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by ViragoJoe
Mon Jan 30, 2023 5:25 am
Forum: Yamaha Virago XV1100
Topic: 86 1100 another front not firing (North Carolina)
Replies: 14
Views: 365

Re: 86 1100 another front not firing (North Carolina)

playful,

Try this to test your Coils and TCI:

Virago electrics - 4. resistance checks, ignition test

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JVzu3NZlpWY
by ViragoJoe
Sun Jan 29, 2023 5:45 am
Forum: Yamaha Virago XV920
Topic: 1983 XV920 Need help no spark
Replies: 1
Views: 51

Re: 1983 XV920 Need help no spark

So I have a 1983 yamaha xv920 and I just bought it about a week ago and it ran and drove fine but I did some tinkering with it to make sure everything was 100 percent and the “fuse box” underneath the light broke bad! And no it won’t start I tried to check for spark and didn’t see anything could th...
by ViragoJoe
Sat Jan 28, 2023 7:01 pm
Forum: Yamaha Virago XV1100
Topic: 86 1100 another front not firing (North Carolina)
Replies: 14
Views: 365

Re: 86 1100 another front not firing (North Carolina)

oh the windshield is a yamaha one that is from the mid 80's and it only has 1 of those barrel looking screws that came with the bike the windshield wasnt attatched but the arms to hold it still are, so was hoping to just find some of those barrel bolts that hold the windshield on so i could put it ...
by ViragoJoe
Sat Jan 28, 2023 6:35 pm
Forum: Yamaha Virago XV750
Topic: 1982 XV750 not firing correctly (Florida)
Replies: 3
Views: 93

Re: 1982 XV750 not firing correctly (Florida)

I have a 82 Yamaha virago xv750 and I just finished rebuilding the entire engine replaced all gaskets, piston rings and some bearings and split the crank case. I but the engine back on and the front cylinder wont fire at all and the rear cylinder fires but dies when given gas. the timing is correct...
by ViragoJoe
Sat Jan 28, 2023 6:17 pm
Forum: Yamaha Virago XV750
Topic: 1982 XV750 not firing correctly (Florida)
Replies: 3
Views: 93

Re: 1982 XV750 not firing correctly (Florida)

BadGhost,

Check your engine timing follow David Balogh procedure:
Virago engine timing check
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GyiRR_BCJyk
by ViragoJoe
Sat Jan 28, 2023 5:59 am
Forum: Electrical System
Topic: Battery monitor
Replies: 8
Views: 1385

Re: Battery monitor

Here's an easy mount LED Battery Monitor Chrome Plated:

Gauge - Charging System - LED - 7/8 inch Handlebars - Chrome.
(LED Monitor w/o Brkt costs about the same).
https://www.mikesxs.net/yamaha-xs650-le ... gauge.html
by ViragoJoe
Fri Jan 27, 2023 7:04 pm
Forum: Yamaha Virago XV1100
Topic: What is it? (UK)
Replies: 2
Views: 82

Re: What is it? (UK)

waspanman,
Without seeing the face of it, it can be just about anything:

Battery Monitor - voltage
Amp Meter
Clock
Vacuum Gauge
etc.

GPS mount
(In this topic link from aldo5468 for a GPS Mount, you'll see a volt meter between Speedo and Tach.)
viewtopic.php?f=6&t=366
by ViragoJoe
Fri Jan 27, 2023 8:13 am
Forum: Wheels & Brakes
Topic: What alternative wheels can fit [INFO.]
Replies: 27
Views: 2395

Re: What alternative wheels can fit [INFO.]

And what about swingarm clearance? Left side (driveshaft) has maybe 5 or 6mm now.. ============ jkraft, Sorry, I didn't think about this earlier and depended on my memory that is becoming shorter these days: This excerpt here was copied from the " Virago Wheel and Tires " article linked below. quot...
by ViragoJoe
Wed Jan 25, 2023 5:24 pm
Forum: Wheels & Brakes
Topic: What alternative wheels can fit [INFO.]
Replies: 27
Views: 2395

Re: What alternative wheels can fit [INFO.]

jkraft,

The light just went on. You are correct!

In 1984 is when Yamaha started the second generation of Virago's and went to the 15" rear wheel:

Yamaha XV700

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yamaha_XV700
by ViragoJoe
Wed Jan 25, 2023 4:07 pm
Forum: Wheels & Brakes
Topic: What alternative wheels can fit [INFO.]
Replies: 27
Views: 2395

Re: What alternative wheels can fit [INFO.]

Yes I realize they are both 16". But the only wire wheels I've seen are 15" ============ jkraft, I edited my previous post above at 3:55 pm saying: quote: Now I'm finding conflicting information on line depending on sources the browser brings to the surface for these bikes. I don't want to steer yo...