Instructables: question - motorcycles Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:07:21 PDT BLOX v1.01 Royal Enfield Bullet 350 pickup problem? SethupathyrajaR My 1975 model 350cc STD Bullet is literally struggling to cross above 60KM speed. 13000 KMs done after restoration and never allowed me to cross above 70KM speed.Using MIKARB and suspecting that one. But I would like to know whether there are any other reason could cause this problem. Machanic sayin...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:43:25 PST
Where to buy enamel paint(online shops)? dsirotic Hello! I live in croatia, and I can't seem to find what im looking for here.  I am searchng for a shop that sells all kind of automotive paints, and ALSO has worldwide shipping! Im searching for the Bronze enamel paint, as I have to paint my Motorcycle, which is made of plastic. Also, I am not loo...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:44:14 PDT
can we use the magnetic attraction and repulsion in petrol engine? Ramadossk instead of using compressing of gas using  combustion and passing gas and using spark plugs ..... shall we use a dipole magnet in the place of spark plug and and a magnetic piston with a pole on top side.if we rotate the magnet at the spark plug place ,when the opposite pole comes down .......the pi...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 03:50:28 PDT
Does a 2-stroke Honda CB 100 NE engine need a battery to run? Ikkalebob I have a Honda 2-stroke CB100NE (1018034) engine which I am trying to get working. This is the first time Ive worked with an engine so my knowledge is quite fragmented. So far the engine will turn over using the kickstart but I've been unable to get a spark. Documentation for this specific engine se...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 04:34:12 PDT
How can I disassemble an old bike's fork? tgferreira184 This week I started restoring an old 1980's esmaltina bike. I started stripping down the frame so I could paint it. After removing almost all the things in it, I begun removing the fork, so I could later paint it and chrome a little piece on top of the fork. BUT after 3 days of constant aplication o...
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 06:10:22 PDT
How long will 3528 LED strips drain a motorcycle battery? hopekiller30 The battery is a duraboost battery made for ATVs and is in a YFZ450 (sport quad). The battery is 12 volts and so are the LEDs but i am afraid that the LEDs will drain the battery or just blow the LEDs from all the current it has to offer. They need .4 amps per meter and I am using about 4-5 meters. ...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 15:24:16 PDT
What rectifier should i use? robotman36 I have a snowmobile engine in a golf cart, and want to charge the golf cart battery. the snowmobile engine has a stator already for powering the headlight. But the headlight ran on 12v ac. so i need to install a rectifier. Im guessing im going to be working with 20A or so, and it will be charging a ...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 15:55:28 PDT
DIY Protective Helmet? Antilliteracy So I'm looking at starting a helmet project with the good ole' pepakura halo helmets, but taking it a step further. Essentially what I am wondering is how one would go about adding some protective foam or padding that can absorb impact (I'm talking motorcycle grade here). The design I'm looking at c...
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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 20:39:07 PDT
Where can you buy 49cc clutch bell springs and clutch bell arms? camping crazy I need three clutch bell springs and one clutch bell arm for a 49cc engine?
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Sun, 14 Apr 2013 19:06:38 PDT
Can you run a 50CC dirtbike motor with the clutch bell open??? camping crazy I am trying to fix a dirt bike motor but don't know much about them I want to know if you can run the motor just to test it without putting the springs back on the arms of the clutch bell and without the cover and gearing installed. 
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Thu, 4 Apr 2013 17:21:14 PDT
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Tue, 26 Mar 2013 22:59:42 PDT
Anybody know how to build motorcycle safety wheels? eccentric57 I want to build some "training" wheels or safety wheels for my motorcycle.  Arthritis is giving my left knee and hip some trouble and I worry about tipping or stopping. I have an idea to build a set of wheels that will allow me to stop without fighting to stay up.  Being five foot two does not help ...
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Sun, 17 Mar 2013 02:52:38 PDT
Removing rust from the inside of a motorcycle gas tank using the electrolysis method? Goldwingracer Which is better for removing rust from the inside of a motorcycle gas tank using the electrolysis method? Steel anode or carbon graphite anode? I have tried both. I like the carbon graphite better. It seems to be a cleaner process and to work just as good as the steel anode. Should I use 12 volts or...
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Sat, 16 Feb 2013 20:40:29 PST
How do I replace a filament light with and LED on an ATV? jdg511 During one of my last outings, my tail/brake light got damaged beyond repair so I purchased an LED assembly and it wasn't until I opened the package I realized there were 3 wires (brake, running and ground).  My ATV is older (a 2000), so it only has 2 wire, as positive and a negative for the older f...
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Fri, 10 Aug 2012 06:33:36 PDT
Problems with my CHT (cylinder head temp) gauge. tig5 I have a k-type thermometer mounted on my 12v scooter with a k-type thermocouple running under the spark plug. Things were working ok until I hooked the setup on to the bike itself, powering from the ignition. Now the gauge just reads 0.00C or will rise up to temp and then quickly go back to 0.00. A...
