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jetmechmarty's Recent Activity

  1. jetmechmarty liked Stickysteve44's post in the thread For Sale - 1982 Heritage special Richmond, Va.

    He looks better on it then I ever did, too. It ain't fair! Treat each other well! I'll be back once I've started acquiring more parts...

    Oct 24, 2021 at 1:51 PM
  2. jetmechmarty replied to the thread Daughter's New Toy.

    It went right over my head!

    Oct 24, 2021 at 1:20 PM
  3. jetmechmarty liked Raymond's post in the thread Whats your weather right now?.

    Today is mild and wet is Southern Scotland. Forecast includes a lot of wet weather this week, but warm for the time of year. Hope the...

    Oct 24, 2021 at 10:37 AM
  4. jetmechmarty liked DogBunny's post in the thread 1973 Super Rustbucket Resurrection.

    [ATTACH] Here's why I had to open up that right-side crankcase cover. The hook was broken off of the shifter stopper assembly spring...

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  5. jetmechmarty replied to the thread 1973 Super Rustbucket Resurrection.

    I have a 1914 Victrola. It was a popular and common model back in the day. Mine looks very nice and seems to function perfectly. My...

    Oct 24, 2021 at 9:34 AM
  6. jetmechmarty liked halfmile's post in the thread LastTracker Build Thread.

    I`m out of excuses, time to do something.:umm: I put the motor in the frame by the usual lay it on it`s side method. Much easier with...

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  7. jetmechmarty replied to the thread What do y'all use for rags in your shop?.

    Do you have any hotels nearby? They routinely discard terry cloth that is worn or stained. I would expect they'd be willing to give it...

    Oct 24, 2021 at 9:13 AM
  8. jetmechmarty liked Boog's post in the thread What do y'all use for rags in your shop?.

    Rolling the clock back a few years, the US Navy bought bundles of torn up clothing and we used these scraps for rags. Today, I use the...

    Oct 24, 2021 at 9:09 AM
  9. jetmechmarty liked MrBultaco's post in the thread What do y'all use for rags in your shop?.

    I got these from Ebay...$19/100 100 INDUSTRIAL SHOP RAGS / CLEANING TOWELS RED

    Oct 24, 2021 at 9:06 AM
  10. jetmechmarty replied to the thread '75 650B Charging System Guidance Needed.

    I have a rewound rotor on my bike. It has been been since 2002 that I replaced it. As I recall, it was about 3.5 ohms rather than the...

    Oct 24, 2021 at 9:00 AM
  11. jetmechmarty liked ThatXS650Guy's post in the thread That other twin..

    This Guy^^ The picture does not do this bike justice. I followed this build from the beginning on KzRider.com (almost as good as...

    Oct 24, 2021 at 8:45 AM
  12. jetmechmarty liked Raymond's post in the thread That other twin..

    That bike is a looker! My memories of the Kawasaki big twin of the seventies is that they were, uhm, not very memorable. A bit like the...

    Oct 24, 2021 at 8:25 AM
  13. jetmechmarty replied to the thread That other twin..

    https://www.dotheton.com/index.php?threads/saving-a-1980-kz750-twin.66016/page-33#post-949778 [IMG] Nice mods here.

    Oct 23, 2021 at 9:42 PM
  14. jetmechmarty liked cafetools's post in the thread Let's See The XS's.

    The muffs on the xs650? I forget, If anyone knows that would be great, because they sound amazing, very solid and loud. I ordered then a...

    Oct 23, 2021 at 9:09 PM
  15. jetmechmarty liked Boog's post in the thread For Sale - 1982 Heritage special Richmond, Va.

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

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  16. jetmechmarty replied to the thread Feedback for Georgefixs Store.

    I think they sell mostly on eBay. I looked once upon a time and found I could buy cheaper from their website. I navigate it easily...

    Oct 23, 2021 at 8:58 PM
  17. jetmechmarty replied to the thread Let's See The XS's.

    I like it! I'm fond of the color choice as well. Where did you source the mufflers.

    Oct 23, 2021 at 8:51 PM
  18. jetmechmarty replied to the thread Let's See The XS's.

    Nice score! Almost a Midnight.

    Oct 23, 2021 at 8:44 PM
  19. jetmechmarty liked bosco659's post in the thread Let's See The XS's.

    Bike looks great! I agree with MM, the paint is nice.

    Oct 23, 2021 at 8:21 PM
  20. jetmechmarty liked Boog's post in the thread Let's See The XS's.

    "Buzzy", my stock 1982 Heritage Special, just rode it 80 miles home today. [ATTACH]

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  21. jetmechmarty liked cafetools's post in the thread Let's See The XS's.

    [ATTACH] [ATTACH] Found this very stock barn find randomly off an old guy who let it go for $500, it took several months he wasnt really...

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  22. jetmechmarty liked kondorp's post in the thread Let's See The XS's.

    my xs

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  23. jetmechmarty liked Jim's post in the thread Painting Tins. No really....

    One of my irritants is sandpaper. Rather... my storage system... or lack thereof. It's all stacked on top of each other and I never know...

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  24. jetmechmarty attached a file to the thread Whats your weather right now?.

    Perfect! [ATTACH]

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  25. jetmechmarty attached a file to the thread Just Ride..

    On errands today. The weather is motorcycle perfect. It’s that time of year in Mississippi. [ATTACH]

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  26. jetmechmarty replied to the thread Feedback for Georgefixs Store.

    My XS650SK brake master cylinder failed. I ordered a new one on Wednesday morning. Today is Saturday and my rebuild kit arrived this...

    Oct 23, 2021 at 3:17 PM
  27. jetmechmarty liked gggGary's post in the thread 1973 Super Rustbucket Resurrection.

    Nope, unt-uh NEVER done that! :wink2:

    Oct 23, 2021 at 3:11 PM
  28. jetmechmarty liked Jim's post in the thread 1973 Super Rustbucket Resurrection.

    Poor men take poor man shortcuts. Yes, done it in the past more times than I'll admit to. :rolleyes: With generally good results I might...

    Oct 23, 2021 at 3:11 PM
  29. jetmechmarty liked DogBunny's post in the thread 1973 Super Rustbucket Resurrection.

    [ATTACH] Re-using a torn gasket. You know you've been tempted to try this... [ATTACH] Well, you never know what's possible until you...

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