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  1. sparkingdogg

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    It's Been A While.

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    Crank it up, fucker.

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    lonegunm4n Been here awhile

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    I spent the last 45 minutes or so catching up on the last few pages.

    What a fantastic way to end a 12 hour shift. :bmwrider
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    HapHazard Waiting for Gudenov

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    Dogg, I thought you were channeling Hunter S. Thompson, except you said something borderline nice about Nixon.:photog
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  17. sparkingdogg

    sparkingdogg Prisoner In Disguise

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    Woke up with a bit of a hang over. Huh. Damn those Canadians and their whiskey.

    After some coffee, and a couple eggs over easy, I decided to look into the sparkulator problems.

    Staring at the schematic, and itching my butt, I soon realized I would have to actually get some tools out.

    The G4 ain't the easiest bike to troubleshoot. Have to remove the hi/lo crap to get to the magneto.

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    sparkingdogg Prisoner In Disguise

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    The points weren't closing. I figured. I took a jeweler's file to the points, then ran a piece of clean paper between them until it came out clean. Important to get them clean. I oiled the points pivot, and worked it back and forth. I oiled the felt just in case I decide to fix this pile of crap. No reason to have to pull the magneto again.

    No spark. I hooked the wiring back up the way it was. I had plugged the stator wire right into the coil, but maybe it needs to diode in the circuit. It must, because now I had a fat blue spark.

    Me and the boy dumped a bit of onion soup and a jalapeno right down the spork flug hole. Hit the kicker. Pop! Pop! It's alive!!

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    I dumped the Nixon era gas into an old can. My eyes are still watering. The tank is fucking horrid. I ran about 7 million gallons of water thru it. It still stinks. Looks like I need to buy vinegar.

    I wonder how the carb looks? The carb, oil pump, and clutch actuator has to come off to get to the kick spring. I'm not doing much more until I see if the spring is external. I think it is. I don't wanna have to split the cases just to ride this thing. Keeping my fingers crossed. The spring is an $8 part, and available.

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    At least someone drained the carb. Not bad at all.

    I guess the kick return spring is next.

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