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Slowing down

So this week I decided to try and slow down. Just try to take care of some chores around the house. Maybe clean up a little and relax. That worked for about a day. I diagnosed a bad flasher relay on the bike. I need to buy a replacement. This should be a few dollars and I can probably get it locally if I go to the part store.

I also mounted the CB radio antenna on the Jeep. This took about 5 minutes and was pretty straightforward.

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I feel like a true redneck now. It’s on a quick release mount so I can remove the antenna when not in use and I just have the antenna mount a couple inches off to the side of the vehicle.

I played with the bike a bit and found that it kept stalling out while pissing gas out of the carb. This is unacceptable since I have every intention of riding it this weekend.

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Meet Octofueler. All of the drain hoses are a bit crusty and should be replaced.

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Octofueler has a terrible time staying clean.

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He can’t even rinse the tub out when he’s done with his bath. Ugh.

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Much better.

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After getting the float bowl cleaned up and reinstalling the carb, the bike ran much better. I should order a rebuild kit for it this week just because I have no idea when it was done last, I didn’t tear the carb all the way down, and it isn’t running 100% correctly. It’s more like 90%. I just hope 90% is enough to have some fun with this weekend.

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