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Re: I just brought home a couple of more projects

Post #16 by dontwantapickle » Thu Mar 26, 2020 1:27 am

the latest....
The XL250 has moved on and I have started looking at the little Trail 90.
been cleaning it up some and began a parts needed list.

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So.....
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Re: I just brought home a couple of more projects

Post #17 by dontwantapickle » Tue Mar 31, 2020 12:49 pm

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I put the carb thru the ultrasonic to see what I'm actually dealing with. There is a lot of pitting and the float pin is stuck.
I think spending much time on this carburetor would just be turd polishing.
fortunately, there are plenty of cheap chinese knockoff carbs on ebay.
Affordable exhaust on the other hand are a little harder to find.
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Re: I just brought home a couple of more projects

Post #18 by desertrefugee » Tue Mar 31, 2020 1:13 pm

fun stuff. And I had intended, but forgot, to comment on one of your earlier remarks about "...you can't keep them all".

It's always nice to have a few projects in the hopper. I also find bikes come and go in my shop, but most come and fewer go. It is really hard to decide which ones not to keep.

Besides, as I tell my wife, they are like money in the bank. Seems to be working so far...
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Re: I just brought home a couple of more projects

Post #19 by CYBORG » Tue Mar 31, 2020 1:19 pm

desertrefugee wrote:fun stuff. And I had intended, but forgot, to comment on one of your earlier remarks about "...you can't keep them all".

It's always nice to have a few projects in the hopper. I also find bikes come and go in my shop, but most come and fewer go. It is really hard to decide which ones not to keep.

Besides, as I tell my wife, they are like money in the bank. Seems to be working so far...

Probably better then money in the bank. Interest rates what they are these days.
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