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  1. squirrelman replied to the thread Rear Brake issue.

    be sure the mc is not over-filled, should have some air space above fluid level.

    Oct 20, 2018 at 9:11 PM
  2. squirrelman posted a new thread.

    Carbs, the O-ring Killer unmasked: rust !

    The smallest dirt/rust particles can deposit on rings and cause leakage, common unless tank is kept clean. [ATTACH] when the ruddy...

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    Forum: Mechanics Garage

    Oct 20, 2018 at 4:55 PM
  3. squirrelman replied to the thread High Fuel consumption(choke cable stuck?).

    Leaking fuel pumps are extremely rare. :Scared: :Nono::Smokin: Honda gave you a fuel pump installed next to a common source of...

    Oct 20, 2018 at 4:02 PM
  4. squirrelman attached a file to the thread 3rd Gen Magna and 3/4 Gen VFR diaphragm problem.

    red ring seems unusual, as most are yellowish, might indicate something, but i pulled these from a set of Hawk carbs with special HRC...

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  5. squirrelman replied to the thread Throttle Cable Adjustment.

    FSM shows correct routing of throttle cables, which are adjustable at both top and bottom ends.

    Oct 20, 2018 at 1:20 PM
  6. squirrelman replied to the thread 3rd Gen Magna and 3/4 Gen VFR diaphragm problem.

    Keeping strong solvents away from them is important. no carb cleaner or brake cleaner spray, no starting fluid spray and no deep...

    Oct 20, 2018 at 12:56 PM
  7. squirrelman replied to the thread Where to find parts? 4th gen bodywork.

    no, no, no ! you can buy your bike back from the ins co and keep riding with a salvage title. you put too much into that to let it go,...

    Oct 19, 2018 at 9:06 PM
  8. squirrelman liked Brian Marranzini's post in the thread Where to find parts? 4th gen bodywork.

    Well they are going to total it. Paying out just over 3K too since I was selling the bike for $2800 no complaints, just sad to see one...

    Oct 19, 2018 at 8:52 PM
  9. squirrelman replied to the thread Two unusual problems--97 vf7 750----suddenly "won't idle", starter motor "stall".

    OK so you need to replace the leaking float needle/s. checking sparkplugs (post#4) would have shown a problem and where.

    Oct 18, 2018 at 5:01 PM
  10. squirrelman replied to the thread Where to find parts? 4th gen bodywork.

    You CAN'T part that bike out !! PLEASE ! you'll need to fix the damaged rear cover. maybe find a collision shop that does plastic...

    Oct 18, 2018 at 1:03 PM
  11. squirrelman attached a file to the thread Advice on removing crankcase cover.

    most likely the shaft and a thick washer will fall out from the starter clutch on right side. you'll need to encourage the cover to...

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  12. squirrelman liked fink's post in the thread need 2 no best tool ?.

    Jewellers screwdriver flat blade if you have one , or alternately the linked tools. Secret is to push the connector forward so the...

    Oct 18, 2018 at 12:35 PM
  13. squirrelman replied to the thread need 2 no best tool ?.

    OK, that works, but what's the Proper Tool, not an improvised make-do.

    Oct 17, 2018 at 5:37 PM
  14. squirrelman replied to the thread You Know You're Getting Old When:.

    When you're looking for a tool you were using a minute ago and then took 10 minutes to find it in your rear pocket. Was that age,...

    Oct 17, 2018 at 5:33 PM
  15. squirrelman posted a new thread.

    need 2 no best tool ?

    what tool is best-designed for removing these connectors from the plug ? obviously i managed, but it was a struggle. recently...

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    Forum: Mechanics Garage

    Oct 17, 2018 at 5:04 PM