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Tue, 7 Aug 2012 23:00:51 PDT
Led light on motorcycle wheel / mag / rim ? dpadrones Hi, im new member i got here because i am looking for someone who can help me to put a Led light design on my Motorcycle wheel please can anyone help me how to do it, i have 9v battery, switch, cables, led light strips(waterproof) i wan to put cool blue design on my wheel, i am wondering how to do t...
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Tue, 17 Jul 2012 11:28:07 PDT
12v brake and tail lights? dthing I'm trying to build a brake/tail light out of LED's for my motorcycle. How do I make the red brake lights brighter than my red tail lights? I'm using 3mm 12v (resister pre wired by supplier) and/ or have similar 10mm lights available too.
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Sun, 15 Jul 2012 09:22:47 PDT
How can I make a small motor for an old scooter I have from junk? Rebreg I have an old scooter and wanted to motorize it I have some motor parts form my uncles motorcycle but I wonder if there was a cheaper and easier way to do it
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Tue, 26 Jun 2012 20:03:51 PDT
Should I build a go kart or should I build a mini chopper? TSC So should I build a go kart or should I build  a really sweet mini chopper?

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Sun, 6 May 2012 17:57:59 PDT
instructions are blank? 45acp when I pull up an instuctable and try to veiw the instructions there is nothing there and there is other blanks on the screen
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Wed, 2 May 2012 15:51:15 PDT
I need to find a few Parsley or Ivy Victorian Scrolls for a motorcycle gas tank and seat. mrlunna13 Hello, I am going to paint my new project chopper motorcycle, and I want to paint matching left and right parsley scrolls on the gas tank, and engrave it on the leather seat. but so far I have not had any luck finding a good candidates for that. Any help will be incredibly appreciated. Thank you, Mr...
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Tue, 3 Apr 2012 16:19:53 PDT
Can I reverse the direction of the output rotor shaft of a two stroke engine ? If yes how ? mechidsh
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Mon, 26 Mar 2012 03:41:24 PDT
Is it feasible to add a kick start to my sport bike? garretttm I have a 200cc dual sport that has dual electric and kick start which i love for when i'm having charge/ battery issues or it's just reluctant to start on cold days. My sport bike is a zx7r with electric starter exclusively. Is there a practical way to add a kick start to this bike or (as i'm guessi...
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Wed, 21 Mar 2012 05:45:39 PDT
i have a problem with my baotain scooter 50cc any help would be thankfull? martyboy2012 when i ride my baotain scooter after i while it start to judder any ideas,also it wont let me drain the petrol i dont have a clue why.
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Sat, 25 Feb 2012 03:00:09 PST
dynamo working? antony05 working principle of bicycle dynamo
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Fri, 27 Jan 2012 05:42:20 PST
How to add a tacho meter to Honda stunner 2009 model in Indian series.? raghuveersai
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Fri, 23 Dec 2011 05:17:01 PST
Is there a cheap way to reduce noise from workshop ? Squibo Hi all, I was wondering what the cheapest way is to reduce the noise coming from my workshop, which is basically a tin shed. Im using it as a small forge and appreciate that the sound of hammer on anvil is not blockable (think thats a word) but i also use a belt sander, power tools etc, so would l...
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Thu, 22 Dec 2011 15:26:00 PST
Motorcycle Tail Tidy? (Fender Eliminator) Yamaha XT125X? w0bb Anyone got any idea how I can make one from scratch? I feel like tidying up my bike and it's almost impossible to find one to buy for my bike (not like I would buy one anyway)  If anyone has any ideas then I would be more than grateful to hear them!
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Thu, 1 Dec 2011 08:07:19 PST
Rat Bikes mabish Good bike to start with. Budget. Tools needed.
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Mon, 28 Nov 2011 11:01:54 PST
I am looking for a motorcycle to fix-up. And I don't know how to go about getting the actual bike to start on? acidbass I am a younger guy who just wants a project to keep me busy. I am kinda limited on cash right now but I am planning on getting a job soon. I do live in central Texas, and I am not sure if I should go to a salvage yard or something to get the bike. Please some advice on the subject would be greatly a...
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Tue, 4 Oct 2011 00:02:37 PDT
how do you know how many rpms your engine has? TSC Such as a weedeater.

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Wed, 27 Jul 2011 05:50:42 PDT
50cc 2 Stroke Tuning? Jaycub I have an old moped that I got for cheap and I am trying to fix it up. I replaced the carburetor and the new one is a little bigger even though it is off of another 50cc. It insisted on running extremely lean, but I was able to get the fuel/air mix balanced by putting some foil tape over part of the...
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Sat, 23 Jul 2011 13:04:16 PDT
how to remove 125 cc mAgnetic flying wheel igniter? SissyDale23
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Thu, 30 Jun 2011 07:08:47 PDT
whats the best way to care for scratched chrome on a motorbike? dubpunkdub had my first fall today :( ended up scratching the exhaust...whats the best way to clean it up? im riding a yamaha xvs dragstar any additional information such as best way to keep the bike buffed/polished and generally clean and rust free will be much apreciated thanks
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Mon, 13 Jun 2011 06:34:26 PDT
what is the best way i can clean my motorbike at a reasonable price? dubpunkdub I have a yamaha xvs dragstar, this is my first bike and it would be very helpfull if someone could tell me the basics for cleaning my bike. the best way to describe my bike is a crome armchair (just to give you an idea of what kinda cleaning i need to be doing) i have a "buffering/polishing towl...
