Firing up an old thumper?
I going to need some help from the audience on this one!
(I put this in here because it gets more replies, maybe the nice mods will let'r sit here until we get this sorted out?)
I picked up on old 85 Honda XL350R. Good shape, but the PO parked it in the barn 6 months ago. I have met him before through a friend so I believe him.
The battery is good, he put in new plugs 7 months ago, I've drained the gas and put in some new, drained the bowls on the carbs, let the new gas run in.
I put the heat gun on the carbs hoping it would help break up the gunk.
Kicked her 1000 times but no luck YET.
What are some good general tips to getting a bike up and running that's been sitting awhile?
I have some Seafoam but didn't poor it into the tank because it states to add it to the fuel when the bike is running. I didn't know what would happen if it end up sitting in the tank for a month?
I'm looking for a lazy way to try and get it to show me she has life. If I can get'r running somewhat I'd be more than happy to tear into it in a couple months when I have more time and giver a good cleaning.
What about Pinesol in the carbs? I know I've read something about that being a good cleaner?
Anyone know of any tips specific to the 85 350?