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  1. Harbor Freight bike jack adapter pad from scrap wood.

    My bro had a Capri transaxle to install and no transmission jack. The Harbor Freight bike jacks (and others) use rails since there is limited need for a plate style jack on bikes. It worked...
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    MIGs often produce nice-looking but cold welds in...

    MIGs often produce nice-looking but cold welds in noob hands so like anything else destructive bend tests on sample scrap is wise.

    The usual solution is a stick/lift arc TIG and a MIG, followed...
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    Thermal intermittents are common as others...

    Thermal intermittents are common as others posted.

    What DOES persuade the bike to start eventually? You left that out.

    Ignition systems are consumables so I keep complete spares as there is no...
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    If ya have a bunch of stuff ya can liquidate...

    If ya have a bunch of stuff ya can liquidate profitably at current inflated prices that's toys or excess tools/equipment you will never need this could be a nice time to cash out then roll it into...
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    Even if it does have a bleeder unless the bleeder...

    Even if it does have a bleeder unless the bleeder is at the highest point the banjo bolt will likely work better.

    Where paint etc matters I place a terrycloth towel or wad of other towels around...
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    I use any available connection at the highest...

    I use any available connection at the highest point in the system because air rises so I'd bleed that at the banjo bolt. If no joy I'd unbolt it from the frame, stick something between the pads...
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    Thanks for posting the result! Completed...

    Thanks for posting the result!

    Completed threads help others (and it's always nice to know how stuff works out).
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    Does/can Georgia issue titles after BOS +...

    Does/can Georgia issue titles after BOS + inspection by law enforcement?

    My interest is if I buy a bike from GA next door to title and register in SC.
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    No barrel of shit here, just another old...

    No barrel of shit here, just another old motorbike engine needing a home and thanks to back surgery (mostly) working out I can get enough sleep to push more projects. Objective is a fun bob job plain...
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    I just fell into a 48EL (or so sayeth the serial)...

    I just fell into a 48EL (or so sayeth the serial) that was supposedly overhauled long ago but was obviously Bubba'ed (see pic) and apart it must come for case mount ear repairs and whatever eldritch...
  11. Thread: Weak Crank

    by farmall
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    Thanks for the reply and glad ya fixed it!

    Thanks for the reply and glad ya fixed it!
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    I bypass ignition switches to test them if I lack...

    I bypass ignition switches to test them if I lack a spare (the cheap Drag Specialties switches are good for about ten years) by attaching all the leads to one post.

    Backfiring/kickback can be...
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    Most used triple clamps aren't expensive since...

    Most used triple clamps aren't expensive since they're not a common wear item.

    Worth making a fake Fecesbook account if needed:

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/1465028990466294/

    1941-84 FL...
  14. Yes it is. Classic never gets tiresome.

    Yes it is. Classic never gets tiresome.
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    Use birth control becasue accidents cause people....

    Use birth control becasue accidents cause people.
    Fortune favors the prepared mind. Forethought is free and fun and profitable.
    Have zero useless hobbies or interests.
    Be curious about...
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    I have truckerbros who love it but most are...

    I have truckerbros who love it but most are unmarried, widowed or divorced.

    OTOH you can get a CDL and stick your toe in the water at no risk. No need to commit or liquidate to get the license...
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    Alternately sell the thing and build an Evo...

    Alternately sell the thing and build an Evo Sportster or a recent Japanese machine to get more displacement and vastly greater reliability.

    OPs budget would go MUCH further on an Evo Sporty. If...
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    For something to ride where the owner is too old...

    For something to ride where the owner is too old or otherwise can't kick well it could work on a chopper to get the superb Denso electric starter vs dropping megabucks on a kit conversion for a four...
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    Beware of aftermarket harnesses too, especially...

    Beware of aftermarket harnesses too, especially switches which tend to be shit. Hoard HD switches if you can find them and buy spares.
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    That's glorious! It would be easy to fab...

    That's glorious!

    It would be easy to fab adapters for any motorcycle. Now I really need to spring for a two post lift.
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    Note the differences between how vaccines and...

    Note the differences between how vaccines and drugs work. One is not like the other.
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    That's not many stiffs for that much terrain. The...

    That's not many stiffs for that much terrain. The total is only one or two drive-bys worth, but it does suggest going into the wild without being armed to the teeth and doing proper recon isn't very...
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    If the deceased weren't (formerly) boneworthy...

    If the deceased weren't (formerly) boneworthy then zero fucks would be given, but dead white blondes are always news because audiences be thursty.
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    Poll: If ya score it post a review!

    If ya score it post a review!
  25. I'd get the Evo then build a Shovel as a second...

    I'd get the Evo then build a Shovel as a second bike. If money is too tight for two bikes it's too tight for downtime.

    You can always drop a Shovel into an Evo later if you wish. If getting an Evo...
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