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by Rockyjack
Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Yamaha Virago XV1000
Topic: 1984 Virago 1000 dies after riding awhile [SOLVED]
Replies: 11
Views: 3802

Re: 1984 Virago 1000 dies after riding awhile

Also. When I would hit the run switch. I heard rapid clicking at I assume fuel pump. Plugged fuel filter?
by Rockyjack
Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Yamaha Virago XV1000
Topic: 1984 Virago 1000 dies after riding awhile [SOLVED]
Replies: 11
Views: 3802

Re: 1984 Virago 1000 dies after riding awhile

I used some gumout Topped up gas. Been riding around great for half hour. Took it out 2 miles on hwy rip and back started crapping out again. Bike didn't want to start. Put choke on. Started. Also pops whenever I decelerate
by Rockyjack
Sun Jun 09, 2019 11:30 pm
Forum: Yamaha Virago XV1000
Topic: 1984 Virago 1000 dies after riding awhile [SOLVED]
Replies: 11
Views: 3802

Re: 1984 Virago 1000 dies after riding awhile

Ok I'll look into it. Pretty busy and not home much. But thanks for the help!! Appreciate it
by Rockyjack
Sun Jun 09, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: Yamaha Virago XV1000
Topic: 1984 Virago 1000 dies after riding awhile [SOLVED]
Replies: 11
Views: 3802

Re: 1984 Virago 1000 dies after riding awhile

I got it in a trade. Don't think it was out since spring. He said carbs could use a cleaning. Should I try seafoam??? And thx
by Rockyjack
Sat Jun 08, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: Yamaha Virago XV1000
Topic: 1984 Virago 1000 dies after riding awhile [SOLVED]
Replies: 11
Views: 3802

1984 Virago 1000 dies after riding awhile [SOLVED]

Hey guys. Just got an 84 virago. Getting back into riding after many years. Bikes a blast. Great around town etc. Here's my problem. Went for a highway ride first time other day. Very hot. 30+ celsius. Rode about 20 miles. Started sputtering like running out of fuel. Losing power and rpm Downshift a...