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    In my many years working as a technician and...

    In my many years working as a technician and machinist, if I had a dime for every non-working, effed up design I've seen by an educated engineer, I would be a rich man. My entire job working for...
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    I'm just suggesting this as a means of proving...

    I'm just suggesting this as a means of proving the capabilities of a bike with a dirt frame in actual application. I know you guys know there is far more to the equation than just a frame, but I had...
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    Childish? How in the hell did racing begin in...

    Childish? How in the hell did racing begin in the first place? This site has a message function. Let's race. I like racing. Been doing it since I was eleven and it's fun. I mean, everything we...
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    LOL. You're too lazy to read through the entire...

    LOL. You're too lazy to read through the entire thread for context, and you criticize the OP's decisions and my comments. Funny. Anyway, the DR650 is just one example. That is in reference to the...
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    You guys need to read up a little more about dirt...

    You guys need to read up a little more about dirt bikes. A GS500 and a DR650 produce virtually the same horsepower and the DR is geared for more torque. If you guys don't think dirt bikes, or even...
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    On my CB750 chopper, I run two HD springs and two...

    On my CB750 chopper, I run two HD springs and two stock springs so I can get a bit more clutch, but not so much that I end up with a left arm like Rod Laver.
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    Except for the choppers I build, I make the base...

    Except for the choppers I build, I make the base out of epoxy fiberglass and I carve the seat pad shape out of insulation from. Then I make a plaster mold of the insulation foam form and cast it in...
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    That's Bruce Brown. Same dude that did On Any...

    That's Bruce Brown. Same dude that did On Any Sunday and Endless Summer.
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    Ha. A guy I coach football and baseball with is...

    Ha. A guy I coach football and baseball with is Lumbee from that area- he and his wife- a Hunt and Locklear. I can't imagine you've ever met a Lumbee named Locklear. LOL
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    Classic Hare & Hound

    So many of these guys were just tough.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3a64niu0db8
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    Good stuff here. I almost took a job at...

    Good stuff here. I almost took a job at UNC-Pembroke, but opted to take the job I'm in now, in Augusta, GA.
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    I'm not sure I get what you're talking about. ...

    I'm not sure I get what you're talking about. You shouldn't need to lubricate any part of your carbs. Nylon has a pretty low coefficient of friction, which is why it's commonly used as bearings and...
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    MEK is the best stuff to remove old tank liners,...

    MEK is the best stuff to remove old tank liners, too.
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    That's alot of loot for an 18 point Ebay seller,...

    That's alot of loot for an 18 point Ebay seller, I know that much.
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    Here are some Ascot mags. They are pretty sweet....

    Here are some Ascot mags. They are pretty sweet.

    Parting 1982 Honda Ascot FT500

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    High shoulder Akront and Takasago basically look...

    High shoulder Akront and Takasago basically look the same, are good quality rims and don't cost nearly as much.
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    I used S100, Purple Power, or sometimes Pine Sol,...

    I used S100, Purple Power, or sometimes Pine Sol, to clean out any grease/fuel. Sometimes I use vinegar. Then I de-rust with Phosphoric Prep and Etch from the hardware store (sold at Home Depot in...
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    Ha! I really do want to try a few runs on the...

    Ha! I really do want to try a few runs on the 1/8th mile drag strip near me.
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    I did an experiment with my chopper on pipe...

    I did an experiment with my chopper on pipe length, with some very obvious differences. Originally, I ran the pipe at over 36" from the collector. Then, I cut 8" off which was a bump in throttle...
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    Machined trim rings to retrofit Pontiac Catalina...

    Machined trim rings to retrofit Pontiac Catalina tail lights onto my Volksrod.

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    The easiest way to do it is with the Moto...

    The easiest way to do it is with the Moto Synthesis conversion rings, but there's a lot of questions to the safety and reliability of the system. It's been around long enough that maybe they've...
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    I've abused that same Mac driver for many years.

    I've abused that same Mac driver for many years.
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    I never understood the love for a 27 pound hub.

    I never understood the love for a 27 pound hub.
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    Funny, that clutch actuator is a variation the...

    Funny, that clutch actuator is a variation the same design as the mid-70s Honda street bikes, minus the 750. I wonder how many other bikes used that crap.
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