Question about 1988 Honda VT 1100 C Shadow
Hmm, this can be starter brushes. Engine needs lot of electric power for starter and plugs. If starter is bad, it takes all power and nothing left for plugs and you can"t start the bike.
Posted on Nov 06, 2016
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Go to this site
and you can download a free PDF service manual and Haynes workshop manual. The "owners manual is not listed. The site may
take up to 20 seconds to load the complete list of manuals. www.carlsalter.com/motorcycle-manuals.asp Most all of the manuals are in English but some are not.
There is no way to be sure without doing the download. You can always delete it
if in a foreign language.
Go to the site below where you can see a parts diagram for your specific bike. You will select the actual brand, year, model, etc., once you go to the site. Part numbers and prices are also shown. You can order parts from this site. In the event no price is shown on a particular part and/or the notation "Not Available" is in the description, the part is not in stock. Please rate my answer. Thanks!
Posted on Nov 30, 2009
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VT1100 has two spark plugs per cylinder, the sparkplug caps are snap-ons so they're fairly easy to remove. You need a spark plug socket wrench to remove and replace the spark plugs.
Posted on May 18, 2009
SOURCE: 2002 HONDA SHADOW ACE 750 CARB
It sounds like you may have or will be jetting your carbs. I did this using the directions with the kit and used the Clyman manual for this bike to show me step by step how to remove the carborator. You will only need to attach 2 of the 4 hoses on your carb. syncronizer. If I remember right, you need to remove the bolt-on cooling fins to expose the engine block. The is a black screw or bolt that you take out and screw the threaded metal adapter of the sync tool. Be careful using the sync tool. Be very light on the throttle or the vacuum in the cylinder will **** in the mercury from the sync tool - not good. The problem you are stating on idle & backing off sometimes happens when the carbs are running rich (too much fuel) Hope that gets you in the right direction.
Posted on Oct 03, 2009
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