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Re: What did you do to your bike today ?
« Reply #27850 on: May 17, 2019, 07:52:29 pm »
Replaced a broken rear turn signal stay and rode 40 miles on gravel.  Stopped by Cascade Lake for a picture.



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Re: What did you do to your bike today ?
« Reply #27851 on: May 18, 2019, 01:35:44 am »
good job terry,ya make it look easy!

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« Reply #27852 on: May 18, 2019, 01:55:35 am »
good job terry,ya make it look easy!

Thanks Dave, these old buggers are second nature to me, I honestly don't know how many I've owned, I used to say "More than 20", but I've been saying that for years, so who knows? Check out my build thread, it's got more up to date pics and video's. ;D

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Re: What did you do to your bike today ?
« Reply #27853 on: May 18, 2019, 07:41:41 am »
The beat goes on and apart it comes. I hope to have the engine on my workbench this weekend.


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Re: What did you do to your bike today ?
« Reply #27854 on: May 18, 2019, 05:50:28 pm »
Rode mine to a buddy's house to help him rebuild the carbs on his new project, a '80 KZ750 Twin!

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Re: What did you do to your bike today ?
« Reply #27855 on: May 19, 2019, 10:45:00 am »
Today a crusing day with my CB750K2!
This time not carb testing, nor ignition  testing in legal speeds 3500-4000 rpm on 5:th gear. Charging adjustment and test. The last days cruising had almost drained battery totally after around 300 km.

Adjusted regulator, turned the adj screw in 1/4 turn which most likely fixed it. The charging supervision LED is now green from 4000rpm, allow reducing throttle to 3500rpm and still happy. It must be the relay that switch over and keep staying "high" down to 3500rpm with headlight on. LED H4 consuming 30W.
No overvoltage either with and without headlight on, LED should then flash green-red.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ?
« Reply #27856 on: May 19, 2019, 01:14:21 pm »
So far I got me front brake lines installed and painted up the brackets for the splitter and also the tail light I installed a couple months ago. I'm on my way back from the hardware store with stainless hardware to extend the center stand stop.

I have also been working on smoothing out the tank dents to get ready for paint next weekend and making sure the tail piece is also smooth and ready for paint.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ?
« Reply #27857 on: May 19, 2019, 03:45:13 pm »
I got a new to speedo and tac from ebay . the speedo bounced to much for me so I took it out the housing and put my original speedo in. the original work good but the housing was broken .
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ?
« Reply #27858 on: May 19, 2019, 04:54:50 pm »
 Wiped it down, checked it over and took it for its first decent ride this season. Bob

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Re: What did you do to your bike today ?
« Reply #27859 on: May 19, 2019, 05:10:06 pm »
I picked up this '72 the other day for $30 bucks, $25 of the $30 went to replacing the lost title slip.  The The PO spray bombed the bike. Luckily for me Flitz is removing the spray bomb paint and she is coming around. I should mention I slapped a battery in and everything functions.

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Re: What did you do to your bike today ?
« Reply #27860 on: May 19, 2019, 06:02:05 pm »
I picked up this '72 the other day for $30 bucks, $25 of the $30 went to replacing the lost title slip.  The The PO spray bombed the bike. Luckily for me Flitz is removing the spray bomb paint and she is coming around. I should mention I slapped a battery in and everything functions.

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 :)  What a great find.   8)

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Re: What did you do to your bike today ?
« Reply #27861 on: May 19, 2019, 08:19:13 pm »
75% of tank prep done
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ?
« Reply #27862 on: May 19, 2019, 09:50:00 pm »
I picked up this '72 the other day for $30 bucks, $25 of the $30 went to replacing the lost title slip.  The The PO spray bombed the bike. Luckily for me Flitz is removing the spray bomb paint and she is coming around. I should mention I slapped a battery in and everything functions.

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Speedo, tacho faces look rather good. These are usually flaking inside by sun and age, especially these old K2.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ?
« Reply #27863 on: May 20, 2019, 12:49:55 am »
I picked up this '72 the other day for $30 bucks, $25 of the $30 went to replacing the lost title slip.  The The PO spray bombed the bike. Luckily for me Flitz is removing the spray bomb paint and she is coming around. I should mention I slapped a battery in and everything functions.

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Wow! Bargain! That's the difference between the US and every other 1st world country, stuff in the US is cheap! This is what you get in Oz for more than 10 times what you paid for your K2! ;D

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Re: What did you do to your bike today ?
« Reply #27864 on: May 20, 2019, 05:29:30 am »
 Nick paid way too much  ;D ;D  Is the tach face a different color,maybe a later model ?   Fun find for sure.

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Re: What did you do to your bike today ?
« Reply #27865 on: May 20, 2019, 07:11:49 am »
Nick paid way too much  ;D ;D  Is the tach face a different color,maybe a later model ?   Fun find for sure.

The tach does look as if it's from a different model, I really do not know. The speedo did have over spray. Luckily it cleaned up with acetone.  Flitz for everything else. I may give this one to the 19 and 15 year old to work on and learn how to wrench. As of now she is sitting in the shed
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ?
« Reply #27866 on: May 20, 2019, 07:40:56 am »
Nick paid way too much  ;D ;D  Is the tach face a different color,maybe a later model ?   Fun find for sure.

The tach does look as if it's from a different model, I really do not know. The speedo did have over spray. Luckily it cleaned up with acetone.  Flitz for everything else. I may give this one to the 19 and 15 year old to work on and learn how to wrench. As of now she is sitting in the shed
Time to open the wallet and order parts from Yamiya for around $8000 US !!! :)
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ?
« Reply #27867 on: May 21, 2019, 06:54:52 am »
Got the engine ready to go back into the frame.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ?
« Reply #27868 on: May 21, 2019, 07:11:22 am »
Got the engine ready to go back into the frame.

What is it?

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Re: What did you do to your bike today ?
« Reply #27869 on: May 21, 2019, 07:14:33 am »
Got the engine ready to go back into the frame.
Got the engine ready to go back into the frame.

What is it?

It's my other SOHC, just single, not 4.  CB100
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ?
« Reply #27870 on: May 21, 2019, 07:55:31 am »
Got the engine ready to go back into the frame.
Got the engine ready to go back into the frame.

What is it?


thanks!
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ?
« Reply #27871 on: May 25, 2019, 04:03:53 am »
I took the cam out.

Is this how you do it?

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« Reply #27872 on: May 25, 2019, 06:22:56 am »
I took the cam out.

Is this how you do it?


that is one way,  sure it isn't the by the book method ::)

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Re: What did you do to your bike today ?
« Reply #27873 on: May 25, 2019, 01:00:43 pm »
I bought an engine from the wreckers years ago and forgot about it.

I decided to pull it apart to rob some bits for a 1000cc build and discovered the “parts engine “ seized. It has a hole in the crankcase from chain failure and cam gear bolt was unreachable.

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Re: What did you do to your bike today ?
« Reply #27874 on: May 25, 2019, 06:08:53 pm »
Oh dear

 

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