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    This helps tons, thank you very much. I was...

    This helps tons, thank you very much. I was making the mistake of the thread size vs the bolt size. Really appreciate it. And thanks again!!!
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    I have all of the gaskets. Found small hole in...

    I have all of the gaskets. Found small hole in rear gasket.16672
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    84' Ascot Heads

    So I have the engine down and the heads removed. I was told not to put the heads back on and tighten them down until I bring it to a machine shop and make sure it is true. Is this necessary and is...
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    Does anyone know the torque specs for 84 Honda...

    Does anyone know the torque specs for 84 Honda vt500ft head bolts? The long bolts that go through the head. Thank you -Brendan
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    Thank you, this is going to help

    Thank you, this is going to help
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    Thank you Raven, I have the engine out already ...

    Thank you Raven, I have the engine out already and I'm going to start this weekend probably, what should I look for on the radiator?
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    VT 500 Ascot Head Gaskets

    I have a 1984 Honda Ascot VT 500, also have the clymer manual but still having trouble with the head gasket replacement. I am scared that i will mess it up to the point it is useless, but still want...
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    The head gasket is leaking. There was coolant in...

    The head gasket is leaking. There was coolant in the oil when changed.
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    84' vt500 ascot

    I just dropped the engine on my bike to replace the gaskets. I was wondering if there was anything else I could do while I have the engine out to enhance performance. Preferably not to expensive....
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    One more question anyone Know a good site to get...

    One more question anyone Know a good site to get gasket kits? I can't find too much, and I know my local Honda dealer is way overpriced. They wanted $100 for a gas cap
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    Thanks. I won't use these. I just didn't know...

    Thanks. I won't use these. I just didn't know anything about them, figured you guys would help me out. Thanks again.
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    Velocity stacks Vt500

    I've Been looking for a way to bypass the stock airbox, and was thinking of using velocity stacks. Don't know much about them. Yes, no? Good and bad things about them?
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    I'm ordering a gasket set soon, but I was...

    I'm ordering a gasket set soon, but I was wondering if I could do it all without dropping the engine, or will it have to come out. Thanks again.
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    It is the V-Twin. Is there any way to get it out...

    It is the V-Twin. Is there any way to get it out of there or would it be fine to ride with just new oil.
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    14580Another picture

    14580Another picture
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    Having oil problems

    1984 Honda Ascot. I know the bike sat for a long time. While draining the oil on my bike i noticed it had a wierd consistency and was a wierd greenish color with something in it. the stuff in the...
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    If they're still around I'm interested 06416

    If they're still around I'm interested 06416
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    I think it will take probably 1000 in the end but...

    I think it will take probably 1000 in the end but I don't plan on doing it quick, I will be working on it through the summer too. And by the way I can do the carb work myself. I already rebuilt them,...
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    Hillsy, thank you and what would I do to clean...

    Hillsy, thank you and what would I do to clean the fuel system? And the oil is milky as well, I think there is water in there too
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    Thank you chief. I will be doing this soon.

    Thank you chief. I will be doing this soon.
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    Soupy oil

    I bought a 1984 Honda Ascot Vt500ft. (V-twin version)
    He stored the bike outside, was sitting for a while, and hadn't been run


    when i checked the oil it was very soupy, and had a smell of gas...
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    Xl500 kick starter on 84 ascot

    I saw a post that you can put a kickstart from a xl500 or xr 500 on a vt500. Does this only work with the single cylinder version or can i put it on my v twin. If so where can i find a kickstarter...
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    Trials rider the link worked thank you, is it...

    Trials rider the link worked thank you, is it same for vt500ft?
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    Thank you guys for the feed back, and it is...

    Thank you guys for the feed back, and it is officially the vt500ft, but have also seen it reffered to as ft500. It is a smaller v-twin.

    Also where could I find a manual you are talking about, are...
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    84' honda ascot wiring

    I will warn you now i have no experience with building motorcycles and wont act like i do. But i bought a 84 honda ascot for my first build, quickly realized not the best first bike. My intentions...
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