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Forum: Old's Cool 09-02-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By cam14
https://www.4x4review.com/Portals/1/OldImages/feat...

https://www.4x4review.com/Portals/1/OldImages/feature/shock-genius-1.gif https://www.4x4review.com/Portals/1/OldImages/feature/shock-genius2.gif

Mounting shocks at angles reduces the overall...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-25-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,112
Posted By cam14
Does in detonate only on deceleration? Or does it...

Does in detonate only on deceleration? Or does it also detonate whilst accelerating?

My high-level understanding is that detonation only on deceleration is not a bad thing and is a sign of proper...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-21-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 35,825
Posted By cam14
Just love the progress you have made. I keep...

Just love the progress you have made. I keep coming back to this thread and I'm thinking about my CL 450. You have great tips here, thanks for sharing.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-20-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 15,416
Views: 8,940,913
Posted By cam14
Classic example of Newton's first law of motion,...

Classic example of Newton's first law of motion, inertia. If we had slow motion video, then could observe third law motion.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-20-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1,532
Views: 229,091
Posted By cam14
Hope I'm not too late to the game, had to look it...

Hope I'm not too late to the game, had to look it up. Triumph BD250 from Triumph-Werke Nürnberg AG or TWN Both the Conventry English company and Nuremberg German company were founded by Siegfried...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-13-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 7,299
Views: 3,331,304
Posted By cam14
That Goldwing sure is a contradicition of stereo...

That Goldwing sure is a contradicition of stereo types. I have never really cared about Goldwings until now. Wonder how much is really weights and how does it perform? Thanks for posting
Forum: Old's Cool 05-30-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 648
Posted By cam14
If it was OK before this most likly something...

If it was OK before this most likly something simple. My suggestions are to make sure that the throttle is returning all the way closed. If the cable is starting to frey, then might cause the the...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-28-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,004
Posted By cam14
Starts on the first kick once you get practiced.

Starts on the first kick once you get practiced.
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 13,162
Views: 1,270,756
Posted By cam14
Try to lossen the compression release cable. ...

Try to lossen the compression release cable. Looks a little tight and gear inside the head might be rubbing. Just a guess, hope this helps.
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 13,162
Views: 1,270,756
Posted By cam14
Following up on this post from a few weeks ago. I...

Following up on this post from a few weeks ago. I applied a sheet of heat protection to the underside of my stock steel gas tank. Had to cut up the sheet a bit to make it fit the contours better. Net...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,445
Posted By cam14
My current XL600 (light mods) gets around 50-ish...

My current XL600 (light mods) gets around 50-ish highway cursing around 60 to 70 MPH. But I do not do a lot of highway riding with it. Back in the mid 80's took a road trip and I was on my '77 XT500...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-11-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 15,416
Views: 8,940,913
Posted By cam14
Mothers day and more

Continued in the sprit of Mothers Day...

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Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 13,162
Views: 1,270,756
Posted By cam14
As others were saying to lean back. For me, it...

As others were saying to lean back. For me, it is kind of like snow sking. You want to avoid too much weight transfer to the front and use the foot pegs to shift wieght left or right. To someone...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 13,162
Views: 1,270,756
Posted By cam14
Good idea about wraping the exhaust but I think...

Good idea about wraping the exhaust but I think it is really the heat coming off of the head. Riding faster would generate enough air flow so solve the problem but I need to go slow so my kids can...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 13,162
Views: 1,270,756
Posted By cam14
Just got back from trail riding with one of my...

Just got back from trail riding with one of my boys, his first time on the dirt and trail on his XR100. All in all a good outing even if we were going slow for the first timer.
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Forum: Old's Cool 04-11-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,831
Posted By cam14
Your bike looks great; I had a '77 XT 500 way...

Your bike looks great; I had a '77 XT 500 way back in high school and college, really good memories with that bike. Always make sure you'r at TDC when kick starting it. The kick-back is a real...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-25-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 677
Posted By cam14
First of all, sounds like a neat race/event. Can...

First of all, sounds like a neat race/event. Can you tell us more about the roads? All highway? Flat or hilly? Elevation? Is it a big loop? Other rules?

Sounds sort-a like the crap-can car...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-21-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 15,416
Views: 8,940,913
Posted By cam14
http://www.teamjimmyjoe.com/wp-content/uploads/201...

http://www.teamjimmyjoe.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/funny-pictures-motorcycle-pulling-rascal.jpg

Two girls on a not so old motorcycel. Just had to share when I found this.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-10-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 15,416
Views: 8,940,913
Posted By cam14
Brianne Corn, think she holds a record on the...

Brianne Corn, think she holds a record on the salt flats on a '48 Triumph.

http://i683.photobucket.com/albums/vv198/aaa-111/speedweek/371319867_7zHE9-O.jpg

Closer pic of the bike and the...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-23-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 455
Views: 49,735
Posted By cam14
Thanks for showing all the details on how you...

Thanks for showing all the details on how you fabricated the intake, it is a source of positive inspiration.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Forum: Old's Cool 01-09-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,103
Posted By cam14
Look up ZDDP and here is a link to get you...

