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by gumball
Sat Nov 22, 2014 7:59 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch & Gearbox
Topic: Second gear again
Replies: 46
Views: 16373

Re: Second gear again

i have a good set selector fork somewhere and transmission in bits. shipping is the expensive part. unless it could be airmailed in an envelope
by gumball
Thu Nov 20, 2014 7:08 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: My NS 400 restoration
Replies: 74
Views: 24684

Re: My NS 400 restoration

Wear those leathers proudly. you deserve the recognition for all that wonderful restoration work. Very nice. long live the ns
by gumball
Thu Nov 20, 2014 7:02 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Overly ambitious project - NS500 replica
Replies: 31
Views: 15080

Re: Overly ambitious project - NS500 replica

"MaKuReSo" makureso...My katakana is rusty but it's still there...Hai!

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by gumball
Sun Jul 20, 2014 5:58 pm
Forum: Exhausts
Topic: Dented end can
Replies: 3
Views: 3009

Re: Dented end can

this is very informative. It has been filed in the cabinet in my mind for future works. i should send you something for your royalties :) back here i still use putty or that glue gun thing wherein it pulls the dent including the paint! lol. I had a smilar problem on the side. I had a stainless steel...
by gumball
Sun Jul 20, 2014 4:48 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: 1985 Joey Dunlop replica Arai
Replies: 8
Views: 2574

Re: 1985 Joey Dunlop replica Arai

i only see him on tv when they show the tt race. Also the documentaries about it. He lives a very simple life and character is humble. Inspiring > Looking forward to some pictures Luggy. Something deadly..."how about photos of victims of drunk drivers on beer and wine bottles. or tortured animals on...
by gumball
Tue Jun 24, 2014 9:54 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: NS400/500 on fleebay
Replies: 4
Views: 1796

Re: NS400/500 on fleebay

that bike has had a journey getting to what it is today. it is worth it. discussions on it and it's steady progress. even a nice photo of it on an open field without it's fairings, from the shop when it was on the table.
by gumball
Tue Jun 24, 2014 9:40 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch & Gearbox
Topic: leak on oil pump
Replies: 9
Views: 4244

Re: leak on oil pump

It can be the rubber hose going into the reed vavle as they tend to get crispy or brittle (had a similar problem as well). replaced it with aquarium hose with some zip ties. on the bleeding, i just put 2t in the gas tank and run it hard for awhile to bleed out the bubbles. but don't take my word for...
by gumball
Tue Jun 24, 2014 9:33 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch & Gearbox
Topic: head gasket leak
Replies: 5
Views: 2842

Re: head gasket leak

Had a similar problem with both before. Added a cap-full of radiator stop leak and never looked back. on the kick start... the hole/circle where the kick start gear goes in had a hair-line crack, at the back nothing serious.It would just tend to slack and lean on the rubber seal of the engine cover ...
by gumball
Tue May 20, 2014 7:40 pm
Forum: Out & About
Topic: First Night Out
Replies: 0
Views: 2447

First Night Out

Took the bike out in the evening after almost a decade. Was welcomed by a burn out on a Harley and a Suzuki fueled by cigarettes and a lot of alcohol (A new law is being passed on June 1 "the anti-drunk and drugegd driving law"). Now the hunt is on for other ns's out there as the gang were taking pi...
by gumball
Tue Mar 18, 2014 2:22 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: NS400 sold on ebay
Replies: 7
Views: 2325

Re: NS400 sold on ebay

The movie "Faster" puts the bike on the top of the food chain.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tEMmKyR11yM
by gumball
Thu Jan 23, 2014 2:30 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: clocks/tank/mirrors
Replies: 4
Views: 2765

Re: clocks/tank

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by gumball
Wed Jan 22, 2014 10:24 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: clocks/tank/mirrors
Replies: 4
Views: 2765

Re: clocks/tank

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by gumball
Wed Jan 15, 2014 2:14 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: clocks/tank/mirrors
Replies: 4
Views: 2765

clocks/tank/mirrors

the offer of original post still stands. ty
by gumball
Wed Jan 08, 2014 1:19 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch & Gearbox
Topic: Indication of 2nd gear update
Replies: 19
Views: 5543

Re: Indication of 2nd gear update

FIRST! you have to pick your spots when traveling on the public roads, areas with civilians, and areas where it just opens up. Time is a factor as well...(the Flow). knowing it, understanding it, and threading through it correctly. I've tried the track a few times wherein i crashed the bike and felt...
by gumball
Tue Jan 07, 2014 6:59 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch & Gearbox
Topic: Indication of 2nd gear update
Replies: 19
Views: 5543

Re: Indication of 2nd gear update

i'm located in Asia, south east. As far as i know they came from japan because most owners were service men. probably some general or politician put a whole lot of them in a box and sold it here. and everbody just dragged raced them and thrashed it...according to all the stories i'm told and me as l...