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by gusll
Mon Apr 27, 2020 8:28 am
Forum: Yamaha Virago XV750
Topic: 1995 XV750 carburator float specs and idle pilot screw (SOLVED)
Replies: 8
Views: 657

Re: 1995 XV750 carburator float specs and idle pilot screw (SOLVED)

Thanks you for all your support. Glad to tell this was SOLVED. Is good to achive some goal, but the journey Is must valuable.
by gusll
Sun Apr 26, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: Yamaha Virago XV750
Topic: 1995 XV750 carburator float specs and idle pilot screw (SOLVED)
Replies: 8
Views: 657

Re: 1995 XV750 carburator float specs and idle pilot screw (SOLVED)

ViragoJoe wrote:
Sun Apr 26, 2020 6:42 am
Where on the engine did you take the temperature readings?
Just beside the spark plugs.
by gusll
Sat Apr 25, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: Yamaha Virago XV750
Topic: 1995 XV750 carburator float specs and idle pilot screw (SOLVED)
Replies: 8
Views: 657

Re: 1995 XV750 carburator float specs and idle pilot screw (SOLVED)

I feel the bike heats excessively. How do you know this? Have you taken Cylinder Head Temperature readings? If so, what are they and from where did you take them? [/quote] At the begining of this forum just asked me how I knew the bike was hot. These are the mesurements: After 10 min idle starting ...
by gusll
Sat Apr 25, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: Yamaha Virago XV750
Topic: is it possible to tow XV750 with a motocycle caddy?
Replies: 2
Views: 299

Re: is it possible to tow XV750 with a motocycle caddy?

Thanks again, really good information. I didn't know how the transmission work.
;)
by gusll
Thu Apr 23, 2020 8:24 pm
Forum: Yamaha Virago XV750
Topic: is it possible to tow XV750 with a motocycle caddy?
Replies: 2
Views: 299

is it possible to tow XV750 with a motocycle caddy?

I wonder if towing my XV750 with final shaft drive unit with a motocycle caddy would cause any damage to the final shaft?. I include a link to the caddy I'm talking about. The one that only lifts the front wheel and rolls the bike on the rear wheel only. In the description says a warning for shaft b...
by gusll
Thu Apr 23, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: Yamaha Virago XV750
Topic: 1993 XV 750 Fuel Starvation? Fuel filter location (SOLVED)
Replies: 11
Views: 621

Re: 1993 XV 750 Fuel Starvation? Fuel filter location (SOLVED)

ViragoJoe wrote:
Thu Apr 23, 2020 2:47 pm
gusii,
thanks for the precision, yes it is vacuum what happened to my bike.

mine is a 1995 XV750G non-california according to the diagrams you shared.
Then your issue is with your gas cap.
And solved, thanks to the article Virago fuel systems, :roll:
by gusll
Thu Apr 23, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: Yamaha Virago XV750
Topic: 1993 XV 750 Fuel Starvation? Fuel filter location (SOLVED)
Replies: 11
Views: 621

Re: 1993 XV 750 Fuel Starvation? Fuel filter location (SOLVED)

As to your sentences highlighted above. No, it isn't creating air pressure. It is creating vacuum that isn't allowing the fuel to flow down to the carbs. If you heard a sucking sound that would be vacuum. A soda can would be the opposite expelling pressure from the container, not vacuum. Shake it a...
by gusll
Thu Apr 23, 2020 12:32 am
Forum: Yamaha Virago XV750
Topic: 1993 XV 750 Fuel Starvation? Fuel filter location (SOLVED)
Replies: 11
Views: 621

Re: 1993 XV 750 Fuel Starvation? Fuel filter location (SOLVED)

I found somewhere in this magnificent site a Solution to this same thing my bike was doing, just don't remember where but check the fuel tank CAP, It must allow air to enter while delivering fuel. I noticed that just after stalling, opened the tank cap to check fuel level, I heard air sucking in, li...
by gusll
Wed Apr 15, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: Yamaha Virago XV750
Topic: 1995 XV750 carburator float specs and idle pilot screw (SOLVED)
Replies: 8
Views: 657

Re: 1995 XV750 carburator float specs and idle pilot screw (SOLVED)

[highlight=] According to the Factory Manual, Float Height is between 23mm and 25mm . [/highlight] Yesterday, started cheching again the carbs and the floats were at 25.7mm ( my mistake) , I'm using a vernier now, taking as reference the flat surface where the seal of the bowl lays, and the upper pa...
by gusll
Tue Apr 14, 2020 12:55 am
Forum: Yamaha Virago XV750
Topic: 1995 XV750 carburator float specs and idle pilot screw (SOLVED)
Replies: 8
Views: 657

1995 XV750 carburator float specs and idle pilot screw (SOLVED)

Hi again, Just want to ask you for the float height specs for a 1995 XV750 Yamaha Virago: I mean, the floats should be parallel to the side of de carburator?. Coudn't find the spec height and correct angle to make the adjustment other than the one that the Hayes and Clymer user manuals describe and ...