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Monthly Archive for July, 2010

I have decided to step away from the trike, before I find the BIG hammer. I have changed the head gaskets. I was going to test the compression before I put it all back together, but could not find one of the connectors. I knew it had to be in the garage, but it was […]

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If you are going to do a job, do it properly! I have said this to myself many times and it is usually true. Well, in so far as I am not totally anal about it. When I was putting the heads back on the trike I had a bit of an issue. I had […]

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Tuning LPG

I can honestly say that I would never have guessed that I would have to take a crash course in being able to tune an LPG system. The main thing to get your head around is that the carbs have little to do with it. The “richness screw” on a carb adjusts the amount of […]

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Tuning on petrol

Having had issues with the eating and LPG, I decided to start the ball rolling with tuning the carbs for Petrol. At the end of the day, tuning the carbs has no effect on how the LPG will run, though tuning the ignition will. Tuning did not take too long, but then I had all […]

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Problem 1

Well, it has been sometime but the trike is all back together. First problem was an air-lock in the water system. This meant that it was not long before the temp red lined. There is no thermostat, so the water should have just pumped its way regardless. To make matters worse I was running on […]

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Haphazard update

I have been a bit lazy in putting any updates up. So, then I ended up with a backlog of updates. Well, I just have to post that I did get the new engine put together and got around to test firing it tonight. After finally deciding to rotate the distributor 180 degrees, it fired […]

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