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Offline Bob_C_CT

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Re: Looking to buy a 1992 C10 what to look for?
« Reply #75 on: August 02, 2018, 10:16:16 am »
That is awesome. There is no greater value to be had for a proven Cross Country tourer, I guess he didn't want to be left behind.
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Re: Looking to buy a 1992 C10 what to look for?
« Reply #76 on: August 02, 2018, 01:40:56 pm »
Since both of you have a Connie and need a trip, here is a fyi.
South Central has 2 rides coming up that you might be interested in.
1 is to Big Bend, other is Arkansas.
Either would be a good break-in ride for ya, and you could meet some of the COGdom...

Info is available if your interested.

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Re: Looking to buy a 1992 C10 what to look for?
« Reply #77 on: August 02, 2018, 02:22:07 pm »
Yeah we may do the big BBQ Arkansas thing

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Re: Looking to buy a 1992 C10 what to look for?
« Reply #78 on: August 02, 2018, 05:45:28 pm »
Eric, just let your Dad know that some 2006 models had oil pressure light coming on during heavy braking. Something to do with oil pump clearance issue on the last model year. I don't think there was any catastrophic damage to be worried about though.
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Re: Looking to buy a 1992 C10 what to look for?
« Reply #79 on: August 02, 2018, 09:49:41 pm »
Yeah the previous owner talked to him about it so it’s good for now! Thanks!

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Re: Looking to buy a 1992 C10 what to look for?
« Reply #80 on: August 11, 2018, 09:30:42 pm »
Hey guys i have a question on the other side of the air pressure knob of the handle bars there’s this thing with black paint chipping from it. It’s proby not the original cover where can i get one?
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Re: Looking to buy a 1992 C10 what to look for?
« Reply #81 on: August 11, 2018, 10:45:43 pm »
lemme look around, and see if I have one... send me via p/m your email, and ask in that email..

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Re: Looking to buy a 1992 C10 what to look for?
« Reply #82 on: August 12, 2018, 02:49:17 pm »
And another thing guys putting some murphs grips on cut both of the ends off but the left side opposite of the throttle seems really lose and didn’t hold with grip glue. Any suggestions

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Re: Looking to buy a 1992 C10 what to look for?
« Reply #83 on: August 12, 2018, 02:57:32 pm »
Can't imagine why it's loose and I would think that grip glue would handle it.

I also put a little gas or brake clean inside the grip, splosh it around, and dump the fluid, then slide onto the bar.
          After it drys, it's stuck.
  If not, I used hair spray as the glue. Has always worked for me.

Most important part of this is, let it dry completely before trying to see if it moves...

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Re: Looking to buy a 1992 C10 what to look for?
« Reply #84 on: August 12, 2018, 06:21:56 pm »
Thanks so much just did the valves putting it back together and just had a question about this clear hose that comes out the lines going between carbs is it just a vent?
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Re: Looking to buy a 1992 C10 what to look for?
« Reply #85 on: August 12, 2018, 06:24:59 pm »
My favorite thing to use for installing grips is Final Net hair spray, it acts as a great lube to slide the grip on and after just a few minutes locks it in position. I used to always have a can in the shop when I was racing motocross and never put it in my hair  ;)
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Re: Looking to buy a 1992 C10 what to look for?
« Reply #86 on: August 12, 2018, 11:00:32 pm »
Thanks so much just did the valves putting it back together and just had a question about this clear hose that comes out the lines going between carbs is it just a vent?
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1hEgKNyoe8lzRN07RGPUKn_tiqRbJ-MuR


   Yup, just a vent.  :great:
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Re: Looking to buy a 1992 C10 what to look for?
« Reply #87 on: August 13, 2018, 01:25:18 am »
Sweet thanks guys got my valve job done and synced the carbs and the valves were all way tight so adjusted them, had a murphs tool but i didn’t really like it too much just using a wrench and flathead worked fine for me. The power is now super smooth and the bike feels great now! (Not that it wasn’t before :P)

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Re: Looking to buy a 1992 C10 what to look for?
« Reply #88 on: August 13, 2018, 02:44:40 am »
  Have to agree with you on Murphs' valve adjustment tool. I used it once and now it is somewhere in a dark corner of one of my tool boxes. ::) I think I have almost all of Murphs' goodies and think they are great. The valve adjustment just wasn't for me . Screwdriver and box end wrench worked best for me. :great:

   I have since gotten SiSF's torque cams which has better lobs than the oem cams. It is now longer between adjustments and I get a little more "umph" at lower revs.
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Re: Looking to buy a 1992 C10 what to look for?
« Reply #89 on: August 13, 2018, 02:45:47 pm »
Eric; On both of the bikes, there is a simple fix that might save you some future woe's.
        Stock, the footpegs will fold up "only a bit".
           If the bike is ever dropped, the footpegs can crack, or break off. {because of the stop that limits the amount they will fold.}
           Grinding away a little aluminum from the "stop" will allow them to fold up higher and there is less chance of them breaking.

Look at the footpeg's on both bikes and see if they have been modified. {also check for cracks}
   If you feel they were not modified, I highly suggest you remove them and do the quick mod.

If unsure of where to grind, we can supply that info.

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