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  1. weekendrider liked mrtwowheel's post in the thread On the road again at 40.............the bike that is.

    I do like the idea of custom made Scotch-Brite tools. Powered or not, I'll be using that idea in the near future. Scott

    Dec 12, 2017 at 9:10 AM
  2. weekendrider liked mrtwowheel's post in the thread Will electric vehicles doom your neighborhood auto mechanic?.

    Someday.........the parts won't be available, our current vehicles will be banned from the road. There probably won't even be a road....

    Dec 12, 2017 at 8:54 AM
  3. weekendrider liked Paul Sutton's post in the thread Tuning.....Where the hek to start!.

    Along the lines of Grizld1, I always find that once the lock nut is tightened the exhaust gap of 0.15mm (0.006 inch) increases slightly...

    Dec 11, 2017 at 10:39 AM
  4. weekendrider replied to the thread Tuning.....Where the hek to start!.

    Re: points plates. If the JIS holes are stripped/rounded you have a second chance as the screw also take a straight blade. But it needs...

    Dec 10, 2017 at 10:34 AM
  5. weekendrider replied to the thread Tuning.....Where the hek to start!.

    You might consider replacing the JIS screws with Allen/hex/socket head screws. IME the smaller shaft of the hex key makes it easier to...

    Dec 10, 2017 at 8:32 AM
  6. weekendrider liked mrtwowheel's post in the thread Could I save it?.

    "Original" never meant much to me. My brother-in-law had a fit over an 80's Dodge pickup not having matching numbers on the engine, not...

    Dec 9, 2017 at 10:14 PM
  7. weekendrider liked Royboy's post in the thread <sigh> yet another Craigy'slist deal....

    Even still has both keys! I'm trying to think of someone I know in Seattle who could pick this up for me and store it til' I get...

    Dec 9, 2017 at 4:03 PM
  8. weekendrider liked halfmile's post in the thread What have you done to your XS today?.

    Got the shock brackets, seat rail supports, neck gussets and saddle washers to mount the skid plate welded up. [ATTACH] [ATTACH]...

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  9. weekendrider replied to the thread 2018 Calendar Proofs (PRE-SALE LINK).

    MM I think things have changed since my father walked his 6 miles a day carrying a leather mailbag that must have weighed 40 lbs. by itself.

    Dec 6, 2017 at 9:51 PM
  10. weekendrider liked dburnettwi's post in the thread Introduction.

    I replied to your message, Dan. The winters are pretty snowy, but I still ride year round. Just sucks trying to work on the bike with...

    Dec 6, 2017 at 5:25 PM
  11. weekendrider replied to the thread 2018 Calendar Proofs (PRE-SALE LINK).

    If you can take special requests. . . . would you write DO NOT FOLD SPINDLE OR MUTILATE on my envelope? My mailman likes to. I think he...

    Dec 6, 2017 at 5:23 PM
  12. weekendrider liked 5twins's post in the thread Piston Clearances.

    I think you're mixing inch and metric sizes together and that's confusing you. Yes, the "new" piston to cylinder clearance should be...

    Dec 6, 2017 at 5:17 PM
  13. weekendrider replied to the thread The more the merrier. Thanks BrassCycleWorks!.

    I'd almost cut the angle off my Gordon Scott drag pipes for those. . . . . almost. Thanks G for the vote it would be the only way I...

    Dec 6, 2017 at 5:07 PM
  14. weekendrider replied to the thread Introduction.

    CO can a have a long winter when you rather be ridin. Welcome. I've pm'd re: your stock exhaust.

    Dec 6, 2017 at 5:01 PM
  15. weekendrider liked gggGary's post in the thread Christmas Spirit - BrassCycleWorks Solid brass exhaust tip giveaway.

    Count me in but when I win ship to weekendrider. And thanks for running the contest!

    Dec 6, 2017 at 4:51 PM