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    May 25, 2015

    Yamaha (Star) Service Information for Motorcycles & ATVs.

    Where to access Yamaha service resources for microfiche, wiring diagrams, manuals and recalls.

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    May 25, 2015

    Yamaha Motorcycles: Technical Specs, tire size, battery & spark plug.

    Basic and Advanced technical specifications reference for Yamaha motorcycles and ATVs.

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    May 25, 2015

    Yamaha IT250 Enduro: Where to Find A Diagram of The 38mm Mikuni Carb and Manual.

    Mikuni Carburetor Diagram and Free Manual Sources for Yamaha IT250 Enduro Motorcycles.

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    May 25, 2015

    Yamaha Badger: will not start with button but can be push started. Why?

    Ask Weeks Motorcycle: Yamaha Badger will not start - could be low compression.

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    May 25, 2015

    Yamaha ATVs: manual info, schematics, technical specs. WeeksMotorcycle.com

    Weeks Motorcycle: Yamaha ATVs where to find basic and advanced technical specifications and DIY service information.

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    May 17, 2015

    Yamaha ATV Model Code Designations YFM, YT, YFS, YFZ, YTM, YFP

    What is the Yamaha ATV Model Code for my quad? Why are some the same?

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    May 17, 2015

    XV920MK Virago Midnight Exhaust - Is It Interchangeable With The XV750MK?

    Q and A: Can I Swap My Yamaha Midnight Virago XV920MK Exhaust System For One Off A Midnight Virago XV750MK?

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    May 17, 2015

    XV1600 Yamaha Road Star: Where are my fuses?

    Weeks Motorcycle Free Advice. Yamaha XV1600 Fuse Locations.

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    May 16, 2015

    Wheel Bearing Removal - Honda CB750K Front and Rear Rims - WeeksMotorcycle.com

    Weeks Motorcycle: Basic wheel bearing removal info for 1976 Honda CB750K Super Sport motorcycles. With or without a removal kit.

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    May 16, 2015

    Weeks salvage: Motorcycle, ATV and Auto parts on ebay.

    Weeks Salvage has moved to the web. NJ motorcycles will never be the same without them.

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    May 16, 2015

    Water in the Oil and Exhaust, what causes this?

    Repair Question and Answer: What causes Water in the Oil and Exhaust? WeeksMotorcycle.com

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    May 10, 2015

    Voltage of Battery: Could It Be Causing Electrical Component Burn Out?

    High Voltage or Over Charging Battery in a Yamaha V-Star 1100. Could It Burn Out My Headlight?

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    May 10, 2015

    Virago 750 Idles But Will Not Rev-up Or Run. Answer Covers Air and Fuel.

    1983 Yamaha Virago 750 With Throttle Problem. Cleaned Carb, Changed Air Filter, What Gives?

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    May 10, 2015

    VIN chart: what the digits mean. Motorcycle check digit.

    Determine year, make and model from the vin chart.

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    May 10, 2015

    Causes of Vibration and Clutch Slippage in a 2001 Suzuki Quad Runner, LT250.

    Free Repair Q and A: Help for vibration and slipping clutch in a LT230 Quad Runner. WeeksMotorcycle.com

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    May 05, 2015

    Valve spring failure in 77-78 Honda CB750 Super Sports. Is this common?

    Question: Early Valve Spring Failure in Honda CB750 Supersport models. Have we ever experienced this?

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    Apr 19, 2015

    V65 Magna: Causes of Engine Shut Off? Oil Safety or Pulse Generator?

    Pulse Generator can cause sudden engine shut off in VF1100C V65 Magna. Possible other causes.

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    Apr 19, 2015

    V-Star 1100 Brake and Running Light Wiring Issues.

    Repair Question and Answer: Yamaha V-Star 1100 Brake Light Wiring Problems.

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    Apr 19, 2015

    UK Classified Listings - Sell Your Motorcycle for Free! UK and European listings

    Free UK Classified Ads on Weeks Motorcycle. Sell Your Bike, Quad or GoPed in Ireland, Great Britain and Europe for free.

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    Apr 19, 2015

    TZ125 Wiring Diagrams and Electrical Components List.

    Yamaha 2 stroke Competition - Road Race TZ125 Wiring Diagrams and Electrical Component List.

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    Apr 18, 2015

    Trail 90: Honda Model Edition or Year Designations.

    Free Question and Answer on Weeks Motorcycle: Vintage Honda Trail 90 Model Edition or Year.

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    Apr 18, 2015

    Tire Speed Rating Charts for Motorcycles, Dirt Bikes and Scooters.

    Motorcycle, Scooter & Dirt Bike Tire Speed Rating Chart. What You Need To Know.

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    Apr 18, 2015

    Timing Marks in a Suzuki LTF250 QuadRunner engine. Weeks Motorcycle

    ATV Repair Question: How do I locate the timing marks so I can change my cam chain?

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    Apr 12, 2015

    Suzuki Wiring Diagram: wiring diagrams for motorcycle, dirt bike and atv.

    Suzuki Wiring Diagram: Diagnose or troubleshoot your vintage motorcycle electrical problem.

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    Apr 12, 2015

    Suzuki service schematic: Cable routing and wire routing schematics for bikes.