Look up ZDDP and here is a link to get you started http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zinc_dithiophosphate

Real important for flat tapped cams and helps most moving parts but can not correct over lean...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-30-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,280
Posted By cam14
I think the early early 70's SL 350 with the twin...

I think the early early 70's SL 350 with the twin 350 engine used the same engine as the CB 350. Therefore all of the CB 350 performance upgreads should apply to you as well. When Honda changed the...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-27-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 15,416
Views: 8,940,913
Posted By cam14
I had to look it up, does in deed look like a...

I had to look it up, does in deed look like a Neracar.
http://cybermotorcycle.com/gallery/ner-a-car/images/Ner-A-Car_1922_Model_A_Kent_detail.jpg
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Forum: Old's Cool 12-23-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 15,416
Views: 8,940,913
Posted By cam14
Kind of an open ended question, it the above pic,...

Kind of an open ended question, it the above pic, there appears to me no rear suspension. Is there hidden rear suspension or is it really a "hard tail"? If really a hard tail, what it is like to...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-22-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 14,163
Posted By cam14
Thanks for sharing that link, really enjoyed that...

Thanks for sharing that link, really enjoyed that video. Makes me wonder what John Britten would be up to these days if he has not died in '95. Also, why was his engine so much more powerful than...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-05-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2,159
Views: 571,974
Posted By cam14
Might be too late for this. Use to have an older...

Might be too late for this. Use to have an older XL350. Still one of the best bikes I have ever owned. Easy to start, enough power to do what I wanted. Lite enough (but was not a light bike) to...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-17-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,210
Posted By cam14
I'm not an expert, but to help lessen pinging,...

I'm not an expert, but to help lessen pinging, think running a colder rating on the plug will help and if you can get a plug with less protrusion (shorted threaded part) in to the cylinder head will...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-16-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,519
Posted By cam14
My dad bought one new in '74, I still have it. ...

My dad bought one new in '74, I still have it. The style has really grown on me over the years and now like it more than newer bikes. The valve springs are unique design, not bad, just unique. ...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 13,162
Views: 1,270,756
Posted By cam14
Can anyone point me towards a replacement petcock...

Can anyone point me towards a replacement petcock valve that screws to the gas tank? My XL600 has been sitting still way too long and got it running today but is leaking at the petcock valve.

TIA
Forum: Old's Cool 10-27-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 15,416
Views: 8,940,913
Posted By cam14
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-uORswvwsxYg/TeVIr_CObmI/...

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-uORswvwsxYg/TeVIr_CObmI/AAAAAAAAAAQ/y_HQfw3w_vk/s760/harley%2Bb.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 10-24-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 814
Posted By cam14
Cool, thanks for sharing. The Opel Manta I had...

Cool, thanks for sharing. The Opel Manta I had in highschool would have been much more intetestig if it had one or more rockets straped to it. Nowaways, Opels are just a GM branch, do not think...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-12-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,556
Posted By cam14
Nice video and yes, he aimed for and ran over...

Nice video and yes, he aimed for and ran over that 200 MPH record. Could not tell if the record was cracked and/or broken but most definitely aimed for and ran over the record.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-07-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,633
Posted By cam14
Great find, on top of the previous post (clean...

Great find, on top of the previous post (clean out gas tank, change all fluids, etc...) I would strongly encourge you to go ahead and replace the tires. Even if they look OK, at that age, they are...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-03-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,169
Posted By cam14
Try "Thumpers" section. I have many fond...

Try "Thumpers" section. I have many fond memories of my 77 XT500 I had through the '80s. Almost makes up for the kick-back and sprained ankles.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-02-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 17,360
Posted By cam14
The level of quality in your work and execution...

The level of quality in your work and execution are very impressive. I have a question based upon my experiences with dyno tuning my race car. Under load, I adjust fuel pressure for better air/fuel...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-12-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,058
Posted By cam14
A data point from another internet site so cannot...

A data point from another internet site so cannot vouch for correctness:<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
91-93 Honda CBR600F2: 802lbs/in....
Forum: Old's Cool 08-04-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,222
Posted By cam14
That is really cool to know, thanks for sharing. ...

That is really cool to know, thanks for sharing. Being a teenager in the '80's, I had a very biased opinion on the meaning of Cannonball Run.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-09-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15,416
Views: 8,940,913
Posted By cam14
Along that theame, the wife of Frederico Fellini...

Along that theame, the wife of Frederico Fellini was Giulietta Masina
http://www.screenrush.co.uk/stars/star-1055/pictures/detail/?cmediafile=18977685

Not able to insert the pic so here is the...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-29-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2,159
Views: 571,974
Posted By cam14
Just pick a mid 90's XR100 for my kids to learn...

Just pick a mid 90's XR100 for my kids to learn on, still have fond memories of my early 70's XL100 I learned on. Anyway, had my two boys do basic maintiance and can not find an oil filter. Do...
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,540
Posted By cam14
+1, I had a failing condenser on an BMW 2002...

+1, I had a failing condenser on an BMW 2002 race car that was hard to track down, fine when cold but randomly fail once hot. Get towed back to the pits and was find again or sometimes idled rough....
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