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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:07 PM
Replies: 23,942
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Posted By Kai Ju
still for...

still for sale:http://www.manracks.com/#!honda-xr650r/c11xa
Forum: Road Warriors 06-28-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,063
Posted By Kai Ju
It almost sounds like the cup on the master...

It almost sounds like the cup on the master cylinder piston is damaged or installed backwards.
Either way disassembly seems to be in order.
Mind you, if the cup is backwards that means somebody was...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-27-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,063
Posted By Kai Ju
When you say you've bled the master, does it come...

When you say you've bled the master, does it come with a bleed nipple on the banjo bolt or on the master cylinder body?
Either way, if you haven't already done so, loosen the banjo bolt while...
Forum: 2 smokers 06-18-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By Kai Ju
I had a 76 and a 77, never did like the Daytona,...

I had a 76 and a 77, never did like the Daytona, mainly because of it's engine characteristiscs.
But they are pretty bikes.

Start price is a bit steep, I keep thinking that I bought my 77 for...
Forum: 2 smokers 06-17-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By Kai Ju
Original Daytona Special

Not mine but just found this on fleabay:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/261933134247?_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT#ht_633wt_1017

One owner Daytona Special, stock.
Forum: Vendors 06-16-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 46,365
Posted By Kai Ju
Father's Day Gift To Yourself

Your loved ones will likely not know how much you would enjoy having this cool tool next time you fill up.

So why not just treat yourself ?

Father's Day Special: 3 for $10.00 if you order...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-14-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 4,498
Views: 843,038
Posted By Kai Ju
Remember when an Owners Manual gave you service...

Remember when an Owners Manual gave you service specs and showed you how to adjust the valves and set the points ?
And the bike came with a tool kit that actually was good enough to do those tasks ?...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-09-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 870
Posted By Kai Ju
Honda used fuel pumps on a number of carbureted...

Honda used fuel pumps on a number of carbureted bikes. My CB-1 came with one stock, CBR600F3 had one as well.
They are low pressure pumps, 3-4 psi max. Come to think of it, my '86 Fazer ( Mini...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 10,859
Posted By Kai Ju
Just stumbled across your thread. Awesome work,...

Just stumbled across your thread. Awesome work, even better results. Great tutorial, thanks.
Couple of questions if I may.

You've already mentioned the labor, and I can see why and where it...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 23,942
Views: 3,300,257
Posted By Kai Ju
Thanks, I like it too.:D

Thanks, I like it too.:D
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 23,942
Views: 3,300,257
Posted By Kai Ju
Service limits are: Valve Stem O.D. ...

Service limits are:

Valve Stem O.D. 6.56mm (0.258") intake
6.55mm (0.258") exhaust
Valve Guide I.D. 6.655mm (0.2620 ) both intake...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 23,942
Views: 3,300,257
Posted By Kai Ju
New graphics and a luggage rack, of sorts

I decided that it was time for a change, easiest way to do that was new graphics.
Found these without any sponsor names and really liked them.
...
Forum: Vendors 05-25-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 46,365
Posted By Kai Ju
Well here it is...

...a blue XR650R/SM.

http://i814.photobucket.com/albums/zz63/nilmez/DSCN3071%20Blue_zpsasrogzwl.jpg (http://s814.photobucket.com/user/nilmez/media/DSCN3071%20Blue_zpsasrogzwl.jpg.html)

I like...
Forum: Vendors 05-23-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 46,365
Posted By Kai Ju
Once again....

I will be at the Long Beach Swap meet on Sunday, the 24th.

Look for the guy with the XR650R/SM that's turning blue....

Anybody that walks up and mentions the word blue gets 3 for the price of...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-19-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3,334
Views: 416,200
Posted By Kai Ju
You guys keep forgetting about the CRF450R which...

You guys keep forgetting about the CRF450R which has been fuel injected since 2009 and is kick start only, no battery at all, just a condensor to store enough electricity to power the fuel pump and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,255
Posted By Kai Ju
Mine does the same thing if I crack the throttle...

Mine does the same thing if I crack the throttle before I'm though with the full stroke. Usually happens when I'm in a hurry or flustered. As soon as I calm down it starts fine. (There is a Life...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-06-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By Kai Ju
wrong bike and place. The 1150 is an...

wrong bike and place.

The 1150 is an Oilhead but you posted in Airheads.

On the other hand, I'd love to introduce you to your bike and how to take care of its needs, but I'm in SoCal, oh...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By Kai Ju
Only if the filament holder broke off and is...

Only if the filament holder broke off and is shorted straight to ground but then you wouldn't have a headlight.
Or if the socket wiring was touching hot to ground but in your pic it sure doesn't...
Forum: Vendors 05-06-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 46,365
Posted By Kai Ju
Back from hibernation

Thanks DRconvertible, this thread hasn't been near the top in ages.

pm'd you the payment info. Thanks for the purchase.
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By Kai Ju
I thought everybody has one. Doesn't have...

I thought everybody has one.

Doesn't have to be a turnsignal. Any 12v bulb will do. Couple of wires with the ends twisted and pushed flat so they'll fit into the fuse terminal.
All you're doing...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By Kai Ju
Use a shortfinder....:rofl You can make one...

