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Old 03-11-2011, 08:03 PM   #511
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Before Lady Gaga... there was Jezebel!

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Old 03-12-2011, 07:41 AM   #512
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Dan,
That is an awesome shot - very nice!

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Old 03-12-2011, 07:44 AM   #513
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Dan,
That is an awesome shot - very nice!

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what's awesome about it, is that it's OUTSIDE!!!!! And it's NOT SNOWING!!!!!!
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Old 03-12-2011, 01:02 PM   #514
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More awesomeness, my first tagaroony for the season
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Old 03-12-2011, 06:18 PM   #515
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Guess what I'm doing tomorrow.

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Old 03-12-2011, 06:37 PM   #516
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Do tell!

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Take pics, write somethin' down, and tell us all about it!!!
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Old 03-12-2011, 07:32 PM   #517
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I'm guessing that's going in the oven.
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Old 03-13-2011, 06:44 PM   #518
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I'm guessing that's going in the oven.
We Have a winner.I had Baked BMW Block for Breakfast.


And this is what I ended up with.

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Old 03-13-2011, 06:58 PM   #519
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Everything vent smoozly Doktor?
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Old 03-13-2011, 07:07 PM   #520
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edit: Dan I mean.
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Old 03-13-2011, 07:37 PM   #521
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I started a new thread on my build.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=668204
And yes, the only problem I had was when my Ipod froze
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Old 03-14-2011, 10:40 AM   #522
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Hmmm.... even frozen? ... you probably didn't use enough heat for the block...
















PS Nice work, good to see Ole Ursula getting a 'lift....
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Old 03-14-2011, 02:06 PM   #523
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I think my tip is too short!

The tip of my KEY you perverts....



I was out riding. Then I stopped for a while, then continued. Before... the bike ran fine. After...the bike was "missing"...
It felt electrical...idled OK, but was having "hiccups" when I applied the steam.
My first thought was, the 46 year old Bosch condenser was practising it's "death rattle"...
If you've been following the storyline boys and girls, I used to be the coolest thing on 2 skinny wheels, 'cause I had a replacement condenser from a 1972 Ford Torino, Made in China, just for me...!that was regulating the spark from that Emerald coil, before it hit the sparkies. That condenser only cost $2.78 from NAPA.
It lasted about 3 months before it literally fell apart.
Maybe I'm not so cool anymore?
The bike ran rather oddly with the can sitting below the oil gear, the former bracket still screwed to the housing and the hot wire flopping around like Charlie Sheens' dick on a Saturday night!
So I reinstalled the original Bosch condenser. There now...that's better!
But now I'm thinking that may not be the problem.

Bear with me here, you Slash Tutu's... this is important!


Here's the main contact in the headlight bucket that receives juice from the magneto AND battery for all functions.


The shaft of the key, penetrates the entry area, with enough rigidity AND length, to satisfy the requirements of the awaiting switch.
If your shaft is too short, you will not be making the desired contact, and she can get cranky and ornery, and might cut out on you...
Your shaft needs to be long enough, to push the top of the contact into the lower. With a short shaft, you can't make happy....

Has anyone experienced this problem before????
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Old 03-14-2011, 02:55 PM   #524
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Old 03-14-2011, 02:58 PM   #525
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making an electrical contact... or not!
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