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Forum: Regional forums 05-28-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 991
Views: 149,103
Posted By Andyinhilo
I don't really think that it was anyone here, but...

I don't really think that it was anyone here, but sometimes someone will know...

Wasn't Abel, though I don't recall the guy's name. He has complained about these issues before.

Don't get me...
Forum: Regional forums 05-26-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 991
Views: 149,103
Posted By Andyinhilo
I hope that you get some results. Generally the...

I hope that you get some results. Generally the DOFAW guys are not too bad about following up. I always tell folks to ask for an after-action call so they know that they are expected to do something....
Forum: Regional forums 05-26-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 991
Views: 149,103
Posted By Andyinhilo
No more of an issue than any of the other traffic...

No more of an issue than any of the other traffic out to that area. IIRC the land that surrounds the Green Sand Beach is a Hawaiian Homes lease, so the lease holder could close access across the...
Forum: Regional forums 05-26-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 991
Views: 149,103
Posted By Andyinhilo
Got to the office this morning and there was a...

Got to the office this morning and there was a complaint waiting. It was phoned in on May 24 regarding a large group, 20 riders followed by a truck carrying equipment, heading south toward South...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-07-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,275
Posted By Andyinhilo
You may find that if you remove the front and top...

You may find that if you remove the front and top rear motor mounts, and the exhaust, the engine may pivot enough on the lower rear mount to give clearance to remove the carbs and air box. I am not...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-06-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By Andyinhilo
That sort of issue is usually due to a bad...

That sort of issue is usually due to a bad battery in my experience with old Honda twins and singles. The ignition system is really marginal to begin with and when the battery can't provide its share...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9,566
Views: 1,441,824
Posted By Andyinhilo
Bypass is easy, go into the wiring behind the...

Bypass is easy, go into the wiring behind the headlight, and unplug the switch wires and connect the two harness wires together.
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9,566
Views: 1,441,824
Posted By Andyinhilo
About all you will accomplish with the mods you...

About all you will accomplish with the mods you plan will be more noise. You can get better driveability, starting and faster warm-up if you opne the fuel mixture screw on the bottom of the carby....
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 9,566
Views: 1,441,824
Posted By Andyinhilo
Looks like they are exchanging practicality for...

Looks like they are exchanging practicality for squid appeal.
Forum: Regional forums 01-14-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 991
Views: 149,103
Posted By Andyinhilo
Shameless plug for a friend's ranch. Super nice...

Shameless plug for a friend's ranch. Super nice folks with a working cattle, sheep and horse ranch. http://kahuaranch.com/

Their stables: http://www.naalapastables.com/kahua.html

You can also...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 9,566
Views: 1,441,824
Posted By Andyinhilo
You might also want to try a 20W-50 oil. I noted...

You might also want to try a 20W-50 oil. I noted that mine shifted better with a heavier base stock oil than the 10w-40 that is specified.

Another thing is to make sure that the clutch lever on...
Forum: Regional forums 12-25-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 991
Views: 149,103
Posted By Andyinhilo
Looks possible. The owner told me that he has a...

Looks possible. The owner told me that he has a place ready in Pahoa town (former Thai restaurant) for when he closes. He does not have much to move, so hopefully it won't be unavailable too long...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-21-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,404
Posted By Andyinhilo
I would replace everything that is rubber, and...

I would replace everything that is rubber, and probably all the bearings as well. These parts are likely hard to get now and may be imbossible in the future. The last crank I rebuilt was for my 1976...
Forum: Regional forums 12-18-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 991
Views: 149,103
Posted By Andyinhilo
Update

UPDATE: The "Lava Viewing Area" (rubbish dump transfer station) is open. I don't know how much there is to see, but there were plenty of cars parked for at least 1/2 mile down Apa'a street from the...
Forum: Regional forums 12-10-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 991
Views: 149,103
Posted By Andyinhilo
Currently the whole affected area is off-limits....

Currently the whole affected area is off-limits. There is a plan to possibly open a viewing area, and a group of the displaced school students were allowed to go into the rubbish transfer station and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 109,631
Views: 22,070,460
Posted By Andyinhilo
If you want to pay go here:...

If you want to pay go here: http://www.genuinesuzukimanuals.com/

The mods frown on passing info on pirated stuff here.
Forum: Regional forums 12-06-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 991
Views: 149,103
Posted By Andyinhilo
As Birdmove said, the Pahoa Fresh Fish has the...

As Birdmove said, the Pahoa Fresh Fish has the best fish and chips I ever had. Bunch of other good restaurants in Pahoa as well.

Pahoa is a really interesting little town, I highly recommed that...
Forum: Regional forums 12-06-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 991
Views: 149,103
Posted By Andyinhilo
At this time there is no problem with going to...

At this time there is no problem with going to Pahoa. There is currently no way to legally see the active lava flow, unless you want to go by helicopter.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-20-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 823
Posted By Andyinhilo
That is normal. They don't always wear that way,...

That is normal. They don't always wear that way, but it isn't infrequent either.

