Just rebuilt my Honda XL500s 1979 which I've had from new, first time back on the road since 1990
The problem I have is a noise from the spedo head, at first I though it was the drive then cable but with cable disconnected from the head unit the noise has gone, so I'm presuming it must...
Trying to remove the carbs on my 96 600 TA and it's not easy..... I have disconnected all the cables and tubes and unscrewd the clamps. I just get a small play when trying to pull it up.......Anyone removed the carbs and can come With som Magic advice?
I have no trouble starting my @ without choke but have been reading about the potential problems that they can cause, question is .........some people disable or disconnect them to prevent the problem happening, could I just not use it and prevent the problem from...
Dead Dommie, no lights nothing. Batt 12.8 volts disconnected. 2 volts connected with ignition on. Drops to 1 volt if i press horn etc. is the battery duff or could something else be causing this. Cheers.
Strange one this but I cannot get the seat off! I've disconnected the keylock but it seems something is jammed in the rear catch. Any suggestions without starting to hit it hard? I've got one side panel off. :(
I'm new here, this is my first post. I have been an XR4 fan since bought a new one in 1999 that proved to be extremely reliable and trouble free. After having a few “modern” higher tech bikes I wanted to go back to the simple and rugged design of the XR4.
But now to the...
How well do you find your bike starts now?
I ask as before I stripped mine down, it started pretty well, with the choke disconnected.
Now, I start it, it takes a good few failed cranking attempts before one cylinder coughs. Then keep trying, that one cylinder will always cough once, and...