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Forum: The Garage 10-25-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4,247
Views: 567,396
Posted By tundrawolf
No, because that is a potential point of failure...

No, because that is a potential point of failure and or current limiting when the points get pitted (Like an automotive solenoid). I have to be extra careful now, but it is definitely worth it. I am...
Forum: The Garage 10-24-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4,247
Views: 567,396
Posted By tundrawolf
That is genius. What exactly did you do?

That is genius. What exactly did you do?
Forum: The Garage 10-22-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4,247
Views: 567,396
Posted By tundrawolf
I bought a Westward welder (Made in Italy) to...

I bought a Westward welder (Made in Italy) to replace the Lincoln unit I traded for a car. The Westward was purchased sight unseen hastily to complete a wrought iron fencing job. The first day of the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,304
Posted By tundrawolf
Sounds like you need a synthetic rubber powerband.

Sounds like you need a synthetic rubber powerband.
Forum: The Garage 12-24-2010, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4,247
Views: 567,396
Posted By tundrawolf
I wasn't attacking anyone, my intention was to...

I wasn't attacking anyone, my intention was to tell the man buying the 110v rig that he was OK in doing so. I went to college to learn to weld, and I would hope you would understand that for the...
Forum: The Garage 12-22-2010, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4,247
Views: 567,396
Posted By tundrawolf
I will tell you the truth, if you cannot handle...

I will tell you the truth, if you cannot handle 90% of home and small projects, even larger ones with some effort with a 110v welder, I would not trust you with a 220v unit. Sorry, but that's the...
Forum: The Garage 12-03-2010, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4,247
Views: 567,396
Posted By tundrawolf
I have welded stainless to mild steel with mild...

I have welded stainless to mild steel with mild rod before with excellent results, should I have used SS rod though?

Oops now that I think about it it was a fusion weld with oac. Sorry!
Forum: Battle scooters 05-04-2010, 07:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,554
Posted By tundrawolf
Tell me that thing has airbags...

Tell me that thing has airbags...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-04-2010, 07:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,554
Posted By tundrawolf
AKIRAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ...

AKIRAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

What sort of scooter is that? It's so 'futuristic' I'd sport it.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-03-2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,450
Posted By tundrawolf
Do what I did, rebuild your carb (Just do it!)...

Do what I did, rebuild your carb (Just do it!) and clean your spark advance assemblies. I also ran some degreaser through the exhaust, then hosed it out good. Seems to flow better, now, but the...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-03-2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,450
Posted By tundrawolf
You don't know how to manipulate a gas can when...

You don't know how to manipulate a gas can when you are empty, and an oil jug for oil changes?

A farmer I knew had two CT110's rotting away in his junkyard. Knowing Hondas, I knew they were...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-03-2010, 10:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,702
Posted By tundrawolf
For some reason the link does not work.

For some reason the link does not work.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-03-2010, 09:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 17,891
Posted By tundrawolf
When you find a pull start motor put it back into...

When you find a pull start motor put it back into the ATC. The ATC is aout 400,000 times more fun (And dangerous :deal :deal :deal ) than the trail 90. I have an ATC 110 and 2 Trail 110s. I love the...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-03-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,165
Posted By tundrawolf
Friends, I thank you for your help in this...

Friends, I thank you for your help in this matter, ESPECIALLY Eric. After all of my work, I figured it out. I put in a ginormous slow or pilot jet and leaned out the needle two positions. The pilot...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-02-2010, 09:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,165
Posted By tundrawolf
I should say, the plug is new. You know...

I should say, the plug is new.

You know what? I don't think I have the right carb. Which means the 10.7MM float height is probably wrong. The ones listed in the manuals have a small filter in the...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-02-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,165
Posted By tundrawolf
Looked at exhaust, the silencer has no packing...

Looked at exhaust, the silencer has no packing left. However, I think it is restricted. Can anyone tell me what is inside the muffler expansion portion of the muffler? Can I cut a hole in it, clean...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-02-2010, 07:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,165
Posted By tundrawolf
I am going to look at the exhaust today. I had a...

I am going to look at the exhaust today. I had a good ride yesterday even with the bog.
Forum: The Garage 05-01-2010, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,947
Posted By tundrawolf
I used oil to lubricate the advance assembly....

I used oil to lubricate the advance assembly. Should I use grease? It seems to have significant resistance with grease. Does it matter?
Forum: Battle scooters 05-01-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,165
Posted By tundrawolf
Ok here is what happened. I shined every wearing...

Ok here is what happened. I shined every wearing surface very well, cleaned it, and used some Break Free CLP on the advance mechanism.

Put it all back together, aligned every notch, it fired...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-01-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,165
Posted By tundrawolf
I checked the valve timing, it is spot-on with...

I checked the valve timing, it is spot-on with the T mark and the notch in the camshaft sprocket. I have adjusted the valves less than 5 hours ago and tightened the cam chain as well.

