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Forum: Old's Cool 07-04-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 685
Posted By Xcuvator
I would for sure check with Power Seal Plating: ...

I would for sure check with Power Seal Plating:

Repair

There are many cast iron and aluminum cylinders with steel/cast liners in use today. PowerSeal USA offers a choice of upgrade and repair...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-01-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 953
Posted By Xcuvator
Actually this year is the 110th anniversary.

Actually this year is the 110th anniversary.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-25-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By Xcuvator
I have had several pairs of used wheels hard...

I have had several pairs of used wheels hard anodized at Pioneer. It was been a couple years but the minimum was 80$.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-20-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1,409
Views: 201,920
Posted By Xcuvator
Whoever would do that must be from a different...

Whoever would do that must be from a different civilization.:puke1
Forum: Old's Cool 04-20-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,949
Posted By Xcuvator
There was a guy on the Brit Bike Forum (I think...

There was a guy on the Brit Bike Forum (I think it was) awhile back that puts small screws/nuts in the tank then wraps it up with padding then throws it in the clothes dryer with a couple of towels. ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 26,474
Views: 3,567,363
Posted By Xcuvator
Google up " utube cleaning front fork seals" or...

Google up " utube cleaning front fork seals" or something similar. I use a piece if 35mm film to slide in between the seal and slider to pull the dirt out.
If that doesn't work its time to change...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-11-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By Xcuvator
You will probably be better served by posting...

You will probably be better served by posting this in the Airheads department. If your mechanic didn't say anything about bearing shims then I think you should find a different one.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-07-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 610
Posted By Xcuvator
Lectron Carbs are still being made with new...

Lectron Carbs are still being made with new improvements and metering rod choices.

One of the Cafe Husky Forum sponsors (Kelly from Motosportz) is a dealer for them and due to his efforts they...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By Xcuvator
The tanks are known to change shape and size...

The tanks are known to change shape and size depending on temp and storing conditions. Is it a new tank?
I slide mine over the front post then snap the back down.
Have you tried warming it up? I...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-19-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 14,984
Views: 8,377,591
Posted By Xcuvator
Great job bringing some new stuff to a great...

Great job bringing some new stuff to a great thread Tom.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-19-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1,409
Views: 201,920
Posted By Xcuvator
+1 Really interesting and would like to know...

+1
Really interesting and would like to know some details.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-19-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 14,984
Views: 8,377,591
Posted By Xcuvator
She appears to be a lefty.

She appears to be a lefty.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-19-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14,984
Views: 8,377,591
Posted By Xcuvator
One nice thing about one pic per post is that...

One nice thing about one pic per post is that when the people insist on including a long string of pictures to make a brief comment I won't have to suffer trough the same pictures over and over and...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-08-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1,409
Views: 201,920
Posted By Xcuvator
Very nice work on a very nice Yami

Very nice work on a very nice Yami
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 697
Posted By Xcuvator
The bike should steer straight for sure. The...

The bike should steer straight for sure.
The steering head bearings can be smooth but if they are just a little loose (with no pre load) the bike can wobble.
I may have missed it but I don't...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-01-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 21,706
Posted By Xcuvator
A paved route from Highway 20 would be Millican...

A paved route from Highway 20 would be Millican highway to Reservoir road.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-20-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8,448
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
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Posted By Xcuvator
I was thinking much the same. A method that has...

I was thinking much the same.
A method that has never failed me for various AL parts goes like this:
Soot up the area to be heated with a dirty acetylene flame (a candle would probably work) then...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-16-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,542
Posted By Xcuvator
Great report and photos! I have tramped around...

Great report and photos!
I have tramped around those parts of ID on motorcycles and riding stock (horses and mules) starting back in the seventies. I miss the big game (wolf kill) and the blue...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-29-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,132
Posted By Xcuvator
Very cool Pete and you really scored. There...

Very cool Pete and you really scored.
There was a RT 120 at the local Vintage MC show in Corvallis OR a few years back.
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 635
Posted By Xcuvator
I have 20,000+ miles on my KLR LV and it still...

I have 20,000+ miles on my KLR LV and it still sounds the same (good0 to me. The bike used to sound like a generator or water pump, now it sounds like a thumper but not loud.
I have LVs on three...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-27-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,132
Posted By Xcuvator
That is really cool TT- I guess the TT Specials...

