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Old June 8th, 2012, 10:15 AM   #1
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I pulled a 30 year old bike out of the weeds, put a battery in it and some starting fluid and it started. But holy shit is everything else a is a fight.
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put it back in the weeds
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or drop it off at my house.
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Put a bunch of new parts on it and it died 5 miles from the house.
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Put a bunch of new parts on it and it died 5 miles from the house.
Did you clean the gas tank,pet cock,and carbs?
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[quote=Freak;3074942]I pulled a 30 year old bike out of the weeds, put a battery in it and some starting fluid and it started.[QUOTE]

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Put a bunch of new parts on it and it died 5 miles from the house.

see goes to show if its not broke you shouldnt fix it.
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[quote=montecarlo33;3075856][quote=Freak;3074942]I pulled a 30 year old bike out of the weeds, put a battery in it and some starting fluid and it started.
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see goes to show if its not broke you shouldnt fix it.

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Did you clean the gas tank,pet cock,and carbs?
Yes, yes, no. The bike runs fine but the stator rotor is bad so its not charging the battery.
Took it out today and did a few laps around the garage. now I'm letting it cool before loading it in the truck.
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