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Forum: Battle scooters 07-21-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2,482
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Posted By Goofaroo
Hi Red, Nice job on the air filter! I bet...

Hi Red,

Nice job on the air filter! I bet it's a lot quieter with the air box plumbed in.

Now you just need to drink a couple of beers so you can fix the pipe.

Cheers!
Forum: Battle scooters 07-17-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 88,149
Posted By Goofaroo
Here's the KDX200 I restored for my son. It's an...

Here's the KDX200 I restored for my son. It's an 87 but it's almost identical to the 88 in the picture you posted:
http://i1260.photobucket.com/albums/ii568/Goofaroo/1987%20KDX200/img_0576.jpg
...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-17-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 88,149
Posted By Goofaroo
The $14 part on Ebay might be easy to modify to...

The $14 part on Ebay might be easy to modify to fit but it's hard to say without knowing what the difference is.

If you want to patch the muffler you can just cut an aluminum patch (or two) from a...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-17-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 88,149
Posted By Goofaroo
It appears that they changed something about the...

It appears that they changed something about the air filter in 79 and it remained the same until 86. I have no idea what the difference is.

Do you have everything you need except for that one...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-17-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 88,149
Posted By Goofaroo
Hi Red, What exactly are you missing for...

Hi Red,

What exactly are you missing for your airbox? Is it this?
...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-15-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 88,149
Posted By Goofaroo
If you can plumb the new carb into an original...

If you can plumb the new carb into an original air filter and connect it all the way to the luggage rack your filter will stay a lot cleaner. It works like a snorkel on a truck by drawing clean air...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-14-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 88,149
Posted By Goofaroo
Wink You said you wanted to get back to wrenching. ...

You said you wanted to get back to wrenching.

I was perfectly happy about the direction it was headed with the naked biker chick. I even liked the Stiletto boots. :wink:

What is your starting...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-14-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 88,149
Posted By Goofaroo
I had a 65 CT200 and it was very easy to start...

I had a 65 CT200 and it was very easy to start and by far the smoothest shifting auto-clutch I have ever had. Neither my CT200 pushrod motor or my CT90s with OHV were hard to start when hot.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-14-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 88,149
Posted By Goofaroo
Some of you may not be aware of this tubeless...

Some of you may not be aware of this tubeless option for spoke wheels:

http://nuetech.com/

It sure would be nice to be able to just plug the tire instead of patching the tube but I haven't...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-13-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 88,149
Posted By Goofaroo
Here's a few more pics from our morning ride:...

Here's a few more pics from our morning ride:...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-13-2014, 08:56 PM
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Views: 88,149
Posted By Goofaroo
http://advrider.com/forums/<a...

http://advrider.com/forums/<a href=http://s1260.photobucket.com/user/Goofaroo/media/KLR250%20and%20650/IMG_0826_zpsd8d506ce.jpg.html...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,154
Posted By Goofaroo
I learned a long time ago to either not use the...

I learned a long time ago to either not use the nut or tighten it against the valve stem cap. Tightening it against the rim is asking for trouble.

Diggin' the ride report! Please accept my...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-05-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 88,149
Posted By Goofaroo
It wasn't me that suggested you balance the...

It wasn't me that suggested you balance the tires. It certainly won't hurt but really isn't necessary until more speed is involved than the Trail is capable of.

Have you been practicing for the...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-04-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 88,149
Posted By Goofaroo
I'm here. I've just been goofing off.

I'm here. I've just been goofing off.
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,356
Posted By Goofaroo
+1 I've had mine for about 15 years and it's...

+1 I've had mine for about 15 years and it's been a real workhorse.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-25-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 88,149
Posted By Goofaroo
You can run the bike in a high range or low...

You can run the bike in a high range or low range. There is a lever under the "reduction box" on the left hand side of the motor. Idling in neutral you can move the lever and reduce the final drive....
Forum: Battle scooters 05-25-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 88,149
Posted By Goofaroo
The CT110, like most vehicles, doesn't have...

The CT110, like most vehicles, doesn't have enough compression to cause pre-ignition on low octane fuel. As a result it won't burn the less volatile high octane fuel as thoroughly as it will burn...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-25-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 88,149
Posted By Goofaroo
She confirmed that the cylinder was marked...

She confirmed that the cylinder was marked "105CC" so it is a 110 cylinder at least. That doesn't mean that it isn't a 110 cylinder bolted into a 90 engine.

The 90s had a dual range tranny from...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-25-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 88,149
Posted By Goofaroo
On my trail 90s I just had to experiment with the...

On my trail 90s I just had to experiment with the clutch adjustment until I found the sweet spot. Even then, I had one that always shifted smoother than the other. It also takes a bit of technique...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-22-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 88,149
Posted By Goofaroo
Woo hoo! It's great that the coil bolted right...

