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    For those of you who enjoy Alt Rock, you must...

    For those of you who enjoy Alt Rock, you must check out this guy. How he isn't universally known is a mystery to me. He has a voice that just blows me away.
    Devin Townsend-----The Devin Townsend...
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    My name is Steve and Kelly hasn't contacted me...

    My name is Steve and Kelly hasn't contacted me either....

    Mad
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    If you can't rotate the motor with the plugs out,...

    If you can't rotate the motor with the plugs out, there is something seriously wrong inside. Possibly bent valve.
    Like mentioned, try rotating with a wrench. If it rotates to a point and stops,...
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    When I was in Japan riding with the VFR club, I...

    When I was in Japan riding with the VFR club, I rented a Kawasaki ZXR400R. That thing had at least 5 plugs
    in the front tire. I had to haul ass to keep up with these guys and, after a few miles,...
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    If you want to spin it over with the plugs out...

    If you want to spin it over with the plugs out DISCONNECT THE COILS. I had this problem on a 93 ZX6
    I left the coil wires laying on the valve cover. Hit the button and a plume of gas shot out of #2...
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    My wife and I were at the Motorcycle championship...

    My wife and I were at the Motorcycle championship races in the late 80s at Laguna Seca, back when King Kenny and Mamola were still doing it. So, Saturday night there was always a crazy mass party...
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    If you don't have the suction cup tool, you can...

    If you don't have the suction cup tool, you can put the valve through the guide then slip some rubber tubing
    over the valve stem. This will give you something to hold as you spin the valve.

    Mad
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    If it's the 3 yellow wires, sounds like the plug...

    If it's the 3 yellow wires, sounds like the plug between the stator and rectifier. They often build up a ton of resistance and start melting.

    Mad
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    Vice Grip Garage on YouTube. Guy is hilarious but...

    Vice Grip Garage on YouTube. Guy is hilarious but knows his stuff.

    Mad
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    Back when I was road racing my 91 TZR250, I...

    Back when I was road racing my 91 TZR250, I decided to change the front brake pads. Got the job done and headed out for my race. Did pretty decent, I think I was 5th. Came back in and put the bike up...
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    Thanks guys. Obviously you can tell that I...

    Thanks guys. Obviously you can tell that I haven't cracked open anything on the engine yet. Still rehabbing the knee.
    I do know the engine ran when I got it. Seller had to jump the start relay...
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    The best test to direct you to where the problems...

    The best test to direct you to where the problems are is a Leak Down Test.
    Look it up. Not hard to do

    Mad
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    83 750E and Dynatek ignition

    Hello folks
    So, I contacted Dynatek about an electronic ignition to replace the points. They told me that they don't make a kit for the 82-83 GS750E because Suzuki used different mounting points ?...
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    I use Rotella T6 in all my bikes. Replace those...

    I use Rotella T6 in all my bikes. Replace those friction plates. Check the rear wheel bearings and have a look at the output shaft bearing. Take the chain off and rotate the shaft. See if it feels...
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    Daaaaaannnng soooonnnn, that's a heck of a garage...

    Daaaaaannnng soooonnnn, that's a heck of a garage !
    We have 2 dogs. PupAya who is a Leopard Catahoula/ Black Mouth Cur mix and Bayek who is an American Bulldog.
    Bayek is the Big Galoot who broke...
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    You don't need a ton of air pressure to do the...

    You don't need a ton of air pressure to do the bleeding. But you have to really watch the fluid level in the reservoir. It goes down FAST !

    Mad
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    Back when I was working at a bike shop that sold...

    Back when I was working at a bike shop that sold used bikes, a guy came in and wanted to buy our 1999 green ZX9. We asked about his riding experience and he assured us that he had plenty of time on...
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    The first time I gave my granddaughter a ride on...

    The first time I gave my granddaughter a ride on my ZX14 once her feet could reach the pegs, we came to a stop. I felt a tapping on my shoulder. I turned my head and she yells through her helmet, "...
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    That pneumatic bleeder is what I have. It's...

    That pneumatic bleeder is what I have. It's outstanding.

    Mad
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    I'm always surprised at how many people cannot...

    I'm always surprised at how many people cannot tell when their engine is not running right. Had a friend pull up for a tire change on his GSXR1100. I immediately told him it was running on 3...
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    My very first car was a 63 Rambler Ambassador. I...

    My very first car was a 63 Rambler Ambassador. I got it from my uncle for free because the U joints in the enclosed driveshaft were bad. Fixed that without really knowing how. Had a 327 V8 so, being...
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    My family has had so many cars we should have...

    My family has had so many cars we should have never sold.
    An old Buick with a Rumble Seat
    I had a 67 El Camino 283 moved the 3 speed shifter to the floor with a Hurst shifter, glass packs, Cragar...
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    I have the HF bleeder that you hook to an air...

    I have the HF bleeder that you hook to an air compressor. It is fan-freaking-tactic. It's basically the same thing that
    Motion Pro sells for $100. HF costs around $30. Ill never go back to manual...
  24. Thread: Vacuum leak?

    by Maddevill
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    You've gotten some good advice from Zed. When you...

    You've gotten some good advice from Zed. When you do the spray test, along with the intake boots , spray the carb bodies as well. Especially around where the throttle shaft goes through the body....
  25. I found that using a lot of Heavy Duty Swear...

    I found that using a lot of Heavy Duty Swear Words can help a lot.
    You can get a variety at Harbor Fright.
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