Moving, sadly. Posterous is shutting down after being bought by Twitter.com http://blog.posterous.com/thanks-from-posterous.
I am not absolutely sure on the date. I am just making a guess based on what I found in the oil screen. When I dug out my spring impact driver, I found the fat phillips bit twisted from the last time I had to remove a Honda crankcase cover. You will never find me riding with period-correct case screws.
Several, actually. I am knee deep in fuel leaks from this old petcock, carb bowls and old fuel lines. I would love to know who thought rivets were the best approach to assembling these fuel valves. I am performing surgery on the rivets while waiting on some new gaskets.
What kind of relationship does one have with a motorcycle before the carburetors come off? This rubber diaphragm had a hole in it, and the beast has quite a limp when running only on the right cylinder. The faulty carb was also cockeyed because of a missing screw in the mounting plate. Luckily, I had a perfect fit lying just around that I am sure came out of an Acura brake rotor a few years ago.
For the last six months, I had been casually looking for this bike. I found it outside of York, Pennsylvania using craigslist. After witnessing it start on the first kick, I parted with nine hundred dollars to bring it home.