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V65 will start and idle fine but won't take any throttle!

I've done everthing I can think of and replaced alot of parts...still same problem. Bike will start right up and idle but the second you give it any throttle, she'll die. WHAT IS GOING ON?!!!

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Recheck the main jets in the carbs, there seems to be some kind of obstacle, pressure blow them.
Hope this helps.

Posted on Jun 19, 2009

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More than likely your cooling fans are coming on way too late and is super hard for the radiator to get rid of the heat while is @ idling.
there is a upgraded radiator switch
Honda V-65 Magna VF-1100C Fan Switch UPGRADE on Ebay
i think this will be your resolution anything else is prob going to be a head gasket.

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