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Honda ruckus my 2005 starts really hard once it has sat for awhile. It seems to be flooding out because i have to hold at w.o.t. and crank seems like forever. Once she starts and kicks in it seems to start fine. It also seems to bog down when reving up. if I take the hose off the intake of the carb it seems to wind out more?? Any ideas??

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  • glen Jul 30, 2013

    did a compression test . It came out low at 70psi with a flucuating needle . Checked vavles and found intake vavle too tight. Adjusted with proper shim and bike now starts like a honda should. Still only getting 30mph with a slight breaking down at full throttle.

  • Handyman Dec 03, 2014

    I believe you should remove and clean the carb , or run some Seafoam or carb cleaner in it for a 1/4 of tank and should free up any sticky junk in the carb. removal and cleaning is fastest , if you can do that sort of thing


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Give the "Whatever" a good service. Plugs, oil, filter and air filter.

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Take it to a shop and get it tuned - remotely diagnosing problems with a modded bike is impossible.

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SOURCE: CRF 50cc won't start after giving it a hose down.

hi mczukli,

you may want to blow-dry the spark . block, piston out.

just a piece of reminder, do not use too much pressure on the water and hit the bike on the engine part. Not all screws are torqued to be water tight. so water may get in, then rust it out then ruin your ride.

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Yes the coil seems to be your problem.

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check valve clearances

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i dont think its rev box.(rev box just keeps engine from reving over a certain rpm) could be bad gas or water in gas, also have you checked those valve clearances lately?? 0.003--0.004 on filler gage

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