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Forum: The Garage 04-19-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,360
Posted By CA_Strom
25% off an item at HF on Easter Sunday only....

25% off an item at HF on Easter Sunday only. Coupon should be easy to find.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-09-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 38,023
Posted By CA_Strom
I heard he got a trip to banned camp for nipplige?

I heard he got a trip to banned camp for nipplige?
Forum: The Garage 04-09-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,113
Posted By CA_Strom
Yes! I have that bench, and it's built like a...

Yes! I have that bench, and it's built like a brick shit house. Heavy metal legs/frame, and a laminated solid maple top. I keep a 2'x2' piece of 3/4 MDF with a masonite top on it when I'm doing...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-07-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By CA_Strom
Sweet CT, and you'll love that bike. I've got...

Sweet CT, and you'll love that bike. I've got it's grandpa, a 65 ct200. A little gas/oil and a bit of TLC and they run forever!
...
Forum: The Garage 04-01-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 789
Views: 132,033
Posted By CA_Strom
The stool or the bike?:norton The bike is a...

The stool or the bike?:norton

The bike is a 1965 Honda ct200, what became the venerable ct90 in 1966. It's a fun little machine, and it looks oh so cool just sitting in my garage too!
Forum: The Garage 03-26-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,849
Posted By CA_Strom
I've been to a few gritty steel mills where the...

I've been to a few gritty steel mills where the urinal of choice was an old 5 gallon sparkletts water bottle with the bottom cut out. Turn it upside down, hook up a large hose vented to outside and...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-26-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 111,079
Posted By CA_Strom
Damn, that is a steal of a deal! I'm too busy...

Damn, that is a steal of a deal! I'm too busy with my 65 ct200 or I'd snap that up for another project. The loose parts alone are more than worth your price!
Forum: The Garage 03-22-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 789
Views: 132,033
Posted By CA_Strom
A couple things I picked up at HF yesterday: ...

A couple things I picked up at HF yesterday:


http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d133/csr67/7fe38ec4a6a35e1842a3cebe3e7de401.jpg
Pneumatic Roller Seat, $26.99 on sale. Pass, barely. I may replace...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-19-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 38,023
Posted By CA_Strom
Correct. My 65 has the large rear overlay...

Correct. My 65 has the large rear overlay sprocket. You have too add the supplied links and move the chain onto the low gear manually.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-19-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 38,023
Posted By CA_Strom
Correct, ct200 was the very early Trail 90.

Correct, ct200 was the very early Trail 90.
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 174,483
Posted By CA_Strom
Adjusted valves and points on the 65 ct200. ...

Adjusted valves and points on the 65 ct200.

http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d133/csr67/0413100eef28612ce6a10a4a308bfb9f.jpg

Rebuilt the ancient carb with a NOS kit
...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-18-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 38,023
Posted By CA_Strom
Nice review! I wonder if that sweet Cub 110...

Nice review! I wonder if that sweet Cub 110 motor will drop right into a 1965 ct200??????:1drink

http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d133/csr67/0413100eef28612ce6a10a4a308bfb9f.jpg
Forum: The Garage 02-26-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 174,483
Posted By CA_Strom
Starting to rebuild 50 yr old this: ...

Starting to rebuild 50 yr old this:
http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d133/csr67/93eb7f8ffe538b2dc8532300ba2bcb08.jpg
...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-10-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,211
Posted By CA_Strom
Liability 300k, comp/coll 0 deduct. I passed on...

Liability 300k, comp/coll 0 deduct. I passed on the earthquake coverage since this ct200 would survive the big one!
Forum: Old's Cool 02-10-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,211
Posted By CA_Strom
Thanks! You gotta love Haggerty Insurance. $3500...

Thanks! You gotta love Haggerty Insurance. $3500 agreed value (the lowest they'd go) of $0 deduct full coverage insurance for $50 a year!
Forum: Old's Cool 02-09-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,211
Posted By CA_Strom
No OHC in the ct200's. The ct90's from 69 on had...

No OHC in the ct200's. The ct90's from 69 on had them I think.
Forum: The Garage 02-09-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 174,483
Posted By CA_Strom
Good eye! Yes, the chain is on the smaller...

Good eye! Yes, the chain is on the smaller sprocket for street, not the giant overlay sprocket so you can climb like a goat. As nice as this ct is, I don't think she will see any hardcore off road...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-09-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,211
Posted By CA_Strom
It's a 90cc push rod motor, same as c200 I...

It's a 90cc push rod motor, same as c200 I believe. After sitting for at least 10 years, a battery charge, new fuel, plug, and some sea foam, and she starts on the first kick.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-08-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,211
Posted By CA_Strom
1965 ct200

Spent some time today cleaning up my new to me 1965 ct200. NOS seat and NOS keys coming soon. Runs great after some work on motor today.
...
Forum: The Garage 02-08-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 174,483
Posted By CA_Strom
Spent about 6 hours in the garage today tinkering...

Spent about 6 hours in the garage today tinkering with my new to me 1965 ct200. New plug, fuel, fuel/air filter, and some sea foam. After a bit of carb adjustment, she starts on first kick and idles...
Forum: The Garage 02-04-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 174,483
Posted By CA_Strom
Good point! I was thinking about that as I...

