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  1. Thread: Carb fit question

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    There's differences in the part numbers mainly...

    There's differences in the part numbers mainly due to how the carbs are jetted, the impression that I have is those differences are due to tire and sprocket sizes in order to comply with emissions...
  2. Thread: Frank Bonner RIP

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    You can't deny that Loni Anderson was a beautiful...

    You can't deny that Loni Anderson was a beautiful lady but for my tastes I'd choose Jan Smithers over her any day of the week!
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    Again, thanks for clearing that up, I thought...

    Again, thanks for clearing that up, I thought they where the same.
  4. Well let's see here, there's a lot of stupidity...

    Well let's see here, there's a lot of stupidity to go around when people decide it's a good idea to live in a semi-arid climate during the summer months....
  5. Another "Common Sense" article on the benefits of electric vehicles

    I've been a big fan of Dr Amory Lovins and The Rocky Mountain Institute since the late 1980's, these folks take a common sense approach to energy issues from both the environmental standpoint as well...
  6. One of the things the members of "The ME...

    One of the things the members of "The ME generation" can't seem to comprehend is the effects their actions have upon others. Sure, a single vehicle accident may only directly affect the idiot who got...
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    This will get you double the number you need BUT...

    This will get you double the number you need BUT you will have what you need for $14. The seller is a member of the message board here.

    http://cycleorings.com/#BS_Series_O-ring_Kit
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    Yep, 40 MPG in town and the ability to...

    Yep, 40 MPG in town and the ability to occasionally haul something. Too many folks seem to want to compare it to an actual pickup truck, to me it's a commuter with benefits!
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    There's a river very close to the site, you can...

    There's a river very close to the site, you can see it in the video that I linked. This very much reminds me of an accident in late 1996 where a tire recycling facility about a mile from my brothers...
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    That's a rather impressive event right there,...

    That's a rather impressive event right there, here's a little more info:

    https://wrex.com/2021/06/14/full-scale-evacuation-in-effect-in-rockton-during-chemtool-fire/
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    HF recently dropped the 40"X48" trailer, at least...

    HF recently dropped the 40"X48" trailer, at least at the stores in the surrounding area, Northern Tool has a similar trailer BUT it comes with recapped tires that have a speed rating of 45 MPH. I'm...
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    Here's something from 1979 that was pulled out of...

    Here's something from 1979 that was pulled out of the vault (sewer?) and is currently being used in an Apple commercial, it sounded vaguely familiar so I looked it up. There's aspects of the post...
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    About 10-12 years ago the place where I was...

    About 10-12 years ago the place where I was working had a fleet of Ford Focus's for us to use. One winter morning while not quite awake I hit a curve WAY faster than I should have, it wasn't a four...
  14. I'll leave the coil voltage question to someone...

    I'll leave the coil voltage question to someone else but my first impression would be that the gas evaporated out of the float bowls. Did you put the petcock into the "prime" position before...
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    On my 450 it was a very thin fiber washer. What...

    On my 450 it was a very thin fiber washer. What you're describing is too much fuel in the float bowl, no doubt.
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    I'll refer back to one of my previous comments,...

    I'll refer back to one of my previous comments, it boils down to NEED. Obviously a building contractor NEEDS a full sized truck, a suburbanite that wants to occasionally haul a couple of sheets of...
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    If you've ever driven a small, light truck in the...

    If you've ever driven a small, light truck in the winter, especially without any added weight in back you'll come appreciate FWD, guaranteed.
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    The last brand new vehicle I bought was a 1991...

    The last brand new vehicle I bought was a 1991 GMC Sonoma with the 2.5l four cylinder, that was a darn good truck. I'll also second the 80's Toyotas, it seemed the bodies rusted and fell off long...
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    Looks like the compact truck is back

    The 2022 Ford Maverick looks to have some great potential, a 5 passenger vehicle that get's 40 MPG in the city with room in back for a little hauling. At $20k my guess is it'll sell pretty well, how...
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    Welcome! Judging by the icon you're using I...

    Welcome! Judging by the icon you're using I already know you, a closer look at my icon should confirm that. Yeah, you know, the bottom of a reclaimed coal mine in southern Ohio, we saw a docu-drama...
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    On my 450 I opened them up, cleaned it out with...

    On my 450 I opened them up, cleaned it out with rubbing alcohol then used 3-in-1 oil for lube. On my Goldwing the speedo started to make noise just after I got it on the road and since I was on the...
  22. I've been using left over plastic coffee...

    I've been using left over plastic coffee containers. They tend to have a bit of "funk" left in them from holding coffee but a tablespoon of baking soda added to to water inside them left overnight...
  23. Over the course of this winter I've been...

    Over the course of this winter I've been experimenting with pickling the same way it was done before the invention of canning. It's truly amazing what can be done with nothing more than water and...
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    When it comes to old timers all problems in the...

    When it comes to old timers all problems in the shop can be remidied with either Marvel Mystery Oil or JB Weld.
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    Nah, I passed on that and chose an oil-vinegar...

    Nah, I passed on that and chose an oil-vinegar dressing although by the way it was flavored with herbs I may have been better off with the Pepto.
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