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Sun, 12 Jun 2011 04:00:47 PDT
What kind of clutch can I use on a Home-built motorized bike? zilcho I'm converting an old mountain bike into a motorized dirt bike kind of thing using a small lawnmower engine. I want to know how to make a clutch that is simple and efficient.  Also I'm curious as to what kind of throttle will work on a lawn mower engine?
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Wed, 27 Apr 2011 23:26:25 PDT
Can someone please do an 'ible on a Honda Ruckus Gy6 swap? coopgrl88 I am crazy N00B to doing moto mods, but I love the honda ruckus and would love to be able to do the Gy6 swap to a 150cc engine with the extended back end...maybe even a fat boy design.  if someone could give a breakdown on how to do that and all the possible mods, explaining their function?  That wo...
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Tue, 12 Apr 2011 17:55:10 PDT
the word instruct means? princess kenny
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Sat, 29 Jan 2011 10:52:59 PST
What type Of Electric Vehicle Would i be allowed to? stephenniall I am thinking of putting a Electric Motor ( any size) onto a mini moto frame i have .. i live in the uk and am 14 .. Would i be able to drive it on the road or pavement Etc .. Or what would i have to do to be able to drive it legally
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Sun, 5 Dec 2010 14:00:45 PST
how do I troubleshoot the idle on my 97 cr 250? tt tophs My two stroke honda 250 cc 1997 dirtbike is having trouble idling without me giving it constant throttle.  What are some of the things I could do to perhaps fix this problem?
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Sat, 30 Oct 2010 14:06:45 PDT
Modifying my scooter for charging a battery? raikut I have a Scooter and now i have added a battery within it. I charge the battery externally, but lately i have seen that the lights that i keep on in the night (halogens lights) tend to fade away after 30 min or so and gone. Now i want to charge the battery while on the move. I tried doing so throug...
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Sun, 26 Sep 2010 06:39:55 PDT
Has anyone ever seen a brass motorcycle? onrust I'm thinking if you can use steel tubing, you could use solid brass.  Yes it would be heavy but those motors are huge, call it clutch wear.
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Tue, 21 Sep 2010 15:25:06 PDT
v-star 1100 . Im having a problem with the front spark plug its firing but its getting to much fuel. how do i fix it? yamha06 problem with motorcycle TO MUCH FUEL!!!!!!!!!!!
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Sun, 12 Sep 2010 10:48:08 PDT
How do you convert beaded car pad to fit motorcycle? Joan Baker My husband bought a beaded car seat pad and wants to cut it down to fit his motorcycle, but he doesn't quite know how to go about it.  His major concern is that if makes a wrong cut all the beads might come apart...any ideas or suggestions would be appreciated.
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Sat, 4 Sep 2010 08:44:31 PDT
Polaris Sportsman 335 Quad Bike. Manuf. 1998. Does anyone have an owner's manual I can buy ? ningas
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Fri, 27 Aug 2010 23:11:04 PDT
How can I build a 4 wheeled device on which a harley sportster can be loaded and transported? p2otoole The device would be operated by one or more 12v dc motors.  Power for the motors will be obtained from a pickup truck battery. I want to use the device to load a harley sportster, which weighs 500 lbs., onto the box of a pickup truck.   Loading will be enabled by a platform, angled from ground surfa...
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Sun, 22 Aug 2010 15:52:54 PDT
50cc Chinese scooter problems? Zem I have a 2001 Chinese scooter, 50cc, and it has some problems... We took the handlebars off to fit it in a vehicle for transport (Yeah, stupid idea, I know now...), and now, the wiring is all messed up. First off, the electric start won't work anymore, I'm going to go through, and check a relay and ...
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Wed, 4 Aug 2010 20:58:24 PDT
How do you safely tint a Motorcycle Face visor yellow? ikoda How would one tint a face visor yellow? Not clear yellow but a pretty solid yellow that you can't be seen from the outside but you can see through from the inside? Whats a good way to do this that's safe and such.
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Sat, 24 Jul 2010 22:00:45 PDT
i am making a friction drive motorbike BIGHAIRYDUDE i am make a direct friction drive motorbike with a bmx bike and a 25cc weedeater i am going to mount it on a hinge and i will use a spring to tighten down the spindle. the hinge is just some angle aluminium mounted to the two bottom holes of the engine. the aluminum is just connected two a bolt that...

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Sat, 26 Jun 2010 06:19:56 PDT
2001 Yamaha Warrior Stalling out when warmed up and wont start back up until cool? 2001warrior Hello fellow instructable users! I have a 2001 Yamaha Warrior (as seen in profile picture). When ever I go out to ride the four wheeler has a hard time starting. I have to use a lot of starter fluid and patients (about five minutes worth). Once I finally get going it seems after about five minutes,...
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Fri, 25 Jun 2010 11:04:39 PDT