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Forum: Battle scooters 08-26-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 467
Posted By CA_Strom
Buy an old bike! My 1965 Honda ct200 runs me...

Buy an old bike! My 1965 Honda ct200 runs me under $50 a year for full coverage, $3,500 agreed value, $0 deductible and 300k of liability with Haggerty classic car insurance. I only paid $750 for...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-03-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 140,317
Posted By CA_Strom
Red, Are your valves in spec? My ct200...

Red,

Are your valves in spec? My ct200 would start on first kick, run great, but refuse to restart once warm. Last weekend it stranded me 5 miles from home!

I checked the valves, they were a...
Forum: The Garage 07-29-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 896
Views: 157,806
Posted By CA_Strom
Thanks for the tip, just ordered one on Amazon...

Thanks for the tip, just ordered one on Amazon Prime for 12 bucks....
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00HLBL24O/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1...
Forum: The Garage 07-23-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2,020
Views: 255,666
Posted By CA_Strom
A while back I scored a spare ct200 motor/carb...

A while back I scored a spare ct200 motor/carb from ebay. My '65 ct200 runs pretty good already, but It figured a spare motor would be nice, even just to rob obsolete spare parts from for these...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-23-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 140,317
Posted By CA_Strom
Engine stand

A while back I scored a spare ct200 motor/carb from ebay. My '65 ct200 runs pretty good already, but It figured a spare motor would be nice, even just to rob obsolete spare parts from for these...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-21-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 140,317
Posted By CA_Strom
Check and lube the spark advancer too! I chased...

Check and lube the spark advancer too! I chased issues for 6 mos on my '65 ct200, but once I R/R'd the spark advancer, it ran great.

Here's more than you'll ever want to know about the lowly...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-16-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,911
Posted By CA_Strom
Sweet! Frame looks very well made! Count me in!

Sweet! Frame looks very well made! Count me in!
Forum: The Garage 07-14-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 157,806
Posted By CA_Strom
Ding ding! We have a wiener! Ya, good catch....

Ding ding! We have a wiener! Ya, good catch. Let me rephrase it: I used simple green concentrate and water!
Forum: The Garage 07-11-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,499
Posted By CA_Strom
I was at Costco the other night and they had some...

I was at Costco the other night and they had some really nice LED shop lights cheap. Site is down right now or I'd link them.

They were 4' twin tube type shop lights for under $40 each and...
Forum: The Garage 07-10-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 157,806
Posted By CA_Strom
Good point! I just got one with my purchases...

Good point! I just got one with my purchases this week. Will check it out.

Next item to review is the Cylinder leak down tester I bought. Going to use it to diagnose a couple of 1965 CT200...
Forum: The Garage 07-10-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 157,806
Posted By CA_Strom
Very true.. Even just with simple green, my...

Very true.. Even just with simple green, my entire 3 car garage now smells clean and minty fresh!
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By CA_Strom
REI has it in many forms, by the foot.

REI has it in many forms, by the foot.
Forum: The Garage 07-10-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 896
Views: 157,806
Posted By CA_Strom
Picked up this 2.5l heated ultra sonic cleaner...

Picked up this 2.5l heated ultra sonic cleaner the other day. Normally $119, but I got it for $67 after sale and 20% coupon. Definite pass, I'm very happy with it.

First test was a crusty 1965...
Forum: The Garage 07-08-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,762
Posted By CA_Strom
+1, I have a 2400 psi Karcher that I got from...

+1, I have a 2400 psi Karcher that I got from Costco over 5 years ago. Had an issue once with the pump, took it back and got a full refund, no questions asked (thanks Costco). With a Honda motor,...
Forum: The Garage 07-08-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,026
Posted By CA_Strom
I've been very happy with this "Ultra Heavy Duty"...

I've been very happy with this "Ultra Heavy Duty" workbench from Sam's Club for $199. It's very sturdy with heavy steel legs and a nice thick maple top. The top was easy to mount my large vice to,...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-27-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 140,317
Posted By CA_Strom
Yes, no freeways for my ct200. As said above...

Yes, no freeways for my ct200. As said above ,it's under 90cc.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-27-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By CA_Strom
So true. Keep your CT on a 6v Battery Tender Jr....

So true. Keep your CT on a 6v Battery Tender Jr. When not riding and you'll save a few headaches.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-26-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 140,317
Posted By CA_Strom
Thanks.. Yes, I do have a tool fetish. The air...

Thanks.. Yes, I do have a tool fetish. The air box on the frame works good, and has some nice intake noise to it when riding....

Yes, the two side covers were always plain white for those years,...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-25-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 140,317
Posted By CA_Strom
There's still lots of 64-65 ct200's around but...

There's still lots of 64-65 ct200's around but most are pretty well beaten up or heavily bastardized. I found mine for a fair price, with a title, and all stock. I did a bit of clean up, new seat,...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-25-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 140,317
Posted By CA_Strom
My 65 ct200 was also hard to start hot. It'd...

My 65 ct200 was also hard to start hot. It'd start first kick cold too. Make sure you valves are properly adjusted, .002" I believe. If there out of spec, hot starts can be an issue.
Forum: The Garage 06-25-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,017
Posted By CA_Strom
You get a DUI or something? Around here, all the...

You get a DUI or something? Around here, all the guys buzzin around on motorized bikes are usually repeat offenders who have lost their license.
Forum: The Garage 06-25-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 669
Posted By CA_Strom
+1, Porter Cable is on par with Crapsman and...

