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Forum: Old's Cool 03-12-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 428
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Posted By Sugar Pig
That was actually a gentle pull out. Now that I...

That was actually a gentle pull out. Now that I have run it several times she moves right out. That is with a 25 tooth front sprocket, they came with a 22 or 23 so its geared high too. Since I am...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-12-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 71,972
Posted By Sugar Pig
I'm working on it. That's the toolbox key. I need...

I'm working on it. That's the toolbox key. I need to find a spot for it on the bike.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-12-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 71,972
Posted By Sugar Pig
As requested. Sorry, As I said I am new to GoPro...

As requested. Sorry, As I said I am new to GoPro and Youtube. The mount makes a lot of annoying noise and the video is a little long and boring.

However, this is the true first ride - I was...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-10-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 71,972
Posted By Sugar Pig
http://media.fluke.com/images/62-max-plus-01b-600x...

http://media.fluke.com/images/62-max-plus-01b-600x402.jpg

I aim three or four fins down from the head gasket between the fins. Directly over the pistons measure about 300 front and rear. Caught...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-10-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 71,972
Posted By Sugar Pig
Rode the 7 mile loop again today before lunch. ...

Rode the 7 mile loop again today before lunch.

Temps dropped 40 degress with the timing change. Timed to center of hole.
Clutch is good now.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-10-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 23,178
Posted By Sugar Pig
Kevin I have been following closely and...

Kevin

I have been following closely and appreciate the effort. The piston info is very informative.

I am curious about what exact clearances you are planning to run between the piston and...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-10-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 71,972
Posted By Sugar Pig
Been sorting through the small issues. The carb...

Been sorting through the small issues. The carb would drool gas when you primed the cylinders and it was on the sidestand. Flatheads carbs are on the left so that doesn't help any. OHVs carbs are on...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-27-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 71,972
Posted By Sugar Pig
Oh...you guys thought we were done here? ...

Oh...you guys thought we were done here?

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Forum: Old's Cool 02-06-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 71,972
Posted By Sugar Pig
Tell that to this piston...:lol3:lol3 <a...

Tell that to this piston...:lol3:lol3

<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/34267953@N00/15839479813" title="20150206_165817 by farmtim3804, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-06-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 71,972
Posted By Sugar Pig
I am a bit neurotic and as I was driving around...

I am a bit neurotic and as I was driving around working today I started to wonder if all the oil smoke was b/c the rings were shot (they and the piston looked new). Had I made a mistake, should I...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-05-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 71,972
Posted By Sugar Pig
Thanks guys, your responses really help keep...

Thanks guys, your responses really help keep motivation up to post.

For those who don't know North Carolina titles are rarer than hen's teeth and worth their weight in gold for vintage bikes.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-04-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 71,972
Posted By Sugar Pig
Sorry, I was focused on a lot of little things...

Sorry, I was focused on a lot of little things and didn't have any dialogue. This was my first time using a Gopro and YouTube etc. It's a lot of work for a two minute video.

We ran the bike for...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-04-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 71,972
Posted By Sugar Pig
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

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Forum: Old's Cool 02-03-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 71,972
Posted By Sugar Pig
Tomorrow is START day I have waited long...

Tomorrow is START day

I have waited long enough and a few little things need attention but its going to be 60 and sunny so my friend Steve is going to come over and I am going to kick her to life....
Forum: Old's Cool 01-31-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 71,972
Posted By Sugar Pig
No sorry, they came on the wires that MeRide sent...

No sorry, they came on the wires that MeRide sent early in the build.

If you do find out where to get them please post it up, thanks.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-30-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 71,972
Posted By Sugar Pig
10-4 You can't tell from the picture but...

10-4

You can't tell from the picture but there is a 3/8 piece of marine plywood there that the plate will screw too. I might also put a couple of rare earth magnets flush in the wood to keep it...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-30-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 71,972
Posted By Sugar Pig
I have been working on getting little things...

I have been working on getting little things sorted out. I finally decided to just use a UL brake adjuster after trying about five different brake cable to no success. We'll call it a 'period...
Forum: Airheads 01-30-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 622
Posted By Sugar Pig
They make 6 volt Halogen headlights now and 6V...

They make 6 volt Halogen headlights now and 6V LED's too.

12vbulbs are much easier to find. $1000 is a bunch of money.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-19-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 71,972
Posted By Sugar Pig
It's actually a two brush. A fella named Perry...

It's actually a two brush. A fella named Perry Ruiter built it for me. It is in a VL three brush body and the electronic regulator is hidden under the tin cover of the old style and the third pole is...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-19-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 71,972
Posted By Sugar Pig
Getting back on track here. I finished the epoxy...

Getting back on track here. I finished the epoxy work and it seems to be holding. I have been putting things back together and finalizing some fits.

During testing, I noticed the headlight draws...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-11-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 71,972
Posted By Sugar Pig
I haven't felt very motivated lately, mainly b/c...