Woo hoo! It's great that the coil bolted right in. Apparently we now know why they put a different point plate on the 110. You must be very pleased to finally see some progress.



As far as...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-22-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 88,149
Posted By Goofaroo
I think we are all hoping that this is the last...

I think we are all hoping that this is the last piece of the puzzle. However, don't be too disappointed if it doesn't cure all of your ills. You could very well have other wiring issues. At the very...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-20-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 88,149
Posted By Goofaroo
Red, You're money has been well spent on the...

Red,

You're money has been well spent on the 110. You've had a lot of fun, you've learned a lot, and you'll end up with a great little bike.

I hope the coil lives up to all the hype! lol ...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-19-2014, 06:31 PM
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Views: 88,149
Posted By Goofaroo
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Battle scooters 05-19-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 88,149
Posted By Goofaroo
Finally! Now I need to find a thread where...

Finally! Now I need to find a thread where somebody needs parts for a CB500.

When you get this all buttoned up we're going to need a picture of you riding off into the sunset.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-19-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 88,149
Posted By Goofaroo
Yep. Except that the factory Honda coils will...

Yep. Except that the factory Honda coils will usually last forever. I have brought quite a few old Hondas back to life and I've never had a coil problem. I would have bought the one on Ebay a few...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-18-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 88,149
Posted By Goofaroo
I'm trying to read it but my head all hurty. ...

I'm trying to read it but my head all hurty. Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz



She's doing great for a beginner and soon she'll be the world's authority on running a CT110 with a...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-18-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 88,149
Posted By Goofaroo
Yep. The coil I keep posting is still on Ebay....

Yep. The coil I keep posting is still on Ebay. It looks to me like a really nice one too. Here it is one more time:

...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-17-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 88,149
Posted By Goofaroo
I'd fly with you any time. You're doing...

I'd fly with you any time.

You're doing great on the CT and you're learning as you go. As far as I know, that is the only way to gain experience. Most importantly, you seem to be having a great...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-16-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 88,149
Posted By Goofaroo
It sounds like it! :lurk

It sounds like it! :lurk
Forum: Battle scooters 05-15-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 88,149
Posted By Goofaroo
Yep. You've come this far. If you buy the coil...

Yep. You've come this far. If you buy the coil and points plate it should be plug and play. At the very least, your next move should be the proper coil. Then you could offer up some of your old...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-14-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 88,149
Posted By Goofaroo
I think you're on the right track with the coil. ...

I think you're on the right track with the coil. Yours looks to me like it is for an older CT90. You have installed a new stator and harness so it entirely possible that it isn't compatible.

As...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-14-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 88,149
Posted By Goofaroo
I doubt that your battery is causing your...

I doubt that your battery is causing your problem. Does the test light come on if you hook it directly to the battery?

If you turn the ignition switch to the off position are you still getting...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-12-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 88,149
Posted By Goofaroo
Good job checking the engine timing. You can...

Good job checking the engine timing. You can check that off the list.

I don't know what to think about the points plate. It appears that it would work and you said it ran before so it's probably...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-11-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 88,149
Posted By Goofaroo
Your engine is most likely timed and the problem...

Your engine is most likely timed and the problem lies elsewhere, but after all that you have been through, it seems that this would be a good time to get down to the ground truth and figure out...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-10-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 88,149
Posted By Goofaroo
Hi Red, Thanks for the pic. It's time for...

Hi Red,

Thanks for the pic. It's time for me to be a nuisance again and interrogate you with a few questions.

You say that it is now timed. Looking at the new pic, it appears that all that...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-08-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 88,149
Posted By Goofaroo
http://ct90-ct110.com/Adjusting-Points.html ...

http://ct90-ct110.com/Adjusting-Points.html

Looking at the last illustration, you can see a notch at about the 1:00 position on the points plate. That notch allows you to pry against the tang on...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-08-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 88,149
Posted By Goofaroo
You could very well be off a tooth on the cam...

You could very well be off a tooth on the cam chain if you didn't have it tensioned correctly. Before you start taking things apart you need to check your static timing.

As for the points, I...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-08-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 88,149
Posted By Goofaroo
It's good to hear that all the lights and such...

It's good to hear that all the lights and such are working. That narrows down the possibilities as to where electrical problems may exist. It's also good to hear that the stator is sending AC to the...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-07-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 88,149
Posted By Goofaroo
Hmmmmm. Quite the mystery. When the bike...

Hmmmmm. Quite the mystery.

When the bike was running well was that with the coil that came with the bike? Have you had a chance to check the spark with a new plug?

It's obviously getting...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-07-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 88,149
Posted By Goofaroo
There is a rectifier that can be purchased at...

There is a rectifier that can be purchased at Radio Shack that is very commonly used on CTs. It is known to charge better than the original selenium rectifier and has been proven to be reliable. It...
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