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Forum: Motorcycle/ATV Today, 01:15 PM
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Posted By Sparky83
not sure yet... im hoping theyll clean up with...

not sure yet... im hoping theyll clean up with the wire wheel on the bench grinder... cuz the stock sized pistons are hard to find... you either end up buying someone elses old used pistons or have...
Forum: Motorcycle/ATV Yesterday, 05:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 607
Posted By Sparky83
Measuring the Cyl walls the original specs said...

Measuring the Cyl walls the original specs said 2.756" according to my snap gauges and digital caliper theyre measuring left 2.756" and 2.756" right... so really no wear on the cyl walls at all...
Forum: Motorcycle/ATV 10-18-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 607
Posted By Sparky83
Started tearing down the motor today. Pretty...

Started tearing down the motor today. Pretty clean inside.

Intake cam
...
Forum: Motorcycle/ATV 10-16-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 607
Posted By Sparky83
plastic?? ohh the gauge lenses.... lol i guess...

plastic?? ohh the gauge lenses.... lol i guess they are plastic i was thinking it was glass but could be plastic... the side covers are actually steel... but the back side of them has some surface...
Forum: Motorcycle/ATV 10-15-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 607
Posted By Sparky83
havent been feeling great since leaving work on...

havent been feeling great since leaving work on friday and its been comming and going... so the only thing ive gotten done since sunday was to paint the retainers that hold the header pipes to the...
Forum: Motorcycle/ATV 10-13-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 607
Posted By Sparky83
I went out into the garage to look for a snack in...

I went out into the garage to look for a snack in the freezer and instead ended up polishing more bike parts.

Started with the gauge faces... so this is the dull gauge faces.
...
Forum: Generations 8-9 10-10-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,096
Posted By Sparky83
top of them pistons look a little scored up...

top of them pistons look a little scored up...
Forum: Personal Announcements & Introductions 10-10-2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 144
Posted By Sparky83
:wave::wave:smilieFordlogo

:wave::wave:smilieFordlogo
Forum: Motorcycle/ATV 10-09-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 607
Posted By Sparky83
Had today off so got to doing some more shining...

Had today off so got to doing some more shining today. Started with the turn signals lenses. Then moved onto the chrome pieces again.

before on the left after on the right...
...
Forum: Motorcycle/ATV 10-07-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 607
Posted By Sparky83
i also wrote the company i was trying to order...

i also wrote the company i was trying to order the tools from.. they replied back apologizing for the delay.. Said they were hoping to get the last item thats been backordered for awhile in on friday...
Forum: Motorcycle/ATV 10-07-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 607
Posted By Sparky83
i dont want to use "chemicals" on it that might...

i dont want to use "chemicals" on it that might get to the other side where the good chrome is... especially since both fenders have pass through holes for things to bolt to them... just easier to...
Forum: Generations 8-9 10-07-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,096
Posted By Sparky83
find all the boarder pieces first...

find all the boarder pieces first...
Forum: Motorcycle/ATV 10-07-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 607
Posted By Sparky83
Thanks... was thinking of grabbing a rattle can...

Thanks... was thinking of grabbing a rattle can of clear coat to hit over that roached section of the rear fender to keep it from rusting again since the chromes been eaten completely through... the...
Forum: Motorcycle/ATV 10-07-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 607
Posted By Sparky83
Since my new tools still havent arrived yet i...

Since my new tools still havent arrived yet i decided to start polishing up the chrome pieces from the bike... started with the fenders today before i had to go into work since i found them first.......
Forum: Motorcycle/ATV 10-06-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 607
Posted By Sparky83
engine still hasnt broken free and the mad...

engine still hasnt broken free and the mad scientist mixture is still full in the cylinders... unfortunately my new tools still havent shown up for me to even to begin to tear it apart...
Forum: Motorcycle/ATV 10-03-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 607
Posted By Sparky83
its a common complaint with that particular...

its a common complaint with that particular backhoe... that things hardly used so its virtually still new.. and has done that since day one... when you look at the deer forms its complaint after...
Forum: Motorcycle/ATV 10-02-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 607
Posted By Sparky83
whys that??

whys that??
Forum: Motorcycle/ATV 10-02-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 607
Posted By Sparky83
still waiting for the new tools to show up... so...

still waiting for the new tools to show up... so instead i ended up painting my office thats off the back side of my room... then took pics of the engine and printed them out for a "bolt map" because...
Forum: Motorcycle/ATV 09-30-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 607
Posted By Sparky83
my only annoyance with it was when i shut it off...

my only annoyance with it was when i shut it off the arm started to "sink"... i ended up having to start it back up to put some blocks under it... then it was fine when i shut it down again... was...
Forum: Motorcycle/ATV 09-30-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 607
Posted By Sparky83
Discovered the crank case was still full of oil...

Discovered the crank case was still full of oil the other day. So i broke out the "engine lift" to hold it up while i drained the oil.
...
Forum: Motorcycle/ATV 09-29-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 607
Posted By Sparky83
my only annoyance with getting some tools is when...

my only annoyance with getting some tools is when ill only ever be using them once for a project... itd be another thing if i was using them over and over again...
Forum: Motorcycle/ATV 09-29-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 607
Posted By Sparky83
lol charlie answered that for you on the...

lol charlie answered that for you on the comfortable part...



its been sitting in there since i dumped it in there almost a week ago... hasnt decreased any either...
Forum: Motorcycle/ATV 09-28-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 607
Posted By Sparky83
some that were worn out and had holes in them......

some that were worn out and had holes in them... they become rags... just like socks shirts and pants....
Forum: Motorcycle/ATV 09-28-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 607
Posted By Sparky83
Currently the motors still not free... even dad...

Currently the motors still not free... even dad tried to get it to budge and it wouldnt move... so definitely gonna be getting torn down... (Dad originally just wanted to throw it into the frame and...
Forum: Motorcycle/ATV 09-28-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 607
Posted By Sparky83
Well after getting the motor on the lift i...

Well after getting the motor on the lift i discovered since the last time i tried to turn the motor over by hand its since locked up... it turned freely before with i checked it a couple years ago......
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