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Discussion in 'Old's Cool' started by sparkingdogg, Jun 2, 2017.
The sprocket cover had a wee bit o' shit on the inside. No wonder I went to chain wax long ago.
Forgetting the semi-outer engine cover was also a semi-inner, I managed to dump a pint of oil on the floor. Duh.
The large intestine looks to be in pretty good shape. Not full of old onions. That's a bonus.
There's what I was looking for.
The boinger is certainly fuckee uppee. But at least it's on the outside. Well, kind of.
Now I have to decide what to do. I will need:
Gas tank clean out.
Spring and gasket.
Tires and tubes. Old ones are dead.
Battery, maybe. It runs without, has a magneto ignition.
General service, grease head stock, change oil, lube cables.
Kind of a lot of work. Probably stick it back in storage and think it over.
Do it. Make it go.
Edit, vroom vroom.
I find motorcycles in a museum distasteful. Might was well crank one out with a 3D printer and call it good if static displays is your thing.
If I find a good exhaust at a fair price, I probably will.
It doesn't make sense to dump too much cash into this thing. Like Vegas hookers. $500 cash for $100 worth of fun.
Or so I have been told.
Yabbut you'd still have a motorcycle. With the Vegas hookers it's just stubborn stains and sad regret. According to lore and stuff.
I found a head pipe locally for $22, for the G4. Guy says he will deliver it free. Can't beat that.
The air filter looks pretty good. A new one is $75.
I will start gathering parts. I took the evil tank to my warehouse, it was stinking up the driveway. Have to get vinegar next trip to the store.
I'm not very good at the whole Imperial/metric tire thing. Any tire experts here??
The current tires are 3.00-18 front and back. Don't see any knobbies in that size. I'm not sure if a 90/90-18 will fit right. Or 80/100-18. Advice would be welcome.
Trying to keep tires/tubes/rim strips well under $100. The bike has no title. Just want to keep it cheap.
Just spent $135 on G4 parts. Pipe, throttle cable, spring, gasket, and a few rubber carburetor bits that were dried out.
I will get the engine running good, before I get the tires, chain, etc.
Might as well get the gas tank soaking. It will take 3-4 weeks. I have a remote fuel bottle in any case.
100cc's of rotary valve fun.
Live by the ____die by the____?
Pour Evapo Rust in the tank and it’s clean in 24-48 hours depending on how rusty it is. Can be used several times before no longer effective.
I buy by the 5 gallon pail.
First space... twat waffle
Second space... death star
Am I right??
Nice, but apple cider vinegar is 1/5 the price, I am a cheap motherfucker with endless hours to dick around.
Gen 1 KLR650 was one of my past favorite adventure bikes. Speaks volumes about me and my ways.
Featured snippet from the web
Tube Size Will Fit Tire Size:
3.00/3.25 - 18 3.00 - 18 3.60 - 18
3.25/3.50 - 18 3.25 - 18 3.60 - 18
3.50/4.00 - 18 3.50 - 18 4.10 - 18
3.75/4.00 - 18 3.75 - 18 4.25 - 18
Full list is there to convert to .
According to this the tires are 90/90.
Two nights ago, the booger eaters ventured outside at 11 pm. I couldn't find them.
They wandered into the forest, with impressive high powered cordless spot lights.
They came back at 11:30 pm. With very muddy shoes.
They told fantastic tales, of how spooky and weird it all was.
They are by no means in trouble. In fact I am rather proud of them.
Adventures come in all shapes and sizes. So do inhibitions, fears, and apathy.
They stick together. Brother and sister, in arms. One will not abandon the other.
Makes a bloke rather proud.
I must admit, math kinda hurts my brain. I can jet carburetors by feel, and air tires by touch. But metric tire sizes...
I was looking at 80/100-21 and 100/100-21 tires at my warehouse today. The 100/100 looked more "meaty" than the 80/100 by a tad. 90/90 might be just right.
I just wanna be able to wheelie the G4TR over logs, do mad fly stoppies, and maybe be able to do spiderman no-hander-landers in front of a crowded stadium in Mexico City.
Or maybe spliff kief, drink blueberry vodka, and dream about doing all that shit. On a rotary valve pile of shit, with some great bias ply cheap cheese dick tyres.
I have a $63 tire budget, big dreams, and less than zero fucks to give.
Watch the guy on the right. That's my riding style.
I need tyres accordingly.
I am pretty good at catching "big air" as well.
I love getting my bikes on the pipe, and the rush of it all!