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by e_filippo
Tue Aug 07, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Handlebar options?
Replies: 0
Views: 1014

Handlebar options?

Hey guys, I'm looking for some lower handlebars for my 1982 Nighthawk and can't quite seem to figure out what I need. The current bars are the adjustable two-piece ones that go in the vertical slot on either side, but I'm seeing all these builds with horizontal bars and was interested in doing somet...
by e_filippo
Sat Jul 28, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: New '82 Nighthawk 650 owner, having a few problems.
Replies: 5
Views: 737

Re: New '82 Nighthawk 650 owner, having a few problems.

Folsoml wrote:Has it been doing this all along, or is it a new development? It may be worth checking again.


It's been doing this all along, at least as long as I've had it.
by e_filippo
Wed Jul 25, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: New '82 Nighthawk 650 owner, having a few problems.
Replies: 5
Views: 737

Re: New '82 Nighthawk 650 owner, having a few problems.

I'd wager you have an air leak. Let the bike idle, and spray some brake cleaner (not carb cleaner) on each of the carb insulators. Any change in idle is an indication of a leak. Good luck! To be clear, do you mean the carb boots? I tried that after I installed them just to make sure everything was ...
by e_filippo
Wed Jul 25, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: New '82 Nighthawk 650 owner, having a few problems.
Replies: 5
Views: 737

New '82 Nighthawk 650 owner, having a few problems.

Hey guys, I've had my nighthawk for a few months and I'm finally getting around to trying to fix some if it's issues. However, I need some help from the experts. I'll tell you what it's doing and see if you can come up with any more ideas, as I'm pretty much out. Here we go: 1) I can't rev past 5k u...

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