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by ROB650
Thu May 16, 2019 1:06 am
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: Starting noise
Replies: 0
Views: 566

Starting noise

Hello all, Any of you good fellas ever come across this before? What happens is I get a strange intermittent rubbery type rubbing squeaking noise from I think the left side of the motor that happens as the engine first fires up- it only happens for a short bit then all good, I have stopped the engin...
by ROB650
Thu May 16, 2019 1:05 am
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: Starting noise
Replies: 0
Views: 490

Starting noise

Hello all, Any of you good fellas ever come across this before? What happens is I get a strange intermittent rubbery type rubbing squeaking noise from I think the left side of the motor that happens as the engine first fires up- it only happens for a short bit then all good, I have stopped the engin...
by ROB650
Tue Apr 02, 2019 1:37 am
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: 650 LC few small issues and hi
Replies: 1
Views: 491

650 LC few small issues and hi

Hi all,

First post , hi !

Got a 650 LC , few small niggles?

My rev counter really fluctuates at highway speeds- is there a way to stop this.?

And when the bike is cold the clutch slips a bit but not consistent?

Thanks and this is a great forum- loads if good info in here.
by ROB650
Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:09 am
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: cold/ first start for the day and fuse issues
Replies: 6
Views: 1015

Re: cold/ first start for the day and fuse issues

Thank you for your reply. I found I must use maximum amount if choke, and I gave checked the choke is indeed operating all the way closed at the carbs... I also noticed I get a bit of backfiring into the carbs ,on carb cylinder no 1 only... and it only does this when cold, when warm idle and pick up...
by ROB650
Thu Mar 14, 2019 12:48 am
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: cold/ first start for the day and fuse issues
Replies: 6
Views: 1015

Re: cold/ first start for the day and fuse issues

Found the fuse! Sometime in the past the solenoid fuse unit had been twisted around. Fuse was barely making contact, wired 8n a spade fuse holder and fuse- working all good now,

Now just the cold start problems
by ROB650
Wed Mar 13, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: cold/ first start for the day and fuse issues
Replies: 6
Views: 1015

cold/ first start for the day and fuse issues

Hi All. I seem to battle a bit to start the bike from cold/ first start for the day. bike is a 82 cb650 luxury custom, with VB54 carbs find I need full choke, and twist the throttle about 6 times, it will start and then die out, ( I found opening the throttle makes it worse once it has started, ) al...
by ROB650
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hello mates
Replies: 1
Views: 602

Hello mates

Hiya,

New old bike owner from sunny NZ south island here.

Got a 82 650 luxury custom, barn find been sitting for around 15 years- - rescued it, and with a bit of help from the dr Google got it going, few issues still to iron out but wlll get there.


Safe riding everyone

ROB650

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