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Forum: Old's Cool 09-03-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1,819
Views: 304,722
Posted By seven4eight
Just rebuilt the carbs, adjusted chain tension...

Just rebuilt the carbs, adjusted chain tension and valves. Cranks on first kick now, idles like a champ. Waiting on a chain and taking time to clean and inspect things while it is apart, will see...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-02-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1,819
Views: 304,722
Posted By seven4eight
The day I picked it up ...

The day I picked it up
http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m176/usdesmo_2006/tx650/IMG_2684_zpsa741d0c2.jpg (http://s104.photobucket.com/user/usdesmo_2006/media/tx650/IMG_2684_zpsa741d0c2.jpg.html)...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-02-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1,819
Views: 304,722
Posted By seven4eight
Well, one year after picking this bike up, it is...

Well, one year after picking this bike up, it is running and will be on the road soon. Took forever to figure out that one of the wires to the points were grounding into the points housing. Prob why...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-17-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2,480
Views: 577,214
Posted By seven4eight
If anyone is interested in any of the listed...

If anyone is interested in any of the listed stuff above contact me and I'll provide a picture and exact description.
http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m176/usdesmo_2006/IMG_3291_zps5a18bb86.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-17-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2,480
Views: 577,214
Posted By seven4eight
Pistons kits and a few other things

I need to fund another project so selling off some of my spares -

Wiseco piston kits

RD 350 /RD400 - part # 393P2 - both pistons, clips, etc but one set of rings was lost in storage. You will...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-08-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,422
Posted By seven4eight
Spring project ...

Spring project


http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m176/usdesmo_2006/tx650/IMG_3426_zpsfe971068.jpg (http://s104.photobucket.com/user/usdesmo_2006/media/tx650/IMG_3426_zpsfe971068.jpg.html)
Forum: Old's Cool 02-11-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,906
Posted By seven4eight
Points would be the least of your worries. 4...

Points would be the least of your worries. 4 carbs can be expensive/time consuming *if* they are in bad shape. If it is good condition cosmetically, go for it, could prob unload or part out for that...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-05-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 39,277
Posted By seven4eight
http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m176/usdesmo_20...

http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m176/usdesmo_2006/IMG_2460_zps9983440f.png (http://s104.photobucket.com/user/usdesmo_2006/media/IMG_2460_zps9983440f.png.html)
Forum: Old's Cool 02-05-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By seven4eight
Oh well. Should have searched ...

Oh well. Should have searched

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=374397&highlight=villiers

Looks to be a "james" ?
Forum: Old's Cool 02-05-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By seven4eight
Any help w/ ID this "Villiers" ?

Can anyone offer any info on this bike? A neighbor dug it out of the back of his father in law's shop. He remembers it from the 70s and the story he was told was that it was brought back from England...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-02-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,917
Posted By seven4eight
That is a sweet looking bike - I can only imagine...

That is a sweet looking bike - I can only imagine the hours it took to get it cleaned up. I'm loving those silencers!
Forum: Old's Cool 05-02-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,917
Posted By seven4eight
Thanks guys! Like I said, I'm pretty excited...

Thanks guys! Like I said, I'm pretty excited about this bike. Agreed, no plans to touch the paint - it is in fantastic shape considering its age. I dig a little genuine patina anyway. The little...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-01-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,917
Posted By seven4eight
Haha hopefully I can save at least one from that...

Haha hopefully I can save at least one from that fate. Still open to any any info or comments neg and good on these. I'm well versed in the older CB's and CL's. So far XS650.org and MikesXs.com seem...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-30-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1,819
Views: 304,722
Posted By seven4eight
73 tx650

Been following this thread, picked up a TX650 today. Excited about this bike and the original condition it is in
http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m176/usdesmo_2006/tx650/IMG_2684_zpsa741d0c2.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-30-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,917
Posted By seven4eight
Picked it up for a song and a promise to get it...

Picked it up for a song and a promise to get it running again, as well as enjoy the thing. He seemed reluctant to let it go. Seemed to clean up pretty well, need to do some polishing and really dig...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-30-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,917
Posted By seven4eight
Yamaha TX650

Well I needed another project like a hole in my head, but sometimes things just come along that you can't pass up. I've always wanted an XS650, and had been told about an old Yamaha "in a basement"...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-05-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 959
Posted By seven4eight
Ha, you're right, there is no "vin" just the...

Ha, you're right, there is no "vin" just the frame number i.e. CL350-xxxxxx.
Thanks alot for all the info guys. I know its just a regular old Honda, I figure if I bin it I'll either be able to fix...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-05-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 959
Posted By seven4eight
What (decent) company insures old bikes?

1971 CL350 running now, ready to get it on the road. Called progressive for a quote, they seemed unsure about what the bike even was and were totally perplexed by the vin (not a 17 digit). Came back...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-25-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,824
Posted By seven4eight
Dad brought one home when I was 9. Beat the shit...

Dad brought one home when I was 9. Beat the shit out of it for 7 years, jumping anything I could find, etc. Other than keeping chain lubed and such it never failed to crank on the first or second...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-19-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,270
Posted By seven4eight
Thanks! Sweet looking bike by the way. My dad and...

Thanks! Sweet looking bike by the way. My dad and I just got ours running tonight, its a 71 with 2k on it. Still has the original tires. You can find them for cheap if you get incredibly lucky, but...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-19-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,270
Posted By seven4eight
what tires?

Are those Shinko 244's on the bike? I'm about to order some for my 71 CL and wondered how the skinnier 2.75 would look and handle up front. Thanks
Forum: Battle scooters 11-14-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,212
Posted By seven4eight
Not too long ago I checked and I think the...

Not too long ago I checked and I think the Yokohamas were still avail through Honda. Gazelles were a little cheaper though and prob a better tire
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2008, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1,844
Views: 375,029
Posted By seven4eight
all clean and ready to go...

all clean and ready to go http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m176/usdesmo_2006/IMG_0162.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 05-01-2008, 10:32 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 118,651
Posted By seven4eight
next project

http://s104.photobucket.com/albums/m176/usdesmo_2006/?action=view&current=100_1739.jpg
http://s104.photobucket.com/albums/m176/usdesmo_2006/?action=view&current=100_1738.jpg

1600 miles on the...
Forum: The Garage 04-21-2008, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,896
Posted By seven4eight
There is a cover on the crankcase that you take...

There is a cover on the crankcase that you take off to expose the adjuster. It is a typical auto-cluch adjust, loosen the locknut, back the screw out and then in till resistance. Then back out a 1/4...
Forum: The Garage 04-21-2008, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 816
Posted By seven4eight
+1 on the Motion-Pro multi purpose tool.......one...

+1 on the Motion-Pro multi purpose tool.......one of the things I never leave w/out. Packs up well too
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2008, 03:52 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 44,751
Posted By seven4eight
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/7/79/IT_%...

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/7/79/IT_%28South_Park%3B_The_Entity%29.jpeg
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2008, 06:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,335
Posted By seven4eight
+1 on the Helds. Unbelievable how well they crash...

+1 on the Helds. Unbelievable how well they crash (trust me, they've been tested) and hold up. Still wearing my Profi's. Fit better than anything I've ever worn, Kangaroo skin rocks
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2008, 10:13 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 64,304
Posted By seven4eight
I'd ride it..

I'd ride it..
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2008, 10:41 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 58,974
Posted By seven4eight
I love my '00 naked, only complaint is I can't...

I love my '00 naked, only complaint is I can't seem to get much better than 35mpg no matter how easy I am on the throttle. Carbs have been apart, inspected, sync'd, etc. Other than that it is easy on...
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