Replies: 1
Views: 1482

A healthy battery is required for the electrics to work properly. It not only displays the tail light while the engine isn't running but it powers the turn signals and the horn.
Many smaller bikes use the battery as something of a voltage regulator.
by Wrench_Whore
Sun Sep 02, 2007 5:04 pm
Forum: Trouble Shooting
Topic: 1981 Honda CM400e - carb problems???
Replies: 9
Views: 5257

You have fuel delivery issues.
The engine is running lean.
Check for vacuum leaks.
Check the float level.
Clean ALL the jets including the needle jets.
Make certain all passageways are clear.
by Wrench_Whore
Sun Sep 02, 2007 3:47 pm
Forum: Trouble Shooting
Topic: Bike sputtering under acceleration
Replies: 1
Views: 2059

Check all the vacuum and vent hoses.