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Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 977
Posted By Hybridchemistry
You do some damn beautiful work Steve. ...

You do some damn beautiful work Steve.
Question: Is overspray from paint on the engine halves and side cover sealing surfaces not a big deal? Same with where the halves mate to the base gasket of...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-21-2015, 01:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Myes, this should probably be my next course of...

Myes, this should probably be my next course of action... thanks everyone for the advice!



1) carb went though a light clean, I'll have to double check
2) no fuel filters, just replaced the...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-19-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By Hybridchemistry
CH150 By-starter replacement

Alright all, I thought this would be the best place to ask, I'm pretty sure the bystarter on the GF's CH150 is going out. I've gotten it to start up and run on the stand, but after a few min it craps...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 17,060
Views: 1,989,200
Posted By Hybridchemistry
1) check your harness. Something in the charging...

1) check your harness. Something in the charging system probably broke. I'm going to guess your battery is dead.
2) check the stator, clymers manual or internet should have diagnoses procedure
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3,970
Views: 639,787
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Or put the bike in gear and roll or rotate the...

Or put the bike in gear and roll or rotate the rear wheel, not too much backwards, I don't think the timing chain likes that
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 17,060
Views: 1,989,200
Posted By Hybridchemistry
This comes from the air box? Clean side of the...

This comes from the air box? Clean side of the filter or dirty side? If its from the dirty side, don't worry. If its from the clean side, cut the hose back to where its good, or replace it, then...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 01:33 AM
Replies: 3,970
Views: 639,787
Posted By Hybridchemistry
I'd just crank it around manually once or twice,...

I'd just crank it around manually once or twice, make sure it all turns over smoothly. Should be fine with engine build lube or something similar.
Forum: The Garage 05-10-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3,278
Views: 472,847
Posted By Hybridchemistry
I was thinking about doing something like this,...

I was thinking about doing something like this, you can order most of those parts on amazon BTW. Interested in the results...
Forum: The Garage 05-04-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 249,341
Posted By Hybridchemistry
I had a friend get one of those to power a big...

I had a friend get one of those to power a big rig's air horn he mounted under his 90s Ford Taurus. Other vehicles and all his neighbors were very aware of him. I think he got a good handful of honks...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-04-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By Hybridchemistry
There's some decent documentation about fitting a...

There's some decent documentation about fitting a sv650 caliper on the KLR, with use of a simple adapter bracket. Anything will fit anywhere with enough engineering and money :)

Also, if you...
Forum: The Garage 04-30-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3,278
Views: 472,847
Posted By Hybridchemistry
What? Plenty of life of that, just flip it over...

What? Plenty of life of that, just flip it over :evil


No work today, probably cleaning up a bit tomorrow in the garage after checking out the KLR's head bearing... still some chatter under...
Forum: The Garage 04-30-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,815
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Almost rage quit last time I had to change a tube...

Almost rage quit last time I had to change a tube without one of these, such a PITA to get the stem through it's hole. A tool like these makes it way easier. I'm just worried about the twisted steel...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3,970
Views: 639,787
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Alright, I get that it makes sense that you don't...

Alright, I get that it makes sense that you don't have to trim a base gasket... the opening should be wide enough for the OUTER diameter of the jug, correct?
I assume if you big bore an engine, AND...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2015, 12:50 AM
Replies: 3,970
Views: 639,787
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Relevant to my interests as well, I've heard of...

Relevant to my interests as well, I've heard of ppl just using a dremel, and doing a lot of checks. Is there a way to get it bored with the cylinder?

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Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-26-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,770
Posted By Hybridchemistry
I've been meaning to hack together a waste bin...

I've been meaning to hack together a waste bin screen, something like a rubbermaid should be flexible enough to bend a little and shape to fit around whatever. I like what this guy did, but I wanted...
Forum: The Garage 04-26-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 297,969
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Love it. Nice EX500, wish mine looked that good...

Love it. Nice EX500, wish mine looked that good ever. :thumbup
Forum: The Garage 04-25-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3,278
Views: 472,847
Posted By Hybridchemistry
All I did was tighten the steering head stem but...

All I did was tighten the steering head stem but with loctite, and clean up a box of rags. Then wished longingly for a larger garage.

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Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 17,060
Views: 1,989,200
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Guys use ATF sometimes, I just used up the extra...

Guys use ATF sometimes, I just used up the extra 10w BelRay fork oil I had. Shits expensive all around I think.

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Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Not in my experience. Run through the usual,...

Not in my experience. Run through the usual, check your clutch cable adjustment, then dive deeper. Sounds like a cable issue.
Forum: The Garage 04-20-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6,543
Views: 2,942,406
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Haven't you seen JVB touting the wonders...

Haven't you seen JVB touting the wonders (http://advrider.com/forums/search.php?searchid=42965446) of the Harbor Freight lift? :D
Forum: The Garage 04-19-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 3,278
Views: 472,847
Posted By Hybridchemistry
HOURS LATER - Finished the fork rebuild, new...

