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Forum: Old's Cool 04-11-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 896
Posted By cam14
Your bike looks great; I had a '77 XT 500 way...

Your bike looks great; I had a '77 XT 500 way back in high school and college, really good memories with that bike. Always make sure you'r at TDC when kick starting it. The kick-back is a real...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-25-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By cam14
First of all, sounds like a neat race/event. Can...

First of all, sounds like a neat race/event. Can you tell us more about the roads? All highway? Flat or hilly? Elevation? Is it a big loop? Other rules?

Sounds sort-a like the crap-can car...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-21-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 14,254
Views: 7,731,901
Posted By cam14
http://www.teamjimmyjoe.com/wp-content/uploads/201...

http://www.teamjimmyjoe.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/funny-pictures-motorcycle-pulling-rascal.jpg

Two girls on a not so old motorcycel. Just had to share when I found this.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-10-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 14,254
Views: 7,731,901
Posted By cam14
Brianne Corn, think she holds a record on the...

Brianne Corn, think she holds a record on the salt flats on a '48 Triumph.

http://i683.photobucket.com/albums/vv198/aaa-111/speedweek/371319867_7zHE9-O.jpg

Closer pic of the bike and the...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-23-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 436
Views: 35,334
Posted By cam14
Thanks for showing all the details on how you...

Thanks for showing all the details on how you fabricated the intake, it is a source of positive inspiration.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Forum: Old's Cool 01-09-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,330
Posted By cam14
Look up ZDDP and here is a link to get you...

Look up ZDDP and here is a link to get you started http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zinc_dithiophosphate

Real important for flat tapped cams and helps most moving parts but can not correct over lean...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-30-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,098
Posted By cam14
I think the early early 70's SL 350 with the twin...

I think the early early 70's SL 350 with the twin 350 engine used the same engine as the CB 350. Therefore all of the CB 350 performance upgreads should apply to you as well. When Honda changed the...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-27-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 14,254
Views: 7,731,901
Posted By cam14
I had to look it up, does in deed look like a...

I had to look it up, does in deed look like a Neracar.
http://cybermotorcycle.com/gallery/ner-a-car/images/Ner-A-Car_1922_Model_A_Kent_detail.jpg
...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-23-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 14,254
Views: 7,731,901
Posted By cam14
Kind of an open ended question, it the above pic,...

Kind of an open ended question, it the above pic, there appears to me no rear suspension. Is there hidden rear suspension or is it really a "hard tail"? If really a hard tail, what it is like to...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-22-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,144
Posted By cam14
Thanks for sharing that link, really enjoyed that...

Thanks for sharing that link, really enjoyed that video. Makes me wonder what John Britten would be up to these days if he has not died in '95. Also, why was his engine so much more powerful than...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-05-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1,927
Views: 486,289
Posted By cam14
Might be too late for this. Use to have an older...

Might be too late for this. Use to have an older XL350. Still one of the best bikes I have ever owned. Easy to start, enough power to do what I wanted. Lite enough (but was not a light bike) to...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-17-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,001
Posted By cam14
I'm not an expert, but to help lessen pinging,...

I'm not an expert, but to help lessen pinging, think running a colder rating on the plug will help and if you can get a plug with less protrusion (shorted threaded part) in to the cylinder head will...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-16-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,220
Posted By cam14
My dad bought one new in '74, I still have it. ...

My dad bought one new in '74, I still have it. The style has really grown on me over the years and now like it more than newer bikes. The valve springs are unique design, not bad, just unique. ...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 11,567
Views: 1,045,986
Posted By cam14
Can anyone point me towards a replacement petcock...

Can anyone point me towards a replacement petcock valve that screws to the gas tank? My XL600 has been sitting still way too long and got it running today but is leaking at the petcock valve.

TIA
Forum: Old's Cool 10-27-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 14,254
Views: 7,731,901
Posted By cam14
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-uORswvwsxYg/TeVIr_CObmI/...

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-uORswvwsxYg/TeVIr_CObmI/AAAAAAAAAAQ/y_HQfw3w_vk/s760/harley%2Bb.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 10-24-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 684
Posted By cam14
Cool, thanks for sharing. The Opel Manta I had...

Cool, thanks for sharing. The Opel Manta I had in highschool would have been much more intetestig if it had one or more rockets straped to it. Nowaways, Opels are just a GM branch, do not think...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-12-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,293
Posted By cam14
Nice video and yes, he aimed for and ran over...

Nice video and yes, he aimed for and ran over that 200 MPH record. Could not tell if the record was cracked and/or broken but most definitely aimed for and ran over the record.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-07-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,904
Posted By cam14
Great find, on top of the previous post (clean...

Great find, on top of the previous post (clean out gas tank, change all fluids, etc...) I would strongly encourge you to go ahead and replace the tires. Even if they look OK, at that age, they are...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-03-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 986
Posted By cam14
Try "Thumpers" section. I have many fond...

Try "Thumpers" section. I have many fond memories of my 77 XT500 I had through the '80s. Almost makes up for the kick-back and sprained ankles.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-02-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,669
Posted By cam14
The level of quality in your work and execution...

