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Old 02-12-2014, 04:38 PM   #106
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Location: Louisville, KY
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Picked up a 71 Monday and just started to look for build threads. Like what you're doing. Keep it coming.

Endeavor to suck less--Gaspipe
I would rather be riding an imperfect bike than waiting around for perfection. --JDowns
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Old 09-07-2014, 04:41 PM   #107
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Location: Mojave Desert
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Hillbilly Primary Shaft Slide Hammer

Back at it lately. To extract the primary shaft from a CB500 crankcase use the rear engine mount plus a 36mm socket. Place a washer on the nut to protect it. Replaces the official Honda primary shaft slide hammer removal tool. Problem solved.


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Old 09-07-2014, 09:43 PM   #108
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Location: Russell, New Zealand
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Here's my K0, first road registered in New Zealand late February 1971; I restored it in about 1996, IIRC.

It was a really good road bike, so I removed the lights and stands, put a 4-1 and a braided front brake line on it, did a bit of lockwiring, and took it to Phillip Island January 2003 when I was racing some real historic racers as well.

It was hilarious; WFO the whole time, did 2:10s, backing it into MG and buzzing down Doohan Straight with my left hand holding the fork leg....
Honda XL1000V, Suzuki DR650, Adventure Royal Enfield, OSSA Explorer, first model XL250, 9 other offroad, road, and roadrace bikes
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