Search:

Type: Posts; User: bitzz; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 2 1 2

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Thread: Cu head gasket

    by bitzz
    Replies
    34
    Views
    1,394

    That valve need to be ground. You can see a ditch...

    That valve need to be ground. You can see a ditch where it sits on the seat.
    You need to accurately measure the piston and bore to decide if you can re-use them.
    If you're holding a piston with 40...
  2. Replies
    31
    Views
    1,150

    Lots and lots of equivalent plugs...

    Lots and lots of equivalent plugs
    https://www.sparkplug-crossreference.com/convert/NGK_PN/B8ES
  3. Replies
    6
    Views
    515

    You are correct. Three phases go to three sets...

    You are correct.
    Three phases go to three sets of diodes in the rectifier.
  4. Replies
    32
    Views
    2,285

    if you DO go with a 1085 kit, try to find a Yosh...

    if you DO go with a 1085 kit, try to find a Yosh kit. The Wiseco uses old thick rings where the Yosh uses modern 1mm rings.
    If you do go with Wiseco I have a free set of 73.5mm rings for you in...
  5. What metalfab said AND a resistor plug will give...

    What metalfab said
    AND a resistor plug will give you a longer spark event.
    Longer spark is better.
  6. Replies
    21
    Views
    1,300

    [QUOTE=RustyTank;2639602]I need to pick up a bore...

    [QUOTE=RustyTank;2639602]I need to pick up a bore gauge to check cylinder wear. If anyone has a particular brand they like let me know, maybe they're all the same though..../QUOTE]


    Starrett or...
  7. Replies
    32
    Views
    2,285

    If you know the actual dimensions of the rings...

    If you know the actual dimensions of the rings you want Total Seal makes rings for almost everything.
    ... and the fact that they are some of the best piston rings made is bonus.
  8. Replies
    7
    Views
    483

    Talk to Byron at CMR Racing in Trenton, On He...

    Talk to Byron at CMR Racing in Trenton, On
    He has the only frame jig in Ontario
  9. Replies
    20
    Views
    626

    If the seals are spent, you'll get a puff os...

    If the seals are spent, you'll get a puff os white smoke at a downshift or when you get off the gas, when the manifold vacuum peaks.
    If you constantly see white smoke it's probably rings.
    Your 40...
  10. Replies
    3
    Views
    182

    Kind of an open ended question, so I'll give you...

    Kind of an open ended question, so I'll give you an open ended answer.

    Typically if you're porting for flow you'll end up with a "D" shape with a flat floor.

    ... not always. Laminar flow,...
  11. Replies
    40
    Views
    1,939

    I'm going to be "that guy" From what I have read...

    I'm going to be "that guy"
    From what I have read here I am guessing no one here has ever REALLY built a performance motor.

    Let's start with the old maxim: There's no replacement for displacement....
  12. Replies
    7
    Views
    640

    Kibblewhite has a 25mm and 30mm over size setup...

    Kibblewhite has a 25mm and 30mm over size setup for a GS1000.
    Just grind the seat for the over sized valves.
  13. Replies
    11
    Views
    411

    Quick generic answer: The carb jets require a...

    Quick generic answer:
    The carb jets require a drop in air pressure at the venturi.
    When you increase the size of the venturi, you decrease that drop in air pressure AND decrease the velocity of the...
  14. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,069

    You are describing "gas ported pistons", found on...

    You are describing "gas ported pistons", found on many modern motors.
    Total Seal now make "ported rings"
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oYQ9jOkm3_k&feature=youtu.be
  15. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,069

    Inadequate crankcase ventilation leads to a...

    Inadequate crankcase ventilation leads to a pressurized crankcase resulting in "ring flutter", where the rings bounce in their slots, killing ring seal.
    Not really a problem with a stock GS with...
  16. Replies
    14
    Views
    651

    It's a two man job or By myself, motor goes in...

    It's a two man job
    or
    By myself, motor goes in a engine stand, then turn it upside down so the pistons are hanging.
    The cylinder block goes on the bike lift so I can use the hydraulics to inch the...
  17. Replies
    2
    Views
    147

    The four rear trans mounts are the same. The mid...

    The four rear trans mounts are the same.
    The mid mounts are further back on the 750
    The front mount is longer and has a 35mm offset to the left on the 1000.

    I have a good 750 motor if you need...
  18. When you say "machine shop" a lot of folks...

    When you say "machine shop" a lot of folks picture what I would call an aerospace shop.
    Perfectly clean, big tool room with all the latest tools in every variation and CNC everything, cranking out...
  19. Replies
    20
    Views
    664

    OP: Your battery is toast. You toasted it by...

    OP: Your battery is toast.
    You toasted it by leaving it on a charger.
    New battery, charge it BEFORE you install it, at no more than 10% of it's capacity.
    Get an automatic charger, something like a...
  20. Replies
    20
    Views
    664

    That's not the way it works either. The running...

    That's not the way it works either.
    The running car's alternator can put about 100 amps.
    The battery in that car can put out 1000 amps, all by itself without an alternator.

    If anything is going...
  21. Replies
    20
    Views
    664

    That's not the way it works

    That's not the way it works
  22. Thread: Degree the cams?

    by bitzz
    Replies
    29
    Views
    1,345

    Degreeing the cam is checking the cams are...

    Degreeing the cam is checking the cams are opening/closing when you think they are. You would degree stock cams if you were blue printing a motor.
    To change the "power band" you would move the...
  23. Thread: Camshaft repair

    by bitzz
    Replies
    3
    Views
    266

    Canadian Chrome and Crank, 33 Peelar Rd in...

    Canadian Chrome and Crank, 33 Peelar Rd in Concorde.
    (905) 760-5561

    I have been Frank's customer since the '70s. He does GREAT work.
  24. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,337

    The age old brake line test: Wrap your hand...

    The age old brake line test: Wrap your hand around your brake line so you're holding it lightly in the palm of your hand. Pump up the brakes. Anything you feel is hydraulic pressure that's NOT going...
  25. Replies
    23
    Views
    2,073

    I've built numerous vintage racers from street...

    I've built numerous vintage racers from street bikes and I agree that you should start with a "beater"... if you're going to be serious about the venture. Serious as in trying to win races.
    If...
Results 1 to 25 of 32
Page 1 of 2 1 2