Motorcycle

Motorcycle questions? Ask a mechanic.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Motorcycle Questions
2003 sportster 883..converted to 1200 ..stock heads..bike
2003 sportster 883..converted to 1200 ..stock heads..bike has dynojet kit in carb S&S stealth air cleaner kit 170 main 45 low jet..stock ignition NO VOES..bike will idle perfect but as I test drive it… read more
Andre Pilon
Andre Pilon
Motorcycle Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,055 satisfied customers
My 02 Sportster XL883C wont do 80 MPH. Whats up with that?
My '02 Sportster XL883C wont do 80 MPH. What's up with that? I put drag pipes on it. (I know; not the best choice...will change, soon) I also installed the CVP tuner's kit using the recommended jettin… read more
Richard
Richard
Senior Mechanic & Technician
2,345 satisfied customers
2004 883 sportster custom. carb problems. pop and spit out
2004 883 sportster custom. carb problems. pop and spit out carb on lowspeed/midspeed transition. it has a 190 main. 45 slow speed. once the engine is hot, it dont do to bad. at crusing speed, the engi… read more
Andre Pilon
Andre Pilon
Motorcycle Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,055 satisfied customers
I have just purchased a 2005 roadstar 1700. The previous owner
I have just purchased a 2005 roadstar 1700. The previous owner had vance and hines longshots hs pipes installed. It has the original air box, filter, no rejetting was required. When I bought the bike … read more
Eric
Eric
technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,584 satisfied customers
Sportster..harley..kick start..I cant find out what the stock carb is
I have a 72 Ironhead Sportster, my title says it's a 1000cc but a harley dealer looking at the motor numbers says it's a 1200cc. It is an electric and kick start so it's my understanding it's an XLCH … read more
....
....
....
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,983 satisfied customers
aquired a 1998 sportster xl 1200c..air filter and air filter assembly
I just aquired a 1998 Sportster XL 1200c ... It has Screaming Eagle mufflers #80013-97R on it which state that they are not street legal. It looks like the air filter and air filter assembly are modif… read more
Steve
Steve
I&C technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
8,020 satisfied customers
put aftermarket exhust on my 04 sportster 1200r...new carb
I want to put aftermarket exhust on my 04 sportster 1200r. Is it best to rejet or go for a new carb… read more
Steve
Steve
I&C technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
8,020 satisfied customers
Classic: Problem: Cleaned and Serviced Carb..Bike..throttle
2002 Kawasaki 800 Vulcan classic: Problem: Cleaned and Serviced Carb. Put back on Bike and it started up and idle nicely. Rolling throttle up to quater to mid range and it starts back firing and acts … read more
Richard
Richard
Senior Mechanic & Technician
2,345 satisfied customers
Hi,I have a 96 sportster, 1200...wont start..ran fine until
Hi, I have a '96 sportster, 1200. I let it sit for a couple of months due to some unanticipated heart surgery and now the bike won't start. The bike ran fine until I let it sit. The battery is good as… read more
Steve
Steve
I&C technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
8,020 satisfied customers
servicing and i have changed the spark plugs..throttle..bog down
I have a 2005 Yamaha Roadstar that has 16000 miles and i just purchased it in Feb from a repitable dealer. They performed the pre-sale servicing and i have changed the spark plugs since i have bought … read more
Eric
Eric
technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,584 satisfied customers
My 2003 Polaris scrambler 90 bogs down at high RPM, usually
My 2003 Polaris scrambler 90 bogs down at high RPM, usually will stall out if i hold the throttle. Seems to get worse as she heats up. Choke appears to be electrically operated, had no effect when i d… read more
Ski Doctor
Ski Doctor
Owner, operator
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
530 satisfied customers
Spirit: The bike runs fine while at an idle,..rpms..throttle
dow Spirit 750 with vance and Hines 2" strait shot pipes and a jet kit. The bike runs fine while at an idle, with the choke engaged but when the choke is disengaged the engine rpms slow until it stops… read more
Jeff Policky
Jeff Policky
Motorcycle Technician
Yamaha,Suzuki,Polaris Technical Tra
2,425 satisfied customers
I have an 89 harley 883 sportster with custom straight pipes..carb
I have an 89 harley 883 sportster with custom straight pipes. I want to put the original pipes back on. Have all the parts, but is thier anything I should know first, for example jetting/carb issues. … read more
Steve
Steve
I&C technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
8,020 satisfied customers
honda: after half a mile under load starts missing to the point
honda 1996 cbr1000f . starts and runs while stood. after half a mile under load starts missing to the point of will hardly move. checked fuel lines and tap. checked and cleaned carburettors. changed c… read more
Jeff Policky
Jeff Policky
Motorcycle Technician
Yamaha,Suzuki,Polaris Technical Tra
2,425 satisfied customers
My new 2009 sportster, do I need to have the bike tuned
Hi...If I put a new set of Vance & Hines short shots on my new 2009 sportster, do I need to have the bike ''tuned'' to the new pipes....Thanks, Paul.… read more
A.Knight
A.Knight
A Level Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
242 satisfied customers
ran fine..year and when you rev the throttle past about 1/3..engines
2003 Crf450r. Bike ran fine in june of this year. Went to start bike in oct. of this year and when you rev the throttle past about 1/3 of the way the engines bogs down. I disassembled the carb. to cle… read more
Eric
Eric
technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,584 satisfied customers
I have a 2004 Harley Davidson Sportster 883XL. I ...
I have a 2004 Harley Davidson Sportster 883XL. I replaced the spark plugs about 2 months ago and the other day was riding and the bike was backfiring and wouldn''t run right. I took the plugs out and … read more
Chopper King
Chopper King
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4 satisfied customers
Harley..the bike with the choke and let it warm up to 2000 rpm like it
I just bought a 2003 harley sportster xlh1200. It has 1318 miles. I start the bike with the choke and let it warm up to 2000 rpm like it should. I take the choke off and the bike barely runs and then … read more
....
....
....
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,983 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much.

