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Re: Steeven First Bike Build. I call it the Black Bike

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Carbs out of sync will definitely cause a "knock" of sorts, especially at low rpms. Bike looks good and will run smoother and maybe a bit better with a sync.
Bikes at present:
80 GL1100 Interstate: Now a Cafe Racer called DRAGON WING.
75 XL 250 just for fun
83 XL 600r with a 2004 XR650L engine
And a couple of older BMW GS adventure bikes (keep hoping for an adventure!)
A fleet of parts bikes awaiting resuscitation or customization or abandonment :IDTS:
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Re: Steeven First Bike Build. I call it the Black Bike

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Easter wrote:Carbs out of sync will definitely cause a "knock" of sorts, especially at low rpms. Bike looks good and will run smoother and maybe a bit better with a sync.
Hmmm, maybe this is my problem as well.
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Re: Steeven First Bike Build. I call it the Black Bike

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Steevensi wrote:Still loving the bike and keep getting good commentaries.
Knocking is non constant. Sometimes it's there, sometimes its not. I need a carb sync...yesterday.

Some pictures because i like them!
What kind of handel bars do have, are they stock? My clubmans are getting uncomfortable and they limit my turning radius. Mine shure look cool but I'm getting tired of them and would like something more like yours.
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Re: Steeven First Bike Build. I call it the Black Bike

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Well I've shown by bike to a carb guru, who happened to own a GL1100 in the past and he told me that my Goldwing sounds like...a goldwing. The engine knocking was almost not hearable that day. Another mechanics listen to it and basically told me to stop trying to put money in the bike and just ride it. lol
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1982 GL 1100
1980 GL 1100 to be fix
1983 Honda Nighthawk 650 sold
1982 Honda CB 750 K under construction
1980 Suzuki A100
1974 Suzuki TS 250 sold
1992 Yamaha RT 180 sold
1976 Honda CB125 sold
2002 Suzuki Katana 750 sold
1983 Suzuki GS770 rusting in a shed
1982 Suzuki GS750 in boxes
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Re: Steeven First Bike Build. I call it the Black Bike

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Beetleman wrote:
Steevensi wrote:Still loving the bike and keep getting good commentaries.
Knocking is non constant. Sometimes it's there, sometimes its not. I need a carb sync...yesterday.

Some pictures because i like them!
What kind of handel bars do have, are they stock? My clubmans are getting uncomfortable and they limit my turning radius. Mine shure look cool but I'm getting tired of them and would like something more like yours.

This is what I bought.
Emgo Street Handlebar - Universal Street Bend - Black - 23-92411
They were super cheap, like around 25$ CAN.

At first, I bought these, which were cool, but the controls hit the tank.
Emgo Street Handlebar - Drag Bend - Black - 23-12570
I might use them on my next project.

The one I got right now are perfect to me. I lean just a bit over the tank, which is what I was going for, and clear the tank.
The Grip are Biltwell.
The Black Bike
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1982 GL 1100
1980 GL 1100 to be fix
1983 Honda Nighthawk 650 sold
1982 Honda CB 750 K under construction
1980 Suzuki A100
1974 Suzuki TS 250 sold
1992 Yamaha RT 180 sold
1976 Honda CB125 sold
2002 Suzuki Katana 750 sold
1983 Suzuki GS770 rusting in a shed
1982 Suzuki GS750 in boxes
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Re: Steeven First Bike Build. I call it the Black Bike

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I took the Monster for my longest ride so far this year.
215 km in the valleys of the Appalachians.

I loved it. It seems it's working better and better as I ride it.
The knocking that was very present at the start of the season is now gone.

I wonder if it has something to do with the fuel treatment I'm using...In any case, I won't stop using it!
It does claim it will help with engine knocking. At about 0.75$ per tank, it's cheap protection!
http://www.sinto.ca/en/byproduct/products/130-octane

You know your bike is cool when High Schoolers takes pictures of it!
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1982 GL 1100
1980 GL 1100 to be fix
1983 Honda Nighthawk 650 sold
1982 Honda CB 750 K under construction
1980 Suzuki A100
1974 Suzuki TS 250 sold
1992 Yamaha RT 180 sold
1976 Honda CB125 sold
2002 Suzuki Katana 750 sold
1983 Suzuki GS770 rusting in a shed
1982 Suzuki GS750 in boxes
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Re: Steeven First Bike Build. I call it the Black Bike

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That is good news. Probably was just a stiff chain because of sitting for so long.
Bikes at present:
80 GL1100 Interstate: Now a Cafe Racer called DRAGON WING.
75 XL 250 just for fun
83 XL 600r with a 2004 XR650L engine
And a couple of older BMW GS adventure bikes (keep hoping for an adventure!)
A fleet of parts bikes awaiting resuscitation or customization or abandonment :IDTS:
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Re: Steeven First Bike Build. I call it the Black Bike

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It looks like Sinto is hard to find in the U.S.
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Yes. Its a canadian company based in my hometown. They are national, but not international yet... I think
The Black Bike
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1982 GL 1100
1980 GL 1100 to be fix
1983 Honda Nighthawk 650 sold
1982 Honda CB 750 K under construction
1980 Suzuki A100
1974 Suzuki TS 250 sold
1992 Yamaha RT 180 sold
1976 Honda CB125 sold
2002 Suzuki Katana 750 sold
1983 Suzuki GS770 rusting in a shed
1982 Suzuki GS750 in boxes
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First picture of the year not taken with my phone!
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The Black Bike
http://www.ngwclub.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=30&t=59312

1982 GL 1100
1980 GL 1100 to be fix
1983 Honda Nighthawk 650 sold
1982 Honda CB 750 K under construction
1980 Suzuki A100
1974 Suzuki TS 250 sold
1992 Yamaha RT 180 sold
1976 Honda CB125 sold
2002 Suzuki Katana 750 sold
1983 Suzuki GS770 rusting in a shed
1982 Suzuki GS750 in boxes
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Re: Steeven First Bike Build. I call it the Black Bike

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And this one...
Don't I look BAD ?? :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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The Black Bike
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1982 GL 1100
1980 GL 1100 to be fix
1983 Honda Nighthawk 650 sold
1982 Honda CB 750 K under construction
1980 Suzuki A100
1974 Suzuki TS 250 sold
1992 Yamaha RT 180 sold
1976 Honda CB125 sold
2002 Suzuki Katana 750 sold
1983 Suzuki GS770 rusting in a shed
1982 Suzuki GS750 in boxes
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I don't think REAL BAD guys live in Suburbia .... need another background if you're gonna look TOUGH ....

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lol
I said I only "look" BAD.
This is my friend's place.
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1982 GL 1100
1980 GL 1100 to be fix
1983 Honda Nighthawk 650 sold
1982 Honda CB 750 K under construction
1980 Suzuki A100
1974 Suzuki TS 250 sold
1992 Yamaha RT 180 sold
1976 Honda CB125 sold
2002 Suzuki Katana 750 sold
1983 Suzuki GS770 rusting in a shed
1982 Suzuki GS750 in boxes
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More scowl in next pic, please.
If there is one thing I have learned throughout this process it is this: Check your respirator for spiders before you put it on.
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Pic wasn't half bad. A beard product company used it on its instagram...lol
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1982 GL 1100
1980 GL 1100 to be fix
1983 Honda Nighthawk 650 sold
1982 Honda CB 750 K under construction
1980 Suzuki A100
1974 Suzuki TS 250 sold
1992 Yamaha RT 180 sold
1976 Honda CB125 sold
2002 Suzuki Katana 750 sold
1983 Suzuki GS770 rusting in a shed
1982 Suzuki GS750 in boxes
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