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Date: Sun, 16 Apr 2000 13:21:14
Subject: Re: Digest for moped@topica.com, issue 100
From: Keith Ross
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> > > >Hi Dom,
> >:) better start wading :).. or use the search option in your mail
> >program...start wih coal ? or carbon? like i would.if i 've got time
> >left over :)
> >don't know if there still is an archive from older postings..(andy Z.?)
> > > >stump tool .. hey i don't speak this lingo :). blund tool, NOT sharp
> >tool, so no chisel or machine grinding, just a old screwdriver or piece
> >of iron that fits will do. to chip away the coal., try not to 'harm' the

> >alu or iron casting that's all.
> > > >Regards
> >Peter
> > > > ----- Oorspronkelijk bericht -----20
> > Van: Dom Tetreault20
> > Aan: moped@topica.com20
> > Verzonden: zaterdag 15 april 2000 0:50
> > Onderwerp: Decarbing
> > > > Thanks for the help, Peter. Now if you could just point me at the
> >messages about decarbing I'd be eternally grateful. 3D) (I've not the
> >time to wade through all these messages and I suppose you'd remember the

> >subject line.) Oh, and what's a stump tool? Is it absolutely essential I

> >have one?
> > > > Thanks,
> > > > - dom
> > > >------_NextPart_000_0016_01BFA706.C1CF64A0
> >Content-Type: text/html; > > charset"iso-8859-1"
> >Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable
> > > > > >http-equiv3DContent-Type> > > > >Hi Dom,
> >:) better start wading :).. or use the search option

> >in your20
> >mail program...start wih coal ? or carbon? like i would.if i 've got
> >time left20
> >over :)
> >don't know if there still is an archive from older20
> >postings..(andy Z.?)
> > > >stump tool .. hey i don't speak this lingo :). blund

> >tool, NOT20
> >sharp tool, so no chisel or machine grinding, just a old screwdriver or
> >piece of20
> >iron that fits will do. to chip away the coal., try not to 'harm' the
> >alu or20
> >iron casting that's all.
> > > >Regards
> >Peter
> > > > > >style3D"BORDER-LEFT: #000000 2px solid; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-RIGHT:

> >0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px; PADDING-RIGHT: 0px"> > > ----- Oorspronkelijk bericht -----
> > > > > > style3D"BACKGROUND: #e4e4e4; FONT: 10pt arial; font-color:
> >black">Van:20
> > > >title3Dkeiichido@hotmail.com>Dom20
> > Tetreault
> > Aan: > >href3D"mailto:moped@topica.com"20
> > title3Dmoped@topica.com>moped@topica.com
> > Verzonden: zaterdag 15 april
> >200020
> > 0:50
> > Onderwerp: Decarbing
> > > > Thanks for the help, Peter. Now if you could just
> >point me20
> > at the messages about decarbing I'd be eternally grateful. 3D) (I've
> >not the20
> > time to wade through all these messages and I suppose you'd remember
> >the20
> > subject line.) Oh, and what's a stump tool? Is it absolutely essential

> >I have20
> > one?
> > > > Thanks,
> > > > - dom
> > > >------_NextPart_000_0016_01BFA706.C1CF64A0--
> > > >------------------------------
> > > >Date: Sat, 15 Apr 2000 18:22:14 +0200
> >From: "Peter Staal"
> >Subject: Re: Blinkers
> > > >hi,
> >the wattage you mention is more than in my car....guess you won't see
them
> >as well..
> >how would you beat sunlight ?
> >more thinking solutions like traffic-light sun screens ?
> > > >peter
> > > >----- Oorspronkelijk bericht -----
> >Van: K. Brant Niggemyer
> >Aan:
> >Verzonden: zaterdag 15 april 2000 5:16
> >Onderwerp: Blinkers
> > > >> Hi all.
> >> > >> The blinkers and brakelight on my moped are pretty dim in the
> >> daylight. I'm aware that they`ll be dim, esp when idling, as
> >> well as the low wattage put out by the magneto (33 wats according
> >> to my manual). Buit they are barely noticeable when the sun is
> >> out. I wouldn't mind so much, but most of the places I ride are
> >> populated with cops don't have much better to do than get fat on
> >> donughts and make dumb traffic stops. "Yes officer, I used my
> >> turn signal. You just couldn't see it . . ."
> >> > >> I was just wondering if anyone had used any "tricks" to get a few
> >> more lumens out. I was thinking about maybe argon bulbs or
> >> something. Higher wattage bulbs obviously won't help --
> >> > >> Brant
> >> mailing
> >list.
> >> > > > >------------------------------
> > > >Date: Sat, 15 Apr 2000 12:37:24 -0400 (EDT)
> >From: willie_@webtv.net (wil lie)
> >Subject: Honda C70 Passport
> > > >Hello,although the passport is technically not a moped,I've been
> >considering adding one to my stable,has anyone had any experiance with
> >one? And are parts available?Willie
> > > >------------------------------
> > > >Date: Sat, 15 Apr 2000 12:57:02 -0400
> >From: "Dom Tetreault"
> >Subject: Re: Decarbing
> > > >This is a multi-part message in MIME format.
> > > >------_NextPart_000_0016_01BFA6DA.17F3D3C0
> >Content-Type: text/plain; > > charset"iso-8859-1"
> >Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable
> > > > ----- Original Message -----20
> > From: Peter Staal20
> > To: moped@topica.com20
> > Sent: Saturday, April 15, 2000 12:27 PM
> > Subject: Re: Decarbing
> > > > Hi Dom,
> > :) better start wading :).. or use the search option in your mail
> >program...start wih coal ? or carbon? like i would.if i 've got time
> >left over :)
> > don't know if there still is an archive from older postings..(andy
> >Z.?)
> > > > stump tool .. hey i don't speak this lingo :). blund tool, NOT sharp
> >tool, so no chisel or machine grinding, just a old screwdriver or piece
> >of iron that fits will do. to chip away the coal., try not to 'harm' the

