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  1. Gs650g no start.

    I have a 1982 gs650g that will not start. It has good spark (blue and rapid), carbs are rebuilt and cleaned, no shorts, it does not have an air box it is open carbs but I was told it can run like that so I was gonna just adjust it to run that way. This is my first bike so I’m not familiar with...
  2. Need help with 1980 suzuki ts185

    Dirt Bikes & ATV's
    The motorcycle had gas an spark but won't start we had it running last year. I took the carb off to clean it because it was not quite running right last year. We don't know what to do
  3. 1982 yamaha xj650 maxim only one cylinder working

    Hello, I purchased this motorcycle over summer with by best friend as a project bike that we were going to fix up but unfortunately it has taken much longer than expected. As of right now we are having a problem with the cylinders not firing quite right. The only cylinder that seems to be...
  4. How to test a vz800 fuel pump.. Help!

    Hey guys, so I've got a non starting 2003 marauder vz800, and I suspect that it's a bad fuel pump. I've seen video's on YouTube on how to test them, but the issue is that all the video's test a pump that has two wires, whereas the marauder, has 4 (black/white, yellow/green, black/yellow and...
  5. 1995 Suzuki Intruder 800 only getting one cylinder at mid-high throttle

    Mechanics Corner
    So I've put a lot of work into this bike that sat for a couple of years without being ridden, and almost have it running perfectly. The last issue I'm having with it is that when I rev the throttle past about 1/3 of the way, I lose the power of one cylinder unless I rev the throttle all the...
  6. 1995 Suzuki Intruder GL800 Clutch(?) problem?

    New Member Pitstop
    I'm not sure how I would go about diagnosing this problem. When I ride for any length of time longer than 20 minutes, if I turn the bike off, then turn it back on, riding it feels like the clutch is half pulled sometimes. I can rev the throttle and get no additional power in all gears. When I...
  7. 1980 Yamaha SR250

    Tips & Training
    Would love to get some opinions on this bike? Gonna be my first bike, $1500, nothing wrong with it. I am 19 years old and have already taken my safety course.
  8. Starter bikes?

    Tips & Training
    Just wondering what people recommend as a good, cheap starter bike
  9. Thinking of buying 1981 Yamaha Seca 750, opinions?

    Just starting in the motorcycle world and was wondering if some experts could help me out. I am thinking of buying a 1981 Yamaha Seca 750 for $400. Currently it doesn't have back blinkers or a plastic cap for the tail light. The guy also doesn't have the ownership.. Thoughts?
  10. GS750 Oil leaking open tubes? HELPP

    So recently my 1982 Suzuki GS750 has been leaking oil. Now it has been a lot more than should be coming out. I parked up empty on oil and looked around for where it could be coming from. The oil was spraying everywhere when I rode my bike so I was thinking maybe the transmission is leaking? but...
  11. Looking for a Motorcycle for my wife... need suggestions

    Dirt Bikes & ATV's
    I'm looking for a bike for my wife. She wants a street legal dirt bike. The problem is most new dirt bikes are tall and she is not so tall. I really want her to have a good experience and not struggle to keep the bike upright. I was hoping to find a low maintenance bike that isn't under powered...
  12. New Guy

    I know you all probably here this often but I just purchased a 2007 Suzuki GS500f starts perfectly fine however the previous owner had no idea about basic bike maintenance. The bike had about 10k miles currently, what are some basic Prevenative maintenance work I can do without having to take it...
  13. What bike is this Honda?

    Can anyone identify this Honda motorcycle I am interested in buying? I think it's an SL100 or SL125, but I'm not sure. It's a 1972, though.
  14. M50 clicking noise

    So I have a 06 m50 boulevard. It has a clicking noise while free rolling. Running or off. Sounds like it's coming from the rear tire or right under the rider. I took it to a shop and they tore the ass end of it apart. Every bearing was good and regreased. Even the shaft. The noise was gone, for...
  15. Vintage Vespa missing signal to brake lights

    Mechanics Corner
    I'm just starting apprenticing at a shop and my first real problem here is some electrical in a "1963" (As I've been told) Vespa. The problem is that there is no voltage going to the brake lights we installed. so Firstly please look at the attached PDF. I got it from this website, and...