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Picked up an '82 (part 5)

PostAuthor: Hellgate » Thu Mar 29, 2018 11:44 am

Continued from Part 4 viewtopic.php?f=12&t=53399&p=476693&sid=b1feb2fb8c2102eca2d46b65dc75b40d#p476693

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Re: Picked up an '82 (part 4)

PostAuthor: Hellgate » Thu Mar 29, 2018 11:51 am

Fully functional!

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Re: Picked up an '82 (part 4)

PostAuthor: Naspc » Thu Mar 29, 2018 1:53 pm

Purrs like a kitten! Damn your bike is so clean.
1982 Virago xv750 In progress
Rebuilt Carb with dyno jet kit and pilot jet enlarged with a #76 bit removed Currently running with a stock XV750 Carburetor.
Front End conversion: YZF R6, forks, woodcraft clip-ons D12 grips, throttle, brake and clutch levers done
Acewell 3915 speedo & tach: done
Starter: Box'O'Rocks - Dr. Virago Pete Fix done(still sound like crap)
4 brush starter: Arrowhead SMU0072 done
Air Box to Pod Conversion done
ACCEL Super Coil 140408BK & New Plug Wires with NGK Caps done
Autolite ap63 Spark Plugs done
Ballistic Lithium Ion Battery Evo2 12 done
Grounding Mod done
SirDocWolf 2nd Gen rear wheel conversion 150/90/15 done
BareBone Wiring Harness with Motogadget M-Unit, M-swithces and mini M-swithcesdone
Realm Ram Mono Shock done
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Re: Picked up an '82 (part 5)

PostAuthor: Hellgate » Sun May 13, 2018 5:51 pm

I knocked off the cob webs and actually went for a motorcycle ride today. I've not ridden in a looong time. Between cycling, a new job in December, and going back to graduate school, I've not had any time. It was nice to get a couple of hours in. ImageImageImageImage

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Re: Picked up an '82 (part 5)

PostAuthor: faffi » Mon May 14, 2018 2:58 am

Very, very nice bike :cl:

At the age of 54, my priority is to ride quite a lot. So instead of working out every day, I work out 3-4 times per week, leaving me more time to tinker and to ride. Knowing that I have anything between 0 and 40 years left where I can ride motorcycles, it has become important for me to do so. Hence I ride to work every day, no matter if it snows or hails or the sun is shining. Even though it is only 5 miles in total per day, I enjoy it and dread the few days when I must drive instead. The short, but constant practice have also done wonders for honing my skills. YMMV.
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