Weeks Motorcycle Blog

You have entered the Weeks Motorcycle Blog!

Check here first for WeeksMotorcycle.com updates and additions. You can also follow us on Facebook.

  • New Repair Advice Question and Answer pages.
  • Additions to the Reference section.
  • Schematics and Wiring Diagrams.
  • Vintage and Modern Motorcycle Pictures.
  • Reviews of new tools and accessories for riders.
  • Step by step Maintenance procedures.
  • Looking for another blog? Try the Blogville blog directory.

    Looking for more great bike blogs? Check out the Blog Catalog.

    Aug 24, 2018

    Honda 90 manufactured year on old bike

    I have an old Honda 90. It has a vin of CT90-182633. Any one know what year it is? I am thinking between 1966 to 1968.

    Continue reading "Honda 90 manufactured year on old bike"

    Aug 24, 2018

    Ninja

    1996 Kawasaki ZX11

    Continue reading "Ninja"

    Aug 24, 2018

    Eliminator

    1985 ZL 900

    Continue reading "Eliminator"

    Aug 24, 2018

    ZRX

    2000 ZRX 1100

    Continue reading "ZRX"

    Aug 24, 2018

    ZZR

    2002 ZZR 1200

    Continue reading "ZZR"

    Aug 24, 2018

    BLACROSE

    2003 bigdog pitbull frankenstein trike conversion The bike was bought brand new and with much customizing received 23 awards over the years. Beat out

    Continue reading "BLACROSE"

    Jan 28, 2018

    CT90 k5?

    I have a Honda CT90 which is stamped 7/1973 manufactured date. VIN # is CT90-1503825. All indications are that it's a 1974 model, but the manufactured

    Continue reading "CT90 k5?"

    Oct 24, 2017

    HI TECH DEUCE

    Harley Davidson FXSTD softail Deuce MY 2000 i was born in Bergamo (Italy) but now i live in Grosseto. the photo was taken in square Dante Alighieri at

    Continue reading "HI TECH DEUCE"

    Oct 24, 2017

    I HAVE A K5 MARKED AS A K6 PER VIN# MADE IN 9/74

    I BOUGHT A K6 THAT TURNED OUT TO BE A (COMPLETELY) EARLY K5 WITH REAR BRAKE ON LEFT HANDLEBAR AND FACTORY PAINTED MARS ORANGE. TOE SHIFT DOWN FOR HIGHER

    Continue reading "I HAVE A K5 MARKED AS A K6 PER VIN# MADE IN 9/74"

    Jul 02, 2017

    2017 Photo Contest: Win a Harley Davidson gift package this Independence Day!

    Submit a photo of you bike or quad to WM or Facebook to win the 2017 photo contest.

    Continue reading "2017 Photo Contest: Win a Harley Davidson gift package this Independence Day!"

    Jul 01, 2017

    2016 Kawasaki KX 450F Dirtbike

    For sell Brand New 2016 Kawasaki KX 450F Dirtbike USD 6,290.00 We specialize in exporting Japanese new motorcycles to the world. We supply quality motorcycles

    Continue reading "2016 Kawasaki KX 450F Dirtbike"

    May 23, 2017

    John Deere Gator XUV590i Recall 17-739

    The US Consumer Protection Agency has issued a recall on John Deere Gator UTV models XUV590i and XUV590i S4. The dust boot on the throttle cable can become loose. This can result in the throttle remaining engaged causing the vehicle to either not slow down or stop when you let off the gas or apply brakes.

  • Read More Here

  • Jan 23, 2017

    Own pic

    Just i like this pic and i want share it with u its my own pic.

    Continue reading "Own pic"

    Aug 15, 2016

    Alayna girl

    My 19 month old daughter Alayna loves to go vroom vroom with her mommy and daddy! We loves our Hondas! She's been riding since she was 3 months old on

    Continue reading "Alayna girl"

    May 22, 2016

    TR6 Wiring Diagram: 1964 Triumph wire schematic.

    1964 Triumph TR6 Wiring Diagram - Reference for do it yourself repair.

    Continue reading "TR6 Wiring Diagram: 1964 Triumph wire schematic. "

    May 22, 2016

    Need to Know: Motorcycle Dictionary, Tools, Metric Bolts

    Important information you need to know before you begin working on a motorcycle, ATC or ATV. Tool list, SAE to Metric and Tire Conversion Charts.

    Continue reading "Need to Know: Motorcycle Dictionary, Tools, Metric Bolts"

    Dec 06, 2015

    Dirtbikingdaddy

    I have a vintage Honda Trail 90 that I am having difficulty nailing down the year on. On the left side of the bike below the panel that the start switch

    Continue reading "Dirtbikingdaddy "

    Nov 01, 2015

    Electrical symbols on wiring diagrams: meanings, how to read and what they mean.

    How to read electrical symbols on motorcycle wiring diagrams and schematics, vintage and modern.

    Continue reading "Electrical symbols on wiring diagrams: meanings, how to read and what they mean."

