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How to Adjust the Road Star Accelerator Pump

Road Star Carburetor

Coughing or backfiring through your Yamaha Road Star 40mm Mikuni carburetor? Have a read of Mr Tidy’s article on how to adjust the accelerator pump and see if it helps you out.

Read the full How to Adjust the Road Star Accelerator Pump article.

Re-jet The Yamaha Road Star Carburetor

Rejet Road Star Carburetor

This is how to change your main jet and needle on the stock Road Star 40mm Mikuni Carburetor.

Read the full Re-jet The Yamaha Road Star Carburetor article.

Principles Of Modern Motorcycle Carburetor Function

Principles Of Modern Motorcycle Carburetor Function

Principles of modern motorcycle carburetor function specifically in application to the Yamaha XV1600 Road Star

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Porting the Stock Yamaha Road Star Manifold

The manifold must be removed from the bike for this procedure. You need a variable speed Dremel tool with a course sandpaper covered cylinder that is about” in diameter.I use the one that came as part of the Dremel kit. Use the low speed setting.This tool really “Hog’s” off the rubber! Take it SLOW AND EASY !!! At least the first time.

Read the full Porting the Stock Yamaha Road Star Manifold article.

Check the Mikuni 40mm Float Bowl Level

Check the float level

Mr Tidy gives us valuable tips to check the Yamaha Road Star’s carburetor float level.

Read the full Check the Mikuni 40mm Float Bowl Level article.

Yamaha Road Star Fuel Pump Relocation

Fuel Pump Relocation

Cleaning up the left hand side of the Road Star engine can be done by relocating the fuel pump up underneath the fuel tank.

Read the full Yamaha Road Star Fuel Pump Relocation article.

Auxiliary Fuel Supply

Auxiliary Fuel Supply

When you have to remove the gas tank to tune your carbs you sometimes need a source of fuel so you can run the bike for an extended time. There are tanks available that are made specifically for this but are priced around $50.

Read the full Auxiliary Fuel Supply article.