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    Nope. The throttle cables are routed toward the...

    Nope. The throttle cables are routed toward the right, and the only thing that even comes near here is the second fuel line, but it doesn't brush up against the metal on this side \_(ツ)_/
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    http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20161206/3ac58278a...

    http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20161206/3ac58278a40dfdcced6497745f45e75e.jpg

    Yeah, the whole "forum tech support thing" definitely isn't ideal for anyone, but I appreciate everyone's attempt(s). ...
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    Awesome, thanks. I came across motorcycle project...

    Awesome, thanks. I came across motorcycle project once before, but I didn't poke around too much. Sounds like maybe I should.
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    http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20161206/b2b6319e4...

    http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20161206/b2b6319e4c45c276f71f58b590358892.jpg

    So far this is only thing that seems suspect. These were bench synced (not by me, but allegedly) and this one is not...
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    http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20161206/44df42ee4...

    http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20161206/44df42ee43d3abea7c9ba4f7d05ef824.jpg

    Maybe a stupid question, but why are these bolts "secured" like this? Is there a trick to accessing the needle?
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    So laying on their side, just barely...
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    Oi, thanks for reminding me... I got so...

    Oi, thanks for reminding me... I got so distracted wth the other stuff that I forgot to report back on the plugs. I pulled the other two this morning (#2 and #3), and they were the same as #1. Wet...
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    Sorry, meant to respond to both of you this...

    Sorry, meant to respond to both of you this morning.

    Re: Float height: I didn't measure last night, but I'll get the calipers out tonight and check before I do anything else. According the SOHC4...
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    I had an early meeting (timezone woe's), so I...

    I had an early meeting (timezone woe's), so I only got through the bowls. Everything was clean and clear which doesn't seem like it will be surprising for anyone to hear, but I still removed...
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    So obviously trying to capture every hole in...

    So obviously trying to capture every hole in every jet wouldn't really amount to much, but it doesn't appear that anything's being blocked so far
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    I have the Haynes manual, and I've used it quite...

    I have the Haynes manual, and I've used it quite a bit. But not the official Honda manual.

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    I forgot to record myself dumping fuel in my lap. Next time though. Also sorry for...
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    I've got all of the above + compressed air. Ready...

    I've got all of the above + compressed air. Ready to roll. Have you come across an exceptionally good youtube or post about the process? I don't want to half-ass this.

    I know you're going to have...
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    Awesome, thank you. I'm going to try and work on...

    Awesome, thank you. I'm going to try and work on this tonight. My wife's out of town for the week, so this is a perfect time to make my living room smell like gas
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    I haven't been here very long, and I already know...

    I haven't been here very long, and I already know you don't like anything at all. But I'll still take your advice and try to see how far I can get with cleaning the carbs again, even though they were...
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    I didn't mod anything, all I did was get rid of...

    I didn't mod anything, all I did was get rid of cheap-o pods with cracked rubber, and replace them with higher quality ones. The carbs were restored professionally and powder coated (that's why I put...
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    Well it won't run at all now, so I'm not even...

    Well it won't run at all now, so I'm not even sure I can get that far. Will wire brushing the existing plugs (less than 500 miles on them) and reinstalling be futile?
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    Bike won't turn over: Angry spark plugs

    So I finally got my CB550 ('75) running the other day. Unfortunately it was running on the choke, and I took it around the block a couple of times regardless.

    Admittedly that was probably a bad...
  18. Alright. So stock jetting (and my current...

    Yea I knew you wouldn't. And so goes so many jetting threads.

    After you answer those questions, i'll ask a few more, and there will likely be a general consensus on what might be a good place to...
  19. I don't actually have any idea, haha. But I'm...

    I don't actually have any idea, haha. But I'm going to work on getting those questions answered asap.
  20. 75 CB550k: Jetting for cones/exhaust/cold *and* altitude

    I was hoping for a little bit of a shortcut here, since I've never played with jetting before. Is anyone jetted for cone filters, a 4-into-1, cold weather, and higher altitude (5800 - 8000 feet is my...
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    This is so weird. I knew I'd like it here.

    This is so weird. I knew I'd like it here.
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    40065 From the top

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    From the top
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    Awesome, glad this ended with an easy fix. Thanks...

    Awesome, glad this ended with an easy fix. Thanks Hillsy! Are there any precautions I should take to prevent uneven flow between the two lines, or does it not really matter?
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    If they're both functioning as normal fuel lines,...

    If they're both functioning as normal fuel lines, would I just be able to split the line coming out of the new single valve petcock (link: Honda Motorcycle Fuel Valve Petcock - 16 x 1.5mm - #1 -...
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    Pics! 40025 Obviously a very not-fitting...

    Pics!

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    Obviously a very not-fitting petcock. This is the 78 petcock, and the 78 tank.

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    The original is on the left (from the '75 tank, but I have no idea if this is OEM or not, it's...
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