Starter valves....? - Honda Motorcycles - FireBlades.org
Honda FireBlade Discussion of the Honda CBR 900RR, Honda CBR 929RR, Honda CBR 954RR, and Honda CBR 1000RR Motorcycles.

User Tag List

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 2 Old 02-23-2009, 10:23 PM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: 09-27-2008
Location: Maine
Posts: 479
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Reputation Power: 12
   
Starter valves....?

Alright so most of the regulars on this forum know that I bought a lemon of a 929 this fall. When I say lemon I don't mean a complete piece of junk but lets just say the maintenance wasn't done and when it was it was done half assed. Along with the obviousness that when something broke it was fixed with zip ties or glue. I had no clue on street bike so I thought I was getting a fair deal at 3,800 with 18000 miles. After getting the tank off and checking things out my list became very long as to what this bike needed to be where I "a very anal person" wanted it to be.....

So after replacing plugs, airbox(drilled holes in it for some reason), Map sensor, OEM tailights, undertail....all new painted fairings, rear tire, oil, coolant, locking fuel filler cap, rewiring all sorts of booger jobs and wiring the HTEV and removing the flapper and finding out that the fork seals are junk.......... I did overlook one thing that maybe I should not have. I noticed that the starter valve (cylinder 1) little rubber bushings were gone or busted. Now I assumed since the bike starts perfectly everytime that it must be fine for now......I was going to replace the entire throttle body when I discovered this but since the rest of my list was so long decided to ignore it as long as the bike was starting ok. (makes sense right?). Well Im getting a bit of flux in my idle 1500 to say 1800 with no real pattern......I am beginning to wonder is maybe my starter valve is staying open (or closed) on cylinder 1???? possible?? Like I said bike starts each and everytime without hesitation.

Maybe a random idle change is normal for this bike....its my first so I dont know. Can someone school me on the norm for idle and also can I get filled in on starter valves? Is it like a choke?
temperedtim929 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 Old 02-23-2009, 10:29 PM
 
Join Date: 01-08-2009
Location: Haughton, Louisiana currently in Iraq.
Age: 45
Posts: 1,628
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Reputation Power: 21
               
Send a message via MSN to Jetpilot07
Re: Starter valves....?

normal fluctuation, it sounds fine.....good luck with the restore

DO YOUR DUTY IN ALL THINGS, YOU CANNOT DO MORE, YOU SHOULD NEVER WISH TO DO LESS!

GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE
Jetpilot07 is offline  
Reply

  Lower Navigation
Go Back   Honda Motorcycles - FireBlades.org > Honda Motorcycle Models > Honda FireBlade

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Honda Motorcycles - FireBlades.org forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

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

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
A valid e-mail address is REQUIRED. You will not have access to any site features until you activate your account using the activation e-mail that is sent to this address.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
pneumatic valves .OrgOwner General Discussion 11 08-06-2007 10:24 PM
954 Valves psustang89 Honda FireBlade 26 06-14-2006 7:57 AM
Just adjusted valves on 929 FastLane929 Honda FireBlade 1 02-07-2005 2:37 PM
954, valves/engine ????'s Tank69 Honda FireBlade 3 05-18-2004 11:19 PM
lapping valves sportbiker929 Honda FireBlade 9 05-23-2003 10:09 PM

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 Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

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