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Carburetor Corner
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Carburetor Micro Sites
  •  Carburetors, an Introduction
  •  Fuel Injection Simplified, Part 1
  •  Fuel Injection Simplified, Part 2
  •  Fuel Injection Simplified, Part 3
  •  Fuel Injection Simplified, Part 4
  •  Gasoline
  •  Quick CBX Carb Clean
  •  CBX Carb O-ring Replacement
  •  Carburetor Thread Repair Revised
  How CV Carburetors Work
  Carburetor Jet Tech
  Keihin Idle Circuits White Paper
  Powersports Air Filters
  Syncing CBX Carburetors
  Ultrasonic Carburetor Cleaning
  •  Examples of Ultrasonic Cleaning
  •  Throttle Shaft Seals and Cleaning
  •  Mikuni vs. Keihin
  •  Carburetor Rebuilding Techniques
  •  Oxygenated Gasoline Revised
  •  Carburetor Screws
  •  Screwdrivers
  •  Carb Kits
  •  Carburetors and Altitude
  •  Crankcase Recirculation Systems
  •  Mikuni RS Carbs For the Laverda
  •  The CBX Vacuum Fuel Valve
  •  CBX Carb Removal Tips
  •  Gold Wing Carb Removal Tips
  •  More on the Keihin Aircut Valve
  •  The Venturi Effect Revisited
  •  Fuel Economy
  •  Carburetor Wick Effect
  •  Zinc
  •  Installing CBX Choke Springs
  •  Adjusting Carburetor Float Level
  •  Installing SOHC, DOHC Four Choke Spring
  •  Removing Gold Wing Carb Manifolds
  •  Properly Servicing Foam Air Filters
  •  Shimming Metal Piston Keihin Needles
  •  Removing Keihin Pilot Screw Flags
  •  More on Ultrasonic Cleaning
  •  Removing CV Keihin Slide Bumpers
  •  More on Air Filters
  •  The CBX Hydrolock Issue
  •  Customer's Carburetors
  •  Early DOHC Four Carb Sizes

Customer Zone
  •  Customer Testimonials
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  •  CBX Customers Webform
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  •  Removing Gold Wing Manifolds
  •  SOHC Four Customers Webform
  •  CBX Carb Removal Tips
  •  Gold Wing Carb Removal Tips
  •  Carburetor Shipping Tips
  •  Carb Rebuild FAQ
  •  Customer's Carburetors

Regarding the Industry
  •  Five Laws That Affect You Revised
  •  The Personal Watercraft Phenomenon
  •  Inside Honda's 1st-Gen V4s Revised
  •  Kawasaki's Concours 14
  •  The Superstar Myth
  •  Service Manuals
  •  The Rise of the Consumer
  •  Service in the Service Dept.?
  •  The Moto Guzzi Griso
  •  Kawasaki's KIPASS System
  •  A Story About Motivation
  •  Armageddon Motors
  •  What is a Recall?
  •  The Face of the Store
  •  The New Powersports Demographic
  •  A Quick Mechanical Knowledge Check
  •  The Vanilla Challenge
  •  A Day in the Life
  •  A Word About Mechanics
  •  The Management Game
  •  The Seven Sins of Custom Bike Building
  •  Abrasive Blasting
  •  Ain't So
  •  More on Technicians
  •  The ABCs of Dealer Billing
  •  Thoughts on Julian Ryder's Book

Engine Tech
  •  Three Secrets of High-Perf. Engine Building
  •  Horsepower and all That Tommyrot
  •  Lobe Center: What is It?
  •  Camshafts
  •  Motor Oil Revised
  •  V4 Cams - What Really Happened Revised
  •  Thoughts on Julian Ryder's Book
  •  Compression vs. Leakdown
  •  Valve Jobs Done Right
  •  Cylinders Done Right
  •  More on Motor Oil

Chassis and Suspension
  •  Shucking the Shakes Revised
  •  Replacing Swingarm Bushings
  •  Squeal and Other Brake Ills
  80s Honda Final Drive Alignment
  •  Pro-Link Shock Refresh
  80s Pro-Link Shock White Paper
  •  Brake Fluid Revised
  •  Traction Control Explained
  •  Stiction Tuning Early Japanese Forks
  •  Powersports Drive Chains
  ABS Explained
  •  Steering Bearings
  •  Vintage Chassis Warnings

Honda CBX Zone
  •  Dedicated CBX Carb Site
  CBX Carburetor Sync
  •  CBX On-Bike Carb Refresh
  CBX Charging System Troubleshooting
  •  The CBX Alternator Clutch Issue
  CBX Ignition System Troubleshooting
  •  The CBX Ignition System Explained
  •  CBX Pro-Link Shock Refresh
  •  The Signature CBX
  •  The "Hole in One"
  •  The Pass Before Green River
  •  My Personal CBX
  •  Replacing the Carburetor O-Rings
  •  Installing the Carburetor Choke Springs
  •  Adjusting the Carburetor Float Levels
  •  The CBX Hydrolock Issue

