Ultima Cruiser Diagnosis

This HD clattered through the door broadcasting a superfluous, rhythmic engine beat.

Tear down went on as a stop motion feature.

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Front cylinder top end – clear.

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Front cylinder bore and piston – showing signs of metal transfer.

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Rear cylinder top end – clear.

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Rear cylinder bore and piston – analogous to the front set.

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Determined.

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The cause? Elliptical roller supporting the lifter on the left. Visible in the pistons are the silver streaks of ruin.

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About the repair shop

On the horizon. Looking into the rising sun that is next week.

The corner is right.

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KZ1000 head rebuild. Valve set, straight from the guides, leaning in the breeze.

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Honda CB125 1976 Carb rebuild / Season Start-Up

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Removal of the fuel spritzer reveals the split intake.

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Little blue alley jumper that will sing in tune this spring.

Polishing fasteners for re-finishing. Clean laces are a must.

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Engine line l to r: CL350, XR75, XR75

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