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Forum: The Garage 10-19-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,119
Posted By LotaBikes
VHT makes good engine enamels for high heat. I've...

VHT makes good engine enamels for high heat. I've used them many times with good results.
Forum: The Garage 10-19-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,783
Posted By LotaBikes
For lead shot go to any dive shop or sporting...

For lead shot go to any dive shop or sporting goods store that sells dive equipment and get a 1 lb soft weight. It is basically a nylon bag of bird shot. I used it on my FZ1 and there was some...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-01-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,859
Posted By LotaBikes
I tried them once due to the low cost. They don't...

I tried them once due to the low cost. They don't like rain grooves either. Wife wouldn't ride on the freeway with them.
Forum: Airheads 05-31-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,232
Posted By LotaBikes
Was the PO trying to make it a cafe bike? One...

Was the PO trying to make it a cafe bike? One good thing is the dual disc front brakes, The valve covers are earlier than '78 but look better than the '78 ones. Have fun!
Forum: 2 smokers 05-31-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,540
Posted By LotaBikes
That is a sweet ride. You don't see very many in...

That is a sweet ride. You don't see very many in that condition.
Forum: Road warriors 04-29-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 463
Views: 108,262
Posted By LotaBikes
Well done on the trade. You will have to change...

Well done on the trade. You will have to change your sig line now. I have an '03 Bee and love it. Definately join YamahaFZ1OA if you haven't already done so. Post a pic of your new ride.
Forum: 2 smokers 02-12-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,614
Posted By LotaBikes
Thats pretty cool. Parts will be fun to find. I...

Thats pretty cool. Parts will be fun to find. I found a couple good sources as I'm finishing up a 65 YJ2 myself. One is Boats.net and rustyriders and NWVintagecycles. Good luck.
Forum: 2 smokers 02-12-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,700
Posted By LotaBikes
Despite the lack of interest in my thread, I did...

Despite the lack of interest in my thread, I did resolve the problem. I did remove the piston and measured my wall clearance at .002. Ordered new standard size rings from ebay, checked end gap which...
Forum: The Garage 02-05-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,332
Posted By LotaBikes
Machine shop recommendation

Can anyone recommend a machine shop near Pomona Ca to do a cylinder bore on a cast iron 60cc 2 stroke cylinder? Also, I have been advised that the piston to wall clearance should be .005 -.006 for an...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-05-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,700
Posted By LotaBikes
1965 YJ2 Low compression (60 cc)

Hello,
Maybe someone can help with a few questions I have. I have a 1965 YJ2 that I am restoring. Everything is basically done except getting the tank re-chromed. I am having some mechanical issues...
Forum: 2 smokers 01-29-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,129
Posted By LotaBikes
Need some tech help for '65 YJ2

I have a '65 YJ2 that I need some technical help with. I have searched for the answers to these questions to no avail and hope someone here might be able to advise. The bike has what I beleive to be...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-15-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,010
Posted By LotaBikes
BTW, does anyone know what the points gap and...

BTW, does anyone know what the points gap and ignition timing should be for this 60cc motor?
Forum: Old's Cool 01-13-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,010
Posted By LotaBikes
Trying to add more pics. Still only one at a...

Trying to add more pics.

Still only one at a time. Oh well.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-13-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,010
Posted By LotaBikes
65 YJ2 Resto and chrome

I thought I'd post some pics of my 1965 YJ2 restoration and hopefully get some advice regarding the chrome for the tank and exhaust. The bike was bought from the original owner with 1100 miles on it....
Forum: 2 smokers 12-21-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 31,339
Posted By LotaBikes
I could go for a 2 stroke forum, no doubt! I ride...

I could go for a 2 stroke forum, no doubt! I ride an airhead and 2 strokes. It would be nice to go to one site for all the info etc.
Forum: 2 smokers 12-21-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,086
Posted By LotaBikes
Have you thought about rigging up a less...

Have you thought about rigging up a less obtrusive oil tank? Are you able to weld a cap to the backbone of the frame and put a nipple at the lowest point to attach the oil feed hose to? You may have...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-20-2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,101
Posted By LotaBikes
Great info. Thank you. I do think the A7 looks...

Great info. Thank you. I do think the A7 looks better but I think I will look for a T500 first and work on that and keep my eye out for an A7 while I'm doing the Titan. That is if I can keep my wife...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-18-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,101
Posted By LotaBikes
Suzuki T500 or Kawasaki A7?

I am almost done restoring a 1965 Yamaha YJ2 for my wife and now I have my own 2 stoke itch. I am thinking either a Suzuki T500 Titan or a Kawasaki A7 Avenger. The Avenger seems to be more rare so...
Forum: Airheads 01-19-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,359
Posted By LotaBikes
I find most of my power on my R100/7 comes on up...

