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Forum: 2 smokers 07-12-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,745
Posted By svejkovat
And that, gentlemen, belies his username. ...

And that, gentlemen, belies his username.

Thanks, from another member.
Forum: 2 smokers 07-11-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By svejkovat
Diagnosing 50cc Puch that will not idle?

What are generally the reasons why a two stroke won't idle?

I replaced the 12mm bing on this moped with a generic 16mm ebay carb similar to this......
Forum: Old's Cool 07-11-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 694
Posted By svejkovat
Thanks for the qualified encouragement. I...

Thanks for the qualified encouragement. I honestly can't imagine anything is slicker than K-Y for this use. I'd like to be wrong. I'm stopping by a local KTM dealership tomorrow to see if I might...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-10-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 694
Posted By svejkovat
Diy tire change on '83 R65 snowflakes. Is 3/32 off the bead acceptible?

I'm hoping some of the more seasoned mechanics here will weigh in on my mistakes since I'm not actually riding on these yet.

I WILL NOT do this again without investing in better tools.. ie,,,...
Forum: The Garage 05-01-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,291
Posted By svejkovat
I'm going to do a TDC measurement thru no. one...

I'm going to do a TDC measurement thru no. one cylinder tomorrow with a micrometer gauge with the top pulley in position according to the marks. This seems to be the most failsafe method of getting...
Forum: The Garage 04-28-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,291
Posted By svejkovat
Whew. Maybe Sunday boredom brings it out. ...

Whew. Maybe Sunday boredom brings it out.

Pajss. I was hoping for advice, but may I offer a bit myself? Zanex. And go get some fresh air.

I'm too concerned with this, I know. I'm a bit...
Forum: The Garage 04-27-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,880
Posted By svejkovat
You're in particularly good shape that you want...

You're in particularly good shape that you want black and not some obscure tint.
Find a medium to small directly owned powder coating shop near you and drop in with your parts. Ask them if you...
Forum: The Garage 04-27-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,291
Posted By svejkovat
Anyone familiar with Honda automobile timing belts?

I changed my timing belt last month. 2001 Civic LX automatic xmission 1.7 ltr SOHC.

I appreciated while doing it how damn easy it would be to skip a tooth when replacing. There are half a dozen...
Forum: The Garage 08-06-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,143
Posted By svejkovat
A little off topic, but another tool lover ought...

A little off topic, but another tool lover ought to appreciated this
http://i802.photobucket.com/albums/yy303/svejkovat/Jigsaw_zps33713f87.jpg

Four dollars at Goodwill today. It was caked in...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-01-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,400
Posted By svejkovat
http://www.eeweb.com/news/low-voltage-drop-bridge-...

http://www.eeweb.com/news/low-voltage-drop-bridge-rectifiers/
Am I on the right track? Please pity my ignorance on this, but I was under the impression that I only needed rectification in order...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-31-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,400
Posted By svejkovat
Thanks guys I've been looking now for a...

Thanks guys

I've been looking now for a couple of days and asking around for advice and this has caught my eye.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-31-2013, 12:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,400
Posted By svejkovat
60 views and nothing? Is this, or not, ...

60 views and nothing?

Is this, or not, regulation 101?.

I thought I was missing something rudimentary.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-30-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,400
Posted By svejkovat
Regulation rectification? for a six volt mag (no batt) system

Pretty specific app and many of the threads are old here.


I've got two Puch mopeds with unregulated, unrectified, 6vac nominal, driving head and tail lights.

I hope someone can help me...
Forum: The Garage 07-27-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,146
Posted By svejkovat
Disappointed in scintered bronze Visu-Filter

I know this may involve a bit of OCD. It shouldn't since so many of us obsess over tuning and performance.

I got a couple of right angle scintered bronze "visu" filters online. They're the...
Forum: Airheads 07-16-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,997
Posted By svejkovat
In fact that's pretty low on the list of reasons...

In fact that's pretty low on the list of reasons for taller gearing. When I first got the bike and was unused to the shifts and ratios and "seat of the pants" feel I found myself one sunny day on...
Forum: Airheads 07-13-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,997
Posted By svejkovat
Ok to resurrect a three year old post? Even if...

Ok to resurrect a three year old post? Even if it's my own?

Anyway, I'm back to thinking about this again. Recently I was on the phone to a parts guy at one of the larger dealerships and he...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-24-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By svejkovat
Thank you for the suggestion. This is nitpicking...

Thank you for the suggestion. This is nitpicking perhaps, but I'd known that. It still requires locating and opening at least one of your posts, which are extra steps. I've also found --> control...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-24-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By svejkovat
OT. Is there a "My Posts" "My Threads" tab in AdvRider?

For years I've never gotten the hang of this and have gone to the general search bar, advanced, type my name in as "author" etc. Every other forum I belong to has some version of "my posts/threads"...
Forum: The Garage 06-18-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,555
Posted By svejkovat
Pencil filters, pencil driers, pencil dicks,...

Pencil filters, pencil driers, pencil dicks, whatnot.

I didn't post this in YoMamma guys. You two start fistfights at weddings don't you?

For fuck's sake. PM each other. Or are you really...
Forum: The Garage 06-18-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,555
Posted By svejkovat
"Is it safe?" "Is it safe?" While I have...

"Is it safe?" "Is it safe?"

