My tips for starting a bike :)

I'll just call this "Anna’s hot tips for starting your bike"

I'm pretty sure this won't qualify for a tech article :cry:

I was watching my husband this afternoon from the warmth of the house. He was struggling in the cold to start a dirt bike that had been setting for a couple months. He doesn’t like to take advice from me, being his wife, but you might benefit from my vast knowledge of all things mechanical. :cry:

So here’s Anna’s drill for the hard to start dirt bike. First, make sure that it has fresh fuel. Turn the fuel dealie to “on”. Open the whats-it on the carb. Kick it four times. If it sounds like, coo choo, coo choo, close the whats-it and kick it four more times. Still not running? Open the whats-it again and kick it four more times.

If it hasn’t started by now it may be an electrical problem. Check the thing-a-ma-jig. Pull the thing-a-ma-jig cap off and remove it with a thing-a-ma-jig wrench. Put it back in the cap and hold it against the engine case. Kick it over and check that the thing-a-ma-jig makes a spark. No spark, you need a new thing-a-ma-jig. If it sparks, put it back in.

With the thing-a-ma-jig in, open the whats-it and kick it four times. If it makes a coo choo coo choo pop coo choo pop pop sound; turn the gas thingy a little and kick it again. It should be running now, mine would be.

Hope that helped . . .

I tried but the thing wasn't letting me kick the thing which caused the thing to backfire into the other thing which caused a fire. Dam things....

nope, my watcha-ma-call it still won't start.

I'm still trying to find the ( what's it on the carb ):cry:

I don't have bad luck,Just not a great deal of good luck:excuseme:

That's what your husband gets for not storing the bike in the dining room during the cold months. He may need some help sliding the table over to make room:thumbsup:

This is a good article. Very descriptive. Needs footnotes at the bottom for translation of bike parts. :D:D:D:naughty::cry::naughty:

Uh, actually...

Turn on gas.

Lean bike over 'til gas dribbles outta the over-flow tubes.

Pull choke.

Hit "Starter Button"...

Brap!

Let engine warm 'til it's warm to the touch. Ride away and enjoy! :naughty:

:naughty:

See below for discalimer...

What? Doesn't EVERYONE have the button?

So far I've kicked it for times in the left side, four times in the right side, Once it fell over, I kicked it four time in the gas tank. Damn thing still won't come to life..... :naughty:

I'll just call this "Anna’s hot tips for starting your bike"

I'm pretty sure this won't qualify for a tech article :naughty:

I was watching my husband this afternoon from the warmth of the house. He was struggling in the cold to start a dirt bike that had been setting for a couple months. He doesn’t like to take advice from me, being his wife, but you might benefit from my vast knowledge of all things mechanical. :D

So here’s Anna’s drill for the hard to start dirt bike. First, make sure that it has fresh fuel. Turn the fuel dealie to “on”. Open the whats-it on the carb. Kick it four times. If it sounds like, coo choo, coo choo, close the whats-it and kick it four more times. Still not running? Open the whats-it again and kick it four more times.

If it hasn’t started by now it may be an electrical problem. Check the thing-a-ma-jig. Pull the thing-a-ma-jig cap off and remove it with a thing-a-ma-jig wrench. Put it back in the cap and hold it against the engine case. Kick it over and check that the thing-a-ma-jig makes a spark. No spark, you need a new thing-a-ma-jig. If it sparks, put it back in.

With the thing-a-ma-jig in, open the whats-it and kick it four times. If it makes a coo choo coo choo pop coo choo pop pop sound; turn the gas thingy a little and kick it again. It should be running now, mine would be.

Hope that helped . . .

I think Im in love :naughty:

Gee... I'm all a blush :naughty:

Corey, you really dug up an old post!

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