+1, Porter Cable is on par with Crapsman and Ryobi now...

I have a porter cable random orbit sander, jig saw, 2 finish nailers, and Plate (biscuit) joiner that are about 20 yrs old. Back then,...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-19-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,391
Posted By CA_Strom
Heck, I'm 6'1" and 275lbs, and you should see the...

Heck, I'm 6'1" and 275lbs, and you should see the looks when I blast down my street on my 1965 CT200....:eek1 Having said that, I have more than a few neighbors of Asian descent in my subdivision,...
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By CA_Strom
I'll put my vote in for Duluth Trading Company's...

I'll put my vote in for Duluth Trading Company's "buck naked" boxer briefs. They're effing amazing, and i now own 12 pairs. I wear nothing else. They now make a "long" version with 3" extra down...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-18-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 140,317
Posted By CA_Strom
Yep, a weak battery will nix a CT starting...

Yep, a weak battery will nix a CT starting everytime. I found out the hard way with my '65 CT200. Get a fresh Yuasa and keep it on a tender at all times. With my CT, my starting protocol is, choke...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-16-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,391
Posted By CA_Strom
Since I own a 1965 CT200 (early trail 90), I'm...

Since I own a 1965 CT200 (early trail 90), I'm biased towards the cool looking retro models. I'm in the hunt for a second, most likely a 1967+ with the overhead cam motor and hi/lo tranny.

Go...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-16-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 1,465
Views: 198,445
Posted By CA_Strom
Cool rig, but crazy price. Funny thing is that...

Cool rig, but crazy price. Funny thing is that this clown had this rig on Ebay for $24,499 with zero takers. It's been on CL for a month now, and still at $14,950.
Forum: The Garage 06-14-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,051
Posted By CA_Strom
I have the yellow funell Eagle can shown above....

I have the yellow funell Eagle can shown above. The beak works fine and it allows you to see when the tank is getting full.
Forum: The Garage 06-12-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,051
Posted By CA_Strom
Woot.com had these ^^^^ a few months back for...

Woot.com had these ^^^^ a few months back for $20. They had 1, 2.5, and 5 gallon sizes. I got the Eagle 5 gallon and promptly threw all my POS Plastic jugs away. The Eagle can is great with it's...
Forum: The Garage 06-07-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,386
Posted By CA_Strom
For an even better deal, look in any car mag this...

For an even better deal, look in any car mag this month for a $99.99 coupon for the 4 drawer black cart. I found on in Motor Trend. I already have a 4 drawer, but for this price I may need a second!
Forum: The Garage 06-06-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,386
Posted By CA_Strom
Fits in the backseat of a 1997 BMW 740il too,...

Fits in the backseat of a 1997 BMW 740il too, along with a lawn mower and wheel barrow in the closed trunk!
Forum: The Garage 05-29-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,481
Posted By CA_Strom
What they said... Just try rebuilding a 1965...

What they said... Just try rebuilding a 1965 honda CT200 without them, and you'll see... You'll wind up with every effin screw head stripped, and you can't put regular screws back in because in 1965...
Forum: The Garage 05-29-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,622
Posted By CA_Strom
^ This guy knows wtf he's talking about. I have...

^ This guy knows wtf he's talking about. I have a commercial straight shaft Stihl that was passed down to me when my father passed. Starts second pull everytime and is built like a brick shithouse.
Forum: The Garage 05-24-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2,020
Views: 255,666
Posted By CA_Strom
Put two boxes weighing 500 lbs together to make...

Put two boxes weighing 500 lbs together to make this:

http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d133/csr67/9ee7a9162bc2fa13ddc3c57e4db4ccd0.jpg
Next was a few Coronas, then a really good margarita. ...
Forum: The Garage 05-20-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,399
Posted By CA_Strom
+1 to what he said^. Heck in two years of CA sun,...

+1 to what he said^. Heck in two years of CA sun, that pipe is toast unless it UV resistant PVC or well coated.
Forum: The Garage 05-18-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2,020
Views: 255,666
Posted By CA_Strom
Not quite in my garage, but next to it.... Spent...

Not quite in my garage, but next to it.... Spent the weekend putting down 2 coats of solvent based acrylic "wet look" sealer on 2,000 square feet of stamped concrete in the backyard. Looks 1000x...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-13-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,912
Posted By CA_Strom
Very nice work! DrATV (Beatrice Cycle) is the...

Very nice work! DrATV (Beatrice Cycle) is the place to go! They get all my spare $$$ too. Question, why the 2nd set of passenger pegs mounted on shock bolts vs. the OEM pegs forward???
Forum: Old's Cool 05-12-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 803
Posted By CA_Strom
Not sure if this will work for you, but it don't...

Not sure if this will work for you, but it don't get much simpler than the ignition from a Honda CT90. Here's a 2 wire switch with keys for $31, and this is a great vendor:
...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-08-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,921
Posted By CA_Strom
Pretty much done with the moderate resto on my...

Pretty much done with the moderate resto on my 1965 ct200. Decided to just do a good clean up and leave the 50 year old patina intact.

After tons of engine tinkering, a new plug wire/boot, and...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-08-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,912
Posted By CA_Strom
Nice find and a great deal. I bought this vintage...

Nice find and a great deal. I bought this vintage 1965 ct200 back in Feb. and just finished a moderate restoration. Starts first kick and is a blast to cruise around town. It's amazing, everyone had...
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