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  1. Meddy liked Mailman's post in the thread In search of lost drag strips, mountain roads and Mexican food.

    Mel Larson was a NASCAR driver from the mid 50’s up until the mid eighties. [ATTACH] [ATTACH] He was a decent enough driver, but what...

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  2. FLEA liked gggGary's post in the thread Rotor dead, can I still drive bike for short rides?.

    A pamco will work down to about 5 volts, the stock TCI is much fussier, IIRC get much below 11 volts and you're walking Sparky.

    Oct 21, 2018 at 3:29 AM
  3. jasidok replied to the thread No. Spark. Still..

    Hahahahaha! That’s hysterical. On the one hand I totally agree with you. But it was running just fine. The guy I got it from had put...

    Oct 21, 2018 at 3:25 AM
  4. xjwmx replied to the thread In search of lost drag strips, mountain roads and Mexican food.

    I know of a good lost drag strip. In Lexington, Ky., Industry Parkway is what remains of an NHRA sanctioned strip....

    Oct 21, 2018 at 1:25 AM
  5. xjwmx replied to the thread timing chain tensioner question.

    There's nothing in there that would keep it from spinning...so if the adjustment is good I wouldn't worry about it.

    Oct 21, 2018 at 1:09 AM
  6. xjwmx replied to the thread Looking for a good, cost effective solution to remedy air leak..

    Another good sealer (if needed) for intake gaskets would be permatex motoseal 1, probably available locally. It also never dries, and...

    Oct 21, 2018 at 1:06 AM
  7. Ceed Klumper replied to the thread The blue '76.

    Thanks Pete - I got rebuild kits with all the seals, rings and gaskets from MikesXS so assume this will do the trick. We'll find out...

    Oct 21, 2018 at 12:19 AM
  8. MaxPete replied to the thread The blue '76.

    Petcocks are a problem for many people unfortunately. The one product I’ve found that will resist fuel and seal leaky petcock o-rings...

    Oct 21, 2018 at 12:07 AM
  9. Ozboy replied to the thread Removing handlebar switches in place of toggles..

    I have checked my headlight amp draw and got 3.5amps with a 55w H4 globe i think it was. Easy to check with multi meter. Swap leads to...

    Oct 21, 2018 at 12:03 AM
  10. Ozboy replied to the thread Breaking Up When Cold.

    Hey man nope we are coming into spring downunder here and temps were about 24-25c. Cheers

    Oct 20, 2018 at 11:56 PM
  11. fredintoon replied to the thread No. Spark. Still..

    Hi jasidok, seems to me that if whoever first started to "improve" your bike's stock ignition had just fixed it instead it would have...

    Oct 20, 2018 at 11:52 PM
  12. JimD54 liked jasidok's post in the thread No. Spark. Still..

    Runs like a charm!!!!!!!!

    Oct 20, 2018 at 11:42 PM
  13. jasidok replied to the thread No. Spark. Still..

    Runs like a charm!!!!!!!!

    Oct 20, 2018 at 11:20 PM
  14. Ceed Klumper liked Mailman's post in the thread The blue '76.

    Man! You really got a nice one! Now you need a garage on your boat to keep that gorgeous bike in!

    Oct 20, 2018 at 11:02 PM
  15. Ceed Klumper liked MaxPete's post in the thread The blue '76.

    Sure looks pretty!

    Oct 20, 2018 at 11:02 PM
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