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Author Topic: 1984 Honda vf1000f interceptor  (Read 17367 times)

Offline ridesolo

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Re: 1984 Honda vf1000f interceptor
« Reply #30 on: Sep 21, 2016, 21:40:05 »
YOU da man!  I'll be down w/ my brain bucket.   ;D   8)

Sounds like there wasn't a CDI problem after all, huh? 
 
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Re: 1984 Honda vf1000f interceptor
« Reply #31 on: Sep 21, 2016, 23:12:27 »
Vids or it didn't happen!


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Re: 1984 Honda vf1000f interceptor
« Reply #32 on: Sep 22, 2016, 07:23:48 »
VROOOOOMMMMMMMMMM!!!
I'm going to eat your brains and gain your knowledge.

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Re: 1984 Honda vf1000f interceptor
« Reply #33 on: Sep 22, 2016, 07:31:04 »
YOU da man!  I'll be down w/ my brain bucket.   ;D   8)

Sounds like there wasn't a CDI problem after all, huh? 

Thankfully not. All seemed as it should be. I do have to try to track some parts down at b&b Saturday, wanna ride along?
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Re: 1984 Honda vf1000f interceptor
« Reply #34 on: Sep 22, 2016, 07:47:32 »
Vids or it didn't happen!


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Re: 1984 Honda vf1000f interceptor
« Reply #35 on: Sep 22, 2016, 08:47:08 »
Sometimes the CDI will start the bike and let it rev to 4K or so but it won't go higher, hope that isn't your issue, did it rev ok? I can't watch the vid at work to know, no speakers.  Nice work with the dowel and 4x2 LOL.
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Re: 1984 Honda vf1000f interceptor
« Reply #36 on: Sep 22, 2016, 09:23:10 »
Sometimes the CDI will start the bike and let it rev to 4K or so but it won't go higher, hope that isn't your issue, did it rev ok? I can't watch the vid at work to know, no speakers.  Nice work with the dowel and 4x2 LOL.

hmmm I didn't pay that close of attention to the tach, but im pretty sure that it made it over the 4k mark a couple times. ill check it out next time I fire it up.

Also, that helped get them close, but to seat them clear back in I literally crawled up on the rack and bounced up and down till they popped in.
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1976 BMW R90/6 farkilitious: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=74349.msg882477#msg882477
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1971 Yamaha 90cc twin HS1: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=70498.0
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Re: 1984 Honda vf1000f interceptor
« Reply #37 on: Sep 22, 2016, 09:38:04 »
Ha, that sounds about right on those bloody v4 carbs, I have only worked on a newer version of that motor and did not need to touch the carbs thank God. it would have sucked
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Re: 1984 Honda vf1000f interceptor
« Reply #38 on: Sep 22, 2016, 09:49:45 »
Ha, that sounds about right on those bloody v4 carbs, I have only worked on a newer version of that motor and did not need to touch the carbs thank God. it would have sucked

these would have been fine if they didn't gel up for 8 years from sitting haha
"If you just picked up a drug habbit instead of a kawasaki triple at least you could get high while you waste money"
~ bradj
1988 tw200, the swamp donkey: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=75455.0
2006 Suzuki DR650 Adventure monowheel trailer build: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=75033.0
1976 BMW R90/6 farkilitious: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=74349.msg882477#msg882477
1975 RD350 Road Racer: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=70652.msg833688#msg833688
1976 GT250 Rebuild: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=64973.new#new
Full Custom Pit Bike: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=66954.new#new
1971 Yamaha 90cc twin HS1: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=70498.0
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Re: 1984 Honda vf1000f interceptor
« Reply #39 on: Sep 22, 2016, 09:57:25 »
Yep, you really want to use Stabil for short storage or full drain for long storage on these suckers
The GL Rebirth: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=68337.0
CX500 Low budget Bobber : http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=43617.0
"Beer makes you feel the way you ought to feel without beer" -Henry Lawson
"Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy." - Thomas Jefferson