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  1. spill

    spill

  2. i havent checked the starting issue yet, im more concerned about the spark issue at the moment, i have worked on hundreds of bikes over the years but have never come across this problem before, i have talked to lots of mechanics and noone seems to have heard of this either, the starting issue will be a pretty simple fix, im sure its just in the carb ( process of elimination ) it has a new carb kit in it so there arent many other parts in there, ill check the diaphrams like you said next, but first id like to see if antone else has ever had the spark problem before and if they did, what did they do to fix it? im going to check the pickup coil and see if maybe its set too close to the stator allowing spark to jump when its not supposed to
  3. just got this bike, it runs but not well, doesnt smoke or anything but i noticed that when you try to start it, the spark plug keeps firing for a few seconds after the engine stops whirling over, and can hear it buzzing in the bottom end where the stator is, anyone know what this could be? also the only way it will start is to put my hand over the back of the carb, using the choke ( enrichener) doesnt do anything and the carb is rebuilt, thanks in advance
  4. wondering if you have a manual for 2004 honda 450 foreman es? i tried downloading one of them you have listed but the doc to pdf thing wont let me do it???
  5. i have always ran an 8, they seem to work well for all seasons, im from nova scotia so -10 is about the average temp for winter
  6. even though it had good fire, i put a new plug in it and seems to work fine, will see in a few days of starting it up here and there if that was the problem
  7. ive had this little bike for a very long time and always worked great, start first pull every time, recently i was driving it and it started running rough when i was almost home, it died as soon as i pulled in the driveway ( no spark ) i fixed that problem ( i have tons of parts ) but it still wouldnt start, a couple days ago i went out and gave it one pull and it took right off, i had to hold the throttle open a bit but it was cold out and i didnt use the choke so i expected to have to do that, i let off the gas and it stalled, i left it sit for about 20 minutes and went back out to try again and it wouldnt start, so i took the carb off and cleaned it pretty good, still wouldnt start, went out yesterday and it started right up, i kept it going for about 10 mins by holding the throttle, its running a little rough but not too bad, i let it stall then tried it again and it started no problem ( about 5 or 6 times in a row) so i walked away thinking just need to tune the carb a bit, tried it last night and today and it wont start again, one thing i did notice is that i dont need to use the decomp valve every time i pull it ( sometimes every time, sometimes i can pull it 20 times before it needs it again) keep in mind the motor is in pretty good shape, it doesnt smoke and when the decomp is doing what its supposed to it will rip the cord out of your hand if you dont use it, anyone have any suggestions?? im about to lose it, im leaning toward a broken valve spring or a bent valve, oh yeah, when you pull the choke on with the breather unhooked, you can see gas shooting out of the back of the carb, any help would be great thanks
  8. do i have to pay for the manuals?? i tried to get the 84 200 trx one but it wouldnt go for some reason..... by the way im not exactly the sharpest knife in the drawer when it comes to computers hahahaha

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