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Forum: Old's Cool 05-28-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,157
Posted By brucifer
Thanks for the explanation of the sprocket...

Thanks for the explanation of the sprocket change, Irutt. Pretty ingenious.
I probably knew that's how it worked years ago but like a lot of my "used to knows" was kicked out the back door of my...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-27-2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,157
Posted By brucifer
How does the chain stay in alignment with the...

How does the chain stay in alignment with the counter shaft sprocket when swapping back and forth with the rear sprockets?
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By brucifer
This bike has no points--cdi ignition. Your...

This bike has no points--cdi ignition.
Your muffler looks like it's the one Honda used to offer in their Power Up kit they used to sell back in the day. If so, that's a rare muffler.
I believe...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By brucifer
Good thinking. Glad you were successful. Stuck...

Good thinking. Glad you were successful.
Stuck flywheels are always kinda daunting.
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 28,305
Posted By brucifer
Thanks man!

Thanks man!
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,079
Posted By brucifer
As always, nice job, Steve. :thumb

As always, nice job, Steve. :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 28,305
Posted By brucifer
All right......dual-carbs it is. :thumb :D

All right......dual-carbs it is. :thumb :D
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 28,305
Posted By brucifer
Well, that's 2 votes for the dual-carby. :D ...

Well, that's 2 votes for the dual-carby. :D




Got the wheels bolted on.
Had to cut the inner mount for the chain guard off to fit the rear wheel.
The front wheel had the wrong inside bearing...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 28,305
Posted By brucifer
Cool. One vote for the dually. :thumb :D

Cool. One vote for the dually. :thumb :D
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 28,305
Posted By brucifer
Hey guys, I'm having a hard time making up my...

Hey guys, I'm having a hard time making up my mind on which direction I want to go on the engine.

A) Do like I originally had planned and keep the dual-carb top end, split the cases and install a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 28,305
Posted By brucifer
The wheels came in. :evil ...

The wheels came in. :evil

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o260/wheelinthesky/DSC02740_zpsd6azejt3.jpg (http://s122.photobucket.com/user/wheelinthesky/media/DSC02740_zpsd6azejt3.jpg.html)
Forum: Old's Cool 05-19-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 2,576
Views: 717,649
Posted By brucifer
Actually, I've never heard of a Coffmans pipe. It...

Actually, I've never heard of a Coffmans pipe. It looks a lot like a Cobra though.
Supertrapps are considerably louder than a stock XL500 muffler but just about any aftermarket muffler is. They are...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By brucifer
just jeff is correct. The head size on the nut...

just jeff is correct.
The head size on the nut and bolt is 10 mm.

Here's a pic I swiped off the web. It looks like a custom build but that'
s an XL/XR500 engine. The nut and bolt are visible...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-18-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 2,576
Views: 717,649
Posted By brucifer
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Old's Cool 05-18-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 2,576
Views: 717,649
Posted By brucifer
I've heard that about the gears but I can't...

I've heard that about the gears but I can't confirm it.

The reed block head. They do work well for what they were designed to do but they strangled the engine in the higher RPMs.
Back then, hot...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-17-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2,576
Views: 717,649
Posted By brucifer
Something's fishy there because the Pro-Link...

Something's fishy there because the Pro-Link definitely didn't appear on the XLs untill 1982--1981 on the XRs.
I lived and breathed those bikes back then and remember them quite clearly.
In your...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 28,305
Posted By brucifer
You guys are pretty funny. :bluduh :D But it's...

You guys are pretty funny. :bluduh :D But it's true. I like popcorn, Steve. :lol3

I may be putting the cart before the horse but I just ordered a wheel set. :evil
Forum: Old's Cool 05-17-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 87,580
Posted By brucifer
Wow, look at that.......a brand new '79 CB750K...

Wow, look at that.......a brand new '79 CB750K limited edition. Beautiful!
Forum: Old's Cool 05-16-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 2,576
Views: 717,649
Posted By brucifer
NO SILICONE on the rocker cover--use Yamabond or...

NO SILICONE on the rocker cover--use Yamabond or Hondabond or equivalent sealer.

Nice bike. I really like the '82 XL500R--first year of the Pro-Link rear suspension on the XL series bikes....
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 28,305
Posted By brucifer
Nothing too exciting to report but I've been...

