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Forum: The Board 08-23-2016, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By ProSimex
Re: tech advice for "jap crap" someone care to point me in the right direction?

dotheton.com

Mostly cafe racer but they have sections for everything else two wheeled. Lots of really good guys there and no brand is frowned upon.
Forum: The Board 03-10-2016, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,635
Posted By ProSimex
Re: 6v, gen sets, battery eliminators....

Im not running a horn, but my 59 xhl with oem 6v gen and regulator is more then capable of keeping the lights on with no battery or capacitor at all. I am also running a mag BTW.

Maby your genny...
Forum: The Board 01-17-2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,326
Posted By ProSimex
Re: cycle electric genny/bosch regulator

Not so, my 59 xlh is two brush six volt.
Forum: The Board 12-24-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3,204
Views: 1,061,219
Posted By ProSimex
Re: Japan scene motor bikes

I wanna second that!

This thread has provided endless hours of day dreaming, usually a big part of my days off breakfast routine. Thanks guys.
Forum: The Board 11-29-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,402
Posted By ProSimex
Re: Fuses on new wiring on our vintage bikes

Fuses? FUSES!?!?! We don't need no stinking Fuses!
Forum: The Board 11-28-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,096
Posted By ProSimex
Re: sporty rebuild dvd?

+1 on the tatro machine suggestion. I've sat at watched, beginning to end, the 60's xlch motor rebuild series and learned a lot from it. He's pretty funny too so it's entertaining. There is a lot to...
Forum: The Board 11-16-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,605
Posted By ProSimex
Re: opinion on crank rebuild

good point, thanks.
Forum: The Board 11-15-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,605
Posted By ProSimex
Re: opinion on crank rebuild

looks like I'll need .002 OS if im gonna use this crank pin and rods..

as far as i can tell thats about as big as they make em. my opt for a whole assembly.
Forum: The Board 11-15-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,605
Posted By ProSimex
Re: opinion on crank rebuild

Picked up a larger micrometer and an ID gauge yesterday while I was farting around some tool shops while the wife and her sister were mall shopping. I haven't gotten much done, but screwing around...
Forum: The Board 11-12-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 23,284
Posted By ProSimex
Re: dirty sporty build

that tensioner would do a fantastic job of eating its way though the primary bottom if it ever got loose. youre doing a great job of fucking up and buying new projects, I wish i had that kinda...
Forum: The Board 11-12-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 13,059
Posted By ProSimex
Re: Mandrew and the cone build

hey very cool, I'll be watching this one. Nothing wrong with getting into the cone zone.
Forum: The Board 11-08-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,605
Posted By ProSimex
Re: opinion on crank rebuild

looking at these washers, would you find much if any wear on these if the crank was put together properly? are these sacrificial material so that the flywheels can be rebuilt forever?

also, this...
Forum: The Board 11-08-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,605
Posted By ProSimex
Re: opinion on crank rebuild

yeah man, I dont think I would've really re-used em.

Im in the process of getting things together for a truing stand, I'll be truing the crank myself, things like honing I cant do, but beyond that...
Forum: The Board 11-08-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,605
Posted By ProSimex
Re: opinion on crank rebuild

well, the cheap bastard in me was hoping to just flip these around and re-use em. Looks like the last guy was already way ahead of me on that one.
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Forum: The Board 11-08-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,605
Posted By ProSimex
Re: opinion on crank rebuild

yep its gotta be replaced, unevenly worn as well. Im gonna take the rods to BA machine and either have them hone them and fit new bearings, or order me a whole new set. I lack the technology to do...
Forum: The Board 11-07-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,605
Posted By ProSimex
Re: opinion on crank rebuild

Thanks guys. I'll pick up a migger micrometer and ID gauges next pay check. I know it needs to be measured, but how does the wear on that pin look? There are no noticeable ridges on it, but my...
Forum: The Board 11-07-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,605
Posted By ProSimex
Re: opinion on crank rebuild

ID gauges and a bigger micrometer, gotcha thanks.

Any opinions on that crank pin?
Forum: The Board 11-07-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,605
Posted By ProSimex
Re: opinion on crank rebuild

rollers mic out to .1875" which I understand are standard size. I however lack anything big enough to measure the the crank pin or rod races so it will have to wait till I can buy some calipers.
...
Forum: The Board 11-07-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,605
Posted By ProSimex
Re: opinion on crank rebuild

So, the saga continues..

I went to local machine tool supply in the next town over and picked up a dial indicator and a 1-5/16 impact socket, yay! waled in the door and split the flywheels. No...
Forum: The Board 11-07-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,605
Posted By ProSimex
Re: opinion on crank rebuild

Thanks guys, Im tempted to have my OEM rods rebuilt if only because my experience with non-genuine parts has been sour. The RLPS rods look ok, and Ive only seen one complaint about them online in...
Forum: The Board 11-06-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,605
Posted By ProSimex
Re: opinion on crank rebuild

its a 900, 1959. Aren't the cranks the same though?
Forum: The Board 11-06-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,605
Posted By ProSimex
Re: opinion on crank rebuild

http://i1175.photobucket.com/albums/r634/motoponxSimex/DSC_6425_zpsjq3huhh4.jpg
Forum: The Board 11-06-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,605
Posted By ProSimex
opinion on crank rebuild

So I've got my 59xlh torn down to the crank, measuring rod end play tells me that the big ends are shot. Judging from the wear marks in my jugs the rods arent so straight either.

What to do now,...
Forum: The Board 09-28-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 59,318
Posted By ProSimex
Forum: The Board 09-22-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By ProSimex
Good bit on Keihin butterfly carb tuning

https://skydrive.live.com/redir?resid=E2880B68D32BBCA8!653&authkey=!ADyn5Q1JsimuJHA
Found these while troubleshooting my 76 Keihin carb on my 59 Ironhead. Wound up drilling my idle jet out slightly...
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