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Author Topic: Re: A $450, 400 four - parts is parts.  (Read 2043 times)

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Re: A $450, 400 four - parts is parts.
« Reply #60 on: Aug 11, 2018, 09:11:59 »
OK I talked w Levi...

If we cant find him a Supertrapp at Barbers.  I will send him my 3M for his Baby Shower gift.

But he must name the baby...

Levi "Supertrapp" Jr

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Re: A $450, 400 four - parts is parts.
« Reply #61 on: Aug 11, 2018, 11:34:54 »
Maybe silly but it just felt right giving it a thick coat of VHT flame proof.



The turkeys stuffed.


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Re: Re: A $450, 400 four - parts is parts.
« Reply #62 on: Aug 12, 2018, 10:05:49 »
Thanks for those links...........

Gotta go out and try that strap thingie on my 350f to pull the carbs.

Can you elaborate more on how you did it?

All my so called running projects have really bad carb issues that stops me from riding either.
2006 Harley Davidson Heritage Softail
1975 Honda CB750K5 needs carb work
1974 Honda CB350F2 needs tins painted (being lazy)
1972 Honda CB175K2 roller no engine
1972 Honda CB/CL350 Engines need roller
1972 Honda SL350K2 Frame for above engine
1972 Honda CB100K2 needs kicker shaft
1990 Mitsubishi MM needs engine rebuild
1984 Dodge D50 Beater DD since 1997

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Re: Re: A $450, 400 four - parts is parts.
« Reply #63 on: Aug 12, 2018, 18:13:13 »
Thanks for those links...........

Gotta go out and try that strap thingie on my 350f to pull the carbs.

Can you elaborate more on how you did it?

All my so called running projects have really bad carb issues that stops me from riding either.

I dont recall what I hooked the ratchet strap too.  Frame or shocks.  But just ratchet the thing until it gives you room to work.

Oh no you gotta get the carbs sorted dude, and ride.

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Re: Re: A $450, 400 four - parts is parts.
« Reply #64 on: Aug 13, 2018, 08:52:17 »
Thanks bro......

working on them, just frustrating as h3ll.....
2006 Harley Davidson Heritage Softail
1975 Honda CB750K5 needs carb work
1974 Honda CB350F2 needs tins painted (being lazy)
1972 Honda CB175K2 roller no engine
1972 Honda CB/CL350 Engines need roller
1972 Honda SL350K2 Frame for above engine
1972 Honda CB100K2 needs kicker shaft
1990 Mitsubishi MM needs engine rebuild
1984 Dodge D50 Beater DD since 1997

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Re: Re: A $450, 400 four - parts is parts.
« Reply #65 on: Aug 13, 2018, 14:35:07 »
Thanks bro......

working on them, just frustrating as h3ll.....

I know how it can be.  Drive a guy freakin nuts.  And can start getting to be no fun.   >:(

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Re: A $450, 400 four - parts is parts.
« Reply #66 on: Aug 13, 2018, 19:40:38 »
Just like cleaning these damned discs...no fun.  Thank god the chore is over with.

Soaked em in simple green then carb cleaner then orange hand cleaner 4-5 days,

scrubbing them til my brass wire brush and my fingers was down to the nubs. 

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Re: A $450, 400 four - parts is parts.
« Reply #67 on: Aug 13, 2018, 21:21:04 »
That's when I fire up the bench grinder with the brass wire wheel  ;D
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Re: A $450, 400 four - parts is parts.
« Reply #68 on: Aug 14, 2018, 08:20:50 »
That's when I fire up the bench grinder with the brass wire wheel  ;D

Yeah, had I known going in to it....