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Jan_P's Recent Activity

  1. Jan_P liked RC4MAN's post in the thread “Like a Hole in the Head”.

    When making parts in a mill or lathe I always try and use the machine to align the tap but for hand tapping I've generally found this to...

    IMG_20211026_151428034.jpg Oct 26, 2021 at 2:30 PM
  2. Jan_P liked Jim's post in the thread Intermittent Dead Cylinder...Switching Sides.

    Only two places (electrical) I can think of that would affect both cyls at separate times... The power wire from the kill switch goes...

    Oct 26, 2021 at 2:27 PM
  3. Jan_P liked JJames's post in the thread Intermittent Dead Cylinder...Switching Sides.

    Had very similar issue on my '81 special ll. Intermitent dead cylynders and backfiring then it would sometimes come back to normal when...

    Oct 26, 2021 at 1:26 PM
  4. Jan_P replied to the thread Engine Vacume readings.

    I would wait a while .. After a rebuild or even a winter storage .I don't expect the bike to run properly..In the startup first 2 - 3...

    Oct 26, 2021 at 1:25 PM
  5. Jan_P replied to the thread That other twin..

    Aheehh Over all Nice bike but ten years to Late this is what they tried to do ( only joking ) Should anyone be able to start a...

    Oct 26, 2021 at 12:51 PM
  6. Jan_P liked LanzSilva's post in the thread Young boy vs Xs650.

    I have not finished the wiring yet, but I will surely share more information about it.

    Oct 26, 2021 at 12:43 PM
  7. Jan_P replied to the thread Young boy vs Xs650.

    Please give info on the charging setup and regulator and experiences if problems This is something that can be of interest for many.

    Oct 26, 2021 at 12:34 PM
  8. Jan_P liked thuban's post in the thread “Like a Hole in the Head”.

    Excellent idea Jan_P! I thought about two pins spaced right in a piece of stock and the outsides ground for clearance but too much...

    Oct 26, 2021 at 12:14 PM
  9. Jan_P replied to the thread Buzzy's revival: '82 Heritage Special.

    Have not read through but there are sellers of Filter conversions out there...

    Oct 26, 2021 at 11:46 AM
  10. Jan_P liked RustiePyles's post in the thread Buzzy's revival: '82 Heritage Special.

    Kuryakyn, here's a link to it.

    Oct 26, 2021 at 11:30 AM
  11. Jan_P replied to the thread “Like a Hole in the Head”.

    If it is not loose I believe it will come loose with a drift tapping counter clockwise in the visible grooves at the fracture surface...

    Oct 26, 2021 at 11:29 AM
  12. Jan_P liked RC4MAN's post in the thread “Like a Hole in the Head”.

    Taps, they're brittle. Old rule of thumb when I was an apprentice was if you dropped a tap on the concrete floor, pitch it as it would...

    Oct 26, 2021 at 11:18 AM
  13. Jan_P replied to the thread Intermittent Dead Cylinder...Switching Sides.

    We will find it after a while and with cooperation If it runs on both sides ( properly ) carburetor and spark and timing is...

    Oct 26, 2021 at 11:14 AM
  14. Jan_P liked drgonzo's post in the thread That other twin..

    Seems a lofty number but probably possible. 70 or so can be had from the XS, so starting with a 750 and add whatever you can stretch...

    Oct 26, 2021 at 10:44 AM
  15. Jan_P liked freakchopper's post in the thread My Summer 2021 Chopper Build 1976 XS650...but... a small issue.

    No...no hole just rust........thnks for the heads up on the cylinder head !!

    Oct 26, 2021 at 6:51 AM
  16. Jan_P liked Raymond's post in the thread Buzzy's revival: '82 Heritage Special.

    Nice bike and good that you're keeping it standard. May I offer a few comments? Good idea to change the oil, you could look at getting...

    Oct 26, 2021 at 6:46 AM
  17. Jan_P liked 5twins's post in the thread Buzzy's revival: '82 Heritage Special.

    Maybe your pipes are stainless?

    Oct 26, 2021 at 6:46 AM
  18. Jan_P liked Jim's post in the thread Buzzy's revival: '82 Heritage Special.

    You rode her 80 miles home. I'd say that's pretty good bones to start with. I know you don't have a garage, so I'll suggest this; look...

    Oct 26, 2021 at 6:45 AM
  19. Jan_P replied to the thread The Patience build..

    Yes i think you should keep the spokes those make all kind of hooks fex for painting I use a Bicycle stainless steel spoke for...

    Oct 25, 2021 at 2:36 PM
  20. Jan_P liked 5twins's post in the thread The Patience build..

    The nipple threads also happen to match that threaded stud on top of your spark plug so you can make up little "special tools" to attach...

    Oct 25, 2021 at 2:30 PM
  21. Jan_P attached a file to the thread Poop. They sent me (or I ordered) the wrong part..

    Electric and electronics components are mostly bough in to the manufacturer in this case Lincoln More often than not there is a code...

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  22. Jan_P liked Boog's post in the thread Sold / Found / Inactive - 1982 Heritage special Richmond, Va.

    Go ahead and marked this one sold, I brought it home this afternoon. [ATTACH]

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  23. Jan_P liked GLJ's post in the thread Intermittent Dead Cylinder...Switching Sides.

    I got mine in 76 congrats for keeping it that long.

    Oct 24, 2021 at 7:24 PM
  24. Jan_P liked freddy3's post in the thread Intermittent Dead Cylinder...Switching Sides.

    The bike's kept at a public storage (I live in an apt), but I'll try to get back there this week. I've got a voltmeter and I'll check...

    Oct 24, 2021 at 7:21 PM
  25. Jan_P liked GLJ's post in the thread Intermittent Dead Cylinder...Switching Sides.

    You don't have just 1 condenser, their are 2 with 2 separate connections going to them. The condensers just packaged into a single unit....

    Oct 24, 2021 at 7:14 PM
  26. Jan_P liked GLJ's post in the thread Intermittent Dead Cylinder...Switching Sides.

    The thing is a 72 does not have any electronic gizmos on them. It's most likely a connection problem to a non electronic part.

    Oct 24, 2021 at 7:14 PM
  27. Jan_P replied to the thread Intermittent Dead Cylinder...Switching Sides.

    If you have a Voltmeter Voltage --- everything off across the battery Voltage ignition on --- across the battery Start bike Voltage...

    Oct 24, 2021 at 7:07 PM
  28. Jan_P liked GLJ's post in the thread Intermittent Dead Cylinder...Switching Sides.

    Under the tank on the right side of the bike is a rats nest of connectors where power is split off to the 2 separate ignition systems....

    Oct 24, 2021 at 7:00 PM
  29. Jan_P replied to the thread More carb questions..

    Might be to many springs involved to be reliable May I suggest the eyeballing method it can be difficult if carb is on the bike but...

    Oct 24, 2021 at 6:59 PM
  30. Jan_P replied to the thread Intermittent Dead Cylinder...Switching Sides.

    OK got it wrong my mistake bad reading Sorry How is battery and charging ??

    Oct 24, 2021 at 6:48 PM