Your chain and sprockets are worn out. These items wear together, and if you put a new chain on worn sprockets, it...
Forum: Regional forums 11-09-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 991
Views: 149,103
Posted By Andyinhilo
I live on the Big Island. We have accommodations...

I live on the Big Island. We have accommodations that go from basic to some of the most expensive on the planet. There are tons of things to do here. Shoot me a PM and maybe I can give you some...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-23-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 750
Posted By Andyinhilo
The 74-76 CB200 have a similar setup. Don't know...

The 74-76 CB200 have a similar setup. Don't know if it is the same, but it seems likely. If you can locate a front fork from a similar vintage Suzuki GT185m they had a hydraulic disk. you might be...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-21-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 701
Posted By Andyinhilo
Fuse blowing = short circuit, look for a pinched...

Fuse blowing = short circuit, look for a pinched wire or a mis-connection. Replace the fuse with a 6v bulb. It will burn as long as the short exists, so you can test it without having to continually...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-03-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 889
Posted By Andyinhilo
To check the pump, fill the oil tank, remove the...

To check the pump, fill the oil tank, remove the pump cover, open the bleeder screw (small phillips screw, should have a copper sealing washer visible under the screw head). Let oil flow until free...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 9,566
Views: 1,441,824
Posted By Andyinhilo
#2.

#2.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-28-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 23,154
Posted By Andyinhilo
Curtiss V8

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_E15jc7J5CoU/TAu4E9HR5BI/AAAAAAAALJw/NQbqMuaTM3w/s1600/04_Garson_Curtis_08.jpg

269 CI, Dual Carb, direct shaft drive, rear V brake only. In 1907 Curtiss went 136.36 MPH. ...
Forum: 2 smokers 09-06-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 822
Posted By Andyinhilo
I would think that if your thermostats were...

I would think that if your thermostats were working properly before, and the temperatures were normal, larger radiators should make no difference and temps will stay the same.

If you don't have...
Forum: 2 smokers 08-21-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,171
Posted By Andyinhilo
Mine could do that, but the MPG would be less...

Mine could do that, but the MPG would be less than 40. IIRC the top speed was in the 105 MPH range (as attested to by Florida Highway Patrol Radar!)
Forum: 2 smokers 08-21-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,171
Posted By Andyinhilo
My 3rd bike was one of those. Nice ride, but a...

My 3rd bike was one of those. Nice ride, but a bit thirsty.
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 109,631
Views: 22,070,460
Posted By Andyinhilo
The float won't reliably shut off the fuel at...

The float won't reliably shut off the fuel at positions close to or over horizontal :lol3. The thing that I would be concerned about if you had more than a float bowl full of gas in the airbox is the...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-15-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,117
Posted By Andyinhilo
Make sure that the carbs are in proper sync, as...

Make sure that the carbs are in proper sync, as well as all of the above. A small difference there can cause this problem.
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9,566
Views: 1,441,824
Posted By Andyinhilo
At this point I would try calling Jesse at...

At this point I would try calling Jesse at Keintech. Phone number is on the website. http://www.kientech.com/

Super nice guy and a DR guru. he can help you if anyone can.
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 109,631
Views: 22,070,460
Posted By Andyinhilo
I would like to have it if you still have it. I...

I would like to have it if you still have it. I sent you a PM.
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 9,566
Views: 1,441,824
Posted By Andyinhilo
If the line is holding vacuum, then I would...

If the line is holding vacuum, then I would carefully take it apart and clean it up. You may find that it is plugged up.
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9,566
Views: 1,441,824
Posted By Andyinhilo
Apply suction to the vacuum port of the petcock...

Apply suction to the vacuum port of the petcock when in run or reserve position. See if fuel flows, and there is no vacuum leaking. If vacuum is leaking, there is the trouble, if not, something...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9,566
Views: 1,441,824
Posted By Andyinhilo
I don't have a photo, but the fuel outlet on the...

I don't have a photo, but the fuel outlet on the valve is the one that points to the rear of the bike, and the vacuum port is the one that points to the right side of the bike. The large line that...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-01-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,033
Posted By Andyinhilo
If the pins are stuck, use some penetrating oil,...

If the pins are stuck, use some penetrating oil, then a small pin punch and a light weight hammer to tap them out. I can't remember if the pins are staked in place. Look carefully and if you see...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-31-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,033
Posted By Andyinhilo
As stated, it sounds like a sticking float, or...

As stated, it sounds like a sticking float, or maybe a bit of debris in the needle/seat area. sometimes a light tapping on the carby will clear things up. you may need to remove and clean again.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 109,631
Views: 22,070,460
Posted By Andyinhilo
There is, however a rubber damper on the stock...

There is, however a rubber damper on the stock sprocket retainer.
Forum: The Garage 07-20-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,450
Posted By Andyinhilo
Remove the pipe and file or grind the fins a bit...

Remove the pipe and file or grind the fins a bit for clearance.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-17-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,331
Posted By Andyinhilo
I have been living around the ocean since I was...

I have been living around the ocean since I was 13. I am also a certified marine engine technician, and I had a Suzuki dealership in the Florida keys years ago.

I hate to sound negative, but...
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