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Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,752
Posted By DJFlowe
Hi, BHW- long time. How are you? I'm not...

Hi, BHW- long time. How are you?

I'm not 100% certain I'm going to sell. Just figured I'd put it up and see what the interest was. I've been riding it regularly for the last couple of months, and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-23-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 78,204
Posted By DJFlowe
Sorry I missed again today... I should be back in...

Sorry I missed again today... I should be back in for lunch next week. Busier this week than I expected.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-02-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 78,204
Posted By DJFlowe
Still want to meet at noon?

Still want to meet at noon?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-02-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 78,204
Posted By DJFlowe
Anyone in town for lunch today?

Anyone in town for lunch today?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-18-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 78,204
Posted By DJFlowe
I'm back in town and free for lunch today. Anyone...

I'm back in town and free for lunch today. Anyone else game?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-28-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 78,204
Posted By DJFlowe
I'm out this week... In SC for the day. Ya'll...

I'm out this week... In SC for the day. Ya'll have fun.
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,752
Posted By DJFlowe
Args. That would have been really nice.

Args.

That would have been really nice.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-21-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 78,204
Posted By DJFlowe
Sorry to hear it. It was a nice day to sit...

Sorry to hear it. It was a nice day to sit outside and have lunch. I'll miss the next few weeks - travel for work and such - but I should be back mid-June.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-21-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 78,204
Posted By DJFlowe
There ought to be more opportunities to see her-...

There ought to be more opportunities to see her- fear not.

I'm still planning on coming. Anyone else game?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-20-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,085
Posted By DJFlowe
Great thread! And solid creative work here. ...

Great thread! And solid creative work here.

I've been puzzling about adding some luggage to my Street Triple, and it's nice to see an option other than a top box.
Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,752
Posted By DJFlowe
Thanks, Chris. Don't count it an enviable job...

Thanks, Chris. Don't count it an enviable job till it's complete, but I appreciate the encouragement.

Good luck on your project- be sure to start a thread so we can all ride along.
Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,752
Posted By DJFlowe
Thanks, man. I really appreciate it. You're...

Thanks, man. I really appreciate it. You're always welcome to come ride out here...
Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,752
Posted By DJFlowe
Hi, Rico. For once, I've been spending more...

Hi, Rico.

For once, I've been spending more time riding the bike than wrenching on it, so sparse updates from my end. I've put ~300 miles on old girl, with no problems to speak of. She starts...
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,752
Posted By DJFlowe
Making good progress on buttoning up some loose...

Making good progress on buttoning up some loose ends.

It was cheaper to buy a whole new (used) petcock than it was to replace the knob I lost. Found a filthy one with bad seals off eBay for $10...
Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,752
Posted By DJFlowe
Thanks, man. Good meeting you at lunch today. ...

Thanks, man. Good meeting you at lunch today.

Barring any more parts falling off unexpectedly, I'll bring her to lunch next Wednesday.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-12-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 78,204
Posted By DJFlowe
Consider your efforts fruitful. I've been...

Consider your efforts fruitful.

I've been --waah waaah insert list of excuses here-- and haven't been able to join for a while.

Steven, it was nice seeing you and your son at EuroBike.

You...
Forum: Road warriors 05-11-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,752
Posted By DJFlowe
Thanks, man. The time was the hard part... The...

Thanks, man. The time was the hard part... The project didn't end up costing that much.
Forum: Road warriors 05-11-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,752
Posted By DJFlowe
Thanks, Kraven. I appreciate the input and...

Thanks, Kraven. I appreciate the input and thoughts through the project. It's not done yet, but it is nice to see the finish...
Forum: Road warriors 05-11-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,752
Posted By DJFlowe
That's an interesting thought, Rico. I'm working...

That's an interesting thought, Rico. I'm working on locating the last few fairing panels before I can get down to actual paint. I wonder how this would work in the meantime?
Forum: Road warriors 05-11-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,752
Posted By DJFlowe
zokalr, that is lovely.

zokalr, that is lovely.
Forum: Road warriors 05-09-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,752
Posted By DJFlowe
Thanks, Rico. That makes perfect sense. I have to...

Thanks, Rico. That makes perfect sense. I have to strip her down in the next week or so anyway, so I'll try out your idea and see if that creates any clarity.

Quick update- Bike is insured,...
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,752
Posted By DJFlowe
Hmm... I may have been misreading the situation...

