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Offline rwgibbon

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What are you doing Bridgestone for the 4th of July?
« on: July 03, 2016, 10:22:42 AM »
What are you doing Bridgestone for the 4th of July?

I plan on going for a ride on my 175 HS.

Happy 4th of July and thank you to all our veterans
for making our celebration possible.

Randy

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Re: What are you doing Bridgestone for the 4th of July?
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2016, 11:06:57 AM »
 Well... ;D we will be haveing a bang up time.......beer and bangers... what could go roung??? :o   but we will smell like suffure the next day :P... hope i,ll still have all my pinkes...... :-\

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Re: What are you doing Bridgestone for the 4th of July?
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2016, 11:47:01 AM »
Second on thanks to the Vets!
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Re: What are you doing Bridgestone for the 4th of July?
« Reply #3 on: July 03, 2016, 12:56:15 PM »
Well today, I'm sanding down a right side carb cover and if I get it done, I guess I'll be doing some polishing on the 4th.  If not..... more sanding.  ;D
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Re: What are you doing Bridgestone for the 4th of July?
« Reply #4 on: July 03, 2016, 03:08:43 PM »
I just finished dropping some ice cold bearings into a set of inner cases.

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Re: What are you doing Bridgestone for the 4th of July?
« Reply #5 on: July 03, 2016, 03:12:32 PM »
I just finished dropping some ice cold bearings into a set of inner cases.

Refreshing, I take it.  ;)
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Re: What are you doing Bridgestone for the 4th of July?
« Reply #6 on: July 03, 2016, 03:36:13 PM »
Make mine a double! ;D
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Re: What are you doing Bridgestone for the 4th of July?
« Reply #7 on: July 03, 2016, 03:37:30 PM »
It it when they just drop in with one light tap.  Really, I was just installing bearings.

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Re: What are you doing Bridgestone for the 4th of July?
« Reply #8 on: July 03, 2016, 05:42:39 PM »
Just joshing! I always put bearings and seals in the fridge before installing them. Makes for a lighter "press". And out here, just set the case in the sun for a few minutes and it definitely loosens the fit.
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Re: What are you doing Bridgestone for the 4th of July?
« Reply #9 on: July 03, 2016, 05:49:53 PM »
Just joshing! I always put bearings and seals in the fridge before installing them. Makes for a lighter "press". And out here, just set the case in the sun for a few minutes and it definitely loosens the fit.
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Re: What are you doing Bridgestone for the 4th of July?
« Reply #10 on: July 04, 2016, 12:19:03 PM »
Burgers tonight 'pup! C'mon over.
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Re: What are you doing Bridgestone for the 4th of July?
« Reply #11 on: July 05, 2016, 09:41:16 AM »
I spent several hours this past weekend working on my 175DT and 350 GTR. Both are running but have a few demons that need exorcised. The 350 will only start with a batter jumper hooked up. I have a brand new battery but it only lasts a minute or two before it dies. I checked this site and found a number of things to check out. The battery is new but that means very little after reading the old posts.

My 175 starts and runs (using the same battery as mentioned above since I only have 1 at this time) but for whatever reason, I cant get the clutch to engage. Nothing comes to mind immediately, other than pulling the side cover off and doing an internal investigation.
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