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I own an 83 750 virago with the typical starting problems. I have reed about a repair where the flywheel is reground at adifferent angle to pull the starter gear in further. I also read where one guy installed a bushing and plunger on the starter gear to make it ingage the flywheel. Can you advise on either fix or tell me who makes flywheel repairs.

I know about heses starter issues I have both 1983 XV Midnight Virago's, the 750 and the 920.
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There is a guy that does the flywheels and the ideler gear. I dont remember his name.
Inquire about it on the Forum. they will tell you.
It was a poor design from the get go.
Thats why there is a magnet in the bottom of that side cover.
I put a clip on the 2 spring clips on my starters. Just to tighten them just a bit.
Also a Perfectly tuned carburetor wil slip the starter alot less.
My XV920 hardly ever misses during the summer. And only 1 short time during the winter.
I'm sorry I cant be of more help...
I got the clip and starter shim kit off Ebay for about $25.00.

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