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Forum: The Garage Today, 02:03 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,668
Posted By Beezer
epoxy is used extensively inside generators &...

epoxy is used extensively inside generators & alternators. on older bikes, it held the magnets to the rotors. ya... sometimes a chip will come off... did on my 25 year old KZ1300... quite a bit of it...
Forum: The Garage Today, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 390
Posted By Beezer
hey.... KLR tanks.... heres one I did a few years...

hey.... KLR tanks.... heres one I did a few years ago after making 7+ gallons

http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a159/AKmitch/Tank/7Gal.jpg...
Forum: The Garage Today, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 109
Posted By Beezer
Moab on the back & Ricor in the front mage my Gen...

Moab on the back & Ricor in the front mage my Gen I a new bike
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 04:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 503
Posted By Beezer
depends on how far off & which way. I've seen a...

depends on how far off & which way. I've seen a slipped rotor that would make spark & not a pop. also a out of time cam gears.... same thing
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 01:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 503
Posted By Beezer
I don't know the DR well but it should have a...

I don't know the DR well but it should have a timing mark. it will have a TDC mark. you probably know the drill.... feel through the spark plug hole as you rotate the engine to TDC (compression) and...
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 390
Posted By Beezer
pick a good brand of paint like Dupont or PPG and...

pick a good brand of paint like Dupont or PPG and follow their process... for instance, some painted surfaces may require a sealer.... whatever. they all make a system, and if you follow the system,...
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 11:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 556
Posted By Beezer
ya.... friction modifiers have been known to...

ya.... friction modifiers have been known to cause clutch slip.... any oil that says "energy conserving" is in that group
Forum: Face plant 12-23-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,528
Posted By Beezer
hope you had the decency to point and laugh ...

hope you had the decency to point and laugh


merry Christmas all
Forum: The Garage 12-23-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 853
Posted By Beezer
real dental picks are great. I have quite a few &...

real dental picks are great. I have quite a few & use them all the time, but I'm gonna bet that if you try to PRY the end of the up you will break your pick. its a 50/50.... depends on how strong the...
Forum: The Garage 12-23-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,033
Posted By Beezer
the preferred method in the aerospace industry is...

the preferred method in the aerospace industry is crimping.... period. but then, we use Mil Spec tooling and materials

solder has it's uses, but in aviation, it took a back seat 50 years ago
Forum: The Garage 12-23-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,668
Posted By Beezer
to repair the wires where you can't put a high...

to repair the wires where you can't put a high quality crimp splice I would solder and then coat the bare wires with epoxy. the 5 minute kind will work. there is a special varnish made specifically...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 503
Posted By Beezer
so... makes spark, has compression, fuel to the...

so... makes spark, has compression, fuel to the plugs.....

only thing I can think of is the spark isn't happening at the right time. you should be able to put an inductive timing light on it and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
Posted By Beezer
unless you disabled the automatic compression...

unless you disabled the automatic compression release (on the right side exhaust valve) the compression numbers will be low.... it's OK. it sounds like it's starving for fuel. covering the air box...
Forum: The Garage 12-22-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 709
Posted By Beezer
mostly true....

mostly true....
Forum: The Garage 12-22-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 853
Posted By Beezer
ya the cut a groove idea might be the ticket. a...

ya the cut a groove idea might be the ticket. a similar technique I have used is to drill a 1/8" hole in from the side & use a pin punch to push the end of the ring up where you can get on it. the...
Forum: The Garage 12-21-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 709
Posted By Beezer
ni-cad cells will reverse for sure. to rescue...

ni-cad cells will reverse for sure. to rescue them, I would momentarily put them on "stun". we had a variable power supply, so hook it up & drive the voltage up & watch the current. current rises...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,725
Posted By Beezer
even the original soft bolts work ok as long as...

even the original soft bolts work ok as long as they are tight. far more prone to shearing if the sub-frame can move around. if you carry big loads & ride hard in the woops then get the high strength...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 361
Posted By Beezer
looks more like oil oxidized from heat to me....

looks more like oil oxidized from heat to me. question would be why, and
a valve thats out of adjustment may be it. the valve sheds heat when it's on the seat. the tighter the valve clearance is,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,547
Posted By Beezer
no

no
Forum: The Garage 12-20-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 709
Posted By Beezer
I stick by my other post. personally, I would try...

