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      06-03-2012 07:19 AM #6826
      Quote Originally Posted by Adler v. Relynet
      THE COURT: Knighton was that strange guy; right?

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      Quote Originally Posted by Adler v. Relynet
      THE COURT: Knighton was that strange guy; right?

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      Quote Originally Posted by Adler v. Relynet
      THE COURT: Knighton was that strange guy; right?

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      Quote Originally Posted by Adler v. Relynet
      THE COURT: Knighton was that strange guy; right?

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      06-03-2012 01:41 PM #6830
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      I assume you were doing that as some act of charity? Like taking retards to the zoo.

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      06-03-2012 08:37 PM #6831
      put a new battery in the bike. It wants to crank now. still need to look everything over as it still doesnt turn over and start.

      we had the kids birthday party today and my buddy came over. drove up in his new 2012 r8 spyder 6 speed v8 was nice. i didnt go for a ride or drive it today. next time for sure. i did however gladly offer to trade him keys he can have my car and non running bike told him it was a good deal. lol
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      06-03-2012 09:01 PM #6832
      Quote Originally Posted by asadjewonxmas View Post
      put a new battery in the bike. It wants to crank now. still need to look everything over as it still doesnt turn over and start.

      we had the kids birthday party today and my buddy came over. drove up in his new 2012 r8 spyder 6 speed v8 was nice. i didnt go for a ride or drive it today. next time for sure. i did however gladly offer to trade him keys he can have my car and non running bike told him it was a good deal. lol
      I know this is a crazy question but you do have the gas in the ON position right? You ever check the plugs to make sure you got spark on all cylinders? Other than that you might have the timing way off.

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      06-03-2012 09:03 PM #6833
      JPR couldn't you post a few more pics? Looks like a ton of fun. I might have to make it to the next one.
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      06-03-2012 09:08 PM #6834
      I still have to check spark again and voltage at the coils. still not positive the last time i did the valves that i did it correctly. i may check again. the timing shouldnt be off as i didnt adjust it and it did run prior. at this point its either electrical or the valves. with what i know will be some minor adjustment on the carbs. the air/fuel mix may be off and they still will need to be sync'd.
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      06-03-2012 10:04 PM #6835
      Quote Originally Posted by new2me View Post
      JPR couldn't you post a few more pics?

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      Quote Originally Posted by Adler v. Relynet
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      06-04-2012 12:55 AM #6836
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      06-04-2012 12:27 PM #6837
      Quote Originally Posted by 225TTRoadster View Post
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      Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Clarkson View Post
      I assume you were doing that as some act of charity? Like taking retards to the zoo.

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      06-04-2012 03:12 PM #6838
      Beat me to it Steve

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      06-04-2012 03:13 PM #6839
      Quote Originally Posted by BSD View Post
      [IMG]deer lord[/IMG]


      I'm glad I'm not the only one who thought of that!

      FYI, all those aircools are makin me jealous!

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      06-04-2012 05:45 PM #6840
      Dougs european type 34 with the boat, and the shiny as **** blue 67 from our club won top 20 on saturday, we didn't stick around sunday long enough for them to fill the top 20. I thought my car might of had a chance.
      Quote Originally Posted by Adler v. Relynet
      THE COURT: Knighton was that strange guy; right?

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      06-04-2012 06:42 PM #6841
      Quote Originally Posted by grainman1.8t View Post
      Beat me to it Steve


      How have you been man?

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      I'm glad I'm not the only one who thought of that!
      I couldn't resist.

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      Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Clarkson View Post
      I assume you were doing that as some act of charity? Like taking retards to the zoo.

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      06-04-2012 09:51 PM #6842
      split window is callin my name
      Quote Originally Posted by Adler v. Relynet
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      06-04-2012 09:54 PM #6843
      but i can't hear it too good haha
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      06-05-2012 04:34 PM #6844
      definetly going to the garage tonight afterwork. going to check voltage at th coils and that i have spark at each plug. possibly check over the valves one more time not sure since we have to leave the house at 8 tonight to go to a birthday party. but hoping i can make some progress and rule out some items.
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      06-05-2012 09:12 PM #6845
      Quote Originally Posted by asadjewonxmas View Post
      definetly going to the garage tonight afterwork. going to check voltage at th coils and that i have spark at each plug. possibly check over the valves one more time not sure since we have to leave the house at 8 tonight to go to a birthday party. but hoping i can make some progress and rule out some items.
      Sounds like good insurance after all that jump starting.

      If they turn out bad that would be a nice relief. You haven't touched the carbs since you had it run last?
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      06-05-2012 09:35 PM #6846
      Carbs haven't been touched but were roughly sync'd to where it was set to prior to the valve adjustment. Carbs have gas. I do have spark at each plug. But they look a bit wet so I'm gunna change them. Valves were adjusted again a few were tight or loose. They are definetly in spec now. I took a larger feeler and was unable to fit but the proper size did. Cam and crank were properly aligned. Then I continued to rotate till I saw each came lobe release and then measured and only the proper size fit. Going to try and re assemble tomorrow with new plugs. I may pull carbs to try to bench sync and recheck that the pilot screw is 2.5 turns out and get a good base line on the air mix as I have no idea where it was set. Battery did measure a 13v today so that was an issue also also thats now fixed.

      Not sure of what else I could be missing if it doesn't start after all this.
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      06-05-2012 09:56 PM #6847
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      06-06-2012 10:26 AM #6848
      If you were getting a yellow spark id check the resistance across your coil. The manual should tell you what the tolerance is. If you are not sure of any settings on the carbs its probably a good idea to start fresh with all settings so there's no second guessing later.

      Hopefully it fires and just needs a little tweek of the carb. If you still got weak spark then its time for some fun in electric trouble shooting. Hopefully your manual has procedures for checking the charging system.
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      06-06-2012 04:07 PM #6849
      No i was getting a blue spark and i had voltage at the coils. each coil fires 2 cycliners and they each measured half the battery voltage. The book didnt state what it should measure at but i think they are ok. Gunna reassemble tonight and pull the carbs off for another look over and hopefully this is my last check and everything works with some minor tweeking. if it doesnt work and wont fire im gunna have to check the compression to make sure i didnt bend valve with the wrong adjustments
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      06-06-2012 10:59 PM #6850
      Reassembled. Cranks but doesn't fire or even try. Compression test is my last option to see if I blew up the valves.Otr than that I'm sol.
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