Use a shortfinder....:rofl

You can make one out of an old turnsignal by attaching longer wires to it that end in a spade terminal that fits in the fuse holder and take the place of the fuse.
You...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,052
Posted By Kai Ju
Turn the fuel valve to reserve and try again. ...

Turn the fuel valve to reserve and try again.
Make sure the tank vent is clear.
Check dynamic float level by attaching a clear hose to the floatbowl drain (if so equipped) and run the hose up next...
Forum: The Garage 05-01-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,023
Posted By Kai Ju
I used an old throttle cable that I hard soldered...

I used an old throttle cable that I hard soldered to a core. Double up the end into a loop and crimp it together with a butt connector to make the handle.
Make it as long as you want.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-25-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 23,972
Posted By Kai Ju
something a bit more contemporary...

http://i814.photobucket.com/albums/zz63/nilmez/BW%20cropped_zpsgfs3pcxf.jpg (http://s814.photobucket.com/user/nilmez/media/BW%20cropped_zpsgfs3pcxf.jpg.html)
Forum: Road Warriors 04-15-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By Kai Ju
I guarantee that if it had been made by a cobbler...

I guarantee that if it had been made by a cobbler (shoemaker, really?) it would still work. Also, Vaterland is capitalized and doesn't have an H.

So how did you manage to break it ?

Give the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 23,942
Views: 3,300,257
Posted By Kai Ju
I remember that one, great idea and something I...

I remember that one, great idea and something I would try it if I didn't have my second fuel valve already.
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 23,942
Views: 3,300,257
Posted By Kai Ju
You'd still have to seal the bolt holes and your...

You'd still have to seal the bolt holes and your only gain would be to not have to cut the O-ring groove in the bottom of the tank.

What you're describing could be a bolt on kit to convert stock...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 23,942
Views: 3,300,257
Posted By Kai Ju
The petcock is a stock Honda item, part #...

The petcock is a stock Honda item, part # 16950-KSE-003. You will also need the sealing O-ring, part # 16997-467-000. O-RING (11.8X3.55)
The biggest hurdle may be the groove you have to cut into...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 23,942
Views: 3,300,257
Posted By Kai Ju
The other solution is to add a fuel valve on the...

The other solution is to add a fuel valve on the left side T'ing into the right side hose.
I removed the standpipe from both and treat the left side as my reserve tank. Plus I don't have to reach...
Forum: Airheads 04-09-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 596
Posted By Kai Ju
Like everybody already stated, don't tighten it...

Like everybody already stated, don't tighten it to the click once you get if off, don't lock it either for that matter.

To get it off, use a hardwood dowel that's long enough to get both hands...
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,513
Posted By Kai Ju
Start it with your thumbs, finish with wood... ...

Start it with your thumbs, finish with wood...
Make sure the gap is either at the top or the bottom, because if the gap ends up in the opening on the piston, the next guy that has to remove it will...
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8,285
Views: 1,736,518
Posted By Kai Ju
The left one says Links, the right one says...

The left one says Links, the right one says Rechts, on the inside....:D
Forum: Airheads 04-02-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 94,537
Posted By Kai Ju
Squish, no glue involved, just a fiddly gasket. ...

Squish, no glue involved, just a fiddly gasket.
Tink, might not be a bad time to replace that old gasket anyway. Part # 63 12 1 356 403 $11.84 from Max BMW
Take a pic of the spring clips that hold...
Forum: Airheads 04-02-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Posted By Kai Ju
There is a punch mark on the butterfly that...

There is a punch mark on the butterfly that should be visible from the intake valve side and needs to be above the shaft.
I used loctite on the screws and used an automatic center punch at the very...
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,790
Posted By Kai Ju
Not to be an alarmist, but if you were to roll...

Not to be an alarmist, but if you were to roll into my place with that noise I'd ask you to shut it off right now.

Oil level ? How does the oil smell ? How is the oil filter O-ring ?
Is there...
Forum: 2 smokers 03-22-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,499
Posted By Kai Ju
Thanks for the great directions, I have to...

Thanks for the great directions, I have to refinish the forks, among other things, on a Katana and was dreading the process.
Forum: 2 smokers 03-21-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,499
Posted By Kai Ju
Great looking job so far. Question about...

Great looking job so far.

Question about the fork. What did you use to get that finish ? They look perfect.

"Stripped and re-buffed fork sliders again. A job done well is a job done twice! I...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-19-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,394
Posted By Kai Ju
The ST13 being an across the frame V4, has easy...

The ST13 being an across the frame V4, has easy access to check the valves. You still have to pull the cams to replace shims, but the actual check procedure is quite simple. And easy to get to.
...
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 16,259
Posted By Kai Ju
Which is why I prefer a heat gun to a torch.

Which is why I prefer a heat gun to a torch.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-17-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 115,638
Posted By Kai Ju
Your bike, your choices and don't let anybody...

Your bike, your choices and don't let anybody tell you otherwise. :D

The fans are stock, but are unusual in that they are pusher fans. Designed to push air through the radiator as opposed to...
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