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    Poor guy, I feel so sorry for you.

    Poor guy, I feel so sorry for you.
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    That's the bike listed in the road ready bikes...

    That's the bike listed in the road ready bikes for sale thread started by member omaharj. I've looked at it once and I am going to look at it again tomorrow but I have my doubts the seller is going...
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    63789 how about this for bluing? Too lean?

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    how about this for bluing? Too lean?
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    Question about Vance and Hines

    My question today is one of concern of the header pipes connected with and Vance and Hines 4-1 system.

    If the pipes coming out of the head are blue, doesn't that indicate a lean running engine or...
  5. I was with State Farm for several years, then...

    I was with State Farm for several years, then about 3-4 years ago, I decided to try Dairyland and I was shocked at the lower priced coverage for 3 bikes at the time.

    Check around, I'm sure you can...
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    Thanks for posting your results. You may have...

    Thanks for posting your results. You may have just helped someone else. Good job.

    edit: also please post your meter readings as compared to the readings before finding the problem.
  7. Just chiming in to say that I got my plungers...

    Just chiming in to say that I got my plungers back yesterday, just a couple of days short of one month round trip to the UK and now home.

    I'm not complaining. It's just the nature of the beast...
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    Sticky: Done. Thanks Frank for all you do to keep this...

    Done. Thanks Frank for all you do to keep this place running..
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    The OP is not going to get any better info than...

    The OP is not going to get any better info than that. As always Ed, just beautiful work.
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    Welcome back Jeff and good luck with your 750...

    Welcome back Jeff and good luck with your 750 this time.

    P.S. you might want to put your bike in your signature line so people don't have to ask you what model you have when asking questions.
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    Thinking it might be good to replace the pads on...

    Thinking it might be good to replace the pads on the Triumph before heading south for a few weeks.

    They just don't make them like they used to. Only got 24,000 miles on the originals 😁........
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  12. Thread: shim club

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    20k??????? That sounds awful high for something...

    20k??????? That sounds awful high for something that is suggested to be checked every 3-4k I believe it is.
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    Put a Shinko 712 on the rear of the 79. New...

    Put a Shinko 712 on the rear of the 79. New chain and sprocket set goes on tomorrow.
    At least I won't be able to use that excuse for not riding it once riding weather gets here.

    Who am I...
  14. Welcome to the forum. Now go put that petcock...

    Welcome to the forum. Now go put that petcock in the proper position. It looks to be in PRI position which will allow any fuel in the tank to flow unrestricted and cause problems.
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    [/B][/I] And this is what makes this forum so...

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    And this is what makes this forum so good. Lots of experienced gurus who are happy to help a fellow solve his problems
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    National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation does it for...

    National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation does it for my adult children and me. Cousin Ed is a real piece of work. "Merry Christmas, sh!tter's full".
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    Latest book read by me was by Patty Sexton. The...

    Latest book read by me was by Patty Sexton. The life of a female motorcycle drag racer.

    Thanks for your story Peppermint Patty. I enjoyed it.
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    Nice looking bike.

    Nice looking bike.
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    How about the photography guy from Colorado? ...

    How about the photography guy from Colorado? Haven't seen any of his beautiful nature shots in quite a while.
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    Sounds like an ideal weekend. I am thinking I...

    Sounds like an ideal weekend. I am thinking I might have to make this trip. I will sleep on it tonight and decide by mid-morning.


    edit: screw sleeping on it, I just booked my room. I am in.
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    Nice looking project. Good luck with it.

    Nice looking project. Good luck with it.
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    Only time I've ever touched mine was after...

    Only time I've ever touched mine was after soaking in carb dip and reassembly. Set them to either 5/8 or 3/4 of a turn out and forget about them.
    This has always worked for me.
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    Merry Christmas and happy New Year to all forum...

    Merry Christmas and happy New Year to all forum members.
    I have met quite a few of the members here and hope to keep making more acquaintances in the future.
    Those of you I have met all seem to be...
  24. I sent mine to Rob yesterday, 12/17/21. I will...

    I sent mine to Rob yesterday, 12/17/21. I will report the results when the bike is road-ready again. That will be early in 2022 I hope.
  25. Thread: shim club

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    Two questions, do these valves ever get to the...

    Two questions, do these valves ever get to the point of no more necessary adjusting?
    If so, what mileage might that be?
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