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Blown Income, Gordon Gray, Hillbilly bike, kevin, pushrod tom
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#876297 03/31/2022 7:35 PM
by Hillbilly bike
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My rider wants to go there….the bike has not been started in four years…
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#876827 Apr 5th a 06:38 PM
by Hillbilly bike
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I started the bike today after a four year snooze… Blew out some oil smoke for a few minutes then cleared out….Checking the compression on a warm engine is only 75 psi on both cylinders using the roller starter that spins it fast…Do a leak down test tomorrow..It certainly feels like high compression when kicking it…
This is warm engine start up..Idles like a stock T120

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#876488 Apr 2nd a 12:54 PM
by Hillbilly bike
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From what I read, the SCTA or maybe just Bonneville Speed Week is very fussy about gasoline.I belive you can only use what is sold on the site..Oxygen enhanced gas may not be ok in gas class…I bought a 5 gallon can of VP C12 yesterday, $112 with tax…All that tetraethyl lead makes me feel warm and fuzzy inside…
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#877437 Apr 12th a 12:02 PM
by Blown Income
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Originally Posted by Hillbilly bike
Leak down test today….Maximum line recommended pressure is 100 psi, I use 90 psi, the ….the second gauge shows 85 psi……less than 5% leakage is considered excellent. Both cylinders were the same..
Looks like shes good to go!
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