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by sprintman111
Thu Dec 17, 2015 10:20 pm
Forum: Yamaha Virago XV1100
Topic: speedometer trip reset knob [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 5036

speedometer trip reset knob [SOLVED]

Mine is broken off flush with the end of the speedo casing. I cannot reset the trip mileage. Any ideas how to replace of fix?
John :?:
by sprintman111
Mon Oct 05, 2015 9:42 pm
Forum: Yamaha Virago XV1100
Topic: 1986 XV1100 float adjustment [CLOSED]
Replies: 10
Views: 22892

Re: 1986 XV1100 float adjustment

My floats on my 86 xv1100 are OK now. Just wondering bc I was looking at a new Virago project that I might buy and may have to go thru it all again. The problem on my bike turned out to be gas logged floats! After much dicking around we found that the floats would hold position initially but would t...
by sprintman111
Sun Oct 04, 2015 8:32 pm
Forum: Yamaha Virago XV1100
Topic: 1986 XV1100 float adjustment [CLOSED]
Replies: 10
Views: 22892

Re: 1986 XV1100 float adjustment

Joe, Very informative videos and thanks for posting them. But the Virago floats don't have those options. We are supposed to use the clear fuel line on the outside of the carb body. I'm trying to determine if this can be done with the carbs on the bench. Not mounted in the bike where it is a hassle ...
by sprintman111
Sat Oct 03, 2015 10:28 pm
Forum: Yamaha Virago XV1100
Topic: 1986 XV1100 float adjustment [CLOSED]
Replies: 10
Views: 22892

1986 XV1100 float adjustment [CLOSED]

All the instructions I read in the various Virago forums and in the Clymer manual show the float level being checked with the carbs on the bike with all sorts of right angle screw drivers and sawed off allen wrenches used to get the bowls off to reset the floats if not set right the first time. Is t...