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Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 12:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 488
Posted By MayerMR
Agreed, Evaporust is good stuff. I've been...

Agreed, Evaporust is good stuff.

I've been soaking and beating on it each day. No budging yet.

S/F,

-Matt
Forum: Old's Cool 06-29-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,450
Posted By MayerMR
Found another one today. It's local to me and I'd...

Found another one today. It's local to me and I'd go look at it if someone is interested. Nice bike but prob wrong time for me!

http://dallas.craigslist.org/mdf/mcy/5098321155.html

-Matt
Forum: Old's Cool 06-29-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 488
Posted By MayerMR
Never even heard of Pentrol...so this stuff? ...

Never even heard of Pentrol...so this stuff?

http://www.homedepot.com/p/Flood-Penetrol-1-qt-Clear-Paint-Additive-FLD4-04/100130893

Just kind of soak it in there clutch basket down?
...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-29-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 488
Posted By MayerMR
Super, extremely stuck Clutch Basket

Hey fellas,

I'm trying to remove a horribly, awfully, terribly stuck on inner clutch basket on an old Gilera I'm rebuilding. I've actually gotten a puller from a person who specializes in these...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-28-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 601
Posted By MayerMR
Hey looking good. I love to get engines that...

Hey looking good. I love to get engines that haven't run in years and years running again. It's like resurrecting the dead. But sometimes you find out they were dead for a reason - Suzuki :(
...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-19-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 911
Posted By MayerMR
Wow. I can't even tell why you are taking...

Wow.

I can't even tell why you are taking one point off...looks solid 10/10 in those pictures.

Good friend. Buy him something nice ;)
Forum: Old's Cool 06-16-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,924
Posted By MayerMR
lol, they're just bustin your chops. Gotta give...

lol, they're just bustin your chops. Gotta give as good as you get. :clap

That said, I'm still extremely jealous and not sure I have it in me to forgive you for your luck just yet ;)
Forum: Old's Cool 06-15-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By MayerMR
Mudge, That absolutely does help. I didn't...

Mudge,

That absolutely does help. I didn't even consider the skirt when I asked the question. I appreciate your thoughts concerning the head gasket as well.

Truth be told I haven't even pulled...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-15-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,924
Posted By MayerMR
If you're like me then you should steer clear of...

If you're like me then you should steer clear of "Cobra In A Barn" as well...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-15-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,924
Posted By MayerMR
I'm teetering back and forth between being happy...

I'm teetering back and forth between being happy for you and wanting your head on a platter. :puke1

The platter option is winning out...:1drink
Forum: Old's Cool 06-15-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By MayerMR
Engine gasket question

Hi fellas,

I'm working on getting a small run of a gasket set made and had a few questions that I'm hoping you all could help me with, namely, thickness and head gasket questions.

Firstly, when...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-13-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,762
Posted By MayerMR
Well I said I'd update tonight with some more...

Well I said I'd update tonight with some more pictures from the rear wheel mess last night; not any prettier today.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v602/fishboy19/Gilera%20106/IMG_6262.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-13-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,762
Posted By MayerMR
Last night I tackled the rear wheel hub as it was...

Last night I tackled the rear wheel hub as it was locked up completely solid. Weeks of soaking with PB Blaster/WD-40 made no difference.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-11-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,762
Posted By MayerMR
Well I went out tonight to check on the carb...

Well I went out tonight to check on the carb parts sitting in the soak, things are coming along nicely and the grime is loosening up.

Took a few mins to do a compression test (keep in mind it was...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-10-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,498
Posted By MayerMR
It'll definitely help. Get the some rubber...

It'll definitely help. Get the some rubber stoppers from the "Help!" section at an auto parts store. You'll not need the lid during the soaking period, but just borrow it when you do the shake down...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-10-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,498
Posted By MayerMR
And you better hope your wife doesn't find out......

And you better hope your wife doesn't find out...

That said, I've saved many tanks with a simpler solution; fill the tank with white vinegar and let it sit for a week or two. Keep in mind you'll...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-08-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,762
Posted By MayerMR
Well, it's amazing what three weeks of sitting in...

Well, it's amazing what three weeks of sitting in white vinegar does to a rusty tank; the inside won't even need coating. Bare metal all around. Though a coating might still be in order.

also...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-08-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 778
Posted By MayerMR
Love that meme...:rofl

Love that meme...:rofl
Forum: Old's Cool 06-08-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By MayerMR
I think it sounds like you are flooding it with...

I think it sounds like you are flooding it with too much fuel and over enriching the mixture.

Other possibility is that you need to adjust the needle valve.

I love the banana riding the green...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-08-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 778
Posted By MayerMR
Shoot, I'm a young guy and didn't even know about...

Shoot, I'm a young guy and didn't even know about that!

