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Engine I am looking for a low milage 1996 vt1100 honda shadow spirt c engine. Can anyone help me with this.

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engine stuck

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SOURCE: need to tighten the timing chain

It has an automatic cam chain tensioner. If you are getting cam chain rattle, I would look at worn guides/chain.

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Go to this site and you can download a free PDF service manual. 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.


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SOURCE: Honda Shadow VT1100 1996 miss

is it carbed or injection as i know what the answer can be get back to me buddy

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SOURCE: need the 88 honda shadow 1100 service manual

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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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Remove Seat, Gas tank, side covers, and airbox.
Loosen throttle cable adjuster to give free play to cable.
Loosen intake boot clamp and pick up on carbs so you can get then throttle cables off the carb.
Loosen choke cable holder and remove choke cable from carb.
twist the carbs and pull out left side of bike.
turn carbs upside down and remove the bowl screws.
Remove float pin and float and float needle.
remove all the jets, and set them in the carb bowl
turn the air fuel mixture screw in until it stops, counting the turns, remove it and place it in the bowl.
Remove the diaphram, and set aside.
Submerge the bowl with all the jets and screws in it into a carb cleaning solution.
Submerge the carburetor body in the solution.
Let set for minimum 2 hours. Depending on the corrosion it may take 24+ hours.
after soaking, wash all parts with water, and blow everything out with air compressor.
Make sure you can see through every jet and through the little holes in the sides of the jets.
make sure you can blow through every orfice in the carb body.DO NOT stick wires in the jets.
If the jets are still clogged just soak them overnight. Trust me, i've done hundreds.
Reassemble the carb and put it back on the bike.
Your carb will work like brand new.
NOTE: If you are not familiar with any of this but you still want to do it yourself. WRITE everything down and label every hose, vacuum line, throttle cable, choke cable, ONE AT A TIME.
This is very important to be successful. Take notes

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I have a 97 Honda shadow spirit. I have change the thermostat and the fan switch. And the temperature light still is coming on? Water pump is working! Help please

Hi, Lisa you have to isolate the problem is the engine actually overheating or is it a false alarm and just a grounded bulb in the temperature light circuit, normal engine oil temperature is 180-230 degrees, are you low on engine oil, does the cooling system need bleeding and the usual suspects are:
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Would a bad spark plug not make my turn over? I have a 87 honda shadow 1100.

Hello there.

Not a bike expert but all engines are similar.

Short answer no. The spark plugs are inside the cylinder heads and have nothing to do with physically turning start it.

One chap had the same problem as you..See here for the story, it was the starter Motor faulty.

Turning her over works pretty much like this. Four items, Battery, Start switch, start Relay, Starter Motor.

Battery provide heavy duty power to the Starter Motor (which turns the engine over) via a RELAY which has a low power circuit. when you press ignition, the relay connects the heavy duty power to the starter to make it turn.;

Not turning over ....
1) Is the Battery charged ?
2) is the Start switch faulty ? (there would be no clicking from the starter relay)
3) Do you hear a click when trying to start but starter motor not turning ? If so it COULD be the starter motor.itself OR the relay. .

The relay looks like this

Hope this helps a bit.

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Changing oil

Place pan below engine , remove plug in bottom of engine, drain old oil. replace plug,( don't overtighten) put in prescribed oil, check level after warmup using dipstick.

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How to set timing on 1989 honda shadow vt 1000

You need a manual. You will have to take off the engine, usually you do the timing only when you change the chains or do a general repair.

Try this;

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Can't jack up 2001 honda shadow spirt.

you can tie the bike up to the garage rafters and host it up

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Where is the oil drainplug located on a 2001 honda shadow sabre vt1100

Located on the bottom left side of the engine housing close to the bottom radiator hose.

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Need to tighten the timing chain

It has an automatic cam chain tensioner. If you are getting cam chain rattle, I would look at worn guides/chain.

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What kind of oil to I put in a Shadow VT1100 94

try using this kind of engine oil..or any brand but with the same property.."Synlube 5w-50 Fully Synthetic Colloidal Gas Engine Oil"....if not this brand....try finding same property.."Synthetic Colloidal Gas Engine oil"

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