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Forum: The Garage 05-20-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 464
Posted By Beezer
ya.... meeby flame master. the PRC stuff is...

ya.... meeby flame master. the PRC stuff is pretty tough. heres a high temp one...
http://flamemaster.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/cs5500a.pdf
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,329
Posted By Beezer
stock DRZ's not that great on the hiway because...

stock DRZ's not that great on the hiway because of the gearing... but there are a couple companies that make a lower 1st gear. then you install a bigger countershaft sprocket and maybe a smaller rear...
Forum: Alaska 05-20-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 701
Posted By Beezer
rotella or delo..... wallmart

rotella or delo..... wallmart
Forum: The Garage 05-06-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 668
Posted By Beezer
taper hub, taper hub flange...... ...

taper hub, taper hub flange......

...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2015, 12:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,965
Posted By Beezer
had a muffler full of pinecones once......

had a muffler full of pinecones once... squirrel's winter stash
Forum: The Garage 05-05-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 668
Posted By Beezer
thats a taper shaft. very common. there should be...

thats a taper shaft. very common. there should be something that bolts right on. some cars in the old days had taper axles & the wheel hubs had the matching taper.... Studebaker was one, also some...
Forum: The Garage 05-05-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,135
Posted By Beezer
K60s by chance?

K60s by chance?
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 571
Posted By Beezer
if the fuse is cooked you would need to figure...

if the fuse is cooked you would need to figure out why. if fuses are OK, charge the battery. then get the bike running and read the generator voltage. if the bike charges, the battery is suspect
Forum: The Garage 05-03-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,070
Posted By Beezer
there is a way to wire those fan relays so they...

there is a way to wire those fan relays so they shut off with the key. the other way to wire it is so that if its hot, the fan will run until cool. you can also set the temperature where the fan...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By Beezer
what proper amount of oil? the book says 190mm...

what proper amount of oil? the book says 190mm but "everyone knows" that 170mm (the original oil level when it was a 600) gives a much more firm ride. I used to do a lot of KLR tech days & set forks...
Forum: The Garage 05-02-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,891
Posted By Beezer
you can add ship builder/restorer to the list of...

you can add ship builder/restorer to the list of people interested in have it
Forum: The Garage 05-02-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 736
Posted By Beezer
nope, I agree.... no timesert in aviation. but,...

nope, I agree.... no timesert in aviation. but, none the less, some people like them. people get the oddest idea that there is something better than a Helicoil. whatever, anyway I'd say to the O/P...
Forum: The Garage 05-02-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 736
Posted By Beezer
nothing wrong with a Helicoil to fix bad threads....

nothing wrong with a Helicoil to fix bad threads. they have been used in aviation since the 1930's. not only are they are used in new construction on almost every aircraft engine built in the last...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 812
Posted By Beezer
the 250s are better than ever, the DRZ400 is...

the 250s are better than ever, the DRZ400 is kinda the next step up, the 650 class is a bigger step, mostly in the weight..... thats bad for off road. buy a "J" bike used, flog it, move on. good gear...
Forum: The Garage 05-01-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,437
Posted By Beezer
rapid cooling introduces stress. clean it weld...

rapid cooling introduces stress. clean it weld it, maybe a doubler... do some post heat on the new weld so it cools slower

btw.... that looks like a welded repair over a crack (not part of...
Forum: The Garage 04-30-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,062
Posted By Beezer
as mentioned, the old Craftsman was good stuff &...

as mentioned, the old Craftsman was good stuff & most of the new is crap, especially the Phillips head screwdrivers. I replace my broken & missing Craftsman by a visit to the pawn shop.

nobody...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By Beezer
I agree.... check the valves. they can be checked...

I agree.... check the valves. they can be checked in very little time. adjusting them takes longer. if they need adjustment, do not buy a shim kit..... too many sizes you will never use. check &...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 453
Posted By Beezer
welcome to the asylum..... give a shout when you...

welcome to the asylum..... give a shout when you come to Alaska
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By Beezer
I agree... looks funny. it would have to be the...

I agree... looks funny. it would have to be the inner cover that isn't right though. the flange on the doo lever rides on the inner cover & that sets the distance (lever position), and the lever...
Forum: The Garage 04-26-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,767
Posted By Beezer
wow... thats cool! I want that, but probably...

wow... thats cool! I want that, but probably don't need it. I have a 1750 Coleman as part of my "away" team for work, but have run my house in emergency mode with it. it runs the natural gas fired...
Forum: The Garage 04-26-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,883
Posted By Beezer
... it wasn't all oil. it was partly gas from the...