That is really cool TT-
I guess the TT Specials had TT in their SN?
Forum: Old's Cool 01-18-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 802,614
Posted By Xcuvator
I have to agree with you guys. I have seen his...

I have to agree with you guys.
I have seen his posts but never paid much attention (for some reason?) until about a month ago. Since then I have read this whole thread along with the Magadan, TAT,...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-17-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2,620
Views: 1,273,536
Posted By Xcuvator
Such very cool stuff. I can just drift off into...

Such very cool stuff. I can just drift off into a very good daydream looking at the KR thinking about the sound they made.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-03-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 1,069,710
Posted By Xcuvator
Sometimes I have to wonder if the bullet that day...

Sometimes I have to wonder if the bullet that day in the mayors office went in a different direction how history would have been altered..
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 26,474
Views: 3,567,363
Posted By Xcuvator
Very nice work for sure, but the subframes never...

Very nice work for sure, but the subframes never changed. The subframe fix gussets go forward of your rack bearing points because a normal breaking point is. While you are doing it the battery tray...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-31-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,192
Posted By Xcuvator
Just from memory there are differences between...

Just from memory there are differences between the CL/CB and SL motors.
Smaller ports and carbs on the SL and I think different cams and maybe pistons. A little Google search should tell you for...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-28-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,132
Posted By Xcuvator
That was a great read, thanks for posting. I...

That was a great read, thanks for posting. I spent an hour and a half or so by the time I chased all the links.
McQueen pictures I hadn't see.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-27-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,505
Posted By Xcuvator
Yeah George B (owner last I heard) is good folks...

Yeah George B (owner last I heard) is good folks everybody likes him. We used to hang out with him when he was down the street (another fuking splash and giggle raft ride shop now) back when it...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-25-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,505
Posted By Xcuvator
Well your signature indicates quite a stable. The...

Well your signature indicates quite a stable. The 950 (if you don't run out of gas) makes everything closer.
The John Day North Fork is a great ride for a big bike like a 950. There are just tons...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-25-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,505
Posted By Xcuvator
Good point but depending on which windfarm he...

Good point but depending on which windfarm he works at or supports, he could get a place in The Dalles or Heppner... The business office may be what is in Condon?
I stopped in Condon once on the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-25-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4,211
Views: 298,832
Posted By Xcuvator
He is really good, huh? Something tells me NWS...

He is really good, huh?
Something tells me NWS will have another pic or two soon?
Please :-)
Forum: Old's Cool 12-25-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,132
Posted By Xcuvator
I have ridden the bike very little actually and...

I have ridden the bike very little actually and I'm sure getting rid of the ET would be a very good thing, but then there probably aren't many still running that have it.
It is bittersweet, in a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-25-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4,211
Views: 298,832
Posted By Xcuvator
Yeah, lets see what the snow level does and stay...

Yeah, lets see what the snow level does and stay in touch. You still riding the 610?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-25-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4,211
Views: 298,832
Posted By Xcuvator
I should be able to go Sun. Where were you...

I should be able to go Sun. Where were you thinking?
Forum: Old's Cool 12-25-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,132
Posted By Xcuvator
I understand what you are saying. There were...

I understand what you are saying. There were also some later improvements as I recall. I was lucky and scored a later improved stator for cheap. The other improvement (that I haven't done)would be...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-24-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,132
Posted By Xcuvator
Your bike is very nice... There are folks here...

Your bike is very nice...
There are folks here with a lot of knowledge and another good source (the best IMO) is the Britbike Forum, I went around and around trying to get my Uncles old T100c's...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,923
Posted By Xcuvator
Your bike must be low on power, your gearing must...

Your bike must be low on power, your gearing must be very high or both.
The advantage on a good running, correctly geared bike would be a lower first and a taller high (top) gear. The advantage...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-21-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 978
Posted By Xcuvator
I never dreamed it could happen in the great...

I never dreamed it could happen in the great progressive state of WA but it did.
Maybe the OR legislature will want to make a deal to get a big enough budget trade (handouts) and decide to make a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 823
Views: 118,459
Posted By Xcuvator
I don't think anyone can say for sure what the...

I don't think anyone can say for sure what the future parts availability will be.
Many of the parts were supplied by vendors.
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,923
Posted By Xcuvator
This is a great thread. If you read closely...

This is a great thread. If you read closely (read between the lines) the same things have been said over and over and....
In different ways.
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