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Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion Today, 04:29 AM
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Posted By Bob KellyIII
no luck so far getting the last little bit of air...

no luck so far getting the last little bit of air out of the system on the rear....
it's being very stubborn ! I have to change it's orientation I think to get the air to flow out as with it in it's...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion May 17th, 2022, 11:46 PM
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Posted By Bob KellyIII
Well, I didn't take it into the shop so I did it...

Well, I didn't take it into the shop so I did it in the back yard.... I put it on it's center stand and pulled off the caliper then took it into the shop....
then I tried to figure out how to pull...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk May 17th, 2022, 12:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,740
Posted By Bob KellyIII
I'm to the point I don't want to work on the...

I'm to the point I don't want to work on the bikes any more I just want to ride them...... but it is extremely fun to have a high power to weight ratio in a bike
.... when you can wheelie at the...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk May 16th, 2022, 09:56 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,740
Posted By Bob KellyIII
I agree with Danno on that one swap the engine...

I agree with Danno on that one swap the engine for 60hp and you will have something there !
Personally I don't need to go THAT fast when I go.... I just need to go MORE ! HAHAHAH
....
well,...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk May 16th, 2022, 09:00 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,740
Posted By Bob KellyIII
Sounds like you worked the Sh#$ out of it ! and...

Sounds like you worked the Sh#$ out of it ! and it's still going so that says you've done something right !
....
Well done !
...
Bob.....
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion May 16th, 2022, 08:53 AM
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Posted By Bob KellyIII
No I didn't rebuild the caliper I took a chance...

No I didn't rebuild the caliper I took a chance and hoped it would work LOL
so it's time to rebuild it now I guess...
.... penny wise dollar foolish I guess ! LOL.
....
I'll pull it into the...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion May 15th, 2022, 11:00 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 9,098
Posted By Bob KellyIII
Ahh good idea and it will also tell me if the...

Ahh good idea and it will also tell me if the caliper is stuck too
with no pressure on it it should release completely if it doesn't the caliper's stuck or a hose has gone goofy..... I did replace...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion May 15th, 2022, 10:36 PM
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Views: 9,098
Posted By Bob KellyIII
I ran into a little snag with the Triumph 750...

I ran into a little snag with the Triumph 750 today...well yesterday and today...
I got the tank Full 3.1 gallons or Regular and she seems to like it I haven't had to clean the idle jets sense ! and...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion May 15th, 2022, 10:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 774
Posted By Bob KellyIII
I can't do that buddy I put the shock back in the...

I can't do that buddy I put the shock back in the bike with the stock spring
it does compress a bit when you take it off the side stand and stand it up ... but when I sit on it it's no give at...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion May 14th, 2022, 08:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 774
Posted By Bob KellyIII
OK good news I think I found the problem BESIDES...

OK good news I think I found the problem BESIDES the spring....
I got to looking at the shock in the vice it moves up and down nicely but with alot of resistance as a shock should....
I got...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion May 14th, 2022, 04:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By Bob KellyIII
Yah I usually check it and set it every month or...

Yah I usually check it and set it every month or so ....once they get in and set their usually trouble free for many miles but if you take a wheel off like I just did then you have to double check...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion May 14th, 2022, 02:51 PM
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Views: 365
Posted By Bob KellyIII
I just took the Triumph 750 for a quick spin.......

I just took the Triumph 750 for a quick spin.... went around the block
and didn't care to go any further because the ass of the bike was wiggling all over the place.... I thought to myself ok what...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk May 13th, 2022, 10:34 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,740
Posted By Bob KellyIII
LOL Well done ! that same job took me about a...

LOL Well done ! that same job took me about a week to complete !
but do they work !?!?! that's the question ! HAHAHA !
.....
Bob......
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion May 13th, 2022, 08:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 774
Posted By Bob KellyIII
I have some real nice calipers now... I can do...

I have some real nice calipers now... I can do that ! I also have some micrometers but I am not real sure how to read the silly things HAHAHA
in all my years of motorcycling I've never needed them ...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion May 13th, 2022, 07:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 774
Posted By Bob KellyIII
I think I found a scale that would work......at...

I think I found a scale that would work......at "...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion May 13th, 2022, 05:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 774
Posted By Bob KellyIII
yes seems like a bike of extremes to me .... LOL ...

yes seems like a bike of extremes to me .... LOL
so if it has a 3:1 ratio on the link that would explain the super hard spring
it takes more spring pressure to hold the bike up.... but it looks...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion May 13th, 2022, 03:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 774
Posted By Bob KellyIII
LOL Well Peter Y. was surprised at the money I...

LOL Well Peter Y. was surprised at the money I sent him by Zelle
for the postage on the springs... I sent him $60 bucks I told him those springs are worth that to me.... they should be here next...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion May 13th, 2022, 03:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 774
Posted By Bob KellyIII
"RaceTech single-rate spring starts out too stiff...

"RaceTech single-rate spring starts out too stiff compared to stock. That's probably why you've got way too much preload and zero sag with it installed.

I say get 300-lb/in 10" spring and be done...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion May 11th, 2022, 05:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 774
Posted By Bob KellyIII
Oh and btw, I can move the swing arm up and down...

Oh and btw, I can move the swing arm up and down fairly easily...I had the bolt loose so I torqued it down and did it again and it gained a bit of drag to it ...not much but some ....
....
I also...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion May 11th, 2022, 05:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 774
Posted By Bob KellyIII
OK here is a pic of my shock on the ground under...

OK here is a pic of my shock on the ground under the bike....
and a pic of the 2 springs I have, the Red one is the stock shock spring and the blue one is the one from Race tech. the last 3 numbers...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion May 11th, 2022, 02:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 774
Posted By Bob KellyIII
I don't know what you call this linkage Danno I...

I don't know what you call this linkage Danno I guess it's a rising link setup
like the 2012 ninja but the link is reversed and the shock on the other side
the shock is not hooked directly to the...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion May 10th, 2022, 10:28 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 774
Posted By Bob KellyIII
Messing with the bike in the cold shop has been...

Messing with the bike in the cold shop has been put on hold for a while AGAIN... the weather turned cold and we had an inch of snow last night !
I am really looking forward to warmer weather it...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion May 9th, 2022, 04:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 774
Posted By Bob KellyIII
LOL what your asking for is more work than the...

LOL what your asking for is more work than the Bike ! LOL
I'll see if I can figure out how to measure the springs
.... to get the shock out I must remove the lower linkage i know that the swing...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion May 8th, 2022, 06:29 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 774
Posted By Bob KellyIII
Just a F.Y.I thing here.... when I jacked up the...

Just a F.Y.I thing here.... when I jacked up the bike in the shop (concrete floor)
with a modified scissors jack, I got the rear tire off the ground by about 1/2"
but the swing arm should have...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion May 8th, 2022, 05:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 774
Posted By Bob KellyIII
Wow thanks for all the comments guys ! this is a...

Wow thanks for all the comments guys ! this is a CSC RX4 a 450cc motor in a heavy frame the bike weighs 450lbs so they say but I've never felt a 450 lb bike that weighed this much, I'd say it is...
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