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Offline goldwing55706

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My tool of the day........
« on: October 13, 2018, 04:20:10 pm »
This heat gun sells for $8.99 with a coupon at Harbor Freight.  Recently I have used it to:
1.  Heat up the carb bodies to release stuck slides
2.  Heat up the cylinder head to carb rubbers to make removal of the carbs easy
3.  Heat up a new kick starter rubber to make installation easier.
For $8.99, it’s a steal!

Offline MoMo

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Re: My tool of the day........
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2018, 04:40:28 pm »
one of a bike mechanics required tools.  That is a great price

Online rocket johnny

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Re: My tool of the day........
« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2018, 09:02:55 am »
i have one too .  good bang for the buck !

Offline seanbarney41

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Re: My tool of the day........
« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2018, 09:39:48 am »
I agree the heat gun is a necessity with these bikes, so I decided to buy a nice one... $47 at true value hardware got me one with fancy digital heat and blower controls that worked for all of 10 minutes.
If it works good, it looks good...

Offline CaptFatCat

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Re: My tool of the day........
« Reply #4 on: October 26, 2019, 08:56:21 am »
I agree.
I'm building a basket case K2 and the heat gun is a must have at any price. The uses are endless.
Also WD40 and CLR has been my freinds.
Resurrecting a Herman Munster CB750 from a few old baskets of K2 and K7 parts.