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Forum: Orange Crush 12-03-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,568
Posted By they
I put an Earthx in my 950se last winter,and as...

I put an Earthx in my 950se last winter,and as you would expect, it fired my bike up just fine. The next morning, I walked outside and the ground was frosted white, maybe low to mid twenties F....
Forum: Orange Crush 11-14-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,349
Posted By they
Mebbe too big o an oring?

Mebbe too big o an oring?
Forum: Orange Crush 06-13-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 33,105
Posted By they
A check valve in the crank case vent has a couple...

A check valve in the crank case vent has a couple of other functions. In an engine with crank case volume that varies with crank shaft rotation like ours, every stroke pushes air out of the vent. If...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-06-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,539
Posted By they
Condenser. Symptoms are perfect

Condenser. Symptoms are perfect
Forum: Orange Crush 01-13-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,017
Posted By they
I bought an Earthx battery the other day for my...

I bought an Earthx battery the other day for my 950se. Fit right in with no spacers required, nice and tight. Measured 13.81 volts out of the box. Temperature was low twenties this morning and she...
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,051
Posted By they
69 Norton Commando Fastback Combat. How's that...

69 Norton Commando Fastback Combat. How's that for a name? Bought it for 250 bucks with the forks and front wheel bent back into the engine. Straightened it out and man, what a machine! My first big...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-10-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,776
Posted By they
305s are cool. Much nicer engines than the 350s....

305s are cool. Much nicer engines than the 350s. Compare the head/cam assemblies of the two to see what I mean. Super hawks were the best of the bunch. Got cb and cl 305s out in the barn for future...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-05-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,556
Posted By they
You might consider reducing the area around the...

You might consider reducing the area around the floats on your cv carbs to reduce float bounce, which is likely allowing your float bowls to overfill. Look inside of a modern MX type carb to see how...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-01-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,747
Posted By they
There is a lot to be said for old stuff. We gave...

There is a lot to be said for old stuff. We gave up quite a bit when we went to huge tires and horsepower. My old Norton had skinny 4.10 by 19 tires front and rear. The steering "feel" has not been...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-01-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,556
Posted By they
You are correct. For performance, minimize...

You are correct. For performance, minimize restriction, get the coolest air you can, jet accordingly. As a side note, if you want faster throttle response, you can increase the size of the passage...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-18-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,030
Posted By they
Dewd, you are wrong. If you ride a 950 hard, you...

Dewd, you are wrong. If you ride a 950 hard, you will be lucky to get a thousand miles out of it. They can be burned up in a few hundred with a little effort. Some put forth more effort than others....
Forum: Old's Cool 09-10-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,323
Posted By they
HA HA, you have a tx750! Your life will suck! I...

HA HA, you have a tx750! Your life will suck! I have one too. Bored it out to 93 milimeters,(1008 cc). BIG torque. shakes pretty bad though, couldn't find light pistons back then. Looks like yamaha...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-05-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 114,728
Posted By they
If we ever get a warm day and somebody puts...

If we ever get a warm day and somebody puts together a ride, I'd like to tag along.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-03-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,295
Posted By they
+ What if you're skinny and you only have...

+

What if you're skinny and you only have one?
Forum: Orange Crush 03-06-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,604
Posted By they
The SE can do one thing no other bike can do. You...

The SE can do one thing no other bike can do. You know all those dirt roads that are too straight to be fun on a dirt bike? They become very interesting on an SE. If you like 100 MPH slides there is...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-04-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 23,753
Posted By they
So how did it turn out? Big power change? How...

So how did it turn out? Big power change? How about response?
Forum: Orange Crush 01-25-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 28,180
Posted By they
Uh yeah. Weld and grind, billet or what? Bore too?

Uh yeah. Weld and grind, billet or what? Bore too?
Forum: The Garage 01-18-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,718
Posted By they
fuck work.

fuck work.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-17-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,620
Posted By they
If anybody does replace their cams, please don't...

If anybody does replace their cams, please don't throw the old ones away. I would be happy to pay a few bucks for them, as they can be sent to someone like Megacycle to be welded and ground into...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-30-2010, 04:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,784
Posted By they
Any 12 volt points type coil should be fine. The...

Any 12 volt points type coil should be fine. The only thing you have to watch for, is some have an internal resister and some require an external resister. No resister means hot coil and burned...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-30-2010, 11:18 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,654
Posted By they
I have a nekkid super enduro with 908-606/scotts...

I have a nekkid super enduro with 908-606/scotts damper combo. When the tires were new, I found it too dangerous to go faster than about 90 mph on the street or dirt. Normally, I am comfortable at...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,340
Posted By they
I have both. The se is in a class by itself. It...

I have both. The se is in a class by itself. It won't do tight stuff like an XR, but there is NOTHING that will stay with it on a fast dirt road. It is also a very entertaining street bike. Faults be...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-22-2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,782
Posted By they
Check the air filters. Those old paper air...

Check the air filters. Those old paper air filters will sometimes quit breathing if you get them wet. Unhook them and try it without them briefly.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-17-2010, 08:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,620
Posted By they
Replace anything with pits, sad to say. If not...

Replace anything with pits, sad to say. If not you will feed your engine a slow steady diet of hardened iron chunks.
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2010, 08:28 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 22,097
Posted By they
Having earlier said that the oil system was well...

Having earlier said that the oil system was well designed,(except for the suction hose), I will tell you that many people, including myself, have directed more oil to the top end. A full megacycle...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 22,097
Posted By they
Talking hose

The Honda oil system is well designed as you would expect. No modifications are necessary on stock engines. The most likely culprit is a rock. The feed hose from the frame is a suction hose. If...
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