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Warmer weather this weekend provided an opportunity to try to get the bike running again. I wanted to give myself the best shot possible, so I installed new spark plugs and picked up some starting fluid. I also found the source of the change in exhaust note that occurred after the backfires. In fact, the difference was on the intake side--the air box had ...


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I have a 86 motor in my 94 K75, they are 5hp more than later models. One thing tn that is common on K's is leaking exhaust at header pipes. The bike will backfire when you let off the throttle in gear. The copper gasket rings collapse causing cold air to suck back into exhaust. I found Honda motorcycle exhaust header gaskets exact same size but will have to ...


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I have seem auto mufflers split wide open by an exhaust backfire. Back in the mid 70's and early 80's it used to be one of the top reasons for muffler warranty rejection. You may have damaged a single or several of the internal baffles in the mufflers. This may or may not be a problem. If it is now loud enough it to be a considered an nuisance by local law ...


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