I have a 1973 Honda CL350. Recently it was having trouble with the idle circuit on my right cylinder. Every now and then the bike would bump down to only the left cylinder. I thoroughly cleaned the carbs, checked my points, compression and timing. Put it all back together and it won't even start now.
I checked spark, poured gas into the cylinders (several times) but the gas poured out in the exhaust and didnt even burn up. If I have spark and it is getting fresh gas what remedies, advice or experience can you throw my way? I have the summer off and intend to keep working on it till I can ride it care free.
Nate - You may have an electrical problem. Check your points wire to make sure it's not shorting out on the points case or cover. This is common on the CBs and CLs. The braided wire sheaths fatigue over time and cause shorting or arching against the case or cover. This will allow you to get intermittent spark to the plug but will not provide consistent spark for firing. I had that very problem. Make sure the end that connects to the bottom of the point is not touching anything that would cause shorting. Those connectors are small and flimsy. Also, check where the wire connects to the coil lead under the tank. The right wire is blue (left is yellow) It may be loose from vibration. If the wires or connectors look bad then replace them as they will only get worse over time.