... it wasn't all oil. it was partly gas from the stuck float in the carb. when the carb floods, the excess fuel runs into the cylinder, past the rings & into the crank case
Forum: The Garage 04-26-2015, 01:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,767
Posted By Beezer
can't parallel them on the same line unless you...

can't parallel them on the same line unless you phase match and hold the frequency very tight. Don't know, but I've never seen a small gen that had the circuits to do that. you can run them side by...
Forum: Alaska 04-25-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,052
Posted By Beezer
Thanks Barb..... was good fun (as always). Looked...

Thanks Barb..... was good fun (as always). Looked like a record turn out too.
Forum: The Garage 04-25-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 987
Posted By Beezer
I think what you have will work fine. the heater...

I think what you have will work fine. the heater is the question. need to know the type & how many watts it needs, also how long she expects to run it.

a standard battery is rated at 35 amp...
Forum: The Garage 04-25-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 987
Posted By Beezer
what kind of "heater" do you have in mind? thats...

what kind of "heater" do you have in mind? thats the key piece. if you are talking about an electric element that glows then the battery will not last too long... maybe an hour run time, probably...
Forum: The Garage 04-24-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 987
Posted By Beezer
I have a 1976 Winnibago. the house battery is on...

I have a 1976 Winnibago. the house battery is on a switch & relay so that the charge is only applied when switched on. there is a volt meter that can be switched between sources (not required). start...
Forum: The Garage 04-24-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,804
Posted By Beezer
they don't like moth balls, but damn you'd have...

they don't like moth balls, but damn you'd have to catch a butt load of moths. :roflha ha.... no really, moth balls... maybe hung in a cloth bag in a couple spots. also the urine idea works if you...
Forum: The Garage 04-23-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,200
Posted By Beezer
if it's now cut back out of range, you are in...

if it's now cut back out of range, you are in compliance, tell him to fuck off.
Forum: The Garage 04-23-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,891
Posted By Beezer
here's 3 chosen at random... ...

here's 3 chosen at random...

http://www.smokstak.com/forum/

http://steamcommunity.com/discussions/

http://www.enginads.com/


lots of guys on these and a dozen other similar forums would...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-23-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By Beezer
I've never put a 650 carb on a 600, so thats why...

I've never put a 650 carb on a 600, so thats why I didn't suggest it. not surprised that it would work with no modification. may not be as efficient, but should work.


fwiw....
600 carb came...
Forum: Airheads 04-23-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By Beezer
alternator belt?

alternator belt?
Forum: Old's Cool 04-22-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By Beezer
same carb as the klr650 (CVK40) except the jets...

same carb as the klr650 (CVK40) except the jets are different. I think the needles are different too. heres the parts for the 600

http://www.kawasaki.com/Parts/PartsDiagram/137793/1984/KL600-A1
...
Forum: The Garage 04-21-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,883
Posted By Beezer
Stan hit it.... Techumseh engine with float...

Stan hit it.... Techumseh engine with float carburetor.could be that the float was stuck, but
my guess (if it doesn't clear up) is the needle/seat is leaking & it's flooding. if the oil level is...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By Beezer
ya, get as much slack out of the cable as you...

ya, get as much slack out of the cable as you can. obviously you need a little, the book says 2mm movement at the lever before engagement. I use less
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 03:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By Beezer
p.s. I am well aware of the problems with the...

p.s. I am well aware of the problems with the doo.... I've changed at least 50, and yes, I have a bucket full of "internet hype" broken doo parts. I have also repaired a couple bikes after the fail....
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 01:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By Beezer
what?? are ya jokin' larryboy? I said to look at...

what?? are ya jokin' larryboy? I said to look at the doo. just saying the waterpump seal is a known noise producer. I've seen 4 bikes with weird noises produced by that seal


let me reiterate...
Forum: The Garage 04-20-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,891
Posted By Beezer
as others have said.... give it to someone that...

as others have said.... give it to someone that can use it. don't toss it... that would be a waste. guys that restore old equipment, particularly trains or anything steam powered would love to have...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By Beezer
you hear it in neutral, are you are standing...

you hear it in neutral, are you are standing beside it or driving it? if you hear it riding, try coasting a hill with the engine off.

doesn't hurt to take a look at the doo. with the outer cover...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 758
Posted By Beezer
one vent line is simply a drain & doesn't need to...

one vent line is simply a drain & doesn't need to be modified. the other vents the bowl. you can T mod it or simply remove it. it's there to keep gas from spilling on your balls when you are upside...
Forum: The Garage 04-16-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,891
Posted By Beezer
it has it's uses. like a lot of old school stuff...

it has it's uses. like a lot of old school stuff there is no real replacement. it's only a problem when it's in fine particles that get airborne.
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