    Jul 19, 2015

    2003 Harley-Davidson Electra Glide

    2003 Harley-Davidson Electra Glide FLHTPI Motorcycle (1450cc). This motorcycle will start up and drive and seems to be running fine. Additional info: we

    Continue reading "2003 Harley-Davidson Electra Glide"

    Jul 13, 2015

    F/S: Brand new segway personal T: $3100

    We are Segway Cycles and supply superior quality products of segways,all our products strictly follow the standards of CE, FCC and RoHS, and are carefully

    Continue reading "F/S: Brand new segway personal T: $3100"

    Jul 13, 2015

    2015 auto tyres for cars,passenger,SUV and light trucks(NEW TYRES)

    Hello, Passenger tire,SUV/light trucks tires of good quality and in the brands as stated below are available in large quantity at less price to supply.

    Continue reading "2015 auto tyres for cars,passenger,SUV and light trucks(NEW TYRES)"

    Jun 21, 2015

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

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

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

    Jun 14, 2015

    1989 GSXR1100 Wiring Diagrams: diagnose and troubleshoot electrical problems.

    Useful Suzuki 1989 GSXR1100 Wiring Diagrams for do it yourself mechanics working on Suzuki motorcycles with meter in hand.

    Continue reading "1989 GSXR1100 Wiring Diagrams: diagnose and troubleshoot electrical problems."

    Jun 07, 2015

    YZ80 Wiring Diagrams and Electrical Components: Trouble Shoot Problems.

    Review YZ80 Wiring Diagrams. Electrical Component List - Weeks Motorcycle.

    Continue reading "YZ80 Wiring Diagrams and Electrical Components: Trouble Shoot Problems."

    Jun 07, 2015

    YZ490 Kick Start return spring replacement. WeeksMotorcycle.com

    How to replace a YZ490 Kick Start Return Spring and more free motorcycle repair advice.

    Continue reading "YZ490 Kick Start return spring replacement. WeeksMotorcycle.com"

    Jun 07, 2015

    YFM80 wiring diagrams or schematics, Yamaha Badger ATV. WeeksMotorcycle.com

    Free Schematics from WeeksMotorcycle: Yamaha Badger YFM80 Wiring Diagrams

    Continue reading "YFM80 wiring diagrams or schematics, Yamaha Badger ATV. WeeksMotorcycle.com"

    Jun 07, 2015

    YFM400fwn wiring diagrams, Yamaha Big Bear 4WD ATV. WeeksMotorcycle.com

    Weeks Cycle Yamaha ATVs: YFM400FWN Wiring Diagrams - YFM400 Big Bear 4wd ATV

    Continue reading "YFM400fwn wiring diagrams, Yamaha Big Bear 4WD ATV. WeeksMotorcycle.com"

    Jun 07, 2015

    YFM250X wiring diagrams, Yamaha Bear Tracker ATV. WeeksMotorcycle.com

    WeeksMotorcycle.com - Free YFM250X Wiring Diagrams. 2 wheel drive Bear Tracker.

    Continue reading "YFM250X wiring diagrams, Yamaha Bear Tracker ATV. WeeksMotorcycle.com"

    May 31, 2015

    Yamaha ATV Information: Recalls, Service and Owners Manuals and more.

    Other Yamaha ATV Service Resources from Weeks Motorcycle.

    Continue reading "Yamaha ATV Information: Recalls, Service and Owners Manuals and more."

    May 31, 2015

    Yamaha Wiring Diagrams: Diagnose motorcycle and moped electrical problems.

    View Yamaha Wiring Diagrams for your vintage motorcycle or dirt bike.

    Continue reading "Yamaha Wiring Diagrams: Diagnose motorcycle and moped electrical problems."

    May 31, 2015

    Yamaha Wiring Diagram: Repair motorcycle and moped electrical problems.

    Find a Yamaha wiring diagram for your vintage motorcycle or dirtbike.

    Continue reading "Yamaha Wiring Diagram: Repair motorcycle and moped electrical problems."

    May 25, 2015

    Yamaha (Star) Service Information for Motorcycles & ATVs.

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

    Continue reading "Yamaha (Star) Service Information for Motorcycles & ATVs."

    May 25, 2015

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

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

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

    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.

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

    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.

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

    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.

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

    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?

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

    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?

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

    May 17, 2015

    XV1600 Yamaha Road Star: Where are my fuses?

    Weeks Motorcycle Free Advice. Yamaha XV1600 Fuse Locations.

    Continue reading "XV1600 Yamaha Road Star: Where are my fuses?"

    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.

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

    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.

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

    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

    Continue reading "Water in the Oil and Exhaust, what causes this?"

    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?

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

    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?

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

    May 10, 2015

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

    Determine year, make and model from the vin chart.

    Continue reading "VIN chart: what the digits mean. Motorcycle check digit."

    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

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

    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?

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

    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.

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

    Apr 19, 2015

    V-Star 1100 Brake and Running Light Wiring Issues.

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

    Continue reading "V-Star 1100 Brake and Running Light Wiring Issues."