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  1. cbrianroll

    Exhaust schooling....

    Hey all, I want to quiet these down a bit....they sound good but I dont like drawing attention. They are 4into1 pipe...nothing in there at all. Is there a good read on quieting exhaust, or anyone got any thought on what I could do? Thanks..
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    Cb750 with pods help...

    1974 sohc...It's pretty close I think, I'm deaf so maybe not...and I suck at troubleshooting carbs in general. Right now they are on the bench, choke plate are way out of spec, havent cleaned them yet. Elec ignition so that's good, will be adjusting valves,etc... Problem is pods...eventually...
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    Cb750 what to do project...

    Just picked it up from a buddy, title is in a safe until next week so I can't verify the year, he said 78. If I read the engine vin chart right it's a 74 motor, I could be wrong though. I could not find a typical tag on the frame, I was looking for one similar to the gl1000. It's got some cheap...
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    air compressor help..

    Hey everyone, Got a non working 80? Gallon from a buddy, it's missing some pieces, I'm hoping someone here can help me figure out what it needs to be operational again. I've never worked on one before so I dont know what things are called so bear with me..... It's missing on the motor in 2...
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    dtt main chat problem...

    I use my android phone for everything. While looking at chat, I can type in the box to chat but cant find a send, enter, submit, whatever it's called button. Is it me or my phone? Thanks....
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    78 gl1000 elec system questions

    First off....my brain is not quick with electronic systems...I've got basic circuits ok...but throw in capacitors, diodes, etc...and I'm lost. I have to have pictures in front of me...I'm visual. Ok...I'm trying to lighten and hide stuff on my gl1000...I dont know what to call it cuz I hate...
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    why keep it normal 78 goldwing slow build...

    Has been a while for this one. Carb issues last year? Then it sat after I painted the motor. Finally pulled it out and cut some frame off. Kinda torn on which direction to go....hardtail or not? Am thinning and lowering the frame at the shocks, trying to make better looking triangle. Once...
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    78 Goldwing Carb Flooding....

    I rebuilt it, it was fine, traded bike. 1 year later the new owner blew air into carbs to "clean it out" now it leaks alot according to hin. I'm getting it back tonite (woo hoo!) But what could have been damaged and could crap have been blown into motor? Obviously I have to pull and clean buy...
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    Is a quad motor question o.k.?

    After I pulled my son's trx250 motor it started leaking oil at the left side crankcase gasket. Does anyone know why that could happen. We just rebuilt it and reinstalled it when I noticed the clutch bushing put aside on the bench. All was torqued to the manuals specks. I'm guessing I need new...
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    I have a cam chain question...

    Why does a motor need to be warm and running to adjust the cam chain? I've been battling my 79 xr500s chain adjustment while warm and in the bike. I've followed the manuals recommendations and it didn't work....4 times..i even tapped lightly. So being frustrated I pulled the motor and the head...
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    android phone won't access photos to post in forum

    That's it pretty much, I can do everything else, but I can't access my photos anymore. I hit the picture icon, go to attachments and other options, hit browse, and it does nothing. Anyone got any ideas? Thanks much.
  12. cbrianroll

    kz550ltd master cylinder

    Yup....lowered bars now my brake lever won't rotate down. Looking for a decent priced replacement. Never shopped for one before so kinda lost on what to look for....thanks
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    new air compressor question

    Sorry if this should be posted somewhere else....I missed it if there was. Anyone fimiliar with this brand? Cast iron and cheap. I know...I should save up for a quincy...not gonna happen though ha ha ha. Thanks http://www.amazon.com/dp/B002MKP5K6?tag=mcaveman-20
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    next build a two stroke??

    Kinda think it would fun, curious to see what you all think a good 1st two stroke Roady would be. I like smaller bikes, but don't want to scream at cruising speed, and I also don't canyon carve as I have no canyons lol
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    need carb help from all you smart guys

    1 out 4 have the baffle....is this an I can purchase, make, cover completely? Thanks
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    1980 kz550 ltd anything but stock build

    here it is...not sexy at all. Got it for $50.00....spark on 1&4, no spark on 2&3, needs an igniter I think. This is my first kawasaki....any words of wisdom? I'm thinking just a quick and easy cafe Ish and resell...I really want a cool single cylinder to build. Thoughts and pics of cool builds...
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    81 kz550ltd

    Waiting to hear back from a guy selling one. $100.00, no spark. Photos look good. Wondering what you guys think of that bike....pros..cons..thanks.
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    need ideas for 79 XR500

    here it is, cleaned carb runs good! Woo hoo! Now what to do with it?? Kinda think it'd be fun to make it more street friendly. Anyone got any ideas?
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    and you try to help a guy out....

    Sooooo....I was gonna fix a bike and for that work I would get one in trade. Ones a 74 xl175 (Kickstart shafts broken) and the other a 72 xl250. Had them a while couldn't find parts, he asks about them I say I can't find parts come get them he says he doesn't want to, so I store them in my...
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    79 Honda XR500 carb question

    79 Honda XR 500 carb air cutoff valve is shot. New bike to me never run yet as carb was a disaster. It's all clean and sparkling now, can I test run the bike with out the cutoff valve? Plug it, bypass it or something? Would be nice to fiddle with it while I wait for the part.(or eliminate it all...
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