Damaged and /or ripped Carburetor Slide Diaphragms that have deteriorated from use is becoming a more common occurrence on older bikes. We are able to repair many of the carburetor slides by changing the damaged rubber only. Below is an example of damaged slides from a VT1100 Honda Shadow. These slides were no longer usable and are no longer available from Honda rendering the carbs useless.
I have been involved in mechanics and motorcycling from a young age. I formed Cycle Improvements in 1981 and still have the same passion to learn today as when I started. Hope you find this blog interesting and educational.