squirrelman
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low self esteem Oct 8, 2022

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    1. linkken
      linkken
      Hey Jerry, why am I disconnecting the fuel pump when the battery is disconnected anyway?
    2. squirrelman
      squirrelman
      low self esteem
    3. linkken
    4. squirrelman
    5. linkken
      linkken
      Talk about hypocrite! Navin Gruesome, in the republik of Kalifornikastan, is banning all gasoline motors!! We are talking about all lawn mowers, chainsaws, trimmers, leaf-blowers and the like. Expecting landscapers and home owners alike to convert completely over to cordless equipment!!!
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    6. linkken
      linkken
      I do know people personally that have had really bad side effects, and that is not the long term.
    7. squirrelman
      squirrelman
      thanks but the info isn't at all satisfying.
    8. linkken
    9. linkken
      linkken
      you should really watch the whole thing
    10. linkken
    11. Jim McCulloch
      Jim McCulloch
      Ok, off the subject, but why do squirrels twitch their tails when they stop? I was watching that today ( we have a ton of them in the back yard) and they all seem to do it. Nervous habit?
      1. squirrelman
        squirrelman
        lucky u with a yard fulla squirrels !

        i believe the tail shakes are a sign of fear or uncertainty and may make the animal look larger to predators.

        research continues.........
        Aug 29, 2021
      2. Jim McCulloch
        Jim McCulloch
        Ok, that makes sense. Not much to fear except we do have quite a few hawks (not the Honda hawks LOL) There is lots of cover in our back yard so I doubt many squirrels get picked off. Cats don't screw with Texas squirrels either.
        Aug 31, 2021
    12. seano
      seano
      Hi Jerry, I'm interested in having you go through a set of carbs off of a '95 4th gen that's been sitting for about 2 years. Can you give me a ballpark range of what that will cost me? Much appreciated.
    13. ridervfr
      ridervfr
      Hey Jerry, Happy New Year! Hope all is well in Buffalo. Take care Warren
    14. AlwaysLearning
      AlwaysLearning
      Hello! recently purchased a 86 interceptor 500 and looking to get carbs rebuilt by expert and my reading suggests you are the man. I collect/rebuild vintage HondaS (69 through 76) and these V4s are not in my wheelhouse. Only reason I bought this bike was that because it was my first road bike back in high school and my son wants to experience the thrill! You interested
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    15. intercept_this
      intercept_this
      Hey squirrelman! Do you know the stock main jet size for a 1986 750?
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      2. squirrelman
        squirrelman
        sorry, but those carbs might be ruined judging from the looks of that. bowl O-rings can be made from a standard industrial O-ring, size dash 41 @ $2 each. try this for needle jets: https://www.siriusconinc.com/pro-detail.php?pid=&product_id=3089

        you'll need ultrasonic to have any chance of cleaning those jets and carbs. they' much worse than average. needle jets are different front/back.
        Apr 16, 2020
      3. squirrelman
        squirrelman
        i have for sale a spare set of carbs for your '91, freshly cleaned, adjusted, leak-tested with new fuel tube O-rings and float bowl gaskets.
        Apr 16, 2020
      4. squirrelman
        squirrelman
        cmsl in europe is another source for carb parts. i'd suggest you look for a set of used carbs for your '86 on ebay.
        Apr 16, 2020
    16. squirrelman
      squirrelman
      still virus-free
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    17. BillAZ31
      BillAZ31
      The bike has 19K on it. I'm figuring that I'll probably need to change the wheel beerings, rebuild the breaks and clutch hydrolics, new chain and sprockets and rebuild the carbs. The paint and decals will be the last on the list.
      1. squirrelman
        squirrelman
        20k miles is the life of a chain and sprockets, and you'll need to service (clean, grease and adjust) the steering head bearings too.
        Oct 13, 2019
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    19. Bill Mclean
      Bill Mclean
      Hey squirrelman, are you still doing carb work? Time to pull my gen 2 '87 F2 out of hibernation. I'm in SE NY. Let me know if you are interested and what you charge. Thanks. Bill
      1. squirrelman
        squirrelman
        yep, i'm doing alot of carb work over the winter and have time to work on yours too.

        let me know if you have additional questions.
        Jan 22, 2019
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      2. Bill Mclean
        Bill Mclean
        Thanks squirrelman. Can u inbox me with info on payment, address, and how u want it packaged. Gonna pull them this week and send em off to ya. Thanks, Bill
        Feb 3, 2019
      3. squirrelman
        squirrelman
        send them in, bill. see convo post. your satisfaction is guaranteed.

        full service=$270+ return shipping.

        pay with POSTAL money order if possible.
        Feb 3, 2019
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    20. cbx1260cc
      cbx1260cc
      Squirrelman,
      Good day to you..
      With the service work you do on VFR carbs is replacement of the "interconnect" O-rings part of the rebuild service?
      What is your typical charge for the service?
      My memory has failed me but refresh about the Big Bore motor you have--and is it available YET ?? :) :).
      PLease drop me a few lines at ricardosawyer56@gmail.com
      Kind regards with thanks,
      Rick
      1. squirrelman
        squirrelman
        sorry but my email doesn't haNdle photos well, so we need to comm here.
        Oct 13, 2018
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    Gender:
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    Buffalo, NY
    Occupation:
    former printing business owner and press operator.
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    '86 VFR 700F X2/'87 VFR 700/ '97 VFR 750F/ '89 NT 650 HAWK/
    '86 Yamaha Radian /
    '66 Yamaha YL-1/
    '88 VTR 250 /
    '90 VTR 250/
    '73 CB 125

    sold : '86 FJ 1200/ '86 FZ 600/'86 Yamaha Fazer 700/'73 CB 750/'90 Radian/'88 Radian/'88 VTR 250/'86 VFR 700/'87 VFR 700/'92 ZX-7
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    BA., English Literature, Northwestern Univ.

    beer, reading the Bible searching hopelessly for any references to squirrels, beer, olive oil addict, love my motorcycles, reading, sleeping and my black-tail prairie dog, "Cheeky".

    investigated by Hoover's Federal B.I. in the 60's as a student antiwar activist :ancient:

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