While I have your attention on this, it's going to be a self install, with permit, and post inspection. Do I need to account for any thickness of floor matt/base...
Forum: The Garage 06-14-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,555
Posted By svejkovat
Thanks guys. Sounds like sound advice. I got it...

Thanks guys. Sounds like sound advice. I got it along with a furnace from a friend when he installed a new furnace. His old one was 90+ 10 years old and my furnace is 50 to 60 percent and probably...
Forum: The Garage 06-13-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,555
Posted By svejkovat
HVAC advice?

I've got a 1998 Ruud Seer 10 complete air conditioning unit stored in the basement.
Is it worth more at the scrapyard than on Craigslist?
...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-08-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,418
Posted By svejkovat
You'll get the most info on this from...

You'll get the most info on this from mopedarmy.com. Huge numbers of Puch owners there. Lots of smart assed 14 year olds there but forewarned you can overlook it. Lot's of very very well versed...
Forum: The Garage 10-20-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,593
Posted By svejkovat
Talking Buy a Goldwing ....or..... ...

Buy a Goldwing

....or.....


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuned_mass_damper

http://motionsystemdesign.com/engineering-basics/ringing-out.jpg

Mass loading a shaft does damp vibration, but...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-20-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2,443
Views: 561,858
Posted By svejkovat
BMW Hard Panniers

SOLD


http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=835440
Forum: The Garage 10-17-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,722
Posted By svejkovat
I don't use any battery power. I use rabbit ears...

I don't use any battery power. I use rabbit ears and wait for lightening. These are wired to neck bolts sticking out of either side of the jug. Very old-school. But the bike does sometimes pull...
Forum: The Garage 10-17-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,229
Posted By svejkovat
http://thesportingsnarf.com/wp-content/uploads/201...

http://thesportingsnarf.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/Beat_Dead_Horse.jpg

??????

I know, I'm one of the worst offenders on this board. But the guy did say he made up his mind. :)
Forum: The Garage 10-12-2012, 10:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,229
Posted By svejkovat
Couple of ideas that would be pretty easy if you...

Couple of ideas that would be pretty easy if you have the brass/bronze stock at hand.

http://i802.photobucket.com/albums/yy303/svejkovat/KnarpIII.jpg
...
Forum: The Garage 10-11-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,229
Posted By svejkovat
This the only place I've seen to buy them.... ...

This the only place I've seen to buy them....

https://www.treatland.tv/magura-brake-lever-pin-p/magura-brake-cable-stops.htm

Don't know how many sizes these things come in.
Last comment on...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-03-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,830
Posted By svejkovat
That's it. I'm jus getting old. As read that...

That's it. I'm jus getting old. As read that post I remembered that I have one of those in my "welding" odds/ends drawer down stairs. I only tig, but I got a box of odds and ends at a garage...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-02-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,830
Posted By svejkovat
Thank you mike in idaho. Too bad you weren't...

Thank you mike in idaho. Too bad you weren't with me in the garage when I started this odyssey so that you could have applied your advice with a hammer... to my head.

You mentioned two holes. I...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-01-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,830
Posted By svejkovat
I'll check out those walmart syringes. I like the...

I'll check out those walmart syringes. I like the idea of pressure feeding bottom up.

Since some have weighed in here let me ask a question that I've not seen addressed in any of the comparisons...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-30-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,830
Posted By svejkovat
108 dollars for a new replacement caliper for...

108 dollars for a new replacement caliper for this? Sound great.

I'll have to look around. For the time being I'm going to give it one more try tomorrow with a different syringe and try to...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-30-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,830
Posted By svejkovat
What a damn drag. Went to Walgreens and the...

What a damn drag. Went to Walgreens and the biggest syringe they had was 3cc. Sunday today so the orthopedic supply at the hospital is closed. Went to Meijer's (local equiv of Walmart) and got a...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-30-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,830
Posted By svejkovat
Any confirmation on this? There are two holes,...

Any confirmation on this? There are two holes, but..... looking at my master cyl from this perspective,
http://img84.imageshack.us/img84/7108/mastercylinder1.jpg
... with the cup/reservoir...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-29-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,830
Posted By svejkovat
By banjo bolt are you referring to the bleed...

By banjo bolt are you referring to the bleed fitting? I've already loosened and tightened that while pumping the lever.... to no avail. Are you suggesting by removing it an plugging the hole that...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-29-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,830
Posted By svejkovat
Advice on brake bleeding?

1982 R65 has been in storage. Single disc in front w/Brembo caliper. Rode it a couple of times last year. Couple of times this year. That's about it.

I know, don't yell.. I've neglected to...
Forum: The Garage 09-29-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,195
Posted By svejkovat
I know, I know.... it's a rant. But I hoped to...

I know, I know.... it's a rant. But I hoped to disclaim that at the start with an apology for my personality 'quirk'.

:1drink

Part of the reason this is frustrating is that it often takes a...
Forum: The Garage 09-29-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,195
Posted By svejkovat
Question about lawn sprinkler pump

Must be my personality. Some things just send me into a rage that I just know wouldn't bother anyone else.

I'm trying to simplify and update (to a more energy efficient) an ancient basement...
Forum: The Garage 09-27-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,604
Posted By svejkovat
I like your earlier link to the neo magnet...

I like your earlier link to the neo magnet stirrup and shoe plate better. Lacking feedback sensitivity from mid thigh down stumpy-ktm might need plenty of visual cues and potential time stalling to...
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