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  1. Troubleshooting
    Hi so I had the bike sat for a few weeks, it wasn’t running great anyway but when i started it up it would only run to 1000 revs on full choke and would cut out after a minute or so. Then i noticed fuel coming out of the air filter. So i decided to strip and clean them both, they seemed...
  2. Carburetors
    Hi everyone, I just finished reinstalling my carbs after cleaning and noticed one float bowl is leaking a little after running the bike. I did use brand new float bowl gaskets when putting it back together. My question is, am I able to stop the leak without tearing everything back apart...
  3. Carburetors
    Hi everyone, my 1st post here, but have been reading quite a few threads. Y'all are great. I tried looking for this specific topic without success. (I'm on a 93 ex500, ~6k miles. Bought it around 5 years ago and have put maybe 1.5k miles on it since then) I did a carb cleaning a couple weeks...
  4. Troubleshooting
    Hi guys, I'm new to the EX-500 and I'm having some trouble with mine. I picked up a 2009 with 25k miles on it that had been sitting for a while. The seller managed to get it running, but it would die below ~1400 RPM. The engine sounded fine given the time it had sat (and it was cold). Brought...
  5. Carburetors
    As the name of this suggests, when I start my bike it idles on choke for a while to warm it up a bit. When on choke if I rev it, it revs up a lot faster and just all around seems to run better o guess. Runs fine off choke, but not as much. Something I should do? I’m skeptical of doing a bunch of...
  6. Modifications & Upgrades
    Hey. Name is Waldo. I am new to motorcycling and the 1997 Kawasaki 500 Is my first motorcycle. In advance I apologize for the lengthy post and dumb questions in advance. That being said I plan on doing my own carb clean on my bike this week any recommended tools I will need that one might not...
  7. Carburetors
    Here’s something I can’t figure out for the life of me I recently removed my carbs and took them apart cleaned and reinstalled everything I did the air box mods and tightened the pilot jets finger tight and let them out 2 (360 turns) and a half (180turn) and reinstalled everything) but now when...
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