So I am...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-30-2010, 08:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,165
Posted By tundrawolf
Thanks for the link, I have the second manual, I...

Thanks for the link, I have the second manual, I think the atc is an 82 or an 84. I will check valvetrain timing tomorrow.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-30-2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,165
Posted By tundrawolf
Yes sir, I have verified that with a torch a few...

Yes sir, I have verified that with a torch a few weeks ago.

I know the choke is on because I can hear the spring loaded flap open and close with every intake stroke, and there is an arrow...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-30-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,165
Posted By tundrawolf
I took the needle jet out and you are right, it...

I took the needle jet out and you are right, it can only go in one way, and one end is tapered for mating to the needle jet holder. I also tried to tap it into the housing further, and it didn't...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-30-2010, 02:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,165
Posted By tundrawolf
I should have said cleaned it out real good....

I should have said cleaned it out real good. Several times, even, even though I could see through all the holes.

I thought that the main jet holder pushed the needle jet all the way in? Maybe...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-30-2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,165
Posted By tundrawolf
Yes the rebuild kit came with the needle jet....

Yes the rebuild kit came with the needle jet. Could it be installed upside down? I reamed out the needle jet holder, and even replaced it with a different one with bigger holes on top.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-30-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,165
Posted By tundrawolf
I have the round bowl carburetor, I believe the...

I have the round bowl carburetor, I believe the "Emulsifier tube" is part of the main jet holder. I thoroughly cleaned it. Is there a hidden/pressed in thing for the round bowl carburetor?
Forum: Battle scooters 04-30-2010, 06:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,165
Posted By tundrawolf
I believe you are on to something. Do you have a...

I believe you are on to something. Do you have a picture of the emulsion tube? Where is it located?

I raised the needle all the way up and it cured 90% of the bog but that is not normal!
Forum: Battle scooters 04-29-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,165
Posted By tundrawolf
So I found out today that the float MIGHT have...

So I found out today that the float MIGHT have been binding. I edited the float and pilot jet holder housing not to conflict with each other.

I re-adjusted the float level to exactly 10.7 MM.

I...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-25-2010, 07:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,165
Posted By tundrawolf
I used all new parts including adjustable float....

I used all new parts including adjustable float. I even went so far as to remove the brass balls and inspect the passages inside the carb. This has really got me confused.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-24-2010, 07:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,165
Posted By tundrawolf
Trail 110's bog

I have an ATC 110 and 2 trail 110's. One Trail 110 and the ATC 110 have a very strange bog! I just rebuilt the carb on the ATC, and have everything set perfectly. This is what they both do:

If I...
Forum: Road warriors 01-31-2010, 08:15 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 153,076
Posted By tundrawolf
Why is everyone always picking on me?

Why is everyone always picking on me?
Forum: Road warriors 01-30-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 153,076
Posted By tundrawolf
I could tear some desert trails up with that...

I could tear some desert trails up with that thing.
Forum: The Garage 01-06-2010, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4,247
Views: 567,396
Posted By tundrawolf
Metal, mostly, although some people claim to be...

Metal, mostly, although some people claim to be able to weld plastic.

I saw, once, maybe on tv- some guy got two pieces of metal to stick together, but he didn't use any glue. Any ideas on how to...
Forum: The Garage 12-22-2009, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4,247
Views: 567,396
Posted By tundrawolf
I'd love to have one. They are cost prohibitive...

I'd love to have one. They are cost prohibitive for a hobbyist. I am welding together a custom fuel tank and may use a 110v stick welder and a very small diameter welding rod, or a standard oac...
Forum: Equipment 12-19-2009, 03:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 966
Posted By tundrawolf
What about nanowax? Should I put the rainX on...

What about nanowax? Should I put the rainX on after the wax or before? I assume before..
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2009, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 873,791
Posted By tundrawolf
I like that! Not a road bike, but good looking....

I like that! Not a road bike, but good looking. Got a history on it?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-17-2009, 02:38 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,089
Posted By tundrawolf
I hear you. My 02 V Star 1100 gets 55 MPG-going...

I hear you. My 02 V Star 1100 gets 55 MPG-going on a slightly downward curved surface-at 55-58 MPH.

What do you think about that counterbalancing rod in the motor? Does it really help?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-17-2009, 11:47 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,089
Posted By tundrawolf
What bike is that?

What bike is that?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-16-2009, 09:56 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,089
Posted By tundrawolf
Are you serious? Well, beings that the polar...

Are you serious?

Well, beings that the polar ice caps have actually never been thicker,

http://wattsupwiththat.com/2009/04/09/wuwt-ice-survey-shows-thickening-arctic-ice/

I'd say it's...
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 966
Posted By tundrawolf
Thanks guys! I got both microfibers cloths...

Thanks guys!

I got both microfibers cloths at the 99c only stores. When ti was suggested I should get eyeglass cloth, I had pictures of a 3"x3" cloth, hardly useful for drying a visor. But, I saw...
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