I Need Help!

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by basketcase, Apr 27, 2013.

  1. basketcase

    basketcase Pissed that Naz only has 2 legs

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    I have a 1978 Honda Express moped. Its cute and it runs...if I could fix it. I'm determined to learn about the engine and how it runs. please share your experience with these engines.
     
  2. Mr. Potato Head

    Mr. Potato Head ~Would Like to Play~ Gold

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    We know. :facepalm:
     
  3. basketcase

    basketcase Pissed that Naz only has 2 legs

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    Surely someone knows about these engines
     
  4. basketcase

    basketcase Pissed that Naz only has 2 legs

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    sorry no images. Feel free to post your own. 1978 Honda Express Moped
     
  5. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Gold

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    Those engines combust flammable vapor and convert that energy to motion at the wheel.
     
  6. Chief

    Chief I'm all sixes & sevens & nines Staff Member

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    Does it start?
     
  7. basketcase

    basketcase Pissed that Naz only has 2 legs

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    it starts for a second then dies
     
  8. Mack

    Mack Well-Known Member VIP

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    are you priming the bowl or is it firing on the gas that's in it?
     
  9. Chief

    Chief I'm all sixes & sevens & nines Staff Member

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    Most likely the issue is the carb is gummed up. Drain the gas out and put in a 50/50 mix of fresh gas and fuel inj cleaner. Do what you can to make sure it gets thru the carb. You don't need much just enough to fill the carb and float bowl. let it sit for 30 min to an hour and try to start.
     
  10. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Gold

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    Carb
     
  11. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Gold

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    Omg Luke at you ninja
     
  12. Chaos

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    Carb may need cleaning.
     
  13. doughhead63

    doughhead63 OD'd on life itself Staff Member

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    I guess the Google is broken this evening...
     
  14. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Gold

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    It's not that hard to rebuild a carb. The results are much better than just cleaning it. Find a kit and do it.
     
  15. basketcase

    basketcase Pissed that Naz only has 2 legs

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    the carb has been cleaned. but I have been told that these carbs are sensitive and need a special tuning?????
     
  16. MONK

    MONK The fuck? Staff Member Chimp In Charge

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    If you get it running, get it going as fast as you can and drive it off a cliff.

    Moped. :pie:
     
  17. gilaet

    gilaet mind wandering... Staff Member

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    Are you a wizard?
     
  18. basketcase

    basketcase Pissed that Naz only has 2 legs

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    with me on it??? monk???? Mopeds are cute, get one for your girl.
     
  19. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Gold

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    Fucking magnets. I know how they work.
     
  20. Mack

    Mack Well-Known Member VIP

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    are you priming the carb to make it fire?