How To Find Your Motorcycle Key Code

Most, if not all, street motorcycles still use keys for security, and all keys use key codes to identify how cuts are placed on the key. There are two types … Continue Reading →


Primer Bulb On A Stihl FS-110 Trimmer, Idle Problem

I came across a Stihl FS-110 trimmer that would run, but wouldn’t idle. At first glance everything looked as it should, but once my finger touched the carburetor primer bulb … Continue Reading →


Does Ewan McGregor ride a Kawasaki KLR 650?

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  • May 12, 2017
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A Kawasaki KLR 650 appeared in the last episode of Fargo, The Narrow Escape Problem, which aired on Fox, May 10, 2017 (This is season 3 of Fargo and stars … Continue Reading →


Tecumseh HM80 155509N Engine Carburetor, Governor And Throttle Linkages

  • By George
  • May 7, 2017
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Thought I would post photo’s of the carburetor-throttle-governor linkages found on a Tecumseh HM80 155509N engine powering a Mighty Mac Leaf Vacuum, Chipper and Bagger, model VCB258, so here it … Continue Reading →


Mighty Mac Leaf Vacuum, Chipper And Bagger – Model VCB258

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  • May 7, 2017
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I came across an older Mighty Mac Leaf Vacuum, Chipper and Bagger, model VCB258. Its powered by an older, and discontinued, Tecumseh engine, and was manufactured from 2000 to 2006. … Continue Reading →


Polaris Ace 570 Battery Location

  • By George
  • April 29, 2017
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The battery on a Polaris Ace 570 is located on the left side of the seat under a plastic panel. There is a molded plastic cup holder molded into the … Continue Reading →


Harley Davidson Sportster Aftermarket Key Blanks From 1994 to Present

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  • March 27, 2017
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All 1994-2011 Harley Davidson Sportster motorcycles use HYD-13 key blanks. In 2012 Harley Davidson switched to a key blank with a longer key blade in 4 different styles or keyways … Continue Reading →


2017 Harley Davidson Street Rod 750

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  • March 12, 2017
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Harley Davidson hit it out of the park with the 2017 Street Rod 750.


Harley Davidson Peanut Gas Tank

  • By George
  • March 7, 2017
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A big performance disadvantage found on Harley Davidson sportster Forty-Eight and 72 motorcycles is the peanut  gas tank and its low, 2.1 gallon, fuel capacity.


Top 12 Things I Like About The Kawasaki KLR 650

  • By George
  • February 24, 2017
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I’ve been riding a Kawasaki KLR 650 for the past 8 years and 22.8k miles. I ride year round including the cold winter months. I have several cruisers, dirt bikes … Continue Reading →