Started a new project. 1976 basket case

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Re: Started a new project. 1976 basket case

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MikeNTexas wrote: Thu Oct 07, 2021 9:52 pm
gltriker wrote: Thu Oct 07, 2021 7:28 pm
MikeNTexas wrote: Thu Oct 07, 2021 3:18 pm 07D91BCB-869B-43A5-8604-C831E21002BD.jpegI got the frame painted, new u joint installed, new fork seals in, and engine is back in the frame. I have 4 gas tanks so I’ll pick the one with the least rust and go to work on it.
care to share? how and where
I replaced the u joint with a Moog 405. It’s the third one I’ve done. Little tricky but doable.
Next time a "How too" would be very helpful for a lot of members :-D
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Whiskerfish wrote: Fri Oct 08, 2021 1:14 pm
MikeNTexas wrote: Thu Oct 07, 2021 9:52 pm
gltriker wrote: Thu Oct 07, 2021 7:28 pm
care to share? how and where
I replaced the u joint with a Moog 405. It’s the third one I’ve done. Little tricky but doable.
Next time a "How too" would be very helpful for a lot of members :-D


I searched through MikeNTexas total Topics history and found he had quite extensively posted information about his Ujoint replacement project, late December, 2020. tumb2

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Very good!! I will move that to the How too area!!
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Making a little more progress. Fuel tank is cleaned, painted and installed. Cooling system cleaned and installed. Next will be wiring, brakes and controls.
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Way to Go Mike!!
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Free sounds like a good start to a profitable build. It sounds like you are basically building a large model bike set from scratch.... bet it fun to tinker with it a little bit at a time
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I’ve been working on wiring for a couple days. I’m ditching the reserve lighting unit, resister and diodes and just keeping the basics. I unwrapped the harness and pulled out all of the unnecessary wires. I also mounted a universal ignition switch under the shelter area. When I get done with the wiring I’ll wrap it all back up. I also welded some brackets onto the single carb manifold to mount the coils to.
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