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Old 10-15-2011, 01:47 AM
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Nah, I just rests on the chain stays. Can't drink around it, heh heh. If I had a couple of tire quick-releases, a clamp could be made easy enough. It'd need to be a couple inches wider to get at the nuts. Or just screw a flat bar into the wood over the stays, hmm, next time a bikes on there I'll try that. The pyramid shape is very stable.

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I have been thinking of some thing like this; Redirect Notice with a Bicycle Lift

Would be, dunno, around 20 bucks or so and not only could it be spun around to work on the bike, could move the bike so the dang wife shuts the ******* up! snicker. Kidding. sort of.....
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Old 10-15-2011, 01:52 AM
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Edit! that lift is only rated to "Weight Capacity: 44 lb." ! have to change the line. (rope) for a MB's weight.
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Old 10-15-2011, 11:12 PM
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I made a bracket for my trailers and rode around the White Rock Lake with Biknut and a couple other Dallas motorized bicycle friends.

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Old 10-16-2011, 12:36 AM
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Today I did some work with the new bike stand. I slipped a couple of longer pieces of pipe over the legs of it to make it more stable while a bike was on it, and it worked pretty nicely. When I had the motor of one running and idling, I set the bike on it, let the clutch out and it purred along turning the wheel. While holding the bike steady I could even start the motor while supported with a good upward pull on the wheel.

So, first up was the back tire on the beast (again). On our ride the other day it went squishy on me, so I hit it with some air at the gas station and the "Bell" self-sealing tube did the job for the trip home. Today I pulled the wheel and went over the tire and tube. This time out there was a little sliver of steel, about 1/16" sticking outside the tire, and over 3/8" waving around inside the tire. At least this time there's a definate source of puncture. Anyway, pulled that out, cleaned up the area, put a patch over the hole (even if it is self-sealing). A quick inspection of the rest of the tube and back together it went, and I was buzzing up and down the lane in short order. Last seen, it was still sitting on pressure.

The other bike got a tweak to the carb, raised the needle a notch (back to middle) so it's starting a little more easily. I also moved the idler bracket back a bit and changed the tension on it. It's been running a little roughly, sometimes the chain seems to get a bit of slack on the top run. Looks like the rag joint and sprocket are a little off center of the axle, so I'm going to have to look into that next.
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Old 10-16-2011, 01:17 PM
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My base cylinder gasket blew so I took the cylinder apart, scrap off the burnt cheap paper like gasket and applied the red gasket maker I bought from Autozone. It seems to be running fine but I don't know how long it will hold. Has anyone ever tried this with good long term result?
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Old 10-16-2011, 07:20 PM
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Today I added a fender headlight, red led's around my duel mufflers and wired them to the white wire, and installed a Jaguar cdi. This bike is y newest, I have six mb's
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Old 10-16-2011, 07:51 PM
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took out the new 2012 design logic frame with subaru 35 cc engine and staton trans, bike worked flawless
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Old 10-16-2011, 08:02 PM
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Heavy duty mount Happy! I was going to suggest using your old chain tensioner as a mount, but you've used it already

Vincent, if your surfaces mate well it should hold, but from what I read looking it up, you'll change your port timing by not having the gasket in there. For better or for worse will be up to you, I think lowering the jug adds to the low end? (at the cost of top-end)

Nice Pipe Hot Wheels! I used to have something similar, they sound great, eh? Hopefully those lights don't melt off on you ^^)

Dan! If you're going to replace the cable anyway, just get a couple of cheapy pulleys instead of $x for that kit thing.

CTrips, there's a trick for centering the sprocket, when its loose you put spacers around the hub-to-sprocket. Like gas hose, or whatever fits. 5+ pieces of spacer around the hub will keep the sprocket true while you clamp it down


My turn Had to take off my copper extension, wasn't running worth a crap. Got to find a better way to mount it to the shorty, or come up with something else. So the shorty's back on there now, and I tried to use the innards of a stock air box on it. Just the mesh and the plastic circle, but then it wouldn't go over half throttle. Took it off and it screams again oO that's a new one. Maybe the screws sticking through are holding the plunger down a hair. 2min with the hacksaw when I'm in the mood should tell me.
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Old 10-16-2011, 08:17 PM
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You didn't try the panty hose mod?
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Old 10-16-2011, 08:59 PM
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had to try the mesh/plastic first before I have to go buy some, and get 'that look' from the cashier... lols.
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