I too would like your tech-info on converting the starter problem to the newer design. I did the weld thing on mine and it cured the engagement problem. Also put in a new idler gear($$$-ouch) to save the flywheel teeth which are fine. My e-mail is email@example.com and i'm in this forum under dinowillies or dean van alan. I know some people continue with the grinding, but this really does trash the flywheel teeth over time. Thanks much for theinfo on the new design. I figure its worth it as machine is mint.
I also seem to been polishing rocks in my very own 1982 virago xv920 rock tumbler starter....please please could you send me any info on parts and procedure to fix this. it would be greatly appreciated. firstname.lastname@example.org Thanks!!
My dad and I recently acquired a 1983 Yamaha virago xv920mk to the best of my knowledgedge that is the model ... I was wondering if I could get that procedure and parts list you mentioned... And any other helpful advice would be greatly appreciated... We have been at it for a while and have came to conclusion that we must be missing something...
Thank you Sir.
Hi there, I know this is an old thread but I was having the same problem and was wondering if you would mind sending me the info for installing the newer starting system for these bikes? I would greatly appreciate it , thanks!
Hey I have a 83 920 and it runs great I have the kjs carb on it . I also have the engine covers of an 85 1100 I think it was that is a buddy of mines. They are Crome and mine where aluminum. His bike is only good for parts . I also swaped one of the stater gears, but I'm still have the embarrassing starter problem . Could u send me that parts list and procedure please thanks!
I am having same issues with a 83 Virago 750 starter just clicks im looking for solutions cheaper than a new starter as i just spent all i had just buying the bike,any suggestions are welcome and im wondering if i should consider installing a kickstarter or maybe a starter from a different make?
Hi there, I guess all the virago owners have this problem.Please can You send me The part list to this email : email@example.com , I Have 1983 750 midnight , I already made the conversión to the New starter generation but I still have the grinding , Is for 1 or 2 seconds but is there , also I saw that on the 1997 model xv750 and xv 1100 , Yamaha changed the Gears that are engaging with the generator and they removed also the spring, but they say that those parts fit only to those models.Anyway I would like to get the part list and any típs you ,it might help.Thank you
I too have the same problems w/ my 83 and would like the starter upgrade fix, please.
but now it does not start at all nothing, like the kill switch is on. I used mine once and it would not start for five min. I am afraid to touch it don't know if I got it in the on posit. assuming red is stop. right ?
Hello new to viragos not motorcycles. I fount this site when I typed in starter fix for virago 920. I need to know the parts/ fix for this to eliminate the bendix/starting gear please my email is firstname.lastname@example.org please if anyone has the information needed please help me out I have the box of rocks as well thanks for your time. Travis