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Forum: Old's Cool 07-16-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 972
Posted By elioporky
:clap Thanks for the heads up. I'm glad to know...

:clap Thanks for the heads up. I'm glad to know they're available. It's easy to forget that parts exist outside of ebay sometimes...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-16-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 972
Posted By elioporky
Turns out you might be right. I pulled it apart...

Turns out you might be right. I pulled it apart and found that the needle wasn't seating quite right (based on a little bit of pressurized air passing through when the float was raised). The float...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-08-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 972
Posted By elioporky
I'm going to pull the carb tonight or tomorrow...

I'm going to pull the carb tonight or tomorrow (it's finally supposed to cool down!) and I'll PM you if that's the problem. Thanks!
Forum: 2 smokers 07-05-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,550
Posted By elioporky
Wrong diagnosis... Oh, the injustices of previous owners!

So when I last wrote I blamed my titan's intermittent starting issues with a questionable fuel delivery system. Turns out that was only a small part of the problem. When I finally built up the...
Forum: 2 smokers 07-05-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 862
Posted By elioporky
New main jet with cone filters for a 1971 Suzuki Titan

Does anyone have any experience upgrading the main jets on a 1971 Titan after installing aftermarket air filters? I got a pair of those $9 Emco cone filters and I'm finding that my engine has become...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-05-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 972
Posted By elioporky
Floats for a '73 CB350G

One of the carbs on my 350 is beginning to drip gas and I'm thinking it's going to need a new float. The other one sprung a leak last fall so I have to assume that these puppies must just have a 39...
Forum: 2 smokers 04-11-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,550
Posted By elioporky
So it turns out that the vacuum hose was plugged...

So it turns out that the vacuum hose was plugged when the previous bought the bike and has remained that way ever since. How common is it for the vacuum petcock diaphragm to go bad on these bikes? Is...
Forum: 2 smokers 04-10-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,283
Posted By elioporky
**thread moved to two smokers**

I meant to post it there the first time but it ended up in Airheads by mistake.:huh
Forum: 2 smokers 04-10-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,550
Posted By elioporky
1971 Suzuki T500 Titan Fuel Delivery Issues - Vacuum Petcock Valve

**MOVED FROM AIRHEADS (MEANT TO STICK IT HERE IN THE FIRST PLACE :1drink)**

Thanks for you all help, guys! You all are geniuses and I can't believe how quickly the 2nd gear trick worked to free...
Forum: 2 smokers 04-10-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,283
Posted By elioporky
Clutch Problem Fixed (Thanks!) Possible Fuel Delivery Issue?

Thanks for you all help, guys! You all are geniuses and I can't believe how quickly the 2nd gear trick worked to free the stuck clutch.

Now I seem to have a small fuel delivery issue. It runs and...
Forum: 2 smokers 04-09-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,283
Posted By elioporky
I will try this miracle method in the morning....

I will try this miracle method in the morning. How long/how many rocks will it take? What is the signal that I should look for that the clutch plates have broken free? Also, what happens if this...
Forum: 2 smokers 04-09-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,283
Posted By elioporky
1971 Suzuki T500 Titan Clutch Problem

Hey Folks!

So I just got given a 1971 Suzuki Titan with less than 6K miles and a stylish cafe racer face lift. It had been drained of fuel and left to sit for a year or two (covered) before it...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-15-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,152
Posted By elioporky
You should market that solution! Brighter and...

You should market that solution! Brighter and draws less power... I'm totally jealous.

GREAT THREAD!!!
:happay
Forum: Old's Cool 11-14-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,520
Posted By elioporky
cb 1100 F

In that price range I'd opt for something like this in a second: http://pittsburgh.craigslist.org/mcy/2658690291.html

This thread is, at the very least, making me think that the CX500 might not be...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-06-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,520
Posted By elioporky
Thanks for the offer but Kensington is a bit of a...

Thanks for the offer but Kensington is a bit of a stretch from Pittsburgh, although my in-laws live right around the corner from there.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-02-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,520
Posted By elioporky
My momma always said "boring is as boring does"

Dang... that guy's got some serious machining skills, slightly beyond the capabilities of the average hobbyist.

Regarding earlier posts: I suppose "boring" is relative. I will take the posters...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-02-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,520
Posted By elioporky
That's a pretty serious statement (depending on...

That's a pretty serious statement (depending on how many bikes you've ridden), care to elaborate?

To your point, I am looking for a little bit of excitement in this engine range and vintage. I'm...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-01-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 8,108
Views: 7,649,528
Posted By elioporky
My Favorite Girl on my 350

Enjoying one of the last nice days of the season. Beautiful girl, beautiful day!
Forum: Old's Cool 10-31-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,843
Posted By elioporky
Condensers?

Have you replaced the condensers? You mentioned them a few posts ago but not whether or not you threw some new ones in there. Bad condensers will burn through your new points quickly... I would...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-31-2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,520
Posted By elioporky
Classy Build! What happened? Did the alternator...

Classy Build! What happened? Did the alternator do you in?
Forum: Old's Cool 10-31-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,520
Posted By elioporky
OMG that is a gorgeous bike! Is it yours? ...

OMG that is a gorgeous bike! Is it yours?

I'm really drawn to all the engineering that went into these radical Hondas... I'm sure there are other Japanese or European equivalents of the same era...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-31-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,520
Posted By elioporky
Lusting after a cx/gl500... foolish?

I'm hoping someone might talk me off the edge... I can't get my mind of the strange experiment in engineering that was the Honda CX500. I've seen a few pop up on my local craigslist board for under...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-22-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,179
Posted By elioporky
Looking for CB350G Rear Turn Signal Stay.. SUCCESS

Thanks for the help, Guys. Couldn't have done it without you!
Forum: Old's Cool 10-19-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 774
Posted By elioporky
The signal rate was pretty slow and fade-on...

The signal rate was pretty slow and fade-on fade-off even when I had both signals, but you are right, only having one turn signal hooked up has slowed the whole thing down tremendously.

I think...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-19-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 774
Posted By elioporky
Thoughts on updating turn signal relays?

My good friend and mechanic savant has recommended that I replace the old slow blinking turn signal actuator (or relay, whichever it is) on my 1973 CB350 with a modern electronic relay off the shelf...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-19-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,179
Posted By elioporky
OD650 Saved the Day!

Thanks to OD650 and the Old's Cool message board for all the help. The part is on the way and I'll post a pic when I get everything back together.

Thanks again!
Forum: Old's Cool 10-12-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,179
Posted By elioporky
Last pic.

Last pic.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-12-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,179
Posted By elioporky
[QUOTE=elioporky;17058524]I've attached some pics...

[QUOTE=elioporky;17058524]I've attached some pics below. Not really "Project" pics at this point, but I think it's looking good and I certainly like showing it off![/QUOTE

Another pic...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-12-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,179
Posted By elioporky
Notice anything missing (not the license plate...

Notice anything missing (not the license plate letters LOL)? Back left turn signal.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-12-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,179
Posted By elioporky
I definitely need it, thanks so much!. I...

I definitely need it, thanks so much!.

I got my Cb350G about 5 years ago while living in Maryland from a guy who had to abandon a cafe racer project before really even getting a change to start....
Forum: Old's Cool 10-11-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,179
Posted By elioporky
Looking for CB350G Rear Turn Signal Stay

Hello ADVriders. First post... hope I'm doing it right.

I'm looking for a rear turn signal stay for a CB350G. This model (the 1973) came with a grab bar (to the best of my knowledge) and the stay...
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