Vmax...why,yes i think i will
any hodaka parts introduced to the project will lead to premature gearbox failure, this is a known fact
Damn, guess I'm stuck at 13. Unless you have a suggestion?? Harley muffler? There are LOTS of them laying around not being used!spotty said:any hodaka parts introduced to the project will lead to premature gearbox failure, this is a known fact
Yeah but... I AM a bearded old man and probably strange, too. Does that mean I need to sell the thing and buy a Ural?spotty said:Ural, it will become invincible, unstoppable and ensure you are never mobbed by perky young girls whenever you stop, strange bearded old men may be a different matter however.....
I have the same style indicator on my bike(the plastic ones ) and found the led's are terrible during the day...I ended up removing the end caps and putting in the leds from the replacement led bulbs(cut the bayonet cap off) that are sold at auto shops....much betterridesolo said:They're ChinaBay items but they aren't bad. All metal construction and not bad looking. In normal operation they have white running/marker lights and then when power is applied to the turns the white markers go out and the amber turns come on. They should help w/ the visibility.
Thanx, sir! It's coming along. I'm thinking that one of these days I'm going to put down a wrench and realize it's finished. (That's probably an inaccuracy, these things never are completely finished, are they?)Hurco550 said:Looking awsome cory!!! we'll weld that right up next week
ridesolo said:Thanx, sir! It's coming along. I'm thinking that one of these days I'm going to put down a wrench and realize it's finished. (That's probably an inaccuracy, these things never are completely finished, are they?)
Yep. I'd be more closed minded about the idea and just say, "Done." but Levi and I keep kicking around the idea of putting a big single in this frame. I think the thing is going to be a fun ride, but w/ a big thumper in it i'm sure it would advance from fun to awesome.teazer said:Exactly right. We build them and ride them and then start changing them again and again until we decide it's time for a complete update.
On one of mine, I updated/changed/modified the wiring and switches and ignition so many times that I decided to rebuild the bike and make a complete new wiring harness. It was easier than just adding another update on top of the previous iterations.
Back in the day, I built a T100 (57 not 2017) and after a few months I started to change a few things and then I decided the color needed a change and that demanded a few other updates until I finally sold it to a guy that put it into the side of a car and off he went with the next round of changes. Norton featherbed farme, different tank and so it went on.
That's how it works. The bike customizing virus just keeps mutating as we see different ideas and shapes and decide that our bike should continue to evolve. Life has a way....
I can do that, thanx. Just out of curiosity, what's the reasoning behind that bit of lore?pidjones said:Just a piece of handed-down by old mechanics lore: always install circlips with the sharp edge (they are stamped and have sharp and rounded edges) to the outside.