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  1. 1979 Suzuki gs850 cranks but won't start

    Project Builds
    Hello I have a 1979 Suzuki gs850 that I recently purchased. My plan is to get it running so that I can sell it. I have never taken on a task like this before but I figured I would start by removing and cleaning the carburetors which I did. I cleaned the engine as it was full of dirt and put the...
  2. high RPM start then... nothing

    Technical
    hey guys! in working on a 84 honda cb650 I've taken the carbs off and cleaned everything up and out - reinstalled and as long as I have fuel going to it it runs WIDE OPEN until I cut the fuel off, or turn the switch off. vacuum leak?? or something not working in the carbs?? I can mess with the...
  3. CB200 Problem starting....

    Technical
    I have a 74 CB200 that I found in a barn. Got it torn down snared down and refinished the frame then put everything back together. Wiring is back together in the right order and checked. The electric start is working correctly, fuel is feeding to the new carbs, and we have spark. Everything is...
  4. Engine backfires, won't start after jet kit installation!

    Technical
    I have a 1992 Honda Nighthawk 750 project. I'm trying to run straight through exhaust and pod filters. So I put in 125 mains, 40 pilots and 2 shims. After putting everything back together on the bike, it turns over, but backfires through the exhaust and the carbs. It does not start. Fuel is new...
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