Nothing too exciting to report but I've been fitting an XR650L airbox.
Had to do a little chopping to get it to fit reasonably.
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 750
Views: 176,122
Posted By brucifer
XRider--Sent you a PM.

XRider--Sent you a PM.
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 11,570
Views: 1,765,466
Posted By brucifer
The pulse generator is part of the stator on the...

The pulse generator is part of the stator on the 650R.
http://cdn1.bikebandit-images.com/schematics/schematics/honda/hon012/hj1004061011.gif
It's the device with 2 mount holes on the left of the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 801
Posted By brucifer
:lol3 Thanks for the laugh. :thumb It's too...

:lol3 Thanks for the laugh. :thumb

It's too bad Suzuki didn't build a VX1400 using their Intruder 1400 engine. :evil
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 11,570
Views: 1,765,466
Posted By brucifer
If your 600 feels more powerful than your 650R,...

If your 600 feels more powerful than your 650R, you've either hot-rodded the 600 extensively or there's something seriously wrong with the 650.

I've owned several of both of these bikes over the...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-12-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By brucifer
Nice bike and cool story. :thumb

Nice bike and cool story. :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 176,122
Posted By brucifer
Nice! I'm in. :D:thumb:clap

Nice! I'm in. :D:thumb:clap
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 30,463
Posted By brucifer
Happy muthas day back at ya. :D You're...

Happy muthas day back at ya. :D

You're probably going to have to tackle the carb if there's skanky gas in the tank. Hopefully it's not so bad inside you can't get the jets out--that happened on...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-09-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 84,590
Posted By brucifer
Excellent! :thumb

Excellent! :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 946
Posted By brucifer
This must have been the OPs old KX500. ...

This must have been the OPs old KX500.

http://www.supermotojunkie.com/showthread.php?111707-Street-legal-2002-KX500-in-NY-state

Check post #14.
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 331,495
Posted By brucifer
Nice! :lol3 Wish I had a bike to...

Nice!



:lol3

Wish I had a bike to put it on.
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 946
Posted By brucifer
That's what I was trying to find but all I could...

That's what I was trying to find but all I could come up with is what I posted.
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 946
Posted By brucifer
Yes. ...

Yes.

http://www.riderplanet-usa.com/atv/riding/motorcycle_00015/List_of_Baja_1000_Winners.htm
Forum: Old's Cool 05-04-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,157
Posted By brucifer
Nice work. :thumb Looks as though you've...

Nice work. :thumb

Looks as though you've been inside theses old Honda engines a time or two.

I love seeing an old machine brought back from the brink.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-04-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 84,590
Posted By brucifer
Good job, VR! :clap Except the banging yourself...

Good job, VR! :clap Except the banging yourself up part. :D

How does the bike feel? Does the extra power make a difference?
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11,570
Views: 1,765,466
Posted By brucifer
Wow, someone needs to grab that one! ...

Wow, someone needs to grab that one!

http://images.craigslist.org/00k0k_ddQftckROIE_600x450.jpg

First year XR600R and looks to be in pretty nice shape.
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 656
Views: 140,311
Posted By brucifer
Thanks man! What was it about your carb that...

Thanks man!
What was it about your carb that didn't work corrctly?
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 14,663
Views: 1,605,181
Posted By brucifer
I'm going with this. Since it was only one valve...

I'm going with this. Since it was only one valve and not both.

As far as piston to valve clearance, remember at maximum valve lift, the piston isn't at TDC of the intake stroke. The intake valves...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 656
Views: 140,311
Posted By brucifer
Hey Husky! No, mine has the Mikuni pumper. I...

Hey Husky!
No, mine has the Mikuni pumper. I think the Mikuni is the upgrade you're thinking of and not the FCR.
The power? It's awesome! Reminds me a lot of the 'berg--a quick revver but it...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 656
Views: 140,311
Posted By brucifer
It must be rare. I've been riding for 45 years...

It must be rare. I've been riding for 45 years and working on bikes for probably 35 and never seen it or even heard about that happening before. :huh

Thanks for the tip on the pivot bolt. :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 656
Views: 140,311
Posted By brucifer
A little update on my 570. It now runs excellent!...

A little update on my 570. It now runs excellent! It lights off in 1 or 2 kicks--with my left leg. :D

I made my own plug wire with a used automotive wire I had laying around and did a carb clean....
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