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Forum: The Garage 10-17-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By stainlesscycle
not central, but ohio none the less. ...

not central, but ohio none the less.

http://www.ohiotech.edu/powersportinstitute/

i have no experience with it - i do know a student there.
Forum: The Garage 10-14-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,249
Posted By stainlesscycle
you'll be amazed at what a small mill can do. ...

you'll be amazed at what a small mill can do. get some small chunks of delrin/plastic and practice a bit.

tooling/clamps/measuring stuff etc. are the expensive part. spend some time setting...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-12-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 1,677
Views: 232,953
Posted By stainlesscycle
dumbasses abound on ebay too: (and apparently at...

dumbasses abound on ebay too: (and apparently at the ohio dmv too)

http://www.ebay.com/itm/191366530013?forcerRptr=true&item=191366530013&viewitem=
Forum: The Garage 10-12-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By stainlesscycle
18" shinko 244 golden boy actual width?

anyone here have a 3.00x18 or 3.50 x18 shinko 244 mounted? if so can you tell me actual width at widest point inflated?

i know what the shinko site says dimension wise, but from past experience...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-11-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,782
Posted By stainlesscycle
+1 on morizzi idea #2. get it running and riding...

+1 on morizzi idea #2. get it running and riding - then tear down and fix issues. no need to pull it to fix oil pipe and then pull again to fix clutch/gearbox/rear main etc.
Forum: 2 smokers 10-08-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,214
Posted By stainlesscycle
i have been looking for a rickman zundapp roller...

i have been looking for a rickman zundapp roller with no motor... i've passed on a couple over the years, when i should have at least picked up one.
Forum: The Garage 10-07-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 581
Posted By stainlesscycle
from memory. same procedure on almost all...

from memory.
same procedure on almost all yamaha air cooled 2 strokes (and most air cooled 2 strokes..) . remove kicker. remove clutch cover. remove pressure plate/clutch plates. hold clutch...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-07-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 459
Posted By stainlesscycle
+1 or low fuel flow due to fuel...

+1

or low fuel flow due to fuel line/petcock/filter restriction or gas cap vent not working.
Forum: 2 smokers 10-03-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 774
Posted By stainlesscycle
ooh - i forgot you had it apart. did you line...

ooh - i forgot you had it apart. did you line the valves up properly? if you put a seal head on it you surely removed the stack - you could have twisted the orientation of the stack... you could...
Forum: The Garage 10-02-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,388
Posted By stainlesscycle
FH/FH-KAI - FD - FX are the commercial grade...

FH/FH-KAI - FD - FX are the commercial grade series. i know the fr/fs are consumer grade, i would assume the bottom ends/crank/etc. are the same, the heads,carb and filtration is probably different.
Forum: 2 smokers 10-02-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 504
Posted By stainlesscycle
might wanna look into that 'oil pump disabled/oil...

might wanna look into that 'oil pump disabled/oil tank removed' thing a litttle bit deeper. that left crankshaft bearing needs oil somehow.
Forum: 2 smokers 10-01-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,923
Posted By stainlesscycle
i have the same problem. no longer restore. ...

i have the same problem. no longer restore. just refresh and make them slightly less destroyable.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-01-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1,677
Views: 232,953
Posted By stainlesscycle
whoa. that's a fucking haul on that abomination. ...

whoa. that's a fucking haul on that abomination. you gotta give it up for him on that...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-30-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,782
Posted By stainlesscycle
+1

+1
Forum: Old's Cool 09-30-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,360
Posted By stainlesscycle
the early switches suck - the contacts need...

the early switches suck - the contacts need attention all the time. they are kinda cool though.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-30-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,782
Posted By stainlesscycle
the lowers were not hard to find when i had mine,...

the lowers were not hard to find when i had mine, it's been a few years, but i would think they are still out there...i think there's a vicious cycle of removing/reinstalling between owners...
Forum: The Garage 09-29-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,391
Posted By stainlesscycle
this will work just fine.

this will work just fine.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-28-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,782
Posted By stainlesscycle
800 is a killer deal for that bike. if you're...

