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Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 12:16 PM
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Posted By PTC
Yes that's the right fender, good lookin ride.

Yes that's the right fender, good lookin ride.
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7,328
Views: 1,086,709
Posted By PTC
Facemobile...

I don't remember for sure, but the petcock would be my first check.
Dirty, maybe the rubber is in upside down or broken? Try running it in the off position,
Does it still get fuel? After that I'd...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 7,328
Views: 1,086,709
Posted By PTC
First problems In five years

Starter solenoid died on me!
And the tach light bulb.

Cheap piece of junk! I'm gonna push it off a cliff. That bulb is only 26 years old
Pfffft
Forum: The Garage 08-05-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,188
Posted By PTC
Thanks for all the ideas, I've got it soaking in...

Thanks for all the ideas, I've got it soaking in gasoline right now. It was around so that's my first shot.
Seems to be softening it up pretty well! It's only been twenty minutes and it's doing good...
Forum: The Garage 08-04-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,188
Posted By PTC
Awesome! Thanks guys.:freaky Hopefully tomorrow...

Awesome! Thanks guys.:freaky
Hopefully tomorrow I'll have some time to try something out.
She's getting sold soon, but I'd like to do a few jobs with her first.
Forum: The Garage 08-04-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,188
Posted By PTC
Thanks guys! Acetone and Mek would probably do...

Thanks guys!
Acetone and Mek would probably do it, it's kinda pricey though as I'd need several
Gallons. I'll try ATF as I have a few gallons around. For shits and giggles I'll try
Some coca cola...
Forum: The Garage 08-04-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,188
Posted By PTC
Any tips on dissolving " diesel bug"

I've got an old ditch witch 50hp 4x4 tractor that really doesn't see enough use,
And I've got a nasty case of the bug! I've got the tank off and I have scraped about
Five pounds of the sticky mess...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7,328
Views: 1,086,709
Posted By PTC
Welcome facemobile! I've got a few fairing screws...

Welcome facemobile! I've got a few fairing screws I think, I'm also a fellow masshole!
Cmsnl. Com has an excellent parts fiche. Very expensive parts, but a great resource
For part #s and pictures....
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7,328
Views: 1,086,709
Posted By PTC
I love the death wings! The duro is a good long...

I love the death wings! The duro is a good long lasting rear as well, but it's much
Taller and heavier. It's a bit unnerving In The twisties though. Slips a bit on hard leans.
I wanted to try the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 7,328
Views: 1,086,709
Posted By PTC
Diesel isn't very flame able, you can throw...

Diesel isn't very flame able, you can throw matches in it all day long without it catching.
Silicon spray would be better though.

Lots of good stuff on here lately, keep up the good work folks.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-25-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 147,464
Posted By PTC
Red arrow

Backfiring can be a sign of running too lean! Bad! A high flow air filter without larger jets can cause this.

Does she backfire under deceleration?
Is she hard to start hot or hard to kick hot?...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 7,328
Views: 1,086,709
Posted By PTC
I'm with local machine on the head gasket , worth...

I'm with local machine on the head gasket , worth trying a retorque.
But... If your loosing coolant, and it's not leaking externally.
Well,
You've got to go in there. Continued use will cause...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 7,328
Views: 1,086,709
Posted By PTC
A quick easy test: Take a spoonful of said used...

A quick easy test:
Take a spoonful of said used oil and put it on a hot coffee burner
If there is water in it is will start shooting tiny bubbles
If no water it will just smolder/slowly smoke...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 7,328
Views: 1,086,709
Posted By PTC
Fuel cap vent is worth a check

Fuel cap vent is worth a check
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7,328
Views: 1,086,709
Posted By PTC
Go to that site and change the bike!!!! Top right...

Go to that site and change the bike!!!! Top right corner, put in your info and blamo!!
You'll find what your after. Also cmsnl.com has fiche for everything
Forum: Ride reports 04-17-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 28,572
Posted By PTC
Thank you

The perspective you've given me in the time it took to read this is immense.
Time.
Living.
Poetic in your writing
My eyes kept welling up and the song "a good time" by john prine played In my...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4,512
Views: 755,165
Posted By PTC
Google the part # and take your pick, easy.

Google the part # and take your pick, easy.
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4,512
Views: 755,165
Posted By PTC
92170-1852 is on the right (throttle side) fork...

92170-1852 is on the right (throttle side) fork leg for the speed sensor, plastic band with a screw. The other side is for the brake line , is that what you mean?
Clutch cable guides are bent metal...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7,328
Views: 1,086,709
Posted By PTC
That's a rough day valvecrusher, but....you...

That's a rough day valvecrusher, but....you didn't get hurt.
That's huge.
Forum: The Garage 03-11-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,952
Posted By PTC
I remember "shocking" one off once. If it won't...

I remember "shocking" one off once. If it won't damage anything in your situation.
Tap the wrench end back and forth alternating sides with whatever works.
Using it's length as a lever and shocking...
Forum: The Garage 03-11-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,952
Posted By PTC
Spray or drip some lubricant where the wrench...