Electrics for Skeptics
  •  U-Gap and Split-Fire Spark Plugs
  •  Optimizing Early SOHC Four Point Ignition
  Four-Way Flashers Cheap and Easy
  •  Three Steps to Battery Bliss
  •  Powersports Charging System Variations
  •  Installing an Ammeter
  •  Useful Electrical Modifications
  •  Resistor Plugs, Wires, and Related Issues
  •  Honda SOHC Chging System T/shooting
  •  Adjusting the SOHC Four Volt Regulator
  •  Honda SOHC T/shooting FAQ
  Honda DOHC, CBX Chging T/shooting
  •  The CBX Alternator Drive Clutch
  •  CBX Charge FAQ
  Honda DOHC, CBX Ign Syst T/shooting
  •  Powersports Ignition Evolution
  •  High Performance Ignition Coils
  •  GL1000 Ignition Tech
  •  Powersports Charging System History
  •  The Volt Drop Test
  •  Spark Plug Facts
  •  The Three Dimensions of Electricity
  •  The Electrical Connectors Scandal
  •  A Plea to Chging Syst Troubleshooters
  •  The Difference Between Volts and Amps
  •  In Defense of Old Chging Systems
  •  The Case Against Resistance Tests
  •  Powersports Batteries
  •  Ammeter Ethic: What to Expect
  •  Using Relays on Vintage Bikes

Beyond the Pale
  •  The Pale?
  •  The Harley Question

How-To Videos
  •  Installing CBX Choke Springs
  •  Adjusting Carburetor Float Level
  •  Installing SOHC, DOHC Four Choke Spring
  •  Removing Gold Wing Carb Manifolds
  •  Properly Servicing Foam Air Filters
  •  Shimming Metal Piston Keihin Needles
  •  Removing Keihin Pilot Screw Flags
  •  Removing CV Keihin Slide Bumpers
  •  Adjusting Small SOHC Four Slide Needles
  •  Adjusting SOHC 750 Four Slide Needles

Honda 1st-Gen V4 Zone
  •  Dedicated V4 Carb Site
  •  V4s in the Dealership
  •  Vintage Honda V-Four Svc. Bulletins
  •  Inside Honda's 1st-Gen V4s Revised
  •  V4 Cams - What Really Happened Revised
  •  Debunking 1st Gen V4 Myths
  •  Thoughts on Julian Ryder's Book
  •  Diary of a V65 Magna Resto

Honda Gold Wing Zone
  •  Dedicated Gold Wing Carb Site
  •  Ode to the Queen: the GL1000

Honda SOHC Four Zone
  •  Dedicated SOHC Four Carb Site
  •  Optimizing Early SOHC Four Point Ignition

Honda DOHC Four Zone
  •  Dedicated DOHC Carb Site

Honda Hollow
  •  Vintage Honda Inline Four Svc. Bulletins
  •  Vintage Honda V-Four Svc. Bulletins
  •  Vintage Honda Paint Data
  •  Vintage Honda Wire Color Codes
  •  Vintage Honda Carburetor Specs Revised
  •  Vintage Honda Carburetor Types
  •  Vintage Gold Wing Tuning Tips
  •  The Great American Head Gasket Caper
  •  Sample 750 SOHC Maint Areas
  80s Vintage Honda Pro-Link Shocks
  •  Ode to the Queen: the GL1000
  •  Debunking 1st Gen V4 Myths

Motorcycling's Sacred Cows
  •  Sacred Cows?
  •  What Valve Clearance Is Really For
  •  Multiple Valve Heads
  •  Cast Versus Forged Pistons
  •  Carburetor Rejetting
  •  Cylinder Head Porting
  •  Blue Headlights Revised
  •  Piston Pin Offset
  •  Cold Air Engine Performance
  •  Octane
  •  The Manufacturer is Infallible
  •  Aftermarket Exhausts
  •  Reading Spark Plugs
  •  V4 Cams - What Really Happened Revised

Tooling Up
  •  Building and Using a Load Tester
  •  Building and Using a High Current Shunt
  •  Building and Using a Leakdown Tester
  •  Trick Tools
  •  Kowa Seiki Tools

Honda CX500/CX650 Zone
  •  Dedicated CX500/650 Carb Site

Useful / Interesting Links
  •  cbxworld.com
  •  cbxclub.com
  •  ngwclub.com
  •  cb1100f.net
  •  pjmotorsports.com
  •  electricalconnection.com
  •  coneeng.com
  •  newmotorcycleparts.com
  •  timscbx.com
  •  mulemotorcycles.com
  •  performance cycles
  •  Matthew Biberman
  •  jetsrus.com
  •  samurider.com
  •  powersportsbusiness.com
  •  moto-services.net
  •  air filter comparison
  •  Remotion Garage
  •  randakks.com
  •  cbxperformance.com
  •  usedcbxparts.com
  •  cbrestorations.com
  •  z1enterprises.com
  •  easternbeaver.com
  •  tomscyclerecycling.com
  •  bikeexif.com
  •  bigpixelpushing.com
  •  classiccycles.org
  •  sohc4shop.com
  •  JIS Screwdrivers
  •  Sanctuary Motorcycles
  •  dealernews.com
  •  whitehouse
  •  electrosport
  •  Eric Gorr

Coming Soon
  •  More how-to booklets
  •  More carburetor specific sites
  •  More videos
  •  Hands-on training classes!

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