First startup on front cylinder only - Kawasaki Vulcan 750 Forum : Kawasaki VN750 Forums
Engine / Exhaust / Cooling
\ From the radiator, through the case and out
the exhaust. If it has to do with the cooling,
engine or exhaust, discuss it here!

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-24-2006, 11:27 AM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 5
iTrader: (0)
 
First startup on front cylinder only

For the first start of the day, my bike starts up on the front cylinder only. If I give it some throttle, I get a backfire out of the left pipe, and the rear cylinder comes to life. Every start for the remainder of the day is normal. Anyone experienced this problem?
Freak is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-24-2006, 01:36 PM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 226
iTrader: (0)
 
Maybe your rear cylinder is a late riser or needs coffee to get it moving in the morning? Is your bike a real pain to start the first time of the day then?
InsuredDisaster is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-24-2006, 05:23 PM
Uber Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Dallas, TX
Posts: 1,280
iTrader: (0)
 
Send a message via AIM to Hizzo3 Send a message via Yahoo to Hizzo3
not the expert, but to me sounds like the carb for ur second cylinder is leaky. not used to the one carb per cyl set up yet. Had a friend with a 79 f250 with a 390 in it. he had trouble starting it for the first time after a sit, turned out that he had a leaky 2nd carb (he was on a 4 barrel set up). had the same symptom of back fire meaning full mix was too rich...

what year is it and have u mixed with the fuel/air mix screws?

'04 Vn750
Currently Installed
nat'l cycle deflector shield
westco 12v30 MF, 30A/h w/ 350 CCA's w/ custom box
TOC stator cover w/ Frankenstator mod!
R/R relo

Soon to have (own or on order)
TOC ACCT's
Mez's 110-FRT 170/80-Rear
Custom rear fender and tail light
Givi hard bags w/ custom rear turn signals


Band Engineer/Webmaster for Josey Contreras Tejano Band
Hizzo3 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Bookmarks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Kawasaki Vulcan 750 Forum : Kawasaki VN750 Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

Once registered, your User Name"cannot be changed". We can make exceptions within 7 days, but after that, it is set in stone.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome