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Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 04:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 676
Posted By concours
Will take the clutch engagement point higher,...

Will take the clutch engagement point higher, still not into the powerband.

Kinda like starting off in your car/bike/truck in top gear, only now revving the engine to half redline.... still...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-18-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By concours
Uhm... did you field dress and drape it over the...

Uhm... did you field dress and drape it over the pillion seat? Cool enough to hang tonight, butcher tomorrow. YUM! :deal
Forum: The Garage 08-18-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 676
Posted By concours
That clutch engages at 3800RPM. However, that...

That clutch engages at 3800RPM. However, that engine makes little usefull power until 8-9000 RPM. The gearing you are mentioning is waaaaayyyyy too tall. That clutch is meant to engage with no load,...
Forum: The Garage 08-18-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 676
Posted By concours
Find a smallish bicycle chain sprocket and weld...

Find a smallish bicycle chain sprocket and weld the chainsaw drive sprocket in the center.. done. Gonna need a very large wheel sprocket to get the RPM's even remotely in the right neighborhood. A...
Forum: The Garage 08-18-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,159
Posted By concours
Scummy GM bastards should have warrantied them...

Scummy GM bastards should have warrantied them ALL!! They "one at a time" dragged people through warranty. Bosch was the original supplier, engineering to GM's historically (remember the...
Forum: The Garage 08-16-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By concours
How much money you got?

How much money you got?
Forum: Old's Cool 08-15-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 266
Posted By concours
Pettengill Vintage Bazaar Bike Show Salisbury, MA 9-21-14

GREAT SHOW for YFF's that like vintage! Keeps getting BETTAH!!!! Mahk yore calandah!...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-15-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 303
Posted By concours
Pettengill Vintage Bazaar Bike Show Salisbury, MA 9-21-14

http://i1040.photobucket.com/albums/b404/gsx800ho/Motorcycle%20stuff/Pettingill%20VB%202014/IMG_5245_zps4be29e75.jpg
Forum: The Garage 08-14-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 319
Posted By concours
Can we get more info? year? have you checked...

Can we get more info? year? have you checked against a parts diagram?

http://www.bikebandit.com/oem-parts/2000-suzuki-jr50/o/m22370#sch245544

any pics for us?
Forum: Old's Cool 08-12-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 658
Posted By concours
The TX750 is a twin. Four years before the XS750.

The TX750 is a twin. Four years before the XS750.
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 753
Posted By concours
I have the vinyl RDL on my RSTDL.... never feels...

I have the vinyl RDL on my RSTDL.... never feels sticky or hot...
Forum: The Garage 08-11-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 533
Posted By concours
The originals will last another 26 years.

The originals will last another 26 years.
Forum: The Garage 08-11-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,373
Posted By concours
Did you do the rebuild? OEM parts? Or aftermarket?

Did you do the rebuild? OEM parts? Or aftermarket?
Forum: The Garage 08-10-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,373
Posted By concours
Is the rubber bellows under the reservoir cap...

Is the rubber bellows under the reservoir cap intact and in proper shape? For air to enter the system repeatedly, a slight vacuum can do this. A cap without the bellows will do it. Also, the master...
Forum: The Garage 08-08-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 925
Posted By concours
Two stroke oil. Roll it over once a year. Last 40...

Two stroke oil. Roll it over once a year. Last 40 years.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-06-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 12,928
Posted By concours
argo, PayPal payment sent.:freaky

argo, PayPal payment sent.:freaky
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,200
Posted By concours
+1000 Any other sled helmet is Playskool by...

+1000
Any other sled helmet is Playskool by comparison.
Forum: The Garage 08-06-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 704
Posted By concours
Kinda late for preventive measures. I know,...

Kinda late for preventive measures. I know, things evolve, time slips away. Sta-Bil in the gas, run for 20 mins (use a window fan), then drain the carbs. At least it won't be any worse later than it...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-03-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 799
Posted By concours
Tell us a bit about your skillset please... you...

Tell us a bit about your skillset please... you have a DMM? Any experience with Ohm's law? Know how to measure resistance? This will help us know at what level to start.

Trying to unravel a...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-03-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 799
Posted By concours
Hi, Welcome to the asylum. A triple WHAT did you...

