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Old 11-13-2011, 01:50 PM
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I haven't been in a few months but I used to give plasma 2 times a week also. Never ride the motorized bicycle there, just the truck and mostly the Sv. I heard they made it by appointment only now, shouldn't be as crowded now.
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Old 11-13-2011, 09:57 PM
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Wow!
Y'all r real popular with the vampires!
I guess that's real good of you... specially for riders like me who one day may need the help.

Gosh, it's hard to top that!

DRC, sry to hear abt your crank escapade... I would find some kinda nut that will get on there, and strike it with an arc to hold it until there is some reason to split the cases, requiring removal of the crank, and the rotor... could be a very long time.

CT... Whew!
Yer just havin outhouse luck, buddy!
...might drive me to drinkin! lol
full points for perseverance!

57, I'm sry... looks like I went off half-cocked without knowing more about your motorized bicycle and the equipment you are running.

It came back around and bit me. Really!

I DID re-jet my cns 48 to .029 which is one size leaner..
It still wasn't right with the needle in #5 all the way fat so I took it up to #4 which got me just a little improvement in the low & slow thru mid range...
So, I started cranking out on the idle mixture adjustment.
...Got me some promising results!
So I dun it some more and went for a speed run...
Maybe the fastest I been, so far! Happy camper!!!
I'm looking forward to gud things, buzzing up the first block, when it felt funny all of a sudden and I braced myself because I knew what was gonna happen... The chain got wonky and locked up the back wheel as I slid to a stop. 20ft of skidmark rubber and I did NOT crash the mab!
Happy camper!
Well, the motorized bicycle is broke, but I ain't!
#1 happened by and gave me a screwdriver to pry the chain out from between the spokes and the rag joint mounted sprocket. I pulled the master link and pedaled back home... It was even downhill !

So I moved on to another project...

Here's what we do with the peanut tank offn a broken mab...
use it for a temp fuel reserve to feed the carb on the econoline I'm working on. lol
What a hack job!


It will be 50yrs old in a couple months... ran good!
Within half an hour I put more gas through it than I do my motorized bicycle in a week!

It's all good!
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Old 11-13-2011, 11:26 PM
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No problem, rusty. Thanks for the tip on tensioner placement.
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Old 11-14-2011, 10:30 AM
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....nobody gets my blood. I have a 6' wide yellow streak down the center of my back when it comes to needles. I have been known to faint at the sight of others getting the needle. Was in a dentist chair once hooked up to a heart monitor. The doc came at me with that chrome POS they use and the nurse goes, "...uhhh, doctor, look." I couldn't see the monitor but he backed off, gave me a Valium and 15 minutes later started the Nitrous.

Took the back tire off the Dynacraft West Coast LTD I'm putting a Morini on. need to check on how long a bolt I need to put on the sprocket and if the pineapple adapter needs a spacer. The sprocket needs to stand clear of the sidewall, if it doesn't then I'll use the rubber spacers from the rag joint. There a ton of room between the hub and the wheel mount, got no worries there. Might have to grind the center of the hub to clear the coaster brake lever but no big deal.
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Old 11-14-2011, 08:57 PM
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I love vans! (unless I have to work on them. hahaah)
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Old 11-14-2011, 09:21 PM
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Waited for my 41T rear sprocket. It's not here yet.
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Old 11-14-2011, 09:33 PM
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Hey that's a nice 'bottle-nose', Happy !

I had one of those early ones a while back... it was an E-100... NOT an E-150...
Small and almost light duty as this antique I got now!
Landlord forced my hand and I had to give that one up, too!

These little vans gotta be almost perfect for carting racing MABs around!
(I really want to build a racer!)

It's one thing or another... if all I needed was more money, I'd probably be short on time!

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Old 11-14-2011, 11:39 PM
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CT... Whew!
Yer just havin outhouse luck, buddy!
...might drive me to drinkin! lol
full points for perseverance!
Yeah, Murphy has one of the big chairs on the committee that oversees my life, and has had it for a looooong time.
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Old 11-15-2011, 12:07 AM
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Whew!

I got a Murphy's Law poster, crumpled and torn up, stuffed off in a corner on a shelf... had it for maybe 20 years. All taped together and such.

Every few years I'll run across it and smooth it out for a hanging...
I really should buy a newer one, but hate the thought of tossing it.

...things are always in the last place you look for them...

How is anyone gonna argue with that??? lol

...there is no such thing as a foolproof system because fools are so ingenious...

I've personally done my very best to defeat many excellent products! lol
Today I tried an abrasive cut-off blade against my knuckle... it won.

...and now I've got kids that could break a rock!
scary

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...well, today I popped the sprocket cover off my chinagirl to un-stick the bound-up chain from when I threw it the other day. I really should get a new chain for the bike... but I won't.
I think I'll save for a clamshell sprocket adapter, then get a new chain.
...but today I went and looked at a basket-case Piaggio Ciao... I'm sure the kid is asking too much for it, (250), but I'd sure like to resurrect it. :-)
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Old 11-15-2011, 12:18 AM
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Today I patched up a whole in my innertube. Got a new rim and moved the sprocket onto the new one. Got a new tire and put it all together. Walked to the gas station filled it up with air only to get home and find that the tire wasnt in correctly. Just threw it on my bike and rode it back to the gas station let air out realligned tire filled back up great. Come home get the mail and I just got my new intake from bike berry( i was surprised on how light it was, thought it would be heavier). Still havnot installed it. Then I go back outside try to ride the bike and my freaking chain for pedaling was slipping so I took some links out only to find out I pulled to many out. So I tried putting them in and I cant do it so I wasnt able to ride my bike. Ive been trying for at least 3 hours now and gave up. So now that I got my new manifold I cant even test it and see how much better my motor will run so fml. Now I have to somehow tommroow get the chain on my bike and install my new manifold. fml
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