what did you do to your motorized bicycle today?

Discussion in 'Motorized Bicycle General Discussion' started by Skarrd, Oct 25, 2010.

  1. fasteddy

    fasteddy Well-Known Member

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    Dag,I think if there was a best roadside repair contest you would be a Gold Medalist.

    Steve.
     
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    LOL Dagster, ayup, that were funny. Gonna post "redneck engineer in snork thread.

    Har Steve, that would make an awesome thread. Ya gotta start it. In our world, bet there are some great stories!
    ( I sailed with a academy graduate engineer. He had a special tool box. Held some odd bits of metal, bailing wire and duct tape.)

    LOL, "If ya can't be handsome, at least be handy"
     
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    Just noticed my master link clip failed! Was on my way out for a ride.
    ##%^^#*!

    Never mind. Had a spare.
     
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    orederd my worksman wheels ft hub brake a rear coaster 2 week wateing list there out of wheels so cleaning bike getting her ready
     
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    Still a wait? When I called last month for a new front rim and coaster brake hub they said 3 weeks to get the new stock in... Seems they were contracting out the building of wheels to another company that closed and actually sold Worksmans' machinery they had on loan to them by what the rep I spoke to divulged. Looks like I will not get my new front wheel this month either. They really need to get something worked out soon.
     
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    shure hope the wate is worth it want to ride my bike:-||:-||
     
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    Hey all, so I dragged out my cruiser and went for a spin, she fired right up even though I forgot gas stabil... went for a nice 20c cruise. Once new gas is in her she'll break in niice.

    sry I haven't been around, I'm better now, whiskey helps, heh heh.
     
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    I swear, this has been the coldest April I can remember...and wet, too. Not fun to ride in 48 degree weather :(

    Long range forcasts show improvement ahead for May, though. I sure hope so, it's riding season.xx.
     
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    Welcome Back Killer!!!
     
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    Replaced the master clip. Went for a ride. Came home to this. (she is a sweet dawg and puts up wit me)

    I am a lucky man.
     

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    Started riding to wrk again today and it was great. I think I like riding to wrk way better then driving. It is more peaceful except for having to watch out for the 3000+ lbs bike killing machines. other then that just waiting for the Gt Lts frame to arrive to start building it gonna order the motor soon Either a starfire pk80 or skyhawk gtb cnt decide tho.
     
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    imma still riding:) have made a few changes in the last week. put sum JB stik on the chain pulley to stablized it more and to fix a small dent in the frame. had thought about switch the whole kit to anuther frame but changed my mind after doing several measurements. the motor would fit BUT would have to remove the breather for it to that aint gonna happen lol so imma either sell or trade it sumtime this week and just keep it on the ol' huffy framebrnot
     
  13. Skarrd

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    rode her around, sealed some leaks. (had to swap my NT carb over since the speed carb was leaking from somewhere)

    can't wait for that expansion pipe to get here.

    also have jaguar's CDI on the way too
     
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    I installed new stainless 12g spokes and new Sportsman Sprocket Adapter. What a sweet setup…
     

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    That hub clamp setup looks pretty good. Can you get the fat chain on there?
     
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    The fat kit chain fits perfect; I opt to use an upgraded #41 chain which also fits perfect.
     
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    I started on a ride when the motor started chugging, bucking and backfireing :( Good fuel flow... could I have sheared the woodruf key?

    Now I'm bummed:-||
     
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    Darnit CCC that adapter from Pat looks sweet... Cant wait to get one for myself and do some head to head comparisons with the Manic Mechanic sprocket adapter for balance and slippage and write a review....
     
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    well today...was checking exhaust gasket and tightened up the bolts and noticed 1 had sort of..stripped. think i got it re-threaded with a screw the next thread size up for now til i git sum new 1s for it..hopefully tommrow..kinda watching the weather now..might be sum wild storms rolling thru
     
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    Bad fuel, wiring issue, fouled/ failed spark plug, spark plug wire, crap in the carburetor clogging up the fuel jet.
    If you are not running an HT engine, then yes, a sheared woodruff key on the flywheel could cause what you are experiencing. If you are running an HT engine, I highly doubt that you sheared the woodruff key on the mag rotor. That said, some folks have found that the key was never installed by the factory or that it was at least placed on the shaft but pushed out upon installation of the rotor and found it magnetically stuck to the back of the rotor. Either condition can let the rotor rotate on the shaft and throw off the ignition timing.
     

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