The level of quality in your work and execution are very impressive. I have a question based upon my experiences with dyno tuning my race car. Under load, I adjust fuel pressure for better air/fuel...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-12-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 846
Posted By cam14
A data point from another internet site so cannot...

A data point from another internet site so cannot vouch for correctness:<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
91-93 Honda CBR600F2: 802lbs/in....
Forum: Old's Cool 08-04-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,057
Posted By cam14
That is really cool to know, thanks for sharing. ...

That is really cool to know, thanks for sharing. Being a teenager in the '80's, I had a very biased opinion on the meaning of Cannonball Run.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-09-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 14,254
Views: 7,731,901
Posted By cam14
Along that theame, the wife of Frederico Fellini...

Along that theame, the wife of Frederico Fellini was Giulietta Masina
http://www.screenrush.co.uk/stars/star-1055/pictures/detail/?cmediafile=18977685

Not able to insert the pic so here is the...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-29-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1,927
Views: 486,289
Posted By cam14
Just pick a mid 90's XR100 for my kids to learn...

Just pick a mid 90's XR100 for my kids to learn on, still have fond memories of my early 70's XL100 I learned on. Anyway, had my two boys do basic maintiance and can not find an oil filter. Do...
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,252
Posted By cam14
+1, I had a failing condenser on an BMW 2002...

+1, I had a failing condenser on an BMW 2002 race car that was hard to track down, fine when cold but randomly fail once hot. Get towed back to the pits and was find again or sometimes idled rough....
Forum: Old's Cool 05-09-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,455
Posted By cam14
In the factory lower shock mount location, the...

In the factory lower shock mount location, the motion ration looks close to 1:1. When you move the shock mount point further up the control arm, then the motion ration changes. The net effect of...
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,255
Posted By cam14
I do not claim to be an expert but I have work...

I do not claim to be an expert but I have work for several OEMs and large oil companies. It is common practice for OEMs to sub out a great deal of their branded products. IE, do really think Sears...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-30-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 14,254
Views: 7,731,901
Posted By cam14
Good looking gale on a great bike, what’s not to...

Good looking gale on a great bike, what’s not to like? But wait, there might be a reason why no evidence of a wedding ring, she might be a bit too proud of her cycles. :hmmmmm

Just expressing...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-30-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 758
Posted By cam14
Thanks for sharing, really great pics.

Thanks for sharing, really great pics.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-29-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 14,254
Views: 7,731,901
Posted By cam14
I think you are correct but cannot prove it. And...

I think you are correct but cannot prove it. And Rita must have at least been part of the inspiration for Jessica Rabbit.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-18-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 1,927
Views: 486,289
Posted By cam14
Looks like a fun build though not my personal...

Looks like a fun build though not my personal taste. Brings back fond memeries of my 74 XL 100. Thanks for sharing.

And here is a real steem powered bike....
Forum: 2 smokers 04-16-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,837
Posted By cam14
Did a little internet research for you. The...

Did a little internet research for you. The answer is "no". The DT 50 has a bore and stroke of 1.59 x 1.54 inches making 2.99 CID.

The DT 80 has a bore a stroke of 1.93 x 1.63 inches making...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 11,567
Views: 1,045,986
Posted By cam14
It might be ridiculous yet still intriguing.:D...

It might be ridiculous yet still intriguing.:D Assuming that the air box is tightly sealed and the only intake port is the stock port under the seat, then could you build a custom seat with a cut-out...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-10-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,272
Posted By cam14
Interesting topic, from this one American’s...

Interesting topic, from this one American’s perspective, the older equipment is more visceral, more of a direct connection with the machine. Generally speaking, I also enjoy working on the older...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11,567
Views: 1,045,986
Posted By cam14
Think about it this way, with a more restricted...

Think about it this way, with a more restricted exhaust flow (IE muffler restricting air flow out of the engine) then the spent gasses are not going to efficiently exit the combustion chamber, thus...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-03-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,294
Posted By cam14
Just a guess on my part, even though you said the...

Just a guess on my part, even though you said the carbs are clean, maybe something loose from the gas tank passed to the carb and blocked the main jet or something like that? Can you install an...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-02-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 14,254
Views: 7,731,901
Posted By cam14
Going with the Zundapp theame ...

Going with the Zundapp theame
http://www.kjtools.se/zundapp/bild/miss1.jpg

http://www.kjtools.se/zundapp/bild/miss2.jpg

http://www.kjtools.se/zundapp/bild/miss3.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 11,567
Views: 1,045,986
Posted By cam14
Nice looking brace. I also have a bit of a wobble...

Nice looking brace. I also have a bit of a wobble at higher freeway speeds. I always thought it was due to the sail boat sized front fender catcher air. Looking forward to hearing if your brace cures...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11,567
Views: 1,045,986
Posted By cam14
PM me your e-mail and I send them, don't mind...

PM me your e-mail and I send them, don't mind posting pics here but do not have a hosting site and cannot post pic directly to this site.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-26-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,115
Posted By cam14
Here is a thread for you: ...

Here is a thread for you:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=395762
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