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Last on the road in 1998. I have a 1974 cb750 that i brought back from the dead and am riding now but this is a little different. A lot more fun and i am looking forward to getting out on my first real cruiser. this bike has been sitting since 1998 the guy selling it has had work done to it but i can clearly see the water pump is bad as due to the drip and it doesnt seem to be firing on all four properly . my first question to those that know is what steps should i take to ensure a safe fun filled ride for myself and my wife. Its been a long time comin and not getting stranded or hurt would be the point of all the years of settling for less. Until now. My first Wing
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Welcome to the forum Rod. While you are replacing the water pump, the timing belts would be a good idea too. But first you will want to get her running on all 4 cylinders. With luck it might be only a bad spark plug or lead for that.


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