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Old 04-06-2014, 11:21 PM
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I think my bike is feel'n neglected. Haven't done much with it this winter---I did put a few miles on it the other day.

Today was mower maintenance day. Changed the oil, lubed the roller bearings in the wheels, sharpened the blades, checked the drive belt, lubed the pull rope assy, checked plug, cleaned air filter, and even armor-alled all the exposed plastics. This will be the 9th year on my Honda mower and I think it actually runs better now than when new.
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Old 04-06-2014, 11:36 PM
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Took her for a ride thinking I had all the kinks worked out after putting the brakes on then throwing a chain and bending the wheel and replacing the wheel but after less than a mile I had a flat and limped her home to find out the valve stem is torn where it meets the tube. I also had the head off after pulling the plug and it being coated in oil and I noticed oil leaking from the front of the head so I sanded the rest of the raised ring down so now I have the beneift of a larger clamping surface and higher compression.


I have had nohing but problems with this bike and am seriously considering selling it if anybody is intersted shoot me a pm.
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Old 04-07-2014, 01:48 AM
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Took her for a ride thinking I had all the kinks worked out after putting the brakes on then throwing a chain and bending the wheel and replacing the wheel but after less than a mile I had a flat and limped her home to find out the valve stem is torn where it meets the tube. I also had the head off after pulling the plug and it being coated in oil and I noticed oil leaking from the front of the head so I sanded the rest of the raised ring down so now I have the beneift of a larger clamping surface and higher compression.


I have had nohing but problems with this bike and am seriously considering selling it if anybody is intersted shoot me a pm.
Dont give up..... if you take the right steps you'll have the kink smoothed out before long and then you can get a lot of riding time in between any needed repairs or maint.

Best wishes....

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Old 04-07-2014, 01:55 AM
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Got to feel'n guilty about doing nothing to the bike ---- so, I fabbed up a simple down/out turn for my home made exhaust. It's held in with the same pin that holds in the pot scrubby/silencer. Have to be able to clean/replace the 'silencer' when it clogs up.....
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Old 04-07-2014, 04:58 AM
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Got to feel'n guilty about doing nothing to the bike ---- so, I fabbed up a simple down/out turn for my home made exhaust. It's held in with the same pin that holds in the pot scrubby/silencer. Have to be able to clean/replace the 'silencer' when it clogs up.....
Looks great bro,

That exhaist is very clean and compact, I like it.
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Old 04-07-2014, 12:47 PM
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Looks great bro,

That exhaist is very clean and compact, I like it.

One day, when I finally get down your way, you can ride it to see how it compares to some of the other exhaust systems. My high tech butt dyno gives it favorable stats...........
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Old 04-07-2014, 02:02 PM
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I got my 4 stroke mount set to go on my GT2A-S frame. I definitely confirmed what everyone says: The stock mount is a PITA for the 4 stroke HS142 on this frame! Did some grinding/cutting and I'm actually going to mount the front bracket inverted to make it work. This will let me maintain a more solid structure than the grinding that would have been necessary to mount the motor. and will let me mount it lower and farther away from the fuel shut off. Ordered up a dual crown fork to go on it, and layed out all the parts, figured out what I need and what I don't. Hopefully going to prime the frame for paint tonight.
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Old 04-07-2014, 03:58 PM
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Attached my head tube badge

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Old 04-07-2014, 04:54 PM
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I ordered my first 66cc engine today.
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Old 04-07-2014, 04:58 PM
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That tag is gorgeous wret. Congratulations tyler, comming from somebody who has ridden real motorcycles a few times I can tell you its everybit as fun.
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