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  1. Oops on the valve adjustment idea, I'm not used...

    Oops on the valve adjustment idea, I'm not used to these newfangled hydraulic lifter things!
  2. The drawing shows two positives and one ground...

    The drawing shows two positives and one ground going to the brake light. Most brake lights only need one positive. Was that supposed to be labeled "taillight"?
    Test it without the banjo bolt...
  3. If the bike was flooding out with the CV until...

    If the bike was flooding out with the CV until the engine wouldn't run, did you install new plugs?
    Fouled plugs don't work no matter what carb is on there.
    After the build, did you put in brand new...
  4. I had a flat spot with my sporty and the super E....

    I had a flat spot with my sporty and the super E.
    I made an adjustable bleed with an idle needle and some brass rod, and drilled and tapped the carb like you would do for the screw in type jets....
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    I've got to say, At least half of why I read this...

    I've got to say, At least half of why I read this stuff is to learn from Jim! Thanks for sharing your knowledge.
    The kind of info you share can't be found in a simple shop manual, it's more like...
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    Compare duty cycles...100 percent means plug it...

    Compare duty cycles...100 percent means plug it in and burn forever, 10 percent means turn it on and use it for ten minutes, leave it running 90 minutes and it will be cool enough for another 10....
  7. There's a product called "Liquid Electrical Tape"...

    There's a product called "Liquid Electrical Tape" used in marine applications. Comes with a brush in the cap. Takes a couple coats to make good insulation.
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    Assuming you don't have a magneto, the coil is...

    Assuming you don't have a magneto, the coil is getting power after he switch is turned off.
    Use a test light on the coil to see what happens in all switch positions. If it never goes out then it...
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    This will give you one light or the other light. ...

    This will give you one light or the other light.
    Easiest way might be to use two single pole switches off the same hot wire. That way you could turn on the upper and lower separately or together.
  10. Very smart to check the assembly after shipping. ...

    Very smart to check the assembly after shipping. I cringed when I saw it in the box, especially since I know some people who deliver for various outfits. They think it's rude to send something...
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    The master cylinder setup may still be suspect....

    The master cylinder setup may still be suspect.
    The normal stroke of the master cylinder might only move the piston 1/16" or a bit more.
    The problem is that when it is fully released it should draw...
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    On a related note, I've seen a guy put air into...

    On a related note, I've seen a guy put air into the inlet to pop out the piston while holding the caliper.
    It flew out mashing his fingers and got jammed there cockedat an angle because it was...
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    I would call that caliper junk and get a new one....

    I would call that caliper junk and get a new one. You might want to stop reliably.
    It's not like it was just working fine yesterday.
    Someone might tell you you can clean it up and it will be fine,...
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    Might need more info. The piston won't travel...

    Might need more info.
    The piston won't travel out far enough?
    Maybe the master cylinder is not moving enough fluid for any number of reasons. Maybe there is corrosion in the caliper and the piston...
  15. I've got a van, It's loaded with weapons,...

    I've got a van,
    It's loaded with weapons,
    Packed up and ready to go...
  16. I usually loosen the sprocket nut till it's about...

    I usually loosen the sprocket nut till it's about flush with the end of the shaft and use a fairly heavy plastic dead blow hammer on the end. Leaving the nut on protects the threads and prevents...
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    Can't wait to see what they try to come up with...

    Can't wait to see what they try to come up with to get rid of Bernie. The dems that is.
    I read something on here and now every time I see Pocahontas I can't help but think of a Pterodactyl!
    And...
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    I totally agree with all of this. I would love...

    I totally agree with all of this.
    I would love to be able to say something nice but these people are fucking nuts!
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    I'm not too quick to catch on, but always trying...

    I'm not too quick to catch on, but always trying to learn more. I am assuming you are showing that the drum groove in question looks about the same as the ones you have and is not worn out of spec?...
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    That dog has been beat! And so has the female...

    That dog has been beat! And so has the female portion. The flat surface on them is actually angled to pull the gears together tighter under load, and when you count both sides you are missing a lot...
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    I've been playing with Willys....

    I've been playing with Willys.
    http://www.chopcult.com/forum/images/attach/jpg.gif
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    When people start to see comedians as political...

    When people start to see comedians as political pundits...
  23. Thread: Mount Tank

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    Another option is to weld a nut to a small piece...

    Another option is to weld a nut to a small piece of bar stock, like 1/8" x 3/4", 2" long.
    Drill another hole about an inch back from the first. Drill a bigger hole in one end of the plate and...
  24. Thread: Mount Tank

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    I personally don't think a nutsert will work very...

    I personally don't think a nutsert will work very well here, as said before they can be hard to get to work even on flat metal.
    You might take a look at Home Depot or Lowes for threaded inserts from...
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    Welcome to the custom world. There's no telling...

    Welcome to the custom world. There's no telling how many parts I've bought that just didn't work out. I can't count that high!
    This is your brakes, which you will need to work without fail. Your...
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