Hmm... I may have been misreading the situation entirely.

I bench tested the pump out of the '89 engine, and just gravity was enough to pull water through the weep hole when it was filled up and...
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,752
Posted By DJFlowe
Man, that is a great picture. Thanks for...

Man, that is a great picture. Thanks for sharing.... I hope mine looks anything like that good once I'm done.
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,752
Posted By DJFlowe
That's a really interesting idea. I'd have...

That's a really interesting idea.

I'd have to get a cover machined- It's in an interesting spot.

http://i634.photobucket.com/albums/uu70/djflowe_2009/2014-04-19165150.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,752
Posted By DJFlowe
The water pump may not be bad after all... I may...

The water pump may not be bad after all... I may have a slow coolant leak elsewhere that's running down to the back of the pump.

To be completely sure, I pulled the pump, clamped it in the vise,...
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,752
Posted By DJFlowe
No biggie. No way to know it wouldn't work.

No biggie. No way to know it wouldn't work.
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,752
Posted By DJFlowe
I'm sure it's possible. I haven't found one, and...

I'm sure it's possible. I haven't found one, and I haven't found a Kwaka pump from another model that will fit either. I've spent more time digging than I care to admit.
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,752
Posted By DJFlowe
Well, Cardone was a bust. Just heard back from...

Well, Cardone was a bust. Just heard back from NAPA. Cardone says they can't (or won't, he wasn't clear) rebuild the pump. I've asked on the ZX boards to see if anyone has a used one they'll part...
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,752
Posted By DJFlowe
Tried it out... either no, or I'm not man enough...

Tried it out... either no, or I'm not man enough to break it loose.
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,752
Posted By DJFlowe
Getting closer and closer... Forks are...

Getting closer and closer...


Forks are rebuilt and reinstalled. The forks are an older design and it was a simple rebuild job. Couldn't get some baked-on sticker residue off the fork lowers... I...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,752
Posted By DJFlowe
Thanks for pointing me that way in the first...

Thanks for pointing me that way in the first place. I appreciate the tip.

It will be nice to not have to worry about it... I'm interested to see how much they end up charging me for the job.
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,752
Posted By DJFlowe
Making some progress while I wait on a rear...

Making some progress while I wait on a rear hugger and the remanned water pump.

Over the weekend, I installed new F/R wheel bearings. The old bearings on the bike looked to be the originals. Nice...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,752
Posted By DJFlowe
It's a bummer, but at least I have 3 cores, so...

It's a bummer, but at least I have 3 cores, so I'm still in good shape.

The press-fit impeller (appears to) hold the shaft in, so I was unable to press it out the other way either.

I tried to...
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,752
Posted By DJFlowe
So... the water pump disassembly didn't go quite...

So... the water pump disassembly didn't go quite as planned.

I found a write up on what appeared to be an identical waterpump.
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,752
Posted By DJFlowe
What on earth? You can't give me peanut butter...

What on earth? You can't give me peanut butter and tell me no jelly... let's hear *that* story. :ear
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,752
Posted By DJFlowe
Close- metal impeller. ...

Close- metal impeller.

http://i634.photobucket.com/albums/uu70/djflowe_2009/IMG_1213-1.jpg (http://s634.photobucket.com/user/djflowe_2009/media/IMG_1213-1.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,752
Posted By DJFlowe
16142 is the cover to the body of the pump. I...

16142 is the cover to the body of the pump. I *thought* that the o-ring between the cover and pump body was the origin of my leak, but it's not.

It's one of the inner seals within the water pump...
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,752
Posted By DJFlowe
Here's a step-by-step guide to rebuilding a...

Here's a step-by-step guide to rebuilding a marine water pump without a press.

http://www.pbase.com/mainecruising/raw_water_pump

I may give this a shot later on this week. I'll have to get...
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,752
Posted By DJFlowe
Hmm... I hadn't contemplated that. Everything...

Hmm... I hadn't contemplated that. Everything I've read leads me to believe that I'll need a press, and some means to press the impeller off the shaft and then back on again.

Have you ever pulled...
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,752
Posted By DJFlowe
Well, it's been slow on my end, and there have...

Well, it's been slow on my end, and there have been a few setbacks.

Frustratingly, I'm now the proud owner of three failed ZX7 water pumps. The one I bought used failed last week- it's leaking...
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