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Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
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: 23,504
Views: 3,113,743
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: 23,504
Views: 3,113,743
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: 23,504
Views: 3,113,743
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: 23,504
Views: 3,113,743
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: 426
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: 21
Views: 677
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: 7,935
Views: 1,606,293
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: 90,839
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: 392
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: 104
Views: 3,379
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: 1,910
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: 1,910
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: 21
Views: 1,747
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: 177
Views: 10,357
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: 574
Views: 72,158
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: 574
Views: 72,158
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: 574
Views: 72,158
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: 1,837
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: 795
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: 1,837
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: 1,039
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: 4,375
Views: 778,111
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: 7,711
Views: 3,591,853
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: 687
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...
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 96,933
Posted By Kai Ju
I owned one for a number of years. It replaced my...

I owned one for a number of years. It replaced my 95 CB1000.
I wish I still had the CB1000...
One complaint about the 919 is the exhaust smell coming from the high pipe exhaust. Not a complaint I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 23,504
Views: 3,113,743
Posted By Kai Ju
Are you still looking for one ? I may have one...

Are you still looking for one ?
I may have one in a box of spares that came with my bike. If I can remember where that box of spares is.....
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 400,300
Posted By Kai Ju
Easy way to hold the flywheel stationary

Too lazy to look through the whole thread, so sorry if this has been covered before.
Here is the easiest way I know to hold the flywheel stationary to remove/install the flywheel bolts.
It's a...
Forum: Vendors 02-19-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,957
Posted By Kai Ju
Flogging a dead horse.

:dhorse yes, it's that time again.



Long Beach CA Motorcycle Swap Meet, Sunday


I'll be the guy with the CB1100, in space 441, with a fuel nozzle, GasCards and funnels on the seat.
Forum: Vendors 02-19-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 43,483
Posted By Kai Ju
Flogging a dead horse...

:dhorse yes, it's that time again.

Long Beach CA Motorcycle Swap Meet, Sunday

I'll be the guy with the CB1100, in space 441, with a fuel nozzle, GasCards and funnels on the seat.

See...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-16-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 17,631
Posted By Kai Ju
http://i814.photobucket.com/albums/zz63/nilmez/BMW...

http://i814.photobucket.com/albums/zz63/nilmez/BMWDriveline_zps017dc2aa.jpg (http://s814.photobucket.com/user/nilmez/media/BMWDriveline_zps017dc2aa.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,984
Posted By Kai Ju
By all means, continue. I live in SoCal, but have...

By all means, continue. I live in SoCal, but have always been intrigued when I saw pictures of these things. Would love to learn more about them. Especially somebody that isn't selling a particular...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 739
Posted By Kai Ju
Thanks for the tip, I'll give that a go.

Thanks for the tip, I'll give that a go.
Forum: Vendors 02-14-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 846
Posted By Kai Ju
So if I understand the info from Google...

So if I understand the info from Google correctly, they are Elk teeth ?
From the pictures I've seen they almost look like cabochons, so the should be relatively easy to set in bezel mounts.

Can...
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 739
Posted By Kai Ju
Thanks for thinking of me, but my strength lies...

Thanks for thinking of me, but my strength lies in using the stones, not in their identification.
One of the reasons I'm still trying to find a lapidary place here in or near Long Beach to help me...
Forum: Vendors 02-14-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 846
Posted By Kai Ju
Thank you, now I can just hope the recipient...

Thank you, now I can just hope the recipient feels the same way.
Forum: Vendors 02-13-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 846
Posted By Kai Ju
Valentine's Day Heart

Had several commisions, so I thought I'd share the process of how it comes about.
This is a heart I made, designed with input from the customer.
The large, open heart is sterling silver while the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-30-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 135,388
Posted By Kai Ju
2002 Superhawk, bought with the intent to build a...

2002 Superhawk, bought with the intent to build a naked/standard/streetfighter.

http://i814.photobucket.com/albums/zz63/nilmez/Image042.jpg

Next one I want to do is a 2008 or later...
Forum: Airheads 01-26-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,023
Posted By Kai Ju
Also. judging by the rust on the baffle plates,...

Also. judging by the rust on the baffle plates, you're going to have several gears with rust pitting in the gear face.
If that's the case I would just look for a good used transmission.

Nice job...
Forum: Vendors 01-26-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 43,483
Posted By Kai Ju
You're welcome. Now start using the tool, show it...

You're welcome. Now start using the tool, show it to your friends and tell them where to find them. So I can sell more. :D
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