    Suzuki Service Schematic: Where do those wires go? Motorcycle, dirtbike and quad.

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    Apr 12, 2015

    Suzuki Motorcycle Photo: More Vintage and Modern bikes.

    More Suzuki Motorcycle Photo pages from Weeks Motorcycle!

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    Apr 12, 2015

    Suzuki ATV Model Code Designations: what do they mean?

    Need to Know: What do Suzuki ATV Model Code Designations mean? What is a LTA? Weeks

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    Apr 07, 2015

    Tire Size Conversion Chart: Motorcycle, Scooter, Dirt bike

    Tire Size Conversion Chart, decipher a motorcycle tire size, what are tire speed ratings and more.

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    Apr 07, 2015

    ST50 Wiring Diagram for the UK or British model, Honda ST-50.

    Original Honda ST50 Wiring Diagram for vintage ST-50 UK model. Weeks Cycle

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    Apr 07, 2015

    Spark Plug Cross Reference Chart: NGK plugs A thru B, Denso, Autolite

    Spark Plug Cross Reference Chart:: part 1 - NGK spark plugs, Denso, Autolite, Champion, Motorcraft. Bosch and AC-Delco.

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    Apr 07, 2015

    Spark Plugs Cross Reference Chart: NGK plugs C thru P, Denso, Autolite

    Spark Plug Cross Reference Chart:: part 2 - NGK spark plugs, Denso, Autolite, Champion, Motorcraft. Bosch and AC-Delco spark plugs.

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    Apr 07, 2015

    Shopping for Motorcycle, MotoCross and ATV Parts, Gear and Apparel?

    Sales, Free Offers and Discount Codes for Online Shopping thru Weeks Motorcycle.

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    Apr 05, 2015

    Shock Tension Adjustment on the 2003 Honda VTX1800C.

    Adjusting the Shock Tension or the Shock Height on a Honda VTX1800C.

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    Mar 31, 2015

    RV125 - Lost Key, what do I do now? Free Answers at WeeksMotorcycle.com

    Repair Question and Answer: 1973 Suzuki RV125 how do I start it now that I have lost the key?

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    Mar 14, 2015

    RoadStar Wiring Diagram Schematics for Yamaha XV1600 Road Star and Silverado.

    Need a Yamaha - Star Motorcycle RoadStar Wiring Diagram? Here ya go.

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    Mar 14, 2015

    Rim bolt pattern: how do I measure an ATV rim bolt pattern?

    What is a rim bolt pattern and how do you measure it on your atv or atc wheel.

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    Mar 14, 2015

    Serial #

    I bought serial # CT90 170910; Engine serial # CT 90E 171095 Engine is stamped: 89cc; Is it 1968? Kippy.

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    Mar 08, 2015

    Repair Questions Answered Free. Motorcycles, ATVs, Quads, Dirt and Pit bikes.

    Weeks Cycle answers your DIY motorcycle maintenance, restoration and repair questions free of charge.

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    Mar 08, 2015

    Rectifier: Where to find aftermarket or replacement rectifier for a motorcycle?

    Where to find aftermarket or replacement motorcycle rectifier for a Honda Interceptor 750?

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    Mar 08, 2015

    RC09 or RC091 Honda Vehicle Description Code on Magna in Venezuela. More Info?

    Demian in Venezuela needs info on his Honda w/VIN RC09...

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    Mar 08, 2015

    Rancher TRX350 Clutch Slip - Transmission Shifting Problems. WeeksMotorcycle.com

    Repair and Maintenance Questions Answered! Rancher TRX350 Clutch and Trans Problems. Free Answer at WeeksMotorcycle.com!

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    Mar 08, 2015

    Yamaha PW80 Wiring Diagrams. Troubleshoot electrical issues.

    WeeksMotorcycle.com - 2001 PW80 Wiring Diagrams.

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    Mar 07, 2015

    PW50 will only run on full throttle. What should I do? Free Answer.

    Free Answers to Repair Questions: Why will my 2001 PW50 only run while holding full throttle? Electrical Testing. Weeks Motorcycle

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    Mar 07, 2015

    Yamaha PW50 Wiring Diagram. Troubleshoot electrical issues.

    WeeksMotorcycle.com - 2001 dirtbike PW50 Wiring Diagram.

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    Mar 07, 2015

    Yamaha ATV photos, New and Old, Custom and Stock. Side by Side photos too.

    Weeks Motorcycle .com - Yamaha ATV Photos, Pics of Quads and UTV models: New, Old, Custom.

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    Mar 01, 2015

    Piston Position: Motorcycle, dirt bike and quad engine rebuilding.

    What is the proper piston position when reassembling a rebuilt dirtbike engine?

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    Mar 01, 2015

    Phantom 200 motorcycle tire pressure question. Weeks Motorcycle

    Proper Tyre or Tire Pressure for the Honda Phantom 200 model.

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    Mar 01, 2015

    Parts, new or used, for your bike or quad can be found online.

    Where to find used parts for your ATV, ATC, dirt bike, enduro, scooter or motorcycle. Weeks Motorcycle

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    Feb 17, 2015

    Parts request - motorcycle, sportbike, atv, dirt bike and scooter parts.

    Parts Request: Looking everywhere for a used part? Submit a Weeks Motorcycle parts request here.

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