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by ViragoJoe
Tue May 11, 2021 8:11 pm
Forum: Yamaha Virago XV1100
Topic: 1991 XV1100 Size Matters - Fuel lines (Ottawa Ontario)
Replies: 1
Views: 22

Re: 1991 XV1100 Size Matters - Fuel lines (Ottawa Ontario)

All is good again. we moved the topic into the correct forum topic (XV1100).

Thanks for the heads up.

Joe
by ViragoJoe
Tue May 11, 2021 8:01 pm
Forum: Yamaha Virago XV500
Topic: 1983 XV500 non starter condition U.K.
Replies: 33
Views: 2044

Re: 1983 XV500 non starter condition U.K.

Thanks for that virago joe, I was trying to scroll down,like I do on other forums, on yours I have to scroll up. Problem solved. I might have found my problem, I swapped the jet block from the working cylinder(rear) to the front carb and now the front fires but the rear doesn't, therefore the probl...
by ViragoJoe
Tue May 11, 2021 11:29 am
Forum: Yamaha Virago XV1100
Topic: 1991 XV1100 Battery replacement (Canada)
Replies: 10
Views: 2879

Re: 1991 XV1100 Battery replacement (Canada)

GDad wrote:
Tue May 11, 2021 11:23 am
I missed this post Joe

I am just outside of Ottawa, Ontario. Small town west. And yeah borders still closed lol. as is everything else in the province. I moved my work laptop to the garage... poke away at the bikes between "zoom meetings"
Hopefully, your garage is heated. A tad nippy outside.
by ViragoJoe
Sun May 09, 2021 9:41 pm
Forum: Yamaha Virago XV500
Topic: 1983 XV500 non starter condition U.K.
Replies: 33
Views: 2044

Re: 1983 XV500 non starter condition U.K.

Thanks virago Joe, just watched YouTube video, was informative. I can't scroll anywhere because I'm on my cell phone and it isn't an option, I will try adjustment of screw (both at 2 turns out), maybe I still have a blocked internal passage, although they seem alright, thanks again and I will updat...
by ViragoJoe
Sun May 09, 2021 5:49 pm
Forum: Yamaha Virago XV500
Topic: 1983 XV500 non starter condition U.K.
Replies: 33
Views: 2044

Re: 1983 XV500 non starter condition U.K.

When responding and you need to see what you are responding to just use your scroll wheel on the mouse and scroll downward. You well then be able to see it. Scroll back up and continue with your editing. With the stock pilot and main jets are installed will provide the needed fuel requirements. Yes,...
by ViragoJoe
Sun May 09, 2021 4:30 pm
Forum: Yamaha Virago XV500
Topic: 1983 XV500 non starter condition U.K.
Replies: 33
Views: 2044

Re: 1983 XV500 non starter condition U.K.

Hi, now starting nice with full choke but only on rear cylinder, front will fire if I put my hand over bellmouth, I think it means too lean, how do I richen if that's the problem? Hi, now starting nice with full choke but only on rear cylinder Is this due to the the new filter material configuratio...
by ViragoJoe
Sat May 08, 2021 9:11 am
Forum: Yamaha Virago XV400
Topic: XV400 - 1983 Weak Acceleration / Power (Northern Europe)
Replies: 8
Views: 3029

Re: XV400 - 1983 Weak Acceleration / Power (Northern Europe)

Regarding your question about the pour in products i used, there was several brands, really not the best of brands. One thing i used was CRC carburettor spray around the same time when i loosened the spark plugs so it also could have made a difference. dondan, Never mix a bunch of different product...
by ViragoJoe
Thu May 06, 2021 4:19 am
Forum: Park Your Bike Here
Topic: 1983 XV750 Midnight Classic (Alberta, Canada)
Replies: 2
Views: 78

Re: 1983 XV750 Midnight Classic (Alberta, Canada)

Hey guys. I'm working on an 83 Midnight Classic 750. I'm going to try to customize and cafe it out a bit. I'm not very mechanical though, so I'm thankful for this website and forum. Here are my first couple of questions: if I am to replace the seat with a brat or cafe style, what size should I look...
by ViragoJoe
Wed May 05, 2021 8:40 pm
Forum: Yamaha Virago XV500
Topic: 1983 Yamaha Virago XV500 carb rebuild kit (U.S.)
Replies: 1
Views: 53

Re: 1983 Yamaha Virago XV500 carb rebuild kit (U.S.)

I'm looking for a carb rebuild kit or carburetors for my 83 xv500 See your previous post for carburetor information: 1983 XV500 Carburetor https://viragohelp.com/phpbb3/viewtopic.php?f=38&t=1734 The Carburetors for XV500's were: Two 23mm Mikuni Constant Velocity Downdraft carburetors Then look on t...
by ViragoJoe
Wed May 05, 2021 8:33 pm
Forum: Yamaha Virago XV500
Topic: 1983 XV500 Carburetor (U.S.)
Replies: 2
Views: 82

Re: 1983 XV500 Carburetor (U.S.)

I'm having trouble finding info about the 83 Yamaha virago xv500 since I updated my Google app. I haven't tried too hard yet but I was wondering if any of y'all new exactly which carburetor I need to replace the current one. Also, an owner's manual that is cheap would help. Sorry I'm not giving y'a...