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by mechbart
January 14th, 2015, 12:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How can we get people back on this forum?
Replies: 55
Views: 6109

Re: How can we get people back on this forum?

I'm still breathing. :o

Not on much anymore since I don't ride much anymore. Still putt around the area but no long rides.

I last was here Jan. of last year. :oops:
by mechbart
October 14th, 2013, 10:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I have gone to the dark side....
Replies: 14
Views: 1637

Re: I have gone to the dark side....

Great looking ride. [CLAP]
by mechbart
October 9th, 2013, 11:55 am
Forum: The Library
Topic: Ignition switch fix
Replies: 3
Views: 5076

Re: Ignition switch fix

Thanks! Not needed yet, but on my 2002, it may not be long.
by mechbart
May 23rd, 2013, 8:21 am
Forum: I Need HELP!
Topic: Baffle Removal
Replies: 2
Views: 976

Re: Baffle Removal

That's the "Mickey". Should work loose with pounding and elbow grease. Been years since I removed mine, but it does eventually come out. I used a long pry bar with a point on the end. Made it easier to get it started that way. I parked the bike against a solid object, my garage door. Kept ...
by mechbart
March 29th, 2013, 10:22 am
Forum: I Need HELP!
Topic: Bike wont start - fuel issue
Replies: 7
Views: 1483

Re: Bike wont start - fuel issue

Just did yesterday what I explained in the earlier post. Cranked for 30 sec. each time for about 6 times. I let it sit about 10 min. and she roared to life.

The vacuum created while cranking siphons the fuel into the bowl. Year 13 for this procedure.
by mechbart
March 5th, 2013, 10:26 am
Forum: I Need HELP!
Topic: Bike wont start - fuel issue
Replies: 7
Views: 1483

Re: Bike wont start - fuel issue

Mine does this every year as I also don't start it regularly throught the winter. I charge the battery full and even leave the charger hooked up while I use full choke and crank it. Don't crank for more tham 30 sec before letting the starter cools down. Takes a bit to get the fuel flowing again. Aft...
by mechbart
January 28th, 2013, 1:54 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: just adjusted valves wont stay runninig
Replies: 6
Views: 1570

Re: just adjusted valves wont stay runninig

cmac50rider wrote:thank you was going to go back in next weekend it has sewing machine sound may have intake wrong


That sound is normal. May have them too loose.
by mechbart
January 27th, 2013, 10:55 am
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: just adjusted valves wont stay runninig
Replies: 6
Views: 1570

Re: just adjusted valves wont stay runninig

Recheck your adjustment. May be to tight.
by mechbart
June 14th, 2012, 7:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Quietest exhaust possibilities
Replies: 12
Views: 2020

Re: Quietest exhaust possibilities

OEM exhaust is the quietest I've ever heard.
by mechbart
April 22nd, 2012, 9:01 am
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Video Of Today's Attemp At A "Top Shot"
Replies: 11
Views: 1265

Re: Video Of Today's Attemp At A "Top Shot"

75' doesn't sound like much, but I'll tell you that's a good effort on your part. These short barrels take almost perfect stillness to hit that close at that lenght. [CLAP]

I walk about 1/3 to 1/2 down range at the 25 yard outdoor range I go to. 40'-50' is about all I'm good for on a small target.

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