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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-11-2019, 10:03 PM Thread Starter
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Airbox fire 93 GSX750F - rode home after

Hello,

Not exactly a gixxr.

Not sure what caused this.

Went to pass, bike got hot, I pulled over and it started smoking. I found some water and splashed at it. When I felt like it was safe I started it up and rode it 10 miles or so back home.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-11-2019, 10:37 PM
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Re: Airbox fire 93 GSX750F - rode home after

You drove it home????

Better pop the head to see if that that crud, ash and molten plastic hasn't F-ed up anything

The cause? flooded carb, stuck valve, dead sparkplug

But right now, the biggest problem is what has happend after your engine sucked up a burnt airbox for 10 miles
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-12-2019, 09:03 PM
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Re: Airbox fire 93 GSX750F - rode home after

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Hello,

Not exactly a gixxr.

Not sure what caused this.

Went to pass, bike got hot, I pulled over and it started smoking. I found some water and splashed at it. When I felt like it was safe I started it up and rode it 10 miles or so back home.
Glad to hear ya made it home and in one piece... However I don't know if I would have done that, I probably would have said f this and hoofed it back home.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-13-2019, 08:24 AM
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Re: Airbox fire 93 GSX750F - rode home after

Maybe carb backfiring? Check your cam timing. Mine did this when intake cam was 1 tooth off.
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