I stick by my other post. personally, I would try what you have and see what happens. just keep a meter handy and watch. also, if they start to bubble aggressively or get hot, then thats too much....
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,004
Posted By Beezer
well..... the OP put KLR on his list so I'm just...

well..... the OP put KLR on his list so I'm just sayin' what I know about them. the DR is within about 30 pounds of the KLR with full fuel. DR is about 385, my KLR is 410 with 6 gal on board.......
Forum: The Garage 12-19-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 709
Posted By Beezer
it will work though one battery might get a...

it will work though one battery might get a better charge than the other. it will charge both batteries at the same time, but if the individual internal resistance & state of charge of the batteries...
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 991
Posted By Beezer
they don't work on vacuum pressure, they work on...

they don't work on vacuum pressure, they work on pressure change... ultimately from the piston going up & down. consider the crankcase as the pressure source... when the piston goes up there is a...
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 991
Posted By Beezer
I think it would work fine. they don't really...

I think it would work fine. they don't really have that much pressure (pulse pumps) & are designed to work with float carbs. thats the pump on my Kohler powered hovercraft. it's a single carb, 740cc...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,004
Posted By Beezer
oh yeah, one more thing since that last stupid...

oh yeah, one more thing since that last stupid comment.... the KLR has more Adv/DS miles than any other bike out there, the KLR has been everywhere, including going 'round the world since before the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,004
Posted By Beezer
my KLR with mods is about 410 (with full fuel). a...

my KLR with mods is about 410 (with full fuel). a DR in the real world is about 385.

I have ridden my (modified) KLR side by side with the KTM 640 Adv and there isn't enough difference to make me...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-17-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,538
Posted By Beezer
yep, and for those that don't know, the cylinders...

yep, and for those that don't know, the cylinders are offset to the case for routing the exhaust. thats why no other piston will work... the pistons are mirror image left & right because the dome &...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 845
Posted By Beezer
ya Dan C.... that was the point I thought I was...

ya Dan C.... that was the point I thought I was making. the sensor only sees a pulse generated by the slot cutting across the sensor's field. cast or cut shouldn't matter... if they have the same...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-17-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,538
Posted By Beezer
nice work! not sure why I haven't looked this...

nice work! not sure why I haven't looked this over before, but I like it. I saw that you mentioned the cx forum so I assume you mean these guys...

http://cx500forum.com/index.php

they are the...
Forum: The Garage 12-16-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 991
Posted By Beezer
many riding mowers use the pulse pump. engines...

many riding mowers use the pulse pump. engines like Kohler, Briggs, etc.... they use the crankcase pulse to operate. I did an engine swap on one that didn't have the crankcase fitting so I tapped a...
Forum: The Garage 12-16-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 702
Posted By Beezer
if you short between plus & minus plates on one...

if you short between plus & minus plates on one cell you've shorted them all.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 845
Posted By Beezer
count the slots.... same number will give same...

count the slots.... same number will give same pulse per rev.... thats what you would see with a scope

since it has worked on others, no reason it shouldn't.... unless there are different...
Forum: The Garage 12-16-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 702
Posted By Beezer
it's the difference in voltage that drives the...

it's the difference in voltage that drives the charge rate. it might make the Micro's batteries get too hot if connected to 14.5 for too long. if it can't take the full voltage, another way would be...
Forum: The Garage 12-16-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 702
Posted By Beezer
well.... got looking at my Microstart (not...

well.... got looking at my Microstart (not powergo... sorry). the charger's input hits 14.2, but the big output terminals only have 12.6v on them, even when fully charged. to me that means the charge...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-15-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By Beezer
I say good trade. I assume "need paint" rather...

I say good trade. I assume "need paint" rather than needs pain....

fuck pain & I wouldn't worry about paint.... at least not yet
Forum: The Garage 12-15-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 702
Posted By Beezer
I'm sure the Powergo would work as a battery...

I'm sure the Powergo would work as a battery replacement. after the bike starts it's generator system is pretty much self sustaining & a battery is just a stabilizer.

as for my jabber about...
Forum: The Garage 12-14-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 702
Posted By Beezer
in theory you could peel off part of the top of...

in theory you could peel off part of the top of the battery where the post came from and hold the wire on there for a start. it's probably only good if the rig will run without a battery. or a BF...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,048
Posted By Beezer
I know what tr25w means.... :rofl(had a couple) ...

I know what tr25w means.... :rofl(had a couple)


but ya.... I'd like one of those Huskys
Forum: Alaska 12-13-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,728
Posted By Beezer
ya... as an aircraft mechanic I used to do the...

ya... as an aircraft mechanic I used to do the "Rabbi" mod on the Cardinal... you know.... you cut 2" off the cowl. :rofl


yep, Kennicott is a must & so is Denali hiway. I also like to remind...
Forum: Alaska 12-13-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,647
Posted By Beezer
hey... I recognize that Triumph.... had the MX...

hey... I recognize that Triumph.... had the MX model up until about 6 years ago when I decided to get rid of all my right side shifters. this one was in & out of my family since new in '72...
...
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