PhilMarysville, CA

Lurch. Thank you very much. I had real doubts about this website but your promptness of response, quick followup and to the point answer with picture was incredible.

CharlesWalnut Creek, CA

As a single woman, I really appreciate an excellent and affordable opinion.
Thank you Geordie, I will not hesitate to contact justanswer in the future!

SueCharleston, WV

Another great insight to what may be the problem. I will have my mechanic take a look at it tomorrow. Thanks again, Frank...you do indeed know your stuff.

JimCastleberry, FL

I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry.

Stephanie PElm City, NC

used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future.

David L.Richmond, TX

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

TIMOTO

TIMOTO

Motorcycle Mechanic

1,327 satisfied customers

Honda registered technician, silver level award, former Kawasaki/Suzuki tech, 40+ years exp.

Andre Pilon

Andre Pilon

Motorcycle Mechanic

1,055 satisfied customers

Over 25 years experience, ICS, MMI, Owned shop for 12 years, worked tech-support for Harley Davidson

asphaltcycles

asphaltcycles

Motorcycle Mechanic

468 satisfied customers

I operate a motorcycle dealership and CCS Ducati Race team.

kwiggins29059

kwiggins29059

Motorcycle Mechanic

407 satisfied customers

Experience in Harley Davidson and Triumph

Glenn Adams II

Glenn Adams II

Motorcycle/ATV Technician

393 satisfied customers

6 years Motorcycle/ATV/Water Craft; 4 years auto; 18 years carpenter

Wayne-Mc

Wayne-Mc

Motorcycle Mechanic

293 satisfied customers

31 Years experience with Harley-Davidson motorcycles, licensed Motorcycle Mechanic, Shop Owner

Terry

Terry

Motorcycle Mechanic

198 satisfied customers

Over 20 years experiance multi-line tech specializing in H-D. troubleshooting and advanced fuel injection

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x