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Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 10:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By Beezer
POR15 makes a couple things. they aren't that...

POR15 makes a couple things. they aren't that cheap but they work. check around, I bet you find that the Caswell is a roll of the dice. I would prolly strip it & run a fuel filter. or just run the...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 573
Posted By Beezer
does it have an evaporation canister? I know on...

does it have an evaporation canister? I know on other bikes the charcoal canister can get raw fuel in them when the tank is too full or filled too quickly... makes em run like crap
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By Beezer
theres probably still a fastener somewhere. give...

theres probably still a fastener somewhere. give it a bonk... it should come off. befor you do though, you will prolly want to be TDC, compression stroke, and take the cam chain tensioner loose (and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By Beezer
sorry, I'm no help with the cooler installation. ...

sorry, I'm no help with the cooler installation.

were the ring gaps too tight? for sure I would check the head & jug for warp before it goes back together

maybe richen the main jet

if you...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 482
Posted By Beezer
aakkkkkk.... bummer...... and the cause of the...

aakkkkkk.... bummer...... and the cause of the seizure?
Forum: The Garage 01-28-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,348
Posted By Beezer
you don't want to reverse the connectors. that...

you don't want to reverse the connectors. that leaves a bit of the plus end open to whatever can bump against it, and unless you have a disconnect switch it will always be hot. it's a high amp, dead...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,648
Posted By Beezer
some other things.... your bike looks to be a...

some other things.... your bike looks to be a 2001. it is a Generation I. if you go into the engine to re-ring it you will need a piston because there are no Gen I rings out there unless you find...
Forum: The Garage 01-26-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 688
Posted By Beezer
I've never seen a properly installed Helicoil...

I've never seen a properly installed Helicoil fail. they are used extensively in aircraft engines as both new construction and as a repair. if you're worried, install it & stake the corner. there is...
Forum: The Garage 01-26-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 792
Posted By Beezer
maybe hit it with a heat gun & see if it flows...

maybe hit it with a heat gun & see if it flows out clear. we used to use these big IR lamps to do parts that wouldn't fit in the oven
Forum: Old's Cool 01-25-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By Beezer
take all the connectors apart & clean the pins....

take all the connectors apart & clean the pins. maybe do all the chassis grounds too
Forum: The Garage 01-25-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,478
Posted By Beezer
unless I missed it, the only thing markk53 left...

unless I missed it, the only thing markk53 left out is don't store your 0-1" mic with the thimble reading zero

even new shims vary +/- off the stated thickness by .001... I have some to prove it
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-24-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 26,680
Posted By Beezer
how about the teachings of Don Bondo.... The Way...

how about the teachings of Don Bondo.... The Way of a Mexican Body Man :rofl

I keed, I keed... ya, I read Carlos in the about 1970... it inspired a memorable trip to southern Texas.
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By Beezer
buy it now I wouldn't worry at all. change...

buy it now

I wouldn't worry at all. change the oil & ride the pants off it
Forum: The Garage 01-24-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,098
Posted By Beezer
I think it's the early 80s when lead went away...

I think it's the early 80s when lead went away that made some of the biggest changes simply because they had to. TEL in the fuel covered up a lot mediocre design. new cars made in the 80s ran...
Forum: The Garage 01-23-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,098
Posted By Beezer
P40s.... probably, Hurricanes.... maybe....

P40s.... probably, Hurricanes.... maybe. Spitfires.... not so much. bear in mind that the Germans sent the elite pilots that had flown tons of combat in Spain, Czechoslovakia, France, and Poland...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,648
Posted By Beezer
I'm gonna say don't bother swapping forks. I ran...

I'm gonna say don't bother swapping forks. I ran YZ fork on mine for a while & they worked great but they limit the lock because they will hit the tank. you will need to build stops if you go that...
Forum: The Garage 01-23-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,098
Posted By Beezer
P.S. if you mess around with calculating...

P.S. if you mess around with calculating horsepower using the PLANK over 33,000 formula what you will see is that once the displacement of the engine is fixed (LAK) (stroke, piston area, number of...
Forum: The Garage 01-23-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,098
Posted By Beezer
yep... in the early days when detonation was not...

yep... in the early days when detonation was not fully understood they started doing tests & found that the ratio of octane to heptane was a major factor. so in a nutshell, the early benchmark was...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By Beezer
ya density altitude has a lot to do with it. I...

ya density altitude has a lot to do with it. I figured the op already knew that, but most don't know that the fuel blend changes. something we do on aircraft is use carb heat in really cold weather....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By Beezer
there is also "winter" blend fuel... they change...

there is also "winter" blend fuel... they change it seasonally to make for easier starting, etc. know to reduce mpg
Forum: The Garage 01-22-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 688
Posted By Beezer
why not just use the helicoil kit you already...

why not just use the helicoil kit you already have? every aircraft piston engine made since at least the early 1950s has helicoils in the sparkplug holes... 2 per cylinder. yea, they are longer &...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-21-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 26,680
Posted By Beezer
ya, the side panel kinda negates all the kool...

ya, the side panel kinda negates all the kool tube work. the gussets with holes has the look. pretty sure it'll be plenty strong that way too
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By Beezer
I don't know the bike but there is a source...

