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Haus of Projects / Re: 1974 Yamaha AG (CT3) 175 cafe racer project
« Last post by nojoke2stroke on Today at 08:18:21 PM »
The bike sounds great.  Always wanted to build a 175... cool bikes
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Turning Wrenches / Re: Broken stud
« Last post by jradnich on Today at 06:47:01 PM »
+1 on removing the cylinder. Also try putting a little heat to the stud near where it goes into the case. A propane torch should do it. Sometimes that will loosen things up esp if the studs have Loctite on them.
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Turning Wrenches / Re: Broken stud
« Last post by SuperRat on Today at 06:37:44 PM »
 The stud goes into the engine case.   It may be worth your time to remove the cylinder and apply lots and lots of P-B blaster. I had one break off at the case on my wife's RD125. This can be a very slippery slope. One that may not end well.
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Chuck- tried as you recommended above but kicker seems lazy in return. That is with about a 1/4 turn to position return spring tang. If the spring is supposed to wind 1 1/4 turns, is there a specific tool to use to make this task easy?
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Turning Wrenches / Re: Broken stud
« Last post by motosapien87 on Today at 05:19:37 PM »
Check autozone or advanced autoparts for stud extraction tool, you can rent/loan them for free!
Good Luck!

 :thumbsup:
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General Chatter / Re: Help needed in Asheville NC area
« Last post by motosapien87 on Today at 05:16:16 PM »
Help found! thanks for reaching out!!!
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General Chatter / Re: Lectrons
« Last post by mkane63t on Today at 04:16:13 PM »
  They are simple. My other option is to add power jets.
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Turning Wrenches / Broken stud
« Last post by Acolytus on Today at 04:13:03 PM »
I was tightening the head bolts down on my GT80 and I over tightened one and the stud snapped :doh:. I took the other bolts off and took the head off and try to use vice grips to get it out, but it doesn't seem to have screws. Is there a bolt holding the stud from the bottom? If so, should I be able to take that stud out? Any help is appreciated.
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Turning Wrenches / Re: Powder Coat vs. Paint
« Last post by 2stoked on Today at 02:29:15 PM »
Eastwood has a new single-stage chrome powder. I used it on quite a few parts for my bike. The initial finish is nice but not really chrome. I would describe it as polished aluminum with clear coat over it so it matched my silver excel wheels well. Not sure hoe it will stand the test of time. 
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Turning Wrenches / Re: Cleaning or light resurfacing Aluminum
« Last post by 2stoked on Today at 02:16:47 PM »
+1 on the scotchbrite and WD. Use it all the time to clean boot scuffs off of my YZ frame. Makes it look new.
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