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by ted johnson
Sun Jan 12, 2020 10:34 am
Forum: For Sale / Wanted to Buy
Topic: 580 5 port pistons
Replies: 9
Views: 149

Re: 580 5 port pistons

Hey, Rob! Not too many pool halls in Arizona City nor Casa Grande. Ask Bob. Pretty quiet here! :lol: TJ
by ted johnson
Fri Jan 10, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: For Sale / Wanted to Buy
Topic: 580 5 port pistons
Replies: 9
Views: 149

Re: 580 5 port pistons

Thank you, Dick. Bob Alexander says he has rings that measure 2.079 squeezed closed. I will wait for him to give me a price. This'll keep me out of the pool hall for a few days! ;) Ted
by ted johnson
Fri Jan 10, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: For Sale / Wanted to Buy
Topic: 580 5 port pistons
Replies: 9
Views: 149

Re: 580 5 port pistons

Thanks, Bud. Dave didn't have anything thinner than .093. I may be forced to use standard 580 pistons. That's be a disaster, since I already sent the check for the Wiseco pistons. Say Hi to Joel for me! Ted
by ted johnson
Thu Jan 09, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: For Sale / Wanted to Buy
Topic: 580 5 port pistons
Replies: 9
Views: 149

Re: 580 5 port pistons

Well, gang, one of our intrepid vintage karters has found us two 5 port Wiseco pistons. The issue now becomes, getting the .024 rings for the 2.062 bore. Any thoughts? I COULD cut about .195 off the ends of Mc6 or thin Mc10 rings, but the wall tension would be very high, and I'm not sure they'd stay...
by ted johnson
Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: For Sale / Wanted to Buy
Topic: 580 5 port pistons
Replies: 9
Views: 149

Re: 580 5 port pistons

Hey, Rob. I can, but with the lower compression, they won't run as good. I will probably be forced to do just that. No way am I going to TIG the domes and grind them down! I don't have a mill, and my hands aren't as steady as they used to be. I may mount them down to a board and press them against a...
by ted johnson
Wed Jan 08, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: For Sale / Wanted to Buy
Topic: 580 5 port pistons
Replies: 9
Views: 149

580 5 port pistons

Hey, REAR lovers. I need two GOOD or NOS West Bend 580 5 port pistons so I can assemble Charlie Craibe's two engines. We need the rings, too. Thank you Ted Johnson
by ted johnson
Thu Jan 02, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: For Sale / Wanted to Buy
Topic: Mikuni 34mm refresh kit
Replies: 4
Views: 98

Re: Mikuni 34mm refresh kit

Thanks, PB. Long time no talk with! I hope you're well. Happy New Year! Ted
by ted johnson
Wed Jan 01, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: For Sale / Wanted to Buy
Topic: Mikuni 34mm refresh kit
Replies: 4
Views: 98

Re: Mikuni 34mm refresh kit

Gang, Tom Day told me that Comet still has them. Larry Brown says that Terry Ives does, also. Thanks! Ted
by ted johnson
Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: For Sale / Wanted to Buy
Topic: Mikuni 34mm refresh kit
Replies: 4
Views: 98

Mikuni 34mm refresh kit

Anybody know where I can get a couple of new gasket and diaphragm sets for the 34mm Mikuni? Thanks. Ted
by ted johnson
Tue Dec 31, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy New Year and....
Replies: 7
Views: 203

Re: Happy New Year and....

Happy New Year, Bob, Mike and Kathy and all the vintage bunch. Look out below, Bob's got new projects! Ted