Tip & How-To about Motorcycles
Dear Blade Runners
A friend of mine had an interesting problem. The bike would be ridden - no problem, parked and then when trying to start the bike after a few minutes or sometimes an hour or two, it would just planely refuse to start. You check for spark: it's there; you check for fuel and/or a fuel vacuum blockage and all is fine. Out of desperation you try starting the bike again after a day or so whilst driving around in your cage; it starts first time.
Sometimes you would ride around - no problem, stop to put in petrol or buy stuff at the cafe and bam; same problem again.
Cause: one or more needle and seats are leaking, causing flooding.
Solution: replace all four needle and seats, and btw while the carbs are out give them a good clean.
For a perfect job; synchronise the carbs afterward
Posted by sle7 on
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