1974 Trail 90

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1974 Trail 90

Postby MrBill » Tue Jun 06, 2006 11:47 am

Anyone have one of these?
I got one with no spark. I took off the cover for the magnito and motor oil came out. Should be dry right?
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Postby Chadd » Tue Jun 06, 2006 12:13 pm

There should be oil in the magneto housing.

Make sure your batery is good it's a 6 volt system

Then check your points. should be 14 thousands
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Postby MrBill » Tue Jun 06, 2006 12:28 pm

Thanks Your the man.
Do you guys sell those hondus also?
I may need a service manual.
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Postby Chadd » Tue Jun 06, 2006 12:57 pm

No Hodus here.. That was my first mode of transportation when i was kid. Plus the family still has some i get to keep running.
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Postby MrBill » Wed Jun 14, 2006 1:58 pm

Do you know how to test the coil in these rigs?
Still no spark.
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Postby Chadd » Wed Jun 14, 2006 3:04 pm

I don't have my manual any more. I Would put a screw driver in the Spark plug cap and kick the bike over.. If it shocks the $hit out of you the coils good..lol

One of our mechanics here is a old time Honda guy.. I'll ask him when he gets back from vacation..
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Postby MrBill » Wed Jun 14, 2006 3:29 pm

Chadd wrote:I don't have my manual any more. I Would put a screw driver in the Spark plug cap and kick the bike over.. If it shocks the $hit out of you the coils good..lol
I can't reach the cick starter and plug wire at the same time. Can you come over and hold the screwdriver for me. :lol:
When he gets back will be fine. I can't getting a manual just for this small problem.
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Postby MrBill » Fri Jun 23, 2006 1:38 pm

Got it it was the spark plug cap. 8)
Got something in the main jet now :x
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Postby QMaze » Tue Aug 29, 2006 12:47 pm

I learned all about the dirt on a Honda QA 50, does anyone remember those. I'd like to see a picture of that 74 Trail. For those who have not seen a QA 50, here it is. Its not mine.

http://www.bikepics.com/pictures/593573/

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Postby WillRide » Thu Sep 14, 2006 10:37 am

The QA50 was a version of the good old Honda Mini Trail 50. Now they make the CRF50, and grown men buy them and spend big buck$ tricking them out. They've always been fun to ride.
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Postby Ken » Thu Sep 14, 2006 11:00 am

QMaze wrote:I learned all about the dirt on a Honda QA 50, does anyone remember those. I'd like to see a picture of that 74 Trail. For those who have not seen a QA 50, here it is. Its not mine.

http://www.bikepics.com/pictures/593573/

Oh Yeah! I remember those....what a blast...they were like an advanced Mini-bike.....
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Postby Wildhorse800 » Fri Aug 07, 2009 2:05 pm

I had a Trail 70 with those funky handlebars, right????

I hate electrical. I don't recall oil being in the magneto housing!

Drain the oil, clean everything with contact/brake cleaner and reassemble.

Kick it over with no oil just to see if you get spark. If so, fix the leak next!

I am a little too far away to come and hold that screwdriver!

This one looks just like the one I had:

http://members.provalue.net/kc5gjn/images/trail70.jpg
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Postby MrBill » Sun Aug 09, 2009 6:13 am

I had a 70 just like that one, only it was orange.
Boy it was trouble...
I was down riding in a river bottom and these two men flagged me over.
I got to them and it was a couple of cops. They had flagged me over to private property and gave me a ticket for trespassing. Man my Dad sure gave them a hard time in court. The judge mad the two cops come and apologize to me. I was just a little guy and I was crying over the whole thing.
I got caught jump start it riding it down the street trying to get it started after running out of gas. A cop pulled up behind me and TICKET.
There must have been a couple of other times. But that was my first ride.
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Postby auendave » Sun Aug 09, 2009 5:12 pm

I had one too used to ride to my buddys house to get a ride to work when my truck was broke down. rode through the streets of phoenix about 4 miles each way for two months and never got caught. :lol:


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