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  • Geeto67's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:48 PM
    Where are you located that the bike has a km speedometer? based on the fairing and other bits, it looks like someone put a 900 motor in it to go...
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    Yesterday, 03:40 PM
    you switched the plugs or the plug wires? Plugs - ja it's probably a bad plug, wires - it's probably a bad coil.
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    Yesterday, 03:36 PM
    So I have a feeling that underneath that paint you are going to find an old state inspection sticker, but the only way to know is to lightly sand it...
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    05-22-2019, 02:59 PM
    you killed it. j/k start the diagnostics: check for right side spark - if you have it, then good, move on to compression (with a comp...
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    05-22-2019, 01:12 PM
    Look at the Guzzi V7. I hear there is a good dealer in Cincy and their ads on CL show them blowing out bikes at good prices. I would look at the new...
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    05-22-2019, 12:24 PM
    Geeto67 replied to a thread Engine rattle in Technical
    probably because it is not an airhead....lol.
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    05-22-2019, 10:59 AM
    Geeto67 replied to a thread Engine rattle in Technical
    Sounds either clutch or transmission. I have known a few air and oil heads where a rattle like that was a sign something in the tranny was failing....
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    05-20-2019, 10:12 AM
    My 11th grade chemistry teacher used to set his hand on fire and also pour sulfuric acid on his hand during the safety demonstration to show us that...
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    05-20-2019, 05:35 AM
    That's bullshit, there are equally lazy old guys too, they just know not to stand their ground and pick a fight when they get told no. Edit: Fixed...
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    05-16-2019, 03:29 PM
    Geeto67 replied to a thread KZ750 project in Project Builds
    The ones you have on there now are actually lower than the factory bar ends on my ducati and the ken sean ones I had on my old GS750 so this is...
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    05-16-2019, 03:04 PM
    If you feel like spending money this company in japan offers an upgraded pump: https://japan.webike.net/products/21151771.html otherwise, it looks...
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    05-16-2019, 01:32 PM
    Geeto67 replied to a thread KZ750 project in Project Builds
    curious, if you wanted wide mirrors, why not go with bar ends? I am a tall guy and I have been riding with bar ends for 14 years now because most...
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    05-16-2019, 08:46 AM
    Geeto67 replied to a thread 81 gs550 headers in Technical
    I am sure someone in the past, when the bike was new, made a 4-1 header. However, I don't know how rare they are and how likely you are to find them....
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    05-16-2019, 08:29 AM
    Length of passageway has an effect on flow rate - when you make passage ways longer you increase pressure needed. the DOHC bikes are wet sump, not...
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    05-15-2019, 04:06 PM
    I believe you can use the 900F oil pump in the 750 if you can find a good working one. The 750 oil pump will not push enough oil to even support the...
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    05-15-2019, 01:32 PM
    Geeto67 replied to a thread 81 gs550 headers in Technical
    I know you are kidding but just in case someone is reading who doesn't: "With enough money time and talent" you can make anything fit - however, no...
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    05-15-2019, 12:49 PM
    Geeto67 replied to a thread 81 gs550 headers in Technical
    That is my hope as well, but experience has taught me otherwise - esp when header wrap is involved. maybe someone at...
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    05-15-2019, 11:00 AM
    Geeto67 replied to a thread 81 gs550 headers in Technical
    On behalf of your neighbors and those that share a hobby with you: Please don't run an open 4-1 header on your bike.
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    05-15-2019, 09:38 AM
    It still has a spark plugs, caps, wires and coils, right? Start there and work back. Test the cap for resistance (under 10K Ohms), test the wires for...
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    05-15-2019, 08:30 AM
    Have you checked the electrical system? Run diagnostics on that? Usually when I have a died and won't restart problem when warm it's because the...
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    05-13-2019, 09:01 PM
    This is an interesting bike. I don't think it is a "street tracker" in any sense of the phrase since "street trackers" are literally street legal...
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    05-13-2019, 03:16 PM
    honda did that trick on a lot of frames though. Some SOHC frames and the DOHC F models have that same setup as well. I remember years ago an angle...
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    05-13-2019, 02:23 PM
    the one positive thing I can say about the DOHC carbs is that they had a better idle circuit and choke than the SOHC predecessor. My 1975 750 you...
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    05-13-2019, 02:03 PM
    FYI - Idle should always be set hot not cold. don't know if you know that but if you set it 800-900 hot, it may not run cold off choke (or at all)....
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    05-13-2019, 01:30 PM
    Geeto67 replied to a thread Hide your children... in General
    like this?: https://www.bike-urious.com/unexpected-road-racer-1998-honda-cr500/ As someone who remembers 500cc 2 stroke motoGP race bikes, I...
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    05-13-2019, 01:26 PM
    Because Moto Guzzi's exist and older ones aren't that unapproachable in the US price wise. I am pretty sure, like 90% sure, that the core...
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    05-13-2019, 09:26 AM
    contrary to popular belief (and what I may have said in the past) I don't entirely "hate" the cx500 and cx650. I do find them interesting motorcycles...
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    05-13-2019, 09:05 AM
    The factory manual setting for the 900F idle is 8-900. People turn the idle up on the 900F (and most 1969-1983 large honda aircooled fours) because...
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    05-13-2019, 08:12 AM
    ] Vintage racing. not Vintage superbike racing, and some of the original members were involved when it was just "racing" and there was a "Cafe...
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    05-09-2019, 03:51 PM
    i don't think people are saying engineers are infallible, they aren't. But the point we try to make with every newbie is that if you are going to...
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