> >alu or iron casting that's all.
> > > > Heh, OK, I found it last night but it was about exhaust. I'll work
> >on that one later. I opened the engine and there's some carbon caked
> >onto the top of the cylinder, I'll clean that off. And I've tried
> >getting the $%*^# sparkplug out but I don't have a wrench that will
> >loosen it. 3DP Thanks for your help.
> > > > - dom
> > > >------_NextPart_000_0016_01BFA6DA.17F3D3C0
> >Content-Type: text/html; > > charset"iso-8859-1"
> >Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable
> > > > > >http-equiv3DContent-Type> > > > > > >style3D"BORDER-LEFT: #000000 2px solid; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-RIGHT:

> >0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px; PADDING-RIGHT: 0px"> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > style3D"BACKGROUND: #e4e4e4; FONT: 10pt arial; font-color:
> >black">From:20
> > Peter
> >Staal20
> > > > To: > >href3D"mailto:moped@topica.com"20
> > title3Dmoped@topica.com>moped@topica.com
> > Sent: Saturday, April 15, 2000
> >12:2720
> > PM
> > Subject: Re: Decarbing
> > > > Hi Dom,
> > :) better start wading :).. or use the search
> >option in your20
> > mail program...start wih coal ? or carbon? like i would.if i 've got
> >time left20
> > over :)
> > don't know if there still is an archive from older

> > > > postings..(andy Z.?)
> > > > stump tool .. hey i don't speak this lingo :).
> >blund tool,20
> > NOT sharp tool, so no chisel or machine grinding, just a old
> >screwdriver or20
> > piece of iron that fits will do. to chip away the coal., try not to
> >'harm' the20
> > alu or iron casting that's all.
> > > > > > style3D"BORDER-LEFT: #000000 2px solid; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; > >MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px; PADDING-RIGHT: 0px"> > > > > Heh, OK, I found it last night but it was about
> >exhaust.20
> > I'll work on that one later. I opened the engine and there's some
> >carbon20
> > caked onto the top of the cylinder, I'll clean that off. And I've
> >tried20
> > getting the $%*^# sparkplug out but I don't have a wrench that will
> >loosen20
> > it. 3DP Thanks for your help.
> > > > -
> >dom
> > > >------_NextPart_000_0016_01BFA6DA.17F3D3C0--
> > > >------------------------------
> > > >Date: Sat, 15 Apr 2000 13:00:39 -0400
> >From: "K. Brant Niggemyer"
> >Subject: Re: Blinkers
> > > >Peter Staal wrote:
> > > >> hi,
> >> the wattage you mention is more than in my car....guess you won't see
> them
> >> as well..
> > > >I'd be interested to hear what kind of car powers both headlights,
> taillights,
> >blinkers, horn and interior lighting all with 33W.
> > > >The headlamps on my corolla are 50w each . . . 50 + 50 100, 100 > 33.
> > > >------------------------------
> > > >Date: Sat, 15 Apr 2000 13:08:01 -0400
> >From: "K. Brant Niggemyer"
> >Subject: Re: Blinkers
> > > >THOMAS KELLEY wrote:
> > > >> I installed 12Volt bulbs in my old 6 volt system and ran it off a 12
> >> volt M/C battery.Just charged battery a few times a year.I made a "NEW"
> >> seperate system and it also worked with engine off.
> > > >I'd been kicking around that idea. There's no obvious place to put a
> battery --
> >but it's definatly hackable.
> > > >> U did not say what U
> >> now have on what ped.
> > > >Hero Panther. 12V system. 5w blinkers, 25w head, 5w tail, 6w brake.
All
> bulbs
> >are cheap tunsten filament 99 cent variety.
> > > >> I used the lights from a CAT EYE ,Model BL 700
> >> system sold as an ass'y in the 1970's.For the head light,took out the
> >> old 21 watt light bulb/reflector ass;y and installed a 18 watt SEALED
> >> BEAM ,6 volt moped headlight ( G E 4667 also from the 1970's)and much
> >> brighter.Only used 18 watts and more voltage for tail light.
> > > >Cool stuff! I'll keep my eye out for parts to scavenge.
> > > >------------------------------
> > > >Date: Sat, 15 Apr 2000 14:15:59 EDT
> >From: HUNLEY31@aol.com
> >Subject: Re: Honda C70 Passport
> > > >Wilie,
> > I did one (a C-70) last year, won't do another. Body parts are almost
> >impossible to find as the years are not interchangeable. If you do find
> parts
> >their cost prohibitive. Nice bike though, my son loved it. My present
> project
> >is a Batavus HS-50. Know anything about their reliability?
> > Hank
> > > >------------------------------
> > > >Date: Sat, 15 Apr 2000 14:26:24 -0400 (EDT)
> >From: willie_@webtv.net (wil lie)
> >Subject: Re: Honda C70 Passport
> >
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