How to Start a Yamaha after it's been left for years in the garden
Here we have a 1985 Yamaha FZ750. It is the very rare 2GH model as ridden by Eddie Lawson in the 1986 Daytona 200 to victory with full livery by Troy Lee Designs. Sadly it has been left for years outside in a garden with the sea air/rain on it with nothing but a sheet over it. I have removed the petrol tank to access the fuel supply and have repaired some of the faulty wiring which probably was the cause of this superbikes demise. I am now going to completely strip the bike down and restore her to her former glory.
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Yamaha XJ550 first engine start in 10 years
I like seeing if i can get old bikes running. I feel every bike has a soul
and deserves a second chance. This bike had been left out side and had not
been started in 10 years! I took out the spark plugs and poured WD40 and
engine oil into the cylinders, let it soak over night, then hand turned the
engine over nice and slowly. I changed the old engine oil and cleaned the
spark plugs. Next, off came the carbs for cleaning, there was a centimetre
of crap in the float bowls! I checked the auto cam chain tensioner. Some
fresh fuel and a battery, and she's ready to start.
save a mazda rx7 after 16 years "rx7 jungle"
this rx7 was abandoned since 16 years in a garden,
after 1year of negotiation the old man sold with 50euro
i start and take the road after 16 years,
the car have 30.000km!!! but after 16years in garden the body is very
rusty! i just take the engine, the rest is dead...
thanks to watch my vidéo and comment ;)
mazda rotary is a magic car!
my forum: www.KamikazeNipponRacer.be
cette rx7 était abandonnée depuis 16 ans dans un jardin,aprés 1an de
négociation le vieux me l'a vendue pour 50euro,la voiture n'avait que
30.000km!! mais aprés tout ce temp dans le jardin la caisse était toute
pourrie,je l'ai redémarrée et j'ai pris la route,je l'ai vendue juste
pour le moteur
merci d'avoir regardé ma vidéo et d'avoir posté un commentaire
mon forum: www.KamikazeNipponRacer.be
Starting the 1909 Blitzen-Benz, UNEDITED, @ Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance
The Blitzen-Benz was purpose built to do just one thing, to break speed
records (not racing), and it did repeatedly from 1909 through 1911.
(Edited version: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ga2HtUHzUuw )
Its speed of 228.1km/h (141.73mph) on April 23rd, 1911, driven by Bob
Burman at Daytona Beach, stood as a record until 1919. Twice the speed of
the fastest airplane, (12 April, 1911, Alfred Leblanc @
69.442mph/111.801kph in a Blériot Blériot) and even shattering the record
speed of 210km/h set by a locomotive in 1903.
This record was not even officially broken in an airplane until 1920!
Of the six originally built, this is one of only two that exist today, and
is displayed at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart, Germany.
While the extended and nuanced effort required to start the Blitzen-Benz on
a cool coastal morning can try the patience of some viewers, its historical
significance and ground-breaking engineering brilliance still place it
amongst the greatest motor-vehicle achievements of all time, and the dozens
witnessing this effort felt it was one of the highlights of many great
moments at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2011.
Here's a great collection of vintage and modern images of the Blitzen-Benz
and other historic speed record contenders:
displacement 21500 cc / 1312.0 in³
bore 185 mm / 7.28 in
stroke 200 mm / 7.87 in
power 149.1 kw / 200 bhp @ 1600 rpm
specific output 9.3 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 137.93 bhp per tonne
How to repair a nonrunning motorcycle pt.1
This simple tutorial about how to diagnose and repair running problems in
old motorcycles can be generally applied to all makes and models. While
information specific to your bike can be found on your online forums and in
your repair manual, this should get you started. Good luck.
1928 Buick Country Club Coupe 1st Start in 50 Years
My Great Grandfather bought this car in 1929 from the Buick dealer in
Perryman, Md. with only a few hundred miles on it. He paid $900 for it, a
hefty sum considering most new cars at the time were under $400. He was the
last one to hear it run until today. By the way, I could not tell while
looking through the camera if the lights were on or off.