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My Honda VTR 1000 will not start i let it set for about two years, when i went to start it back fired so i tried using my car to jump it off, now its will not turn over any ideals on why it want turn over.

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You could have many issues with a bike that has sat for that long. Mainly fuel system trouble. As to why it won't turn over after trying to jump it...first place to look is your fuses.
Not much information to go by but make sure the engine has not hydrolocked from gasoline leaking past the needle valves into one or more cylinders. You cannot compress a liquid and the engine will lock if the cylinder(s) get raw fuel into them.
An indication of a hydrolocked engine is a click followed by a buzzing as the starter tries to turn the engine but can't.
Pull the spark plugs, make sure your ignition is off, and turn the engine over by hand. Lift the rear tire off the ground, put it in gear and rotating the tire by hand. If the cylinders have raw gas it will come out of the plug hole with some force. Do not pull the plugs an try to turn the engine over with the start button as gas flying out the spark plug hole may become ignited by sparks from the plug wires / plugs.

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SOURCE: Where is the main fuse on a 1998 Honda VTR 1000

if you can get to your battery, trace the red positive wire, until you find the fuse, or look for your fuse box, / pannel, and have a look in there.

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