I don't know the bike but there is a source coil, and a pickup or trigger coil (they have different names) that are only for the ignition system. sometimes these coils are separate pieces that can...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,114
Posted By Beezer
very nice.... with the 38 sprocket, how...

very nice....

with the 38 sprocket, how does it cruise on the hiway & then how does it do in the dirt. interested in a comparison if only running one cog
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By Beezer
there is a washer on the doo shaft, behind the...

there is a washer on the doo shaft, behind the idler gear. it is known to fall off when the shaft is removed. the shaft doesn't even need to come out of the gear, it only has to be pulled away from...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-20-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,596
Posted By Beezer
I have 10 years on you. not only were they things...

I have 10 years on you. not only were they things of beauty, they were awesome machines for the day. I remember my first Bulto... a 175 Lobito. about the first day I owned it I was in a gravel pit...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,278
Posted By Beezer
the years around Y2K have had many failed brake...

the years around Y2K have had many failed brake lines. brake can lock & not release, brake line can expand and give zero pressure, ABS can be contaminated... I had all three on mine. I've seen at...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By Beezer
yes.... from what your readings say, source coil...

yes.... from what your readings say, source coil 1 has an internal short. insulation in the windings has broken down and a connection is made between wires in the windings. that cuts out some of the...
Forum: The Garage 01-20-2015, 01:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,348
Posted By Beezer
steel bolt won't be a problem for any normal...

steel bolt won't be a problem for any normal load. if it worries you make a plate on the back side that picks up both bolts,,, or make a bolt to bolt jumper.

what kind of loads are you running?
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 12:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By Beezer
source coil is low ohms = shorted internally. the...

source coil is low ohms = shorted internally. the only time that might not count is if there were an aftermarket CDI that uses a different value coil


as for the ignition coil ohm reading......
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,673
Posted By Beezer
yes, what I meant about matching valves is to...

yes, what I meant about matching valves is to choose shims that give the same clearance. even new shims can vary over .001" from the nominal value. I have at least 3 or 4 of each size & measure them...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2015, 01:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,597
Posted By Beezer
I love mine too.... great gravel road runner, ...

I love mine too.... great gravel road runner, but not really an off road bike so much. great hiway cruse & fun in the corners too.

if it still has the original rubber brake lines... change them....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 603
Posted By Beezer
uuuuuuuuh.......... white stuff?

uuuuuuuuh.......... white stuff?
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,610
Posted By Beezer
assuming good fuel flow to the carb, and the...

assuming good fuel flow to the carb, and the choke is operating correctly (it's actually an enricher circuit), the pilot jet may be plugged up. this is common if the bike sits a lot. even if the fuel...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 482
Posted By Beezer
did you check the head and barrel for warp? you...

did you check the head and barrel for warp? you can check it with a straight edge but it's kinda tricky with a single cylinder because of the size. they usually give you no more than about .003",...
Forum: Alaska 01-14-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,519
Posted By Beezer
and who was the "Dan" guy that sold Husqvarna out...

and who was the "Dan" guy that sold Husqvarna out there.... about 1972-73... I never know him other than a nod but used to see him out in the big gravel pit a bit rippin it with a 6 speed 125 mostly
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,240
Posted By Beezer
whuuuuuuuuuuuuuut? makes no sense. turning...

whuuuuuuuuuuuuuut? makes no sense.

turning the rotor bolt should make the cams turn.

the "deep hole" problem for starter gear train was one hole in the cover drilled too deep causing one shaft...
Forum: The Garage 01-14-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,111
Posted By Beezer
bronco is right.... there are different types of...

bronco is right.... there are different types of hose.... especially if you aren't using aviation hose. I forget these things 'cause in aviation we have rules that aren't the same out in the rest of...
Forum: The Garage 01-14-2015, 12:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,663
Posted By Beezer
GAAAAAAAAAAAA......... yous guys drive me crazy....

GAAAAAAAAAAAA......... yous guys drive me crazy. the Kleins in the picture are for T&B "Stakon" terminals.... an insulated ring and splice system, they are not for Molex type terminals. ya they...
Forum: The Garage 01-13-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,663
Posted By Beezer
you're not using the right terminals then because...

you're not using the right terminals then because thats almost all we use in aviation (NOT the ones from Carquest). even without going Mil Spec there are more than a few lines of quality terminals...
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