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1997 Honda VT... | Answered on Jul 11, 2019


Hi, Anonymous brake squeak is usually caused by excessive heat build-up that produces a micro-thin shiny glazed film on the brake pads and brake disc rotor that is harder than chicken lips and everyone knows chicken lips are harder than diamonds. Basically, the leading edge of the brake pads acts like the needle on a record player and the brake disc rotor as the record producing the infamous "SQUEAK MUSIC". You may have a pad in which the material was not blended evenly and you are encountering hard spots that are causing the squeak. Another possibility is that the pads are equipped with a wear sensor. This is a small metal tab attached to the pad that rubs on the rotor when the pad is worn to the minimum usable thickness The glaze can easily be removed by sanding the pads in a circular motion on a flat piece of metal, glass or concrete covered by a medium grit sandpaper until the shine is gone and raw brake pad material is visible. The brake disc rotor needs to be deglazed with a power tool, air or electric, that has a 2" sanding pad of Scotch Brite or medium to fine grit sandpaper until the shine is gone. Chamfering the leading and trailing edge of the brake pads at a 45-degree angle will act like a dull needle prolonging or totally eliminating the return Mr. Squeak.
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1997 Honda VT... | Answered on Nov 29, 2017


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1997 Honda VT... | Answered on Nov 02, 2017


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1997 Honda VT... | Answered on Jul 12, 2017


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1997 Honda VT... | Answered on Jul 11, 2017


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1997 Honda VT... | Answered on Jul 10, 2017


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1997 Honda VT... | Answered on Jul 10, 2017


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1997 Honda VT... | Answered on Jul 09, 2017


Hi, Lmsbiker engine "BOG" is mainly caused by a rich air and lean fuel condition but it can also be caused by a lean air and rich fuel condition this situation rarely occurs and is only caused by the misinformed weekend warrior that owns a toolbox.
The more you open your throttle the more vacuum you are creating in your carburetor venturi and your intake manifold. When you are operating at higher RPM any unmetered air that leaks into your system can become more obvious.
Unmetered air is air that is getting into your system after the fuel has been delivered. If you have unmetered air getting into your system between the butterfly/slide of the carburetor and the cylinder head this will create a lean condition.
All of the rubber components of the fuel system like vacuum hoses and intake manifold that you mount the carburetor to are made of rubber. If none of these components have been changed out they are more than likely highly degraded and probably cracked in places to allow unwanted-unmetered-contaminated air into the combustion chamber. Check all of your vacuum lines and vacuum plugs for carburetor synchronization. The vacuum plugs are in the head just after the rubber intake manifolds. The petcock has a vacuum line as well as part of the emission system.
1. Check the intake manifold for cracks.
2. Ensure the bands used to tighten the manifolds down on the intake are secure and have not bound up the manifold.
3. Make sure air box fittings are not warped and fit completely over the carburetor.
Your airbox is metering air and is the first step in a process of consuming air and fuel. The system requires the resistance of the air filter in order to get the proper vacuum to "SUCK" the fuel out of the float bowl and create the proper venturi effect.
Improper mounting and sealing of the airbox will create a small lean effect. This might seem like no big deal but you are inviting dust and debris in your engine that is doing slow damage by not having proper fitment. Fix it so you know it's not contributing to your issue. Pick the low hanging fruit first.
Do not go and start adjusting anything at this point. It ran fine before. There is something wrong with the assembly or a component. Do not adjust your floats. Get it back to where it was. The moment you start tweaking everything is the moment you lose OEM settings which are a must have for fine tuning and maximum performance.
Fine tuning your carburetor and multi carb syncing come at the very end following the proper procedure established by the Carburetor Gods.
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1100 Top Speed
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1997 Honda VT... | Answered on Jul 09, 2017


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1997 Honda VT... | Answered on Jul 09, 2017


Hi, Richard 1-2-4-3 for this scenario you will need your service, parts fiche, and owners manual if you can't find the best tool you ever bought for your Honda, despair not, for a mere zero $0 you can download another one. For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need please click on the blue links below. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
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1997 Honda VT... | Answered on Jul 09, 2017


Hi, Anonymous for this scenario you will need your service, parts fiche, and owners manual if you can't find the best tool you ever bought for your Honda, despair not, for a mere zero $0 you can download another one. For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need please click on the blue links below. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
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1997 Honda VT... | Answered on Jul 08, 2017


Hi, Anonymous for this scenario you will need your service, parts fiche, and owners manual if you can't find the best tool you ever bought for your Honda, despair not, for a mere zero $0 you can download another one. For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need please click on the blue links below. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
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1997 Honda VT... | Answered on Jul 08, 2017


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1997 Honda VT... | Answered on Feb 27, 2017


How do you know, it is bad. If you have over 80-100 K/mils, then yes.
To change it, Engine off, top cylinders off (slowly - when going up with cylinder top, look for 3 tappets and shims), side covers L/R off, chain tensioner out, metal sleeve at spark plug unscrew, (this is main part - you can see the details, just go step by step .

You can also check, if chain is bad, if you take off upper side cover on the top of cylinder (it is a small cover on each cylinder, on the side, if you up it 5cm, on the right side you see the top of tensioner, and a metal indicator, if this one is 10 mm out, chain is bad, if less, your fine. (in this case Engine is on frame, just take of the Tank)

1997 Honda VT... | Answered on Jan 09, 2017


95 or 100, I prefer 95.

1997 Honda VT... | Answered on Jan 09, 2017


Bad battery, kill switch on handle bar bad, main fuse, bad starter.
Give more info !

1997 Honda VT... | Answered on Dec 25, 2015


Hi Louvena, could you take a picture with your cell phone of this plug and e-mail it to me at xlch@mail.com and I will be happy to give you your answer. Good luck and have a nice day.

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1997 Honda VT... | Answered on Sep 28, 2015

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