Well, I cleaned the carb, cleaned the front brakes, and I have to wait till Monday to get some Kreem for the tank. But I was just too eager to ride, so I put a little gas in it, tried to start it for 10 minutes, cleaned the carb again, tried to start it again for another few minutes, pulled the carb apart again, cleaned it, adjusted the needle and seat (the fuel bowl wouldn't fill) and then, FINALLY! It fired right up! Here we go! I took it up the street. The top end and acceleration were all there! The front brakes didn't seize up. all i did with the brakes is spray some brake cleaner into the front drum. I did a few 360s on the ice and put it back so I wouldn't get anymore of that rusty gasoline mud in the carb. Sometime this week I'm gonna coat the inside of the gas tank. But what fun! I might have to readjust the float needle again because the bowl is filling up and leaking out of the top rim of the bowl. It's probably gonna need a new bowl gasket, too.
what's happened thus far
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