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Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 23,783
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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: 23,783
Views: 3,213,609
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: 23,783
Views: 3,213,609
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: 309
Views: 45,132
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: 309
Views: 45,132
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: 1,580
Views: 180,226
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: 2,167
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: 405
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: 357
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: 309
Views: 45,132
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: 357
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: 357
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: 904
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: 1,827
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: 23,141
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: 606
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: 23,783
Views: 3,213,609
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: 23,783
Views: 3,213,609
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: 23,783
Views: 3,213,609
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: 23,783
Views: 3,213,609
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: 548
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: 1,425
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: 8,093
Views: 1,674,422
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: 93,120
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: 512
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: 4,419
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: 2,395
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: 2,395
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: 2,294
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: 190
Views: 14,335
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: 647
Views: 92,718
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...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-16-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 92,718
Posted By Kai Ju
I hate when people do this to me, so please...

I hate when people do this to me, so please don't hesitate to tell me off, at your discretion.
But I wonder how the fender would look with the long section behind the fork. Right now it looks...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-16-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 92,718
Posted By Kai Ju
I've been watching this build every day, but did...

I've been watching this build every day, but did not expect to see my Superhawk on these pages. Thanks, I guess.
You are correct it did not run hot, but only because of the dual fans. Be glad to...
Forum: Airheads 03-14-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,079
Posted By Kai Ju
What tipped you off ? Finding three clips,...

What tipped you off ?

Finding three clips, two old ones and one new one ?
Looks like you caught it fairly early, but not quite early enough.
Bummer...

I've seen them bad enough to where the...
Forum: Airheads 03-14-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 929
Posted By Kai Ju
The tube on the right looks like a bit worse for...

The tube on the right looks like a bit worse for wear. Just above the ring I can see witness marks that look like they show where the ring used to be. It also doesn't look like it's square on the...
Forum: Airheads 03-13-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,079
Posted By Kai Ju
Oops, who left the clip out ?

Oops, who left the clip out ?
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,243
Posted By Kai Ju
when you say hard to kick start, do you mean the...

when you say hard to kick start, do you mean the physical effort or the reluctance to start ?
If physical effort, use the manual compression release to get it past TDC compression and try from...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 4,420
Views: 808,461
Posted By Kai Ju
Just in case

anybody is looking for a low mileage, 2013:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1048663
Forum: Old's Cool 03-11-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7,837
Views: 3,655,252
Posted By Kai Ju
What you are actually looking at is a brake drum...

What you are actually looking at is a brake drum made of Drillium...:D
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 767
Posted By Kai Ju
The only way a camchain can "fall off" is if the...

The only way a camchain can "fall off" is if the camchain tensioner failed. And then you still have to ride it a long ways before the guides wear out/break and the chain then saws through the...
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