I find most of my power on my R100/7 comes on up to about 4500 rpm and not too much increase after that. The rpms increase but the speed doesn't seem to increase proportionately. What my be the...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-13-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 161,532
Posted By LotaBikes
Not mine, no affiliation. ...

Not mine, no affiliation.

http://imperial.craigslist.org/mcy/2145321920.html (http://imperial.craigslist.org/mcy/2145321920.html)
Forum: Old's Cool 12-23-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,392
Posted By LotaBikes
If you have rain groove on your highways, stay...

If you have rain groove on your highways, stay away from Avon Roadriders.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-19-2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,889
Posted By LotaBikes
You can use the black ABS glue for this repair....

You can use the black ABS glue for this repair. Put a small block of wood an inch square on either side of the crack. Wrap a ratchiting stap around the case and over the blocks. The blocks are to...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-15-2010, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 161,532
Posted By LotaBikes
1940s BSA Bantam

http://rapidcity.craigslist.org/mcy/2055577105.html (http://rapidcity.craigslist.org/mcy/2055577105.html)

Could be cool.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-13-2010, 06:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,152
Posted By LotaBikes
It is the turn signal beeper. I have one on my...

It is the turn signal beeper. I have one on my '78 /7. I keep it hooked up so people will look at me. Sometimes I will turn on the signal even when I'm not going to turn so people will look at me. (I...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-12-2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,369
Posted By LotaBikes
Too bad. Win some, lose most,

Too bad. Win some, lose most,
Forum: Old's Cool 12-11-2010, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,369
Posted By LotaBikes
Glad to help. If you or enyone else on here picks...

Glad to help. If you or enyone else on here picks it up, please post a pick so I can see what I missed out on.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-11-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,369
Posted By LotaBikes
$400.00 Norton Atlas

Someone check this out. If I lived in AZ I'd already be forking over the $400.00. http://phoenix.craigslist.org/evl/for/2103298739.html (http://phoenix.craigslist.org/evl/for/2103298739.html) If one...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-07-2010, 05:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,562
Posted By LotaBikes
Almost enough incentive to get married! Great...

Almost enough incentive to get married! Great score on both.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-01-2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,683
Posted By LotaBikes
R100/7. Plenty of power, reliable and nerdy cool....

R100/7. Plenty of power, reliable and nerdy cool. Save the small cc bike for your second build otherwise you'll wish for something else right after you are done.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-13-2010, 09:29 AM
Replies: 713
Views: 220,776
Posted By LotaBikes
Awesome build so far! I wouldn't change that seat...

Awesome build so far! I wouldn't change that seat pan at all. Where do you plan on mounting the license plate, tail light and signals? That could change the rear end look in itself. I am green with...
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,116
Posted By LotaBikes
Sold my Dunstall Norton to pay my rent. Spent 2...

Sold my Dunstall Norton to pay my rent. Spent 2 years building the bike with a Combat engine, battery eliminator etc. It came with a parts bike too. The idiot I sold it to traded it for a Shopsmith....
Forum: Old's Cool 11-05-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,756
Posted By LotaBikes
Rare bike with low miles for sure, but 17K? Come...

Rare bike with low miles for sure, but 17K? Come on! I'd rather buy three 2 cyclinder bikes or 6 thumpers.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-01-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2,461
Views: 570,299
Posted By LotaBikes
That's a shame, I wish I had never sold mine.

That's a shame, I wish I had never sold mine.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-30-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,800
Posted By LotaBikes
That bag looks a little light!

That bag looks a little light!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-27-2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,831
Posted By LotaBikes
I'm on the fence on this one. I rode on the back...

I'm on the fence on this one. I rode on the back of my dad BSA in the '60s with no helmut and I turnedede oot justtt fineded. Hey - somebody done brokded my finger printtinng masheen!
Forum: Old's Cool 10-24-2010, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By LotaBikes
No kidding. Someone save that bike. I can only...

No kidding. Someone save that bike. I can only afford the deposit. :cry
Forum: Old's Cool 10-23-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,957
Posted By LotaBikes
+1 on the seal pick. Also a dental pick will work...

+1 on the seal pick. Also a dental pick will work or a bent panel nail. Be careful not to nick the outer aluminum surface on the trans case.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-17-2010, 10:06 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,874
Posted By LotaBikes
As far as tires, try the Avon Roadriders from...

As far as tires, try the Avon Roadriders from Dennis Kirk unless you have rain grooves on your freeways, in that case use Metzelers.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-15-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,136
Posted By LotaBikes
I'm with the earlier poster, think they should...

I'm with the earlier poster, think they should spend more time on the bikes, show brands and models and what the guys were doing with them back then. When I had my Dunstall Norton Combat, no one was...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-10-2010, 07:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,660
Posted By LotaBikes
Nice bike. Have the same year and model myself....

Nice bike. Have the same year and model myself. One thing you will want to do is go through all the bolts and re-torque them. You'd be surprised what you find that is only finger tight or not torqued...
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