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  1. C YA JR

    1990 Gen 1 - sudden power loss and white exhaust smoke on left side

    Hi everyone, got an issue - Backstory 1. I have a 1990 max, 25k miles now, original motor. bought used in 2000 with. 4k mi. Live in AZ. pic below. 2. sat in garage at one point for 10 years, had it rebuilt jan 2020. jet kit, dale walker holeshot dual exhausts, new plugs etc. 3. ran great until...
  2. SharpMan

    No Power at High RPM

    Whats going on y'all. My VMax has been acting a little strange. It rides fine, but suddenly when I get around 6 or 7k RPM, the engine freely revs to redline without any power going to the wheel. When I roll off the throttle within that rev range, it FEELS like the bike wants to accelerate, and...
  3. G

    Parts For Sale 1985 Vmax part out

    Hello, I'm new here and just recently bought this 85 vmax hoping to bring it back to life. After pricing out the parts I think I would need I have decided to part it out. It is pretty much a complete bike minus a few parts were already missing. I've attached some pictures and also have more, but...
  4. Subin Chandrababu

    Right rear engine making sound

    My rear part of engine is making sound since I changed oil. Can any one help identify what could be wrong. Is the an adjustable tappet in vmax?
  5. H

    Valve clearence kit

    Hello friends!! Guys, i need to know how i can get valve clearance kit to work on my vmax because i think my engine has some valve without the correct clearance. The biggest problems is that im in Brazil and this is my "Big Yellow" 94 vmax! Thank you for your help!!!
  6. A

    Engine O Rings

    Hi guys I am going to be fitting an uprated o ring and engine saver bracket, have any of you guys done the job, are there any pitfalls I need to look out for, the only thing that Im concerned with are the header bolts, anyone got any tips who has done this job?
  7. Fire-medic

    engine eliminates camshaft drive

    Pretty-interesting: https://newatlas.com/camcon-digital-iva-valve-system/55827/ From the article: British company Camcon Automotive has built the first fully electronic engine valve system, uncoupled from the crankshaft, that offers unprecedented control over the combustion cycle...
  8. P

    Engine guards

    Never got around to installing these on my 05. No hardware and a couple scuffs from moving around the garage. $120 shipped to cont us.
  9. CaptainKyle

    Engine gaurds

    Engine gaurds with fold up foot pegs they look nice but not perfect. $ 125 plus PayPal fees shipped in the lower 48. please email not PM. [email protected]
  10. CaptainKyle

    Engine gaurds

    2 sets of engine guards for 85 to 07 vmax these are not perfect they had scrapes before being powder coated. I usually sell these for 125 a set but these are what I would call second's. They look fine when mounted and you will probably never see the previous damage once mounted. They are fresh...
  11. D

    engine gaurds

    where do I find engine guards for my 07 V max
  12. R

    Maximum engine speed. How high rpm limit?

    Hello, Last year I'd install Ignitech TCIP4 v88 module on my Vmax. I'm wondering how high rpm is safe for my engine. Now rpm limit is 10200 rmp. What do you think about it?
  13. shawnlee

    wire underneath my engine

    oes anyone know the purpose of a curlt wire underneath the engine. Painting my engine,engine up in the air so I can get under it and saw the wire. I think it is a ground of some sort. Anyone know what the heck it is for?
  14. T

    What's a good engine stand???

    All, I have my engine prepped and am about to remove it from my 85' for transmission problems and am trying to figure out the easiest way to work on it. Is there a good stand out there for mounting the engine that you guys have used? Right now I'm going to work it on the floor until I split...
  15. K

    Engine! $500 SOLD

    Engine has 81,xxx miles on it. Was and still is a great motor!! Absolutely no issues. It was well maintained and has plenty of life left. No shipping available unless you arrange it. I am located in Eastern Nebraska just west of Omaha. $500 Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  16. THMAX98

    S/S engine bolt list

    Good day from good old New Zealand,ive finally got THMAX running properly again after having the carbs on and off a large no.of times (patience is a virtue) and now once again have the love, and want to make it look even better with s/s engine bolts but the price of postage to NZ is horrendous...
  17. CaptainKyle

    good 85 engine

    Please email not pm [email protected] 1985 Engine 22,000 miles runs & shifts perfect . I have videos of it running. I can paint it & make it look nice for extra cost. I just rode the bike yesterday 2-27-18 $ 800 plus shipping & paypal fees.
  18. C

    vmax gen1 engine for sale [Parts Only]

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/323041789634?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1558.l2649 I'm selling my gen1 vmax engine. Don't have time for this project and I need it out of the garage. Some of the engine is in pretty bad shape but there are definitely still some good parts. The pistons...
  19. OKCVmax

    Vmax engine with venture clutch??

    Bought a vmax engine today, or atleast I thought lol. Casting on the front says it's the 1198 (vmax) and the seal number in the rear starts with 1FK which was the 85 vmax only... but I popped the clutch cover and found this??? It looks like a venture clutch basket? What on earth do I do with...
  20. OKCVmax

    Engine covers

    I'm looking for a starter clutch cover (I believe that's what it is, the big cover on the left side) and a clutch cover for the right side. Would be nice if they were off of an 85 or 6 (I'd like the have the aluminum colored inserts) Thanks