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  1. nj1639 liked Jim's post in the thread Let's See The XS's.

    Duh... what was I thinkin.... :doh: I just finished up one of those tanks not too long ago. [ATTACH]

    Pete's Done.jpg Oct 25, 2021 at 4:11 PM
  2. nj1639 liked cafetools's post in the thread Let's See The XS's.

    [ATTACH] [ATTACH] 2 posts up is the "after" just a quick resto mod. Here is the before the day i picked it up!

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  3. nj1639 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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  4. nj1639 liked RustiePyles's post in the thread Right now I'm listening to....

    [MEDIA]

    Oct 25, 2021 at 9:15 AM
  5. nj1639 liked GLJ's post in the thread Daughter's New Toy.

    Did you do as she asked? If not you missed a chance for a very good night.

    Oct 25, 2021 at 9:09 AM
  6. nj1639 replied to the thread Right now I'm listening to....

    Prophetic Punk from '71. [MEDIA]

    Oct 24, 2021 at 5:43 PM
  7. nj1639 replied to the thread Daughter's New Toy.

    My first twin was a '67 Triumph 500. Took my girlfriend for a ride. She asked if I could just drive it around in first gear. That went...

    Oct 24, 2021 at 5:39 PM
  8. nj1639 liked Downeaster's post in the thread Daughter's New Toy.

    [ATTACH] [ATTACH] And her twisted sense of humor. Don't know WHERE she gets it...

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  9. nj1639 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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  10. nj1639 attached a file to the thread idles fine but dying under power.

    [ATTACH] Yeah, that's the solenoid. Check out this schematic from Jayel, solenoid and starter button in the upper right corner. Use your...

    IMG_0053.PNG Oct 21, 2021 at 7:22 PM
  11. nj1639 liked Mailman's post in the thread Product review, self soldering heat shrink connectors.

    Today I went back to old school. What I typically do is splay the ends of the wire, push them together and then twist in opposite...

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  12. nj1639 liked GLJ's post in the thread Product review, self soldering heat shrink connectors.

    I was taught to make a Western Union splice and then solder it. After that either good electrical tape or heat shrink tubing. I have...

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  13. nj1639 replied to the thread Product review, self soldering heat shrink connectors.

    ^ I started splicing and soldering as you mention Jan, but now overlap the stripped ends and twist them together, no right angle bump...

    Oct 20, 2021 at 12:11 PM
  14. nj1639 liked Jan_P's post in the thread Product review, self soldering heat shrink connectors.

    Might help someone I have had problems with almost every added or stock connector and when I get fed up as in fault finding a...

    Oct 20, 2021 at 12:02 PM
  15. nj1639 liked mrtwowheel's post in the thread Product review, self soldering heat shrink connectors.

    What I've learned about solder. I have one hell of a time soldering with lead-free solder. I use the electrical solder with lead from...

    Oct 19, 2021
  16. nj1639 liked Mailman's post in the thread Product review, self soldering heat shrink connectors.

    So a while back I bought a box of self soldering heat shrink connectors in assorted sizes from Amazon. [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] I...

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  17. nj1639 liked sweatybetty89's post in the thread So it begins......

    It sounds good. This was a mock up to see if she fired and idled. Ol beatty does. Now it's time to pull the motor and start working on...

    Oct 19, 2021