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  1. kirrbby replied to the thread Wow, got myself in a pickle..

    I've done a similar thing using both Allen, and torx insert bits...like you use in a screw gun. The torx actually works best. It might...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 2:50 PM
  2. kirrbby replied to the thread Let's get this CT70 K0 back together!.

    I've snipped those bullets off, drilled the wire out of them, then soldered them back on. They're thick enough so you can heat the...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 2:41 PM
  3. kirrbby liked fatcaaat's post in the thread CT70 value restored.

    You would be much better served, IMO, finding original, excellent condition, unrestored bikes and sitting on them. They will only go up...

    Mar 20, 2019 at 9:40 PM
  4. kirrbby replied to the thread 1972 K1 CT70.

    Look at the head tube on the frame...behind the speedo bucket. Top right corner of the tag shows the date of manufacture...9/71=...

    Mar 20, 2019 at 11:47 AM
  5. kirrbby replied to the thread Tumbling aluminum parts.

    I'm sold. That brake plate is lookin pretty fantastic to me.

    Mar 19, 2019 at 11:01 PM
  6. kirrbby replied to the thread K1-K2 Handle Bars from CHP.

    Well I'm good with SOME of that. First, I don't think there is such a thing as "K1/K2" bars...unless yo count CHP's K1/K2 bars. Honda...

    Mar 19, 2019 at 2:50 PM
  7. kirrbby liked allenp42's post in the thread K1-K2 Handle Bars from CHP.

    Well, here's what I know but it does not answer the question definitively. Here are a few pics and notes from when I compared 3 NOS...

    Right NOS Bars K0 K1 K4_1.jpg Right Nos Bars K0 K1 K4.jpg Right NOS K0 K1 K4_2.jpg Mar 19, 2019 at 7:17 AM
  8. kirrbby liked hrc200x's post in the thread 1977 CT70 Ignition key.

    '77 first year with only on/off. With the original ignition headlight will be on all the time as long as bike is running. If you have a...

    Mar 19, 2019 at 7:15 AM
  9. kirrbby replied to the thread Tumbling aluminum parts.

    Would fork lowers...like K1 CT70 aluminum fork lowers fit into that vibratory tumbler?? That would be SWEET!

    Mar 18, 2019 at 9:22 AM
  10. kirrbby liked fatcaaat's post in the thread Tumbling aluminum parts.

    i wanted to give an update here because I think I really may have hit a jackpot here. I tumbled the brake panels and the top tree for...

    Mar 18, 2019 at 9:15 AM
  11. kirrbby replied to the thread 72 ct70 K1 piston replacement.

    If that thing is tiny, and kinda hard...not rubber, it's the exhaust valve seal.

    Mar 18, 2019 at 9:12 AM
  12. kirrbby liked b52bombardier1's post in the thread 1981 CT70 engine dies.

    Valves may be too tight. Not enough clearance at the adjuster. Going up a hill, valves get hot . . . and grow very slightly longer...

    Mar 17, 2019 at 11:14 AM
  13. kirrbby liked OLD CT's post in the thread New carb.

    A different carburetor will not make more power all by itself. You would spend a lot of money buying and testing to find correct jets...

    Mar 17, 2019 at 11:13 AM
  14. kirrbby replied to the thread Tumbling aluminum parts.

    That's a big improvement, for so little work. You're speakin my language. The clear coat on those things is tough to remove without...

    Mar 16, 2019 at 5:34 AM
  15. kirrbby replied to the thread 2000 Buick LeSabre.

    I've owned a 86 LeSabre, a 90 Park Avenue, and a 2000 LeSabre. All with the 3.8 litre. They are hard to beat. Reliable and safe. Great...

    Mar 15, 2019