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How To Use The Kick Starter

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The Kick Starter Tool Is Stored In The Right Side Of The Pod/Faux Tank Behind The Side Cover Next To The Overflow Bottle
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Looks Like So....
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On The Rear Left Side Of The Motor Behind The Stator/Altenator Is The Kick Starter It's Self....
Remove The Rubber Dust Cover
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Tool Goes In Here
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Has A Flat Spot So It Won't Roll Left To Right...
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Just Step Down
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Thanks RR, I was wondering how to use that lever. It seemed to be turned the wrong way when I looked at it. Tim
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I've never tried using mine. Any danger of kick-back?
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I would have to take a brass wheel to that and maybe a little naval jelly.
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Cool. Took mine out and gave it a try. Cranked with no problem!
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Weahhh... I don't have one. any ideas?

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What year you got, Les? I believe it was only the '75 that had the kick starter.
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Nope. My '76 is s'possed to have one. At least it's got the rubber covered port by the generator anyway.

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75, 76 and 77 had them.
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Les Get Ahold Of Frenchy, Sure He Has One Or Two Lying Around
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LesTension wrote:Weahhh... I don't have one. any ideas?

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What year is your bike? Mother Honda felt that there was no real need for the auxilary kick start, & dropped it with the 78 model..
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is the kickstarter working? I was thinking of keeping it as a permanent starter(since I like kick starters soooo very much),and drop the electric starter.
i wanna go fast......and smooth:)
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It All Depends On The Running Condition Of Your Bike... I've Seen Some That It Never Wored On At All, Like My 75, Low Compression, And Some That It Works Every Time, Like My 76....
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Is the lever supposed to spring back up? Mine is quite difficult to depress then I have to pull it back up. It starts, but groans as I lift the lever back up.
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No Spring, Or Kick Back, You Should Have To Lift It Back Up, Thats Normal, A Well Graesed Bike Will Return To The Top, But Not With Any Presure
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