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    New (to owner) bike, may not even have the spark...

    New (to owner) bike, may not even have the spark units..........sold to somebody else. They bolt down over the top of battery.
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    The starter clutches are well known for rattling,...

    The starter clutches are well known for rattling, they commonly loosen at the 3 bolts holding the housing together. Loctite to cure. Problems can be past that though, the 3 roller setup just sucks...
  3. Thread: Carb interchange

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    Any 750 DOHC from '79-'83 will work, '81 and...

    Any 750 DOHC from '79-'83 will work, '81 and later better because of screw in pilots instead of pressed in. Any model, C, K, F, SC, L.
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    'you're referring to the part of the slide that...

    'you're referring to the part of the slide that has the notch down the side that inserts into the carb bore and not the thicker bit that inserts into the top cap?'

    Yes. Don't touch the bigger...
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    Possibly but possibly indirect. The pressing on...

    Possibly but possibly indirect. The pressing on the sync tabs says you have enough flow past butterflies to coax the slides into trying to float up. They are open too much at least on one if that...
  6. Thread: newbie here

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    A CBX sitting in office likely denotes a big time...

    A CBX sitting in office likely denotes a big time seller with $ signs for eyes. Why he wanted so much, willing to let it rust before losing a cent of highly inflated value. He probably wanted 10K for...
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    Or dremel with a small say carbide tip or like a...

    Or dremel with a small say carbide tip or like a chainsaw chain sharpening rock, going to make a mess and the particles need to be kept contained. They will eat the motor.

    The idea is to eat up...
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    Yes, the actual CV slide and top cover on carb. ...

    Yes, the actual CV slide and top cover on carb.

    That design is the least efficient CV type as it leaks unlike rubber diaphragm ones but the leak is calibrated by the clearance between the big OD...
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    Service manual and page 8-5. ...

    Service manual and page 8-5.

    https://moto-odejda.ru/file/HondaNithawk.pdf

    Note the first words to UNSTAKE the nut FIRST. Look for a punchmark staking the nut down, if you remove the nut the...
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    The 'fine wire' can be no thicker than 'E' string...

    The 'fine wire' can be no thicker than 'E' string on a guitar or thinnest one and .013" in diameter. The mixture screws should each affect the idle, you should be able to kill that cylinder going...
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    double post

    double post
  12. Thread: newbie here

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    There you go, that man I'll follow.

    There you go, that man I'll follow.
  13. Thread: newbie here

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    Do as you will but here we don't give even that...

    Do as you will but here we don't give even that for something not running. I know I wouldn't and don't care how collectible it is. At the asking price it needs to be running and well.

    The not...
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    If you are talking about the one with 4 notches...

    If you are talking about the one with 4 notches in it yes.
  15. Thread: Clutch issue

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    Answer still the same.............if the clutch...

    Answer still the same.............if the clutch stack height is not correct it can do that. It would take a thick book to cover all the other ways somebody can mess those up. Especially after 10-15...
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    Get down low and check out the bottom of it, the...

    Get down low and check out the bottom of it, the plastic simply snaps in place and if it comes loose the terminal plate then comes loose to not connect wires. It's an instant stop if it happens, my...
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    The only way I could imagine all that would be if...

    The only way I could imagine all that would be if the alternator stator or something close came loose and it should have blown the main fuse.

    I would remove alt cover anyway to slowly turn the...
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    '....I'm not too concerned about the number since...

    '....I'm not too concerned about the number since as all four read the same.'

    What are the odds of that? The same as all 4 leaking valves the same amount. Pretty rare and screams gauge is trash....
  19. Why? JB weld there is a mistake, the hot oil will...

    Why? JB weld there is a mistake, the hot oil will have it chipping off in minutes. Heat removes it.

    I am continually amazed at how many incompetent ways people think epoxy will work. Not a...
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    You hope. You MUST have the throttles way open...

    You hope. You MUST have the throttles way open too or you get a drop like that. Why you retest using another gauge, they are a constant issue as is all compression testing. I typically run 3-4 tests...
  21. Calling dirtdigger.................(resident SOHC...

    Calling dirtdigger.................(resident SOHC expert)
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    Nope, further checking needed to make sure stator...

    Nope, further checking needed to make sure stator is good. Charge battery back up and then locate the SIX pin alt connector and remove the black and white wires from it and tape them up to prevent...
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    '...sometimes blipping the throttle makes it not...

    '...sometimes blipping the throttle makes it not return to back to the same idle. Iím yet to vacuum balance the carbs but donít believe this can cause it to run like crap but I could also be wrong.'...
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    Charge battery fully so you got an hour plus to...

    Charge battery fully so you got an hour plus to drive it with no charging then unhook the alternator harness that goes into alt unit. Drive it then and see if fuse blows.

    The rotors on those are...
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    Worthless test on these. It can charge at idle...

    Worthless test on these. It can charge at idle and then drop off to zero at higher, the rotors are well known for it.
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