Spray or drip some lubricant where the wrench meets the head. Wiggle it any way you can.
With vigor.
Some times pulling or pushing a gear wrench the OPPOSITE way of use will freewheel the...
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By PTC
Laugh Right on guys! I'm gonna check it out tomorrow...

Right on guys! I'm gonna check it out tomorrow and if all goes well...
Mkj-good info thanks
Jtt, if I get the lid and you liner is medium hit me up, I'll be interested for sure
Man I love...
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By PTC
Thanks hiker trash, a little more research looks...

Thanks hiker trash, a little more research looks like under 50$ on evil bay :freakyfor a liner,
I guess I'll check it out!!
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By PTC
Arai xd, cheek pads and liners still a available?

I have an opportunity to buy an xd in mint unused shape, but it's a large.
Generally I wear medium. I realize the medium and large share the same shell.
It's a steal as far as price goes. But I...
Forum: Australia 02-15-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 1,039
Views: 172,762
Posted By PTC
Hey will_s...

Why the cr80 tubes?
I picked up the kx front end to swap over, so I was wondering why you chose the
Cr tubes over the kx? Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7,328
Views: 1,086,709
Posted By PTC
Don't recommend it. There is one made in the uk...

Don't recommend it. There is one made in the uk for around 100 that seems good,
Aside from that, source the real deal. I tried a cheap china one and it did not work at all.
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4,589
Views: 1,105,603
Posted By PTC
with 15/47 sprockets our tw would pull an...

with 15/47 sprockets our tw would pull an indicated 85 mph, probably closer to 80 in reality. that was with a 150lb rider.
3hours straight on the interstate at 75+ mph!
if we still had it... it...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,907
Posted By PTC
1989 honda nx250 103 indicated ( will do a gps...

1989 honda nx250
103 indicated ( will do a gps check this summer)
Stock motor
Stock sprockets (larger rear tire than stock)
Felt like a wash motor/gear
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 7,328
Views: 1,086,709
Posted By PTC
Jtw000, first fix that wire. Then clean out the...

Jtw000, first fix that wire. Then clean out the carb, hopefully it's just plugged up,
Maybe you can rig up a choke while your in there?
Also check that the tachometer needle moves while cranking...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-06-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 147,464
Posted By PTC
Check out dratv.com for parts availability and...

Check out dratv.com for parts availability and info, links...
I'm not 100% positive but I believe that has the pushrod motor, the front leading
Link suspension isn't fun off-road but is stable and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7,328
Views: 1,086,709
Posted By PTC
Nice work Chris! Love the idea of the ct90...

Nice work Chris! Love the idea of the ct90 scheme, I've got one and they are fun.
Dratv.com has the stickers for the tank for 11$
Nice to see some action here, keep it up
Happy new year fellow...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4,512
Views: 755,165
Posted By PTC
Much obliged nns. The major sure does some nice...

Much obliged nns. The major sure does some nice work,
I'm not going to attempt to keep up! Thanks:freaky
Forum: Battle scooters 12-03-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 147,464
Posted By PTC
Steel wool works great but the bright side of the...

Steel wool works great but the bright side of the aluminum has a sort of chemical reaction with coke and seems to almost replate (to a degree) the
Rough nasty chrome. It's really impressive. Side...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 4,512
Views: 755,165
Posted By PTC
Wicked Finally got one

Picked up a 2003 with 1700 miles on it for the wifey, bought from some fellow inmates(thanks guys!). I had been looking for a good one for a long time when this beauty popped up.
It's in great...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-03-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 147,464
Posted By PTC
Yip cola removes rust

Try a youtube search for coke and aluminum foil
Basically you put the bright side of the foil against the chrome, dipped in coke.
Works amazing! I use sugar free and rinse thoroughly when done....
Forum: Battle scooters 12-03-2013, 03:54 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 147,464
Posted By PTC
That is a nice score! You all know about the coca...

That is a nice score! You all know about the coca cola and aluminum foil
Trick right????
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7,328
Views: 1,086,709
Posted By PTC
First check for me would be battery polarity....

First check for me would be battery polarity. Possible that the connections were crossed during the jump start? Disco battery and check that the positive is actually positive. After that I'd look at...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-17-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 212,970
Posted By PTC
Just checked one out, they wanted 3999 out the...

Just checked one out, they wanted 3999 out the door, ill wait for a used one.
It was much more substantial than it looks in pictures!
Quite a nice bike, I would tour on it!
---can't wait for a...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-09-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 212,970
Posted By PTC
Can't wait till they start selling used or...

Can't wait till they start selling used or crashed, I would love to remotor a ct or st90!
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 7,328
Views: 1,086,709
Posted By PTC
Make sure the overflow hose reaches the bottom of...

Make sure the overflow hose reaches the bottom of the tank, is cut at an angle
And the tank is sealed and vented. Aside from that maybe kinked hose,or faulty
Radiator cap? Tank placed too low? Good...
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