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Introduction of new member and a question

Post by ALbertacpo » Tue Jun 05, 2012 10:55 pm

Hi i am a three year owner of a goldwing 1100i but not new to crusing, i also so owner a baby wing that i am looking to sell. My question is about fuel in my number three cyclinder. How do i get it out? I have removed my carbs and am in the process of cleaning them. It has been a learning experance doing that. While removing the carbs i found the number three cyclinder full of gas. I found when i tried to start the bike this year i had fuel being blown out my left tail pipe miminal out of the right during the very rough start or let me say rough forced throtle open running. I have found my one and three carbs very dirty with rust flacks. I think what i have found in the right carbs explains the fuel but how do i get it out?

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Re: Introduction of new member and a question

Post by virgilmobile » Wed Jun 06, 2012 12:39 am

Back it out the garage,kill the ignition,pull the plugs and crank it.It will shoot gas all over the neighbors fence too. :shock:
If that doesn't seem right,use momma's turkey baster :roll: ,or something like that and let the rest evaporate.

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Re: Introduction of new member and a question

Post by WingAdmin » Wed Jun 06, 2012 9:18 am

Make sure the ignition (kill switch) is turned OFF before doing this! Cranking the engine to eject fuel from a cylinder through the spark plug holes, while having the ignition on (causing sparks to potentially go who knows where) is a really good way to turn your bike into a flaming blowtorch.

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Re: Introduction of new member and a question

Post by cbx4evr » Wed Jun 06, 2012 9:48 am

Since he's been told to blow fuel all over the fence I'm glad he's not my neighbour but welcome to the forum from an almost Edmontonian.
"It´s a friggen motorcycle, it´s not supposed to be comfortable, quiet or safe. The wind noise is supposed to hurt your ears, the seat should be hard and riding it should make you s**t your pants every now and then. "

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Re: Introduction of new member and a question

Post by GreenDragon » Sun Jun 10, 2012 2:43 pm

Love those fire balls!!
Welcome to the board. Sounds like you got the advice you needed. Is it a wood fence! ;-]

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