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by frankinbobber
Fri Nov 15, 2013 6:27 am
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: valve adjustment trouble
Replies: 2
Views: 2376

Re: valve adjustment trouble

Thanks I had a feeling something was wrong. Glad there are people on that keep track of old post
by frankinbobber
Thu Nov 14, 2013 6:54 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: need a SOHC mech.
Replies: 1
Views: 1937

need a SOHC mech.

How do I find a shop that can finish tuning\double check my work. All the shops that I have talked to say bring it in but when I talk about the mods that have been made they get the glazed deer in the head lights look. I'm in central Florida (Orlando)
by frankinbobber
Thu Nov 14, 2013 6:31 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: valve adjustment trouble
Replies: 2
Views: 2376

valve adjustment trouble

So I've finally made it back to the bobber project. I decided to check the valve settings following the manual. With #1 TDC there was no clearance on either valve and it took a lot of adjustment to get what I think is a good setting. I moved to #2and #3 and couldn't get either. Set without a lot of ...
by frankinbobber
Sun May 05, 2013 11:18 am
Forum: Show it off
Topic: frankinbobber
Replies: 17
Views: 13675

Re: frankinbobber

I found out these are cb750 carbs. it's a 1972 cb750 frame.
by frankinbobber
Fri Apr 26, 2013 4:52 am
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: GM HEI: Cheap and Extremely Effective Ignition Upgrade
Replies: 404
Views: 251644

Re: GM HEI: Cheap and Extremely Effective Ignition Upgrade

Are you sure the diodes & resistor are in the right direction?
by frankinbobber
Sun Mar 31, 2013 11:22 am
Forum: Show it off
Topic: frankinbobber
Replies: 17
Views: 13675

Re: frankinbobber

anybody know of a good mini speedo and cable out there? I'm thinking of using the old horn mount but might hang it under the clutch lever.
by frankinbobber
Wed Mar 27, 2013 1:21 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: clutch problem
Replies: 5
Views: 3374

Re: clutch problem

I do have a clymer book. I have no idea how many miles are on the bike. I do have full smooth cables. So i guess i'll look on ebay. Thanks for the help.
by frankinbobber
Tue Mar 26, 2013 4:57 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: clutch problem
Replies: 5
Views: 3374

clutch problem

My 81 cb650 sat for a few years got it running ok but the clutch seems to be slipping bad. No matter what gear. I don't have a tach but rapped up tight in 5th gear only gets me 35mph. Can it just be the wrong oil or is there an adjustment. If i need a new clutch where can i get one seems like a lot ...
by frankinbobber
Mon Mar 25, 2013 3:17 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: GM HEI: Cheap and Extremely Effective Ignition Upgrade
Replies: 404
Views: 251644

Re: GM HEI: Cheap and Extremely Effective Ignition Upgrade

The Frankinbobber is running great on this ignition i used a different coil mine is an accel for a Mitsubishi.wish i could post picks and videos on here but if you go to my show off thread their is a link to my Facebook pictures
by frankinbobber
Sun Mar 10, 2013 9:45 am
Forum: Show it off
Topic: frankinbobber
Replies: 17
Views: 13675

Re: frankinbobber

some updated photos of the "Frankinbobber" any tips or thoughts? http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set= ... 328&type=3
by frankinbobber
Tue Feb 26, 2013 9:13 pm
Forum: Show it off
Topic: frankinbobber
Replies: 17
Views: 13675

Re: frankinbobber

i think i'll try it on my own it looks like pulling them off is the only real tough part. bought some leather for my seat today.
by frankinbobber
Sun Feb 24, 2013 7:36 pm
Forum: Show it off
Topic: frankinbobber
Replies: 17
Views: 13675

Re: frankinbobber

got the exhaust mocked up on the right side. the new clutch lever put on the new bars and cut down the spark plug wires
by frankinbobber
Sun Feb 24, 2013 10:46 am
Forum: Show it off
Topic: frankinbobber
Replies: 17
Views: 13675

Re: frankinbobber

I've never been very successful with carb work but i found a shop that will do full rebuild and sync. for 75.00 per carb. does that sound about right?
by frankinbobber
Sun Feb 24, 2013 10:44 am
Forum: Show it off
Topic: frankinbobber
Replies: 17
Views: 13675

Re: frankinbobber

found some clubman style z bars but i think i like them upside down right now but i'll have to finish the seat before i make the final call. I'll post new pics this afternoon. I haven't checked the timing yet that should happen today. I'm still waiting on my peanut tank also.
by frankinbobber
Tue Feb 19, 2013 8:26 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: GM HEI: Cheap and Extremely Effective Ignition Upgrade
Replies: 404
Views: 251644

Re: GM HEI: Cheap and Extremely Effective Ignition Upgrade

IT WORKS! I HAVE SPARK AGAIN1111

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