Pinterest has some pretty neat bike pics though!! ;)
Forum: Old's Cool 06-07-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,385
Posted By MayerMR
Sometimes the truth hurts...lol

Sometimes the truth hurts...lol
Forum: Old's Cool 06-06-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,498
Posted By MayerMR
Lookin' good! I just finished one myself! ...

Lookin' good! I just finished one myself!

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v602/fishboy19/IMG_6133.jpg (http://smg.photobucket.com/user/fishboy19/media/IMG_6133.jpg.html)...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-06-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,385
Posted By MayerMR
Welllllll, unfortunately for me the machine shop...

Welllllll, unfortunately for me the machine shop just called and told me that the valves will need replaced and that the seats are also worn too deep and will need to have new seats put in.

I'm...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-06-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 417
Posted By MayerMR
I've never really had this problem, but I have...

I've never really had this problem, but I have always used the "hidden" email function that Craigslist has.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-22-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,385
Posted By MayerMR
Well I dropped off the head at the Machine Shop;...

Well I dropped off the head at the Machine Shop; we'll see what they say!
Forum: Old's Cool 05-22-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,440
Posted By MayerMR
I'd say throw it on eBay. I'd not part it out....

I'd say throw it on eBay. I'd not part it out. People like those bikes, just be honest with what you got (basically copy/paste what you said here) and put whatever type of min-bid on it that you are...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-22-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,762
Posted By MayerMR
I knowwwww it's so bad it's good. So a...

I knowwwww it's so bad it's good.

So a couple of updates after tinkering in the garage for a few minutes today

Engine is complete unstuck and free spinning (PB Blaster to the rescue). Sometime...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-22-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,762
Posted By MayerMR
Do you happen to remember the model? ...

Do you happen to remember the model?

Gileras that weren't through the Sears are generally worth more and were of higher quality manufacture.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-22-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,762
Posted By MayerMR
Runner, maybe $500 as is condition. Rider, not...

Runner, maybe $500 as is condition. Rider, not redone, just mechanically sound? I don't know I'm in Dallas and I could see a hipster thinking it looks cool and paying $1000 or so. Restored, probably...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-22-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,762
Posted By MayerMR
eh, prob a little of both. I have lots of bikes...

eh, prob a little of both. I have lots of bikes and tend to ride the ones I favor the most, but usually get on all of them to keep them lubed and moving.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-20-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,762
Posted By MayerMR
Eh, as far as parts go a cursory once over shows...

Eh, as far as parts go a cursory once over shows footpegs, shifter, and seat of course. What's harder spot are the bent fork tubes and frozen rear drum/hub. The electrics are shot as well, but that's...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-20-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,762
Posted By MayerMR
Rebuild/Preserve, Restore, or Break; Gilera 106

Well I've done it again. I agreed to purchase this Sears Gilera 106 after a call back from the previous owner saying he'd take my low offer. My first assessment when I saw it that it is in really...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-15-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,733
Posted By MayerMR
Hey those were pretty cheap! $60 for both!...

Hey those were pretty cheap!

$60 for both! Heck ya!

Good advice!
Forum: Old's Cool 05-15-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,733
Posted By MayerMR
I do have the 160 Manual and just purchased,...

I do have the 160 Manual and just purchased, received, and read Mick Walker's Ducati Single's restoration - it was helpful, but still some hangups!

I will have to look for those other books as...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-14-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,483
Posted By MayerMR
I guess everyone's experiences may vary, but I've...

I guess everyone's experiences may vary, but I've had really good luck with it. I just ensure that the people have good reviews and if they do, then hell, I go with it. Never bit me yet...

-Matt
Forum: Old's Cool 05-13-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,733
Posted By MayerMR
Y'all crack me up. We have a sickness...at least...

Y'all crack me up. We have a sickness...at least that's what my wife tells me!

So I got into the engine today to pull the cylinder so I can get it bored once over. It came apart really easily as...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-13-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,385
Posted By MayerMR
Ok fellas, spent some time in the garage tonight...

Ok fellas, spent some time in the garage tonight and got some photos

After the updates from y'all today I'm pretty sure a valve job/new valves are a requirement - at least for the exhaust valves -...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-13-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,385
Posted By MayerMR
Hey thanks for being so helpful, it's truly...

Hey thanks for being so helpful, it's truly appreciated. And the Prussian Blue and Berryman's looks like some good kit to have around. I'll be looking into that stuff for the pistons. The reason I...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-13-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,385
Posted By MayerMR
Sure I'll take some pictures tonight! ...

Sure I'll take some pictures tonight!



Thank you! So the ring I believe you are referring to is definitely larger than 1/16'', probably 1/8'' or maybe more. I'll measure it tonight with the...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-12-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,385
Posted By MayerMR
Oh, and I should mention that they valves were...

Oh, and I should mention that they valves were sealing *pretty damn well* when I held it up to the light I could see the just very little light passing through with what I think looks like small...
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