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Forum: Cool Mods, Detailing & Appearance   06-29-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 861
Posted By RJ64
It would be so cool if those pipes rotated when...

It would be so cool if those pipes rotated when you rev it up
Forum: Wrenching - General Discussions & Tech Talk   06-29-2019, 03:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 21,216
Posted By RJ64
I just found out about the rattle. What a crazy...

I just found out about the rattle. What a crazy noise from that thing! I'm glad it's not any of the other 45,232 things I was thinking it could be while I'm out in BFE with no cell service. Thank you...
Forum: Engine, Carburetor, Fuel System & Exhaust   06-29-2019, 03:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By RJ64
One thing that leaving the petcock on reserve did...

One thing that leaving the petcock on reserve did for me, is to re-affirm that I do NOT like pushing a bike, no matter how 'light' they are.
Forum: Gears, Sprockets & Chains   06-29-2019, 03:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 648
Posted By RJ64
I threw a 15 tooth front sprocket on while I had...

I threw a 15 tooth front sprocket on while I had it on the lift working on other things. I ride at 55 mph on mainly flat roads for commuting, which is what I'm using this ride for. I should be buying...
Forum: Cool Mods, Detailing & Appearance   06-29-2019, 02:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 861
Posted By RJ64
I also took the mirrors off the VTX and put on...

I also took the mirrors off the VTX and put on the Rebel. Those stock mirrors just did not look right on those new handlebars. But, those mirrors weren't stock to the VTX. They actually were on the...
Forum: Rubber Side Down!   06-29-2019, 02:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 301
Posted By RJ64
Just to add some good advice; measure twice and...

Just to add some good advice; measure twice and cut once.
Forum: General Bike Chat (Non-Rebel Bike Topics)   06-29-2019, 02:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 442
Posted By RJ64
My current rides are in my sig. I started on a...

My current rides are in my sig. I started on a '74 Honda CB360 in 1987 but have only had a few bikes. The '13 Bonneville I sold a couple years ago was the best running bike ever. And the easiest to...
Forum: Cool Mods, Detailing & Appearance   06-28-2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 861
Posted By RJ64
Now I rigged up the old back rest from another...

Now I rigged up the old back rest from another Honda I had to fit between the seats on this ride. Came out pretty good and I have a bag to carry stuff sitting on the back seat and tied to the back...
Forum: Cool Mods, Detailing & Appearance   06-13-2019, 01:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 861
Posted By RJ64
Put on Mini apes from J&P Cycles. They are 8"...

Put on Mini apes from J&P Cycles. They are 8" rise and I had to move the wiring for the controls to come out in front on the triple tree top, instead of behind it like it was, so that everything...
Forum: Cool Mods, Detailing & Appearance   06-06-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 861
Posted By RJ64
Well that is interesting information right there....

Well that is interesting information right there. I'm guessing the 20 states that limit the rise to 15" above seat height don't have any Harley Davidson dealers. My new all factory no mods done to it...
Forum: Wrenching - General Discussions & Tech Talk   06-06-2019, 03:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 382
Posted By RJ64
If I wasn't so far away (NC) I would take your...

If I wasn't so far away (NC) I would take your bike. The tank decal does it for me! :fighting0035:
Forum: Travel Log   06-06-2019, 03:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 451
Posted By RJ64
Kinda like using toilet paper lol....

Kinda like using toilet paper lol. Sorry.....03:00 humor


This is what happens when you panic and forget what counter steering is and how to use it. Look how many times he makes the same HUGE...
Forum: Cool Mods, Detailing & Appearance   06-05-2019, 02:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 861
Posted By RJ64
I have yet to finish this project because another...

I have yet to finish this project because another project landed in my lap. I picked up an '05 Sportster 1200 that someone really wanted to see bad. I'm in the process of getting the carb set-up...
Forum: General Bike Chat (Non-Rebel Bike Topics)   05-03-2019, 02:18 AM
Replies: 3,266
Views: 335,940
Posted By RJ64
Here's one. Not as good as others but you gotta...

Here's one. Not as good as others but you gotta love HD original miles.

harley davidson original miles - $1

New brakes, tires, bearings, seals, battery, tune up and oil change. Ready to go....
Forum: Cool Mods, Detailing & Appearance   05-02-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 861
Posted By RJ64
I had some offal material left over from a job,...

I had some offal material left over from a job, so I used it to make a bunch of parts to test out forward controls. I made enough to stack on each other to simulate a one piece part on each side. I...
Forum: Honda Rebel Room   05-01-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By RJ64
I agree. Those bars are only good for mounting...

I agree. Those bars are only good for mounting hwy pegs. And give you more cleaning to do. I had actual engine guards on my Bonneville, and they would not get your leg at all. Very close to the...
Forum: Honda Rebel Room   04-26-2019, 01:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 238
Posted By RJ64
In January of last year, I had to finally replace...

In January of last year, I had to finally replace the original battery in my '07 VTX1800. Yes, the original one. It was a Yuasa. There sits another Yuasa in it now. It's the only brand I have ever...
Forum: Cool Mods, Detailing & Appearance   04-24-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 861
Posted By RJ64
I wouldn't trust the trailer things the cops put...

I wouldn't trust the trailer things the cops put out to show your speed. They could be rigged to show your speed as fast. I use a GPS, and more than one to keep each other in check. The app on my...
Forum: Cool Mods, Detailing & Appearance   04-23-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 861
Posted By RJ64
One other thing: I found out that the speedometer...

One other thing: I found out that the speedometer is right on, as well. I have never seen that before. That's pretty cool.
Forum: Cool Mods, Detailing & Appearance   04-23-2019, 02:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 861
Posted By RJ64
Not to highjack my own thread, but, I have...

Not to highjack my own thread, but, I have learned two valuable lessons about the Rebel thus far: 1) this is the first bike I have had that will engage the starter while the kill switch is in 'kill'...
Forum: Cool Mods, Detailing & Appearance   04-23-2019, 02:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 861
Posted By RJ64
Thank you for the links! I will check them out...

Thank you for the links! I will check them out when off work in the morning
Forum: Honda Rebel Room   04-21-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 532
Posted By RJ64
You need to know for sure if they are LED or not...

You need to know for sure if they are LED or not before you can proceed with the issue. Pull the bulb out and look at it. If it has a filament, a wire across the two post inside the glass, it is...
Forum: New Member Introductions   04-21-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By RJ64
Here it is: ...

Here it is:

https://www.hondarebelforum.com/f18/franken-rebel-121501.html#post1233607
Forum: Cool Mods, Detailing & Appearance   04-21-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 861
Posted By RJ64
Franken-Rebel

While I had the bike on the lift last night going over routine maintenance, since I don't know has actually been done by the PO, I decided to try something. When it came time to put the seats back...
Forum: Cool Mods, Detailing & Appearance   04-21-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By RJ64
IMHO, Meguiars make the best stuff for any paint...

IMHO, Meguiars make the best stuff for any paint problem. What I do is wash it very well first. You do not want to rub dirt into the clearcoat any more than it already is. Use one of their paint...
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