i have a 125cc Virago and everytime i start it ,it starts but i cant rev it as it floods the back carb then i have to take back spark plug out start it up to burn exsuse fuel of the put plug back in . ive beeen told this is a problem with 125cc is there anything i can do to solve this problem?
I cannot find the 17 Digit VIN Plate on my above bike, only a 9 digit starting ‘3LPG’ stamped onto the headstock?
Hello, new here owned an xvs1100 from new about 16 years ago and have come full circle. Lookong to swap my 2008 FZ1 Fazer ABS as it has more performance than i want these days. Not mint and has a few marks here and there as expected with age, fresh mot with clean sheet, 17k miles, FSH, heated grips, givi rack, slip on exhaust plus original, wants for nothing other than riding. Valued at…Read More
Hi all .. can anyone tell me where the original stickers go..I know that the tyre one is on diff. But all there anymore.. Also is it possible to fit a CENTER STARND ..TO MY 1989 2YL010518 YAMAHA VIRAGO 535.. IM GUESSING THE LATER MODELS WHERE FITTED AS STANDARD FACTORY FIT.. CHEERS FOR ANY INFO ALLAN
I have a virago 125 cc and the back carborator keeps flooding is there anything I can do to stop this happening
I always use the better quality fuel (like Shell V-Power) as the quality of this fuel is not being affected.
You should still be able to get higher-octane ‘super’ E5 petrol at most places. It’s better for the engine as well.
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Sorry I was mistaken all bikes from 1990 are compatible so all ok.
Hi peeps have searched the forum and can’t seem to find anything on this. I am in the process of building an Xvs 650 classic 1998. I have just seen that the fuel is changing in September and don’t know if the bike will be compatible with it. I have found that all Yamaha bikes built after 2000 are ok. I am under the impression that the engine never changed for a good few years so I’m hopin…Read More
Had to look up what a Boardtracker is. Interesting project. I assume you are in the planning stages and further assume the lack of response is because you have not specified which 125 engine you want specs for (Virago or Star?). Most of the pics of 1900 Boardtrackers I saw were single cylinder engines… are you sure you want a Vtwin for this project?. Furthermore the weight of the engine…Read More
I’m building a 1900’s style Boardtracker using a 125 engine. Any specs would be helpful and especially the weight of the engine.
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