i am experiencing an issue with my 1981 CX500 Deluxe dying shortly after firing it up. i'll attempt to lay out what has happened up to this point.
i was on my way back from the gas station a month or so ago after filling up my tires to ride around a bit; this was my first time...
Have been working on a 81 CX500 Custom;
So Far -
The carbs have been cleaned/rebuilt using Larry's Book with an ultra sonic
Sealed Air/Vaccum Leaks
Replaced Air Filter
New Spark Plugs
When checking the spark plugs, I pulled them and found they were NKG DCPR7E and I could not find this plug...
bike will start, idle, and drive up to 40mph. however (in any gear) will not get past 4K rpm regardless of how much throttle is given.
also when i am up in the 3500-4000 rpm range the bike will sputter (i don't really know how to describe it) and "jump" faster. it results in a sudden...