Hi, Welcome to the asylum. A triple WHAT did you buy? XS750 Yam? Trident? Sazook?
http://www.boyerbransden.com/micromarkiii.html
Forum: The Garage 08-03-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,315
Posted By concours
Drilling must be done with skill... have you...

Drilling must be done with skill... have you done any before? Maybe practice on something else?
Screwdriver slot will be ineffective here, again, JAMMED in threads.
Glue won't work.
Any friends...
Forum: The Garage 08-02-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,315
Posted By concours
Good plan:freaky

Good plan:freaky
Forum: The Garage 08-02-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By concours
So I sharpied my witness marks, turned 'em 90...

So I sharpied my witness marks, turned 'em 90 using a piece of leather as a pad inside the vise grips. No drama. I'll watch for leaks though... thanks kids!:1drink:lol3
Forum: The Garage 08-02-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,268
Posted By concours
be careful the deflected flame doesn't melt/burn...

be careful the deflected flame doesn't melt/burn any adjacent plastic/wiring/seals. the flame can be hard to see in daylight, watch for smoke/shrivelling:deal
Forum: The Garage 08-02-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,315
Posted By concours
This one will be harder than the last thread (KLR...

This one will be harder than the last thread (KLR M6 oil filter housing). That was a broken bolt because it was overtightened, the remaining piece was loose, easily turned out.
This thread, the bolt...
Forum: The Garage 08-01-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 25,246
Posted By concours
Um, the redneck mower is cool alright... but...

Um, the redneck mower is cool alright... but that's a TX500 in the background!!! :clap
Forum: The Garage 08-01-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By concours
Ohhhhhhh......

Ohhhhhhh......
Forum: The Garage 08-01-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By concours
Well, that's one option. I choose to not do that,...

Well, that's one option. I choose to not do that, knowing that a weep would be the worst possible outcome, and not a sudden, catastrophic loss of brake pressure.
Forum: The Garage 08-01-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,315
Posted By concours
Yup, that's a self tapper. Shockingly low rent...

Yup, that's a self tapper. Shockingly low rent for a BeeEmDubyah :1drink
Forum: The Garage 08-01-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By concours
Ahh, as I thought, I didn't know of the holder...

Ahh, as I thought, I didn't know of the holder fixture.. I'll whip one up. Do they recommend clamping just behind the fitting? 1/2" back?
Forum: The Garage 08-01-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By concours
I agree, somewhere, there is another engine with...

I agree, somewhere, there is another engine with a similar/identical piston. That little air cooled engine looks like a (commonly done) repackaged/repurposed engine from a bygone model, brought in as...
Forum: The Garage 08-01-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 634
Posted By concours
It's fine. Carry on.

It's fine. Carry on.
Forum: The Garage 07-31-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By concours
Why not use an OEM? The quality and performance...

Why not use an OEM? The quality and performance is there. http://www.ebay.com/itm/Kawasaki-KX80-Big-Wheel-L-N-88-89-Piston-13001-1259-NOS-/271253209930

Wiseco's make good ashtrays if you plug the...
Forum: The Garage 07-31-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By concours
Braided brake line fitting orientation adjustment?

I've got the need to turn the fitting on one end of each front brake hose (changed calipers) 90 degrees. That is, right now the banjo fittings are aligned, and I need them to be perpendicular to each...
Forum: The Garage 07-30-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 826
Posted By concours
Very simple, isopropyl alcohol, otherwise known...

Very simple, isopropyl alcohol, otherwise known as "Gas line anti-freeze" made to mix with the gas, dump out all you can, then compressed air dries the rest FAST. Odor is gone. Done it several...
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 831
Posted By concours
You sure you don't need M6 bolts?

You sure you don't need M6 bolts?
Forum: The Garage 07-24-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By concours
Bend it (the spindle flange mounting surface of...

Bend it (the spindle flange mounting surface of the deck)back until the blade sits level (eyeball) with the ground.
Forum: The Garage 07-23-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 772
Posted By concours
EBC brand, "HH" friction coefficient. Simply...

EBC brand, "HH" friction coefficient.
Simply the best, often imitated, sometimes well, sometimes not. The the genuine article.
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,878
Posted By concours
Probably gonna race it on asphalt, rules.

Probably gonna race it on asphalt, rules.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-20-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 908
Posted By concours
This. Grew up along the atlantic. Battling...

This.

Grew up along the atlantic. Battling road salt damage to cars for decades too.
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