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Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion Today, 09:46 AM
Replies: 215
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Posted By Bob KellyIII
Yah... but it get's hotter there in the summer...

Yah... but it get's hotter there in the summer than anywhere else on the planet ! ...too hot for me anyway... I grew up in the Redding area from 5yrs old to 19 years old or so and moved back to the...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion Today, 08:20 AM
Replies: 215
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Posted By Bob KellyIII
I think I've done a few calipers in my time, twas...

I think I've done a few calipers in my time, twas a long time ago however !
but nothing like these things.. these are closer akin to a car disk brakes than any motorcycle disk brake that I have ever...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion Yesterday, 11:18 PM
Replies: 215
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Posted By Bob KellyIII
well I got the new master cylinder on but I don't...

well I got the new master cylinder on but I don't like the hose clamp going to the resivour on the bottom end it's making the hose wrinkle slightly as it's tightened so I'll get a tiny hose clamp or...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion Yesterday, 09:29 AM
Replies: 215
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Posted By Bob KellyIII
The Brake lines were just replaced by the...

The Brake lines were just replaced by the previous owner as the old ones developed cracks so he replaced both the front and rear.
they aren't the braded steel covered like I'd like, but they are...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion Yesterday, 09:23 AM
Replies: 215
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Posted By Bob KellyIII
OOOK ! thanks guys sense I've never before did a...

OOOK ! thanks guys sense I've never before did a brake system to this extent ( I've done a 1968 dodge truck but that's different !)
I'll defer to your knowledge !
Now where can I get this...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion December 2nd, 2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 3,137
Posted By Bob KellyIII
Well, yah ! wd-40 is oily.... that's better on...

Well, yah ! wd-40 is oily.... that's better on the rubber parts than say carburetor cleaner......
I do have a can of quick start I can sprey in there but i figure that's hard on the "O" rings.......
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion December 2nd, 2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 3,137
Posted By Bob KellyIII
LOL yah friday at 4:28pm.... the guy just wanted...

LOL yah friday at 4:28pm.... the guy just wanted to punch out man !
all in all I got it working real good now... I trimmed down the adjuster rod to fit the outside of the hole and it went in about...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion December 2nd, 2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 3,137
Posted By Bob KellyIII
LOL... Nah no photo on that... not worth the time...

LOL... Nah no photo on that... not worth the time ....
it's no biggy Honnest !
.... My parts came today ! I have the master cylinder on the holder and am ready to install it but I hit a snag... the...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion December 2nd, 2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 3,137
Posted By Bob KellyIII
oh, just a tiny piece of aluminum on the...

oh, just a tiny piece of aluminum on the speedometer housing on the rear wheel
just snapped off like butter.... it's supposed to hold the inner connector where the cable connects to... but it is not...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion December 1st, 2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 3,137
Posted By Bob KellyIII
Today I fired up the Ninja 250R and it did not...

Today I fired up the Ninja 250R and it did not run very good at all...
also started the TT250 and then worked on getting the black paint off the holder for the rear master cylinder.... just getting...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion December 1st, 2021, 01:54 PM
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Posted By Bob KellyIII
Today...after about a month and a half or so just...

Today...after about a month and a half or so just sitting I fired up the Ninja and the TT250.... the TT250 ran perfect just like it always does....
however the Ninja did not run very good at all.......
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk November 28th, 2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 16,475
Posted By Bob KellyIII
Didn't you make up a bench test setup for the...

Didn't you make up a bench test setup for the carbs as well ? that must have been quite a feat to do in and of itself ! what does that setup test anyway ?
I bet you can actually see the pilot jet...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion November 28th, 2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 3,137
Posted By Bob KellyIII
Well, today ( last night actually) I cleaned the...

Well, today ( last night actually) I cleaned the shop and took in the Bike lift
I put it under the front of the engine and got as far back as I could with it and then used the floor screw jack to...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion November 28th, 2021, 02:24 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 3,137
Posted By Bob KellyIII
humm...i haven't tried that... that should work...

humm...i haven't tried that... that should work though, as leaning it would give the rear tire quite a bit more room to clear the fender !
THANKS Jim !
...I think I'll get it on that nice BIG...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion November 27th, 2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 3,137
Posted By Bob KellyIII
interesting stuff about brake fluids guys I've...

interesting stuff about brake fluids guys I've found it very educational !
still it looks like dot 5 is the best for me ... I don't have any problems with fading brakes due to heat so I'll stick...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion November 26th, 2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 3,137
Posted By Bob KellyIII
well thanks Danno ! it sounds to me like dot 5...

well thanks Danno !
it sounds to me like dot 5 is the way to go mainly because of it's longevity...
and doesn't dissolve paint on contact. ( i like that part)
but it sounds like I'd have to flush...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion November 26th, 2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 3,137
Posted By Bob KellyIII
I didn't know that about dot 3&4 brake...

I didn't know that about dot 3&4 brake fluid...thank you.
....
I plan to flush the front disk system as well.... the switch for the rear brake light is optional to me as I don't use the front brake...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk November 26th, 2021, 09:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 246
Posted By Bob KellyIII
LOL...yah I know what ya mean.... but if the fit...

LOL...yah I know what ya mean.... but if the fit strikes me no holds are barred!
I mean ,I remember cutting a DT1 250 yamaha in half because I needed the rear swing arm for a sidecar I was making...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion November 26th, 2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 376
Posted By Bob KellyIII
NOW to me that is a useable Ninja ! well done ! I...

NOW to me that is a useable Ninja ! well done ! I am seriously tempted to do that to my ninja !getting rid of the fairing and putting on decent handlebars has got to be the best I've seen yet ! ...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk November 26th, 2021, 08:33 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 16,475
Posted By Bob KellyIII
There is absolutely no doubt now...Gorden is the...

There is absolutely no doubt now...Gorden is the GOD of carburetors !
i am in AWE !!!!
....
Bob.......
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk November 26th, 2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 246
Posted By Bob KellyIII
I think I would have gone with Yumm Yumm Yellow (...

I think I would have gone with Yumm Yumm Yellow ( that's what the surfers call a bright yellow). you can't miss it even when it's dark and black is the perfect accent color... but to each their own !...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion November 26th, 2021, 12:40 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 3,137
Posted By Bob KellyIII
ok i ORDERED a new reservoir, and a new master...

ok i ORDERED a new reservoir, and a new master cylinder to the tune of $180 bucks (and the hose that connects them)....
I wasn't going to buy a new master cylinder unless I needed it but I got...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion November 25th, 2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 3,137
Posted By Bob KellyIII
how about that...it worked first try ! imagen...

how about that...it worked first try ! imagen that !
LOL....
the reservoir, 3rd and 4th pic. attaches to that ate up round aluminum rod via that bolt I was talking about with the large washer...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion November 25th, 2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 3,137
Posted By Bob KellyIII
here's what I found a bit ago... as you can see...

here's what I found a bit ago...
as you can see the corrosion is terrible ! and the line connecting the reservoir with the master cylinder came off in pieces...
....
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion November 25th, 2021, 08:51 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 3,137
Posted By Bob KellyIII
No it has it's own separate reservoir under the...

No it has it's own separate reservoir under the seat....
...and yah that's the picture of the unit. but it does not come out of it's hiding place very easily....
I took some pictures for ya......
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