I got a coil mounting bracket from Mike's.
to mount a coil like this
The coil mounting arms fit the coil perfectly. I...
The tool only needs to catch the hole to spin the body and adjust the preload. The tool ggg showed is correct. In a pinch a pair of Channel locks...
My neighbor suggested a pry bar with a small block of wood and a bottle jack. Put the pry bar in the drain hole and use the wood as a fulcrum and...
I used an aged 2x4 and a small sledge hammer. I put the wood on the leading edge of the sump plate between the two forward mounting bolts. I...
I feel your pain. I just replaced the sump filter on a 79 Special. I am sure it had not been off before.
I put the bike on the centerstand, then...
Got a link? Thanks!
Lurker Phil, now in Spokane.
Oil and filters change on the 79 Special. Not even a 24" Crescent would break the front drain plug loose. Why do...
Post #3 in this thread is the contact info for the seller.
It is a big package deal. All or nothing!
Cyclepsycho Motorcycle Recycling
30055 Kelso Street
Eugene, OR 97402
Not me. These are good guys.
I think I better keep this one. I have one for my wife's Special, also.
I used to be closer in Seattle. We like it over here.
This fits on my 78 Standard with the lift handle. I recall it was a snug fit. The turn signals have to come off before installation. Looks like...
Replaced the S/R L/R unit on my 79 Special. Starts and lights.
About a month ago I left the key on. It killed the battery. I mean really killed...
30 years old.
The vehicle has to be currently registered. We don't have inspections in WA.
I believe the one time charge is about $50....
Okay. I have sanded the outer rotor to the same dimension as the original. I also gently knocked off the very sharp edges on the outer...
My original outer oil pump rotor is cracked. The inner looks fine. There is a small amount of scoring on the inside of the surfaces...
Almost always, in my experience.
I don't have a spare clutch plate or a welder so I'm ordering the vice-grip tool.
There seem to be two common clutch basket holding tools.
or this one:
And if the second style, which one? Amazon...
eBay it was. New safety relay and all is good. Also replaced the failing regulator with a VR-115 unit.
It's a runner.
Thanks to everyone for the...
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