Good point! I was thinking about that as I blasted down the street WFO at 30mph on this ancient beast. God knows what rat nest is probably in that little ct90 airbox.... I'll add that to my growing...
Forum: The Garage 02-04-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 174,483
Posted By CA_Strom
For sure, that's on my list. I just wanted to...

For sure, that's on my list. I just wanted to see if it ran before I got too deep into it. New fuel/oil is coming soon.
Forum: The Garage 02-04-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 174,483
Posted By CA_Strom
Yes it did! After months trolling Craigslist, I...

Yes it did! After months trolling Craigslist, I finally found one with an actual title. Tons of ct90's I found are sold w/o a title, and that worried me a bit.

For a 1965, this one is...
Forum: The Garage 02-04-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 174,483
Posted By CA_Strom
1965 Honda ct200

Just got my 1965 ct200 home yesterday. It's in amazing condition given the age. I charged the battery last night, and she fired up on the second kick! Even with the old gas and sitting for years....
Forum: Battle scooters 02-04-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 121,359
Posted By CA_Strom
Just got my 1965 ct200 home yesterday. It's in...

Just got my 1965 ct200 home yesterday. It's in amazing condition given the age. I charged the battery last night, and she fired up on the second kick! Even with the old gas and sitting for years....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-10-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,514
Posted By CA_Strom
Marginal at best. I live near the place. There's...

Marginal at best. I live near the place. There's another Basque place in Puente that's better.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-10-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,514
Posted By CA_Strom
Lucky for you it's not my EX! She's still in her...

Lucky for you it's not my EX! She's still in her native So. CA, and likely will never remarry to continue sapping me for vaginamony... I'll glady pay $10k to the unlucky sucker who steps up and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-09-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,514
Posted By CA_Strom
Wool Grower's in Bakersfield. Was married to a...

Wool Grower's in Bakersfield. Was married to a french Basque woman for 14 years, good food, but still paying for that marriage mistake......:D
Forum: Battle scooters 01-07-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,924
Posted By CA_Strom
Sweet! I just bought a 1965 ct200 Saturday, and...

Sweet! I just bought a 1965 ct200 Saturday, and I'm planning the same thing. I grew up on a 1969 ct90, but this 65 was too sweet to pass up. I'll be following your progress! Thanks in advance....
Forum: Battle scooters 01-06-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 121,359
Posted By CA_Strom
Well said, and oh so very true....

Well said, and oh so very true....
Forum: Battle scooters 01-06-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 121,359
Posted By CA_Strom
Okay, your link shows me a pic of an old CT, but...

Okay, your link shows me a pic of an old CT, but any advice on the CT200?
Forum: Battle scooters 01-05-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 121,359
Posted By CA_Strom
Any advice on the CT200's? I grew up on a 1969...

Any advice on the CT200's? I grew up on a 1969 ct90 and have been wanting to restore one for kicks. I ran across a 1965 ct200 at a fair price. It's complete and in good condition. It even had the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-24-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,201
Posted By CA_Strom
Great write up. Exactly what I want to do. I grew...

Great write up. Exactly what I want to do. I grew up on a 69 ct90 and really want to find a basket case for a nice retro rebuild.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-25-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,113
Posted By CA_Strom
I live about a mile from Prado Regional Park. ...

I live about a mile from Prado Regional Park. Nice place, but lots of smell/flies due to the surrounding dairies. If that doesn't bother you, go for it. It's a clean and safe park with controlled...
Forum: The Garage 08-20-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 174,483
Posted By CA_Strom
I've got the Performance Bike Shop house brand...

I've got the Performance Bike Shop house brand "hurricane".. pumps up to 130psi with no issues. I think it was on sale for $19. For the road, I carry a couple CO2 cartridges and a quick fill chuck.
Forum: The Garage 08-19-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 174,483
Posted By CA_Strom
Get a decent bicycle floor pump with a gauge. ...

Get a decent bicycle floor pump with a gauge. About $25 at a decent bike shop (Performance). The one I have fits both Schrader and Presta on the same chuck.
Forum: The Garage 07-15-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,332
Posted By CA_Strom
Business trip to snowy and icy Denver, mid...

Business trip to snowy and icy Denver, mid January a few years back. Rental car company had a new Chrysler Crossfire on the lot, and I figured "hmmm rear drive in snow could be fun.....".

I...
Forum: The Garage 06-10-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,839
Posted By CA_Strom
We've got about 1,000 2013 Fusions in our company...

We've got about 1,000 2013 Fusions in our company fleet, all with the 1.6L ecoboost. I've only had mine a little over a month, but I love it vs. the old 2.4l 4 cyl in the last fusion. MPG suffers a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-14-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 737
Posted By CA_Strom
I pass through Fairfield Ranch/Chino Hills at...

I pass through Fairfield Ranch/Chino Hills at least once a day enroute to mi casa in Eastvale/Cowrona. I'll keep an eye out in the area and let you know if I see the schmucks.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-06-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,422
Posted By CA_Strom
+1!! As a frequent business traveler who is all...

+1!! As a frequent business traveler who is all over the place, a nice hotel lobby restroom is pure gold. Extra points for finding the ones like Hiltons or Sheratons that have huuuuge ballroom...
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