I haven't felt very motivated lately, mainly b/c I was dreading taking the tank off. It's not hard and doesn't take long. But I spent a lot of time trying to get all the oil and gas out. Even when...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-04-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 71,972
Posted By Sugar Pig
Had a couple request for springs and balls, will...

Had a couple request for springs and balls, will get them out shortly guys.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-04-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 71,972
Posted By Sugar Pig
:lol3 I'm not sure how to take this but it made...

:lol3 I'm not sure how to take this but it made me laugh out loud several times so that's what we're going with. It's like when the old lady in front of you farts in church.

You don't know if you...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-31-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 71,972
Posted By Sugar Pig
NOTE: We do not ship to the U.S.A. & Canada.:cry ...

NOTE: We do not ship to the U.S.A. & Canada.:cry

Never mind that all (edit: a lot) of those parts are there b/c of the USA coming to save Europe in WW2. :shog

Maybe I just need a friend from...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-29-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 71,972
Posted By Sugar Pig
Roger that, I put a old ball in there and gave it...

Roger that, I put a old ball in there and gave it a whack awhile back. It didn't seem to matter.

Good news is the new springs came today and they WORK. Pretty consistent 3/4 oz. with a good push....
Forum: Old's Cool 12-29-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 71,972
Posted By Sugar Pig
New problem: I was getting set to start the motor...

New problem: I was getting set to start the motor and was hooking up the gas and oil. I had heard a noise when threading in the petcocks. It was this crack.
I had sealed the inside of the tanks with...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-29-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 71,972
Posted By Sugar Pig
Thanks for that, I considered a similar approach...

Thanks for that, I considered a similar approach but was worried about the pressures involved etc. I ended up pulling the cylinder. It only took about two hours to pull it down and two too put it...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-16-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 23,178
Posted By Sugar Pig
Sugar

Sugar
Forum: Old's Cool 12-15-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 71,972
Posted By Sugar Pig
Exactly, they are such similar bikes and the DR...

Exactly, they are such similar bikes and the DR does it much simpler.

I need simple machines b/c I am not smart enough for the fancy ones. :lol3

One of the KLRs previous owners added a Cogent...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-15-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 23,178
Posted By Sugar Pig
I'm not sure that will work while its running...

I'm not sure that will work while its running :hmmmmm


Really enjoying this. If I don't speed up on the VLD you're gonna catch me.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-14-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 71,972
Posted By Sugar Pig
I like it: Hanlon's razor is an eponymous...

I like it:

Hanlon's razor is an eponymous adage that allows the elimination of unlikely explanations for a phenomenon. It reads:

Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-14-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 71,972
Posted By Sugar Pig
That is what I tell myself is that he is just...

That is what I tell myself is that he is just clueless.

Don't worry this is still the greatest site on the internet and there are still piles of great people on here. Its just the trolls and...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-13-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 71,972
Posted By Sugar Pig
They are both great guys and we go there quite a...

They are both great guys and we go there quite a bit and have ridden with them many times on the Kickstart runs.

These days Matt is much more approachable.

Dale has gotten very understandably...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-13-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 71,972
Posted By Sugar Pig
I recently traded my Ducati for a KLR as I would...

I recently traded my Ducati for a KLR as I would like to do the TAT again.

Well it turned out to be one of the most poorly cared for bikes I have seen. He changed the oil and everything but every...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-13-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 71,972
Posted By Sugar Pig
That's it. I have the same screen and clip in it....

That's it. I have the same screen and clip in it. Mine is a very late '34 (last 10 days of production).

How did you prove out the function of the valve. I tried blowing through it like the UL's...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-11-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 23,178
Posted By Sugar Pig
Thanks for the update Kevin- enjoying the story ...

Thanks for the update Kevin- enjoying the story

Why the heck couldn't Harley have used a sight glass on the JD and VL series. I would make them less nerve wracking and easier to dial in the oil...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-04-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 71,972
Posted By Sugar Pig
I did some more research last night. I also...

I did some more research last night. I also looked through the excellent Johnny Sells book as it has lots of pictures, etc.

There is a '36 engine case on Ebay now that has the same reinforcing...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-03-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 71,972
Posted By Sugar Pig
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3710/11260332404_397...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3710/11260332404_397143ea4a_b.jpg

You can see the reinforcing disc on the right side. Black about 1 inch diameter. You can also see there is something in the hole.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-03-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 71,972
Posted By Sugar Pig
While I have to tear down a little to fix the...

While I have to tear down a little to fix the current problem, there is an opportunity here I want other to weigh in on.

The subject is: Crankcase breathers

My UL has a little PCV type valve...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-03-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 71,972
Posted By Sugar Pig
Yes, Thanks again to RiggPigg and his...

Yes, Thanks again to RiggPigg and his information. It will be very helpful to me and my other friends with VLs and others that read this thread.

Not to forget MeRide's large contribution to this...
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