HOURS LATER - Finished the fork rebuild, new bushings, oil, progressive springs, and RT Gold valves. Just in time for a midnight run :deal
Forum: The Garage 04-18-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3,278
Views: 472,847
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Spent some time outside of the garage trying to...

Spent some time outside of the garage trying to pick up a vice for cheap, no such luck. Then I managed to buy a slightly too big hole saw for my 2x4 fork clamp. Still works with a rag stuffed in, but...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 17,060
Views: 1,989,200
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Ordered one last night, along with a mechanical...

Ordered one last night, along with a mechanical claw one. Opening up the bottom end was a blessing in disguise, the doo was blown and I had everything needed for replacement so I did it. Bike sounds...
Forum: The Garage 04-16-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3,278
Views: 472,847
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Spent most the day doing the doohicky on my KLR....

Spent most the day doing the doohicky on my KLR. Dropping two bolts down the can chain well turned out to be a good thing, bike sounds a lot better now.... Not sure when the doo actually broke though...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 17,060
Views: 1,989,200
Posted By Hybridchemistry
ANNNNDD it doesn't matter what the problem WAS,...

ANNNNDD it doesn't matter what the problem WAS, because now there are two bolts down the cam chain side of my engine. AWESOME! GUESS TOMORROW I'M PULLING THE FLYWHEEL AND SHIT.


:baldy:baldy
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 17,060
Views: 1,989,200
Posted By Hybridchemistry
I just did a valve adjustment and check of...

I just did a valve adjustment and check of everything a few weeks back, but the bike has been drinking oil :cry
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 17,060
Views: 1,989,200
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Revised: I believe the sound is coming from the...

Revised: I believe the sound is coming from the cam chain... might need to reset the tensioner... Keeping my fingers crossed it's not anything else :cry
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 17,060
Views: 1,989,200
Posted By Hybridchemistry
I feel like the end is nigh, but I've developed a...

I feel like the end is nigh, but I've developed a 'loose something' noise on the right side of my engine, that's possibly the nut or impeller of the water pump, right? What does a blown clutch disc...
Forum: The Garage 04-12-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 3,278
Views: 472,847
Posted By Hybridchemistry
KLR is drinking oil, but I'm finally biting that...

KLR is drinking oil, but I'm finally biting that bullet next week. In the mean time I changed the oil filter and examined the old one, had some silver flakes, and I was able to pick some up with a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 17,060
Views: 1,989,200
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Hmm, I suppose this would be the easiest time to...

Hmm, I suppose this would be the easiest time to do that... is there any way to easily check if the valve seals are good other than pulling them out?
As far as solvent test, you mean putting...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 01:08 AM
Replies: 3,970
Views: 639,787
Posted By Hybridchemistry
ADVrider...

ADVrider (http://www.advrider.com/forums/index.php) > Gear (http://www.advrider.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=47) > Flea market (http://www.advrider.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=14) > Parts...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 17,060
Views: 1,989,200
Posted By Hybridchemistry
So after letting my eMouth run a lot, I think I'm...

So after letting my eMouth run a lot, I think I'm finally ready to order all necessary stuff from Eagle Mike for a 685 :evil

I'm going to have him do the bore, and if I don't want to do the core...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3,970
Views: 639,787
Posted By Hybridchemistry
All the good stuff is in the UK :(

All the good stuff is in the UK :(
Forum: The Garage 03-31-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 777
Posted By Hybridchemistry
On the opposite end, are there any materials that...

On the opposite end, are there any materials that should specifically not be used for fuel lines? In the past I've sometimes just grabbed whatever was the right side to get a bike working .... :|
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3,970
Views: 639,787
Posted By Hybridchemistry
1) you can get a decent piston for less than 50$...

1) you can get a decent piston for less than 50$ shipped. I would have had one for 10$ shipped if the shipper didn't pack it like shit.

2) best of your three options IMO

3) Not worth it IMO to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Most KLRs had low fork oil from the factor, can't...

Most KLRs had low fork oil from the factor, can't imagine a Husky would have that, but might be worth looking into. Additionally, check your steering stem bolt, a loose one will cause a knock on fork...
Forum: The Garage 03-25-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3,278
Views: 472,847
Posted By Hybridchemistry
No pics? :P I've been wanting to build one for...

No pics? :P
I've been wanting to build one for a while to get back into bouldering, the floor is lava!
Forum: The Garage 03-23-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,240
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Meh, I put my MP between my engine table full of...

Meh, I put my MP between my engine table full of scooter project and a ice cooler with a 2x4 and a tire iron stacked on it, checked levelness with my beer bottle. #goodenough :D
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3,970
Views: 639,787
Posted By Hybridchemistry
:O Damn, I would have bought it even if it...

:O
Damn, I would have bought it even if it didn't match my bike

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Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 384
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Of course I figure it out after I post: Early 90s...

Of course I figure it out after I post: Early 90s Husqvarna Husky WXC head based on my new results.



New question, will the diameter of the piston give me an idea what head this goes to?...
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