800 is a killer deal for that bike. if you're tall, you won't like the lowers. that bike goes through the rain/inclement weather better than any other bike out there. a convert with sp faring...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-28-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,782
Posted By stainlesscycle
i should have never sold mine - they make a great...

i should have never sold mine - they make a great long distance rider...
Forum: The Garage 09-26-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,388
Posted By stainlesscycle
this is what i have (stock photo..). not pretty,...

this is what i have (stock photo..). not pretty, but it's got a air cooled 23hp kawasaki, the chassis will outlive any mower you buy today. the kawasaki motor is super strong and reliable,...
Forum: The Garage 09-26-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By stainlesscycle
tight enough to stop bar from rotating. i'm...

tight enough to stop bar from rotating. i'm assuming there's 2 or 4 of them that clamp the bar? or is this for the clamp to the triple tree. if it's a pinch bolt, numbers are kinda useless. if...
Forum: 2 smokers 09-24-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 774
Posted By stainlesscycle
spring must be way too stiff.

spring must be way too stiff.
Forum: 2 smokers 09-24-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 774
Posted By stainlesscycle
what is max out? 15? it appears clickers...

what is max out? 15?

it appears clickers are working properly, so just the spring and linkage could be the problem...if linkage is not binding (with all clickers out, bike moves up and down...
Forum: 2 smokers 09-23-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 774
Posted By stainlesscycle
i've had one of those shocks apart, and rebuilt,...

i've had one of those shocks apart, and rebuilt, it worked fine - i can't remember the spring color - i think it was blue - a couple of years ago.....i've ridden a few kdx. should not be as terrible...
Forum: 2 smokers 09-14-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,214
Posted By stainlesscycle
2 is more than enough. i may trade one off for...

2 is more than enough. i may trade one off for something ugly i can race.
Forum: 2 smokers 09-14-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 753
Posted By stainlesscycle
easiest way is to add weight to the flywheel ... ...

easiest way is to add weight to the flywheel ...

jetting it to smooth out the hit could be accomplished with a combination of needle taper/needle jet or you can do it with pipe design. head...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-14-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,360
Posted By stainlesscycle
the throttle cables are a a pain in the ass. ...

the throttle cables are a a pain in the ass. when i was running mine more often (now it just sits getting dusty), i found i was always playing with the inline cable adjusters...it does have an...
Forum: 2 smokers 09-14-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,704
Posted By stainlesscycle
nice one. awfully hard to come by now..

nice one. awfully hard to come by now..
Forum: Old's Cool 09-12-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,134
Posted By stainlesscycle
http://motobastard.slowdeath.net/demotivators/shim...

http://motobastard.slowdeath.net/demotivators/shims.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 09-11-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1,677
Views: 232,953
Posted By stainlesscycle
"engine just rebuilt by Atlantis Motors in...

"engine just rebuilt by Atlantis Motors in Siverlake the best vintage bike shop around costing $1700.00."

how the hell do you put $1700 into a yamaha single cylinder 2 stroke motor? i can build...
Forum: The Garage 09-11-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,395
Posted By stainlesscycle
i used to get the rag service. now the blue...

i used to get the rag service. now the blue paper towel rags from walmart. easier to deal with. probably less wasteful than the service too..
Forum: The Garage 09-11-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,948
Posted By stainlesscycle
don't know how much your gap is you're trying to...

don't know how much your gap is you're trying to lap out, but i would be very careful not to remove too much - i don't know clearance on the crank and trans, i would assume around .010" on the crank...
Forum: The Garage 09-10-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,948
Posted By stainlesscycle
lapping cases can really cause a lot of problems....

lapping cases can really cause a lot of problems. crank , trans, clutch etc. clearances are kinda important :rofl they all can get really wonky. you need to assemble, measure all shaft play, then...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-09-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,360
Posted By stainlesscycle
i have a mystery lemans 1 also. my vin is lower...

i have a mystery lemans 1 also. my vin is lower than yours, but it also isnt on the chart. dunno why theu have never updated the chart..
Forum: The Garage 09-05-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,345
Posted By stainlesscycle
this is what i now use. holds more jets, more...

this is what i now use. holds more jets, more securely than any other method.



http://www.walmart.com/ip/Darice-Bead-Storage-Set-Clear/22027054
...
Forum: 2 smokers 09-04-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,214
Posted By stainlesscycle
got myself another one. cleaned carb and changed...

got myself another one. cleaned carb and changed plug. went for a spin. runs pretty good, needs some air the tires... and a serious tank cleanout.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-01-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1,677
Views: 232,953
Posted By stainlesscycle
that thing is sweet.

that thing is sweet.
Forum: The Garage 09-01-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,844
Posted By stainlesscycle
i would hate to see the fittings/bushings that...

i would hate to see the fittings/bushings that grease was used in. regular old marine grease, works on every fitting on a motorcycle afaik.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-31-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 866
Posted By stainlesscycle
i went and looked at the sellers other auctions. ...

i went and looked at the sellers other auctions. guaranteed knockoffs. no bearings in original packaging, and he has a few. who takes bearings out of their original boxes? i can only guess. even...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-31-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 866
Posted By stainlesscycle
i checked several koyo bearings i have here. all...

i checked several koyo bearings i have here. all are etched on outer race 'koyo' 'japan' and the bearing size. i don't know if all koyo's are etched the same, but i would assume they are. i'm...
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