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    Hangin Idle and other idle issues

    I know this has been addressed before (I've read most of the threads trying to solve this problem) but having tried most of the methods listed, I still cant seem to pin this one down.

    I rebuilt...
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    So with your advice, I got this one sorted out, I...

    So with your advice, I got this one sorted out, I had adjusted the idle screw a second time when it would not fire and forgotten about it doh!. Got it up and drivable, made one short pass on it, and...
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    73 CB750 Carb Jetting and Idle Problems

    So, this is it, the last thing to do on my build before the bike is up and running, and it is stumping me. I rebuilt the carbs when I rebuilt the top end of the engine, and thoroughly cleaned them...
  4. For Sale - Alright, here are the rest of the parts I have up...

    Alright, here are the rest of the parts I have up for sale. If you have any questions about condition or would like more pictures, please ask and I would be happy to answer them. Again all prices are...
  5. For Sale - Lots of Cb750 Parts ... And more to come

    I have quite a few spare parts left over from two builds, mostly '73 and '78F, but some from other bikes and periods as well. All Prices are OBO, if you see something you like, but not the price,...
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    Wanted - Thanks everybody, I have it now, and the bike is...

    Thanks everybody, I have it now, and the bike is done!
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    '72 Carb Air Screw

    I've finally got my '72 rebuilt and running, and am on to adjusting the carbs. I have pods so I will be rejetting, but for the time being, I just want to get it to a functional state. I looked in the...
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    For Sale - '77-78 and '81 Top Triple Clamps

    Up for sale are two top triple clamps, one is a '77-78, and the other is an '81. The '81 has the hardware for mounting the handle bar clamps, the '77-78 does not. I will add pictures tonight. $40ea...
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    Wanted - '73 Top Triple Tree Clamp

    Looking for the top clamp for a 73 I am working on. doesn't need to be pretty, just functional and with the original risers still cast in place.

    Thanks,
    Lance
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    M-Unit All lights flashing Help

    So I'm nearing completion on my 1973 Cb750 build, and decided to wire it up with a Motogadget M-Unit Basic. Everything had been going well, and I was sorting through my ignorance of wiring switches...
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    @dirtdigger, you were right about the oil ring,...

    @dirtdigger, you were right about the oil ring, the lower section of the ring in the #1 cylinder had become slightly kinked. I'm going to double check in the bottom end and make sure theres no other...
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    I'll start pulling it back apart then.

    I'll start pulling it back apart then.
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    1972 Engine Seized Post Top End Rebuild

    So I'm currently working on a top end rebuild for a 1972 CB750. When I got the bike, the engine turned over easily, but as it hadn't been run in a while and I had no idea on the internal condition of...
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    Hi AMC, Thanks, I'll measure the hole. It...

    Hi AMC,

    Thanks, I'll measure the hole. It seemed to fit well, was shiny, but showed almost no wear which is what made me suspicious. As you pointed out changes were made on the spot if necessary,...
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    Unfortunately I don't have a welder, so that bit...

    Unfortunately I don't have a welder, so that bit may get outsourced.

    Also, on the transmission drum, I've mic'd both sides, the large side is well within spec, the small side is way below spec....
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    Sorry should've explained, it is a street bike,...

    Sorry should've explained, it is a street bike, I'm building a street tracker. I hadn't planned on replacing the cam and primary chains but I will now. I definitely plan on putting in heavy duty...
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    Thanks guys, especially the info on turbulence...

    Thanks guys, especially the info on turbulence horsepower and the comment on Carrillo rods. I was considering them and you guys just saved me a lot of money. On a side note, the $100 APR bolt upgrade...
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    From about 3:45-9:00 this guy goes over finding...

    From about 3:45-9:00 this guy goes over finding the numbers, deciphering them, and using them to determine which bearings you need. Its really helpful and goes through every step from locating them...
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    Oil Turbulence... Is it an Issue

    I've finally gotten my engine torn down and since I'm going to rebuild at 836CC, I decided to go with new rods. Now I'm considering a new crank as well. Looking at the Cycle X race cranks, they list...
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    So after quite a bit of headache I got the fork...

    So after quite a bit of headache I got the fork finished. Aaaaand it was my fault. At some point the oil seal the dampening rod seats into had com out and was sitting on the workbench next to the...
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    Hi Dave, I'll give that a go, never thought of...

    Hi Dave, I'll give that a go, never thought of taping on, but I'll give anything a go.

    Thanks
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    Welp tried that too, can't get enough force down...

    Welp tried that too, can't get enough force down on it to get the cap on with a spacer and the damper won't tighten by any of the other above means so I think this one is going in the scrap heap....
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    @amc49, I know teflon tape is a bad idea, just...

    @amc49, I know teflon tape is a bad idea, just running low on options. The springs are shorter than stock, they're the race tech springs for that model. I have a preload piece of pvc, but I could try...
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    So chased the threads and raised a burr,...

    So chased the threads and raised a burr, unfortunately the rod is still spinning. Any more ideas? A bit of plumbers tape on the nipple of the damping rod to tighten it up maybe?
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    Thanks Guys! I'll give that a go when I tear it...

    Thanks Guys! I'll give that a go when I tear it back down tomorrow. I'm not sure I have the correct tap here, but I likely do at work. I tried cleaning it out with a brush and pick, but that may not...
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