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Old 06-14-2010, 07:03 PM   #1
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I'm a new guy here, and I am having problem with my 1984 Suzuki GL1200 Madura. I replaced the starter, the battery, the fuze box, the starter switch, and the solenoid. When I try to start the Madura it makes this high pitched squeaking noise you can hear a couple houses away. Then it quits, and steam starts rising from the middle of the motor, like a mist. Also, I put Vane & Hines 4 into 2 and velocity stacks on the carbs, and a vetter fairing with AM/FM and C/D. I was thinking of mounting a CB radio on it, since I'm a volunteer fireman in my town, Sedgwick Kansas, and the bike has double duties as the entry in the country parade for our department fundraiser, so I have to get it running without the squealing noise. And did I say it quits after about 5 minutes, with steam rising out from between the V in the engine? Has this funny smell, like dog poop after it quits running. Do you think if I mount a 36 channel CB on it, it would cause more problems with the starter motor? Thanks!
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Old 06-14-2010, 07:30 PM   #2
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This guy is gonna fit in around here just fine!



Although I'm surprised the NetNanny allowed 'Madura'.
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Old 06-14-2010, 09:37 PM   #3
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You probably have a blown head gasket.
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Old 06-14-2010, 09:37 PM   #4
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Or you work for Boeing.
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Old 06-15-2010, 05:29 AM   #5
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You probably have a blown head gasket.
You should have your Filthy Mouth washed-out with Lye Soap!
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Old 06-15-2010, 07:05 AM   #6
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A Madura that smells like madura.

What are the odds of that?
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