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Forum: General Bike Discussion   06-15-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,210
Posted By rlseay
Navy 99-08 as a Aviation Electronics Technician...

Navy 99-08 as a Aviation Electronics Technician (Intermediate level). I did 4 years on the USS Kitty Hawk and 4 years at NAS Lemoore. My only bike is the one in my sig, a '83 750

As a side note,...
Forum: Technical Discussion   01-21-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By rlseay
Just to answer some of the questions: I've...

Just to answer some of the questions:

I've got a Clymer for it and the idle is set at 1k, which is within the manual's range.
I've resync'ed the carbs already (the PO had taken them apart and...
Forum: Technical Discussion   01-20-2012, 11:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By rlseay
When cold it runs perfect (even after it starts...

When cold it runs perfect (even after it starts acting up if I let it get completely cold) and the tach signal comes from cylinder 2. It's still ride-able, I'd just rather get this kink ironed out...
Forum: Technical Discussion   01-20-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By rlseay
Need some motor help

K, here's my fun problem... my '83 Shadow 750 is ready to go except for one small item. Once the engine starts to warm up (just about warm enough for the pipes to be hot to the touch) the exhaust...
Forum: General Bike Discussion   01-08-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By rlseay
Smile Pleasant surprise

So, I was mocking up the "parts" bike that came with my bike (that's the complete one behind it),

http://i1236.photobucket.com/albums/ff460/rlseay/Snapbucket/E6AC0752-orig.jpg

and I came across...
Forum: Technical Discussion   01-02-2012, 12:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,889
Posted By rlseay
I got this one from my local NAPA, it may or may...

I got this one from my local NAPA, it may or may not be the best, but it powers my 750.

NAPA AUTO PARTS...
Forum: General Bike Discussion   12-21-2011, 11:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,891
Posted By rlseay
Then I stand corrected on that point.

Then I stand corrected on that point.
Forum: General Bike Discussion   12-21-2011, 11:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,891
Posted By rlseay
If your talking about the flashing red light on...

If your talking about the flashing red light on your impala's radio it is anti-theft, but it's for your radio.

As for the suit, if they did have ABS they would have plowed into the back of traffic...
Forum: General Bike Discussion   12-09-2011, 01:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 727
Posted By rlseay
Actually, that pic is more along the lines of...

Actually, that pic is more along the lines of what I'm wanting. I'm trying to stay away from any OE part mods that involve the words "cut" or "weld" (but I'm not above fabricating brackets for...
Forum: General Bike Discussion   12-08-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 727
Posted By rlseay
Custom85VT, that is a nice ride that razor78016...

Custom85VT, that is a nice ride that razor78016 has and definitely has some features that caught my attention and I've made note of.

I had thought about restoring it and having a matching set (the...
Forum: General Bike Discussion   12-08-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 727
Posted By rlseay
Thanks, I'll do that... I wasn't looking to make...

Thanks, I'll do that... I wasn't looking to make a bobber and not a fan of some of the aspects of a chopper so I wasn't even thinking of doing that search.
Forum: General Bike Discussion   12-08-2011, 01:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 727
Posted By rlseay
Looking for ideas

I have this

http://i1236.photobucket.com/albums/ff460/rlseay/Snapbucket/B49FCB7D-orig.jpg

A '83 Shadow 750 frame, it's got the motor and most of the parts needed to get power to the ground...
Forum: Member Introductions   11-26-2011, 01:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 123
Posted By rlseay
Thread post #3

Here's post #3, and I figgured I'd add another pic for viewing pleasure. This one taken in the daytime.

http://i1236.photobucket.com/albums/ff460/rlseay/Snapbucket/8E7ED2E6-orig.jpg
Forum: Member Introductions   11-23-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By rlseay
Talking 2nd post, with cookies (ok, just pics)

This is one I snatched off Craig's List the day before I bought it.

http://i1236.photobucket.com/albums/ff460/rlseay/Snapbucket/2C2DD8DC-orig.jpg

Snapped this one tonight (pardon the yellow...
Forum: Member Introductions   11-22-2011, 12:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By rlseay
All around new

Hi everyone,
I'm new to riding and also recently purchased a '83 Shadow 750. It had running issues from sitting for 18 months and almost every problem was solved by searching here.
I figured that...
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