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Forum: Old's Cool 10-29-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,398
Posted By thomasac92
This website is pretty interesting. Lots of...

This website is pretty interesting. Lots of information and cool pictures.

http://www.dieselbike.net/
Forum: 2 smokers 10-27-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,628
Posted By thomasac92
Thanks a lot woody! That really helps! I'll...

Thanks a lot woody! That really helps!

I'll make sure to pick up some JIS tools as well.

Is there a site to buy just the rubber gaskets for the carbs? Or would I have to buy the whole rebuild...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-27-2011, 01:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,628
Posted By thomasac92
I live a few blocks from downtown orlando. But I...

I live a few blocks from downtown orlando. But I don't have a car. Strictly bicycle until I finish this. But my parents live in Deltona so maybe we could work something out when I'm visiting them.
Forum: 2 smokers 10-26-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,628
Posted By thomasac92
I'm soaking one of the carbs now but I couldn't...

I'm soaking one of the carbs now but I couldn't get the bowl off the bottom of the other one. Any tricks for this?

I definitely don't want to ruin the bike which is why I'm reading as much as I...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-25-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,628
Posted By thomasac92
When people tell me stuff like this, it just...

When people tell me stuff like this, it just makes me want to do it even more. I understand what youre saying, though.
Forum: 2 smokers 10-25-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,628
Posted By thomasac92
Finally got them out, and found this.... ...

Finally got them out, and found this....

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y276/HannibalTheVegan/RD350/IMAG0460.jpg

Is this normal? Looks pretty clean to me. The bottom bowl wasn't too bad...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-25-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,628
Posted By thomasac92
This is my first real mechanical project. I've...

This is my first real mechanical project. I've only worked on bicycles. My dad and brother know a lot more about engines than I do and they're still pretty clueless.



The seller said...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-24-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,628
Posted By thomasac92
It probably looks a lot worse than it is since...

It probably looks a lot worse than it is since it's painted black. But its still pretty gross.
Forum: 2 smokers 10-24-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,628
Posted By thomasac92
That's what I was doing earlier but I could only...

That's what I was doing earlier but I could only get the right carb to move. I guess I'll just mess with it some more.
Forum: 2 smokers 10-24-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,628
Posted By thomasac92
Yamaha RD350 clean up/rebuild *Help*

I just purchased this 1973 Yamaha RD350 a few days ago for $750. It's not running, and it needs a lot of work, e.g. carbs, points, gas tank, brakes, rust, greasy mess. This is my first motorcycle so,...
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,935
Posted By thomasac92
What about this? ...

What about this?

http://orlando.craigslist.org/mcy/2577361596.html
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,935
Posted By thomasac92
What are some of the main things I should look...

What are some of the main things I should look out for when looking at used bikes? A lot of the postings on craigslist in my area for the cb350s say something like 'wouldn't take much to get...
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,935
Posted By thomasac92
Most likely a 70s honda cb350 or something...

Most likely a 70s honda cb350 or something similar. Really just depends on insurance and whats available on craigslist.
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2011, 08:14 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,935
Posted By thomasac92
Thanks for all the information! It has really...

Thanks for all the information! It has really helped. Still havent decided but now I know what Im looking for.
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,935
Posted By thomasac92
Id like to think I would be able to handle the...

Id like to think I would be able to handle the minor mechanical issues. Although I am considering to buy a newer bike, I would be more happy with the older bikes looks and it would kind of force me...
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,935
Posted By thomasac92
Im not too big of a guy so Id rather go with...

Im not too big of a guy so Id rather go with something on the lighter side. That 750 looks pretty heavy. What about the honda cm400? Since thats from the early 80s would it be easier to find parts?
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,935
Posted By thomasac92
Im still not a fan of the street bikes. Ive been...

Im still not a fan of the street bikes. Ive been looking at more of the honda rebel and nighthawk. Those are probably the closest to the look I want without being too old. I understand that its...
Forum: Road warriors 09-28-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,935
Posted By thomasac92
Im not to sure what I want. Im just trying to do...

Im not to sure what I want. Im just trying to do as much research as possible before I buy something that I regret. I would say anything over a few thousand is out of the picture. I spend most of my...
Forum: Road warriors 09-28-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,935
Posted By thomasac92
I like the way that certain style of bike looks...

I like the way that certain style of bike looks and they seem to be on the cheaper side. Would I be better off buying a newer model? I have a 50cc honda ruckus that ive played around with but I want...
Forum: Road warriors 09-28-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,935
Posted By thomasac92
Looking to buy first motorcycle

I've been researching a few different kinds motorcycles. Mostly honda cb and cl and yamaha rd's. I want something cheap, fairly light weight, but with enough power for highway travel. Im trying to...
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