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    New member. Live in El Paso, TX. Having some fun updating/upgrading/just getting it running...anyways, tinkering w/my 1991 TW. I bought it originally from a horse farm in Virginia for $800 and it was in a little rough shape. Picture is from when I bought it. When I moved from Virginia back to Texas, I ended up parking it outside for a bit. It would crank with a new battery, but choke and all cables were froze. So, since about two weekends ago I've been trying to get it back to running order. Goal is to have it for cruising close to home and for doing a bit of rockhounding here in the desert.

    What I've done so far:

    About two years ago I purchased an assortment of main parts. This included: Desert camo OEM gas tank w/petcock; desert camo rear and front fender; desert camo light shroud w/windshield/screen. Also picked up a black left fender, rear subframe, and trun signals and oem mirrors.
    Grips are shot so just got some pro tapers in.
    Have instrument panel back plastic. The one on the bike was being held together with duct tape and dark high dense styrofoam.
    Front light/turn signals frame and turn signals.
    Wider footpegs.
    oil and oil filter.
    carb from amazon w/inline gas filter.
    E3 spark plug
    New AGM sealed battery
    New levers.


    What's left:
    Needs new tires and tubes
    Needs new horn...this one sounds seriously sad...
    New chain

    I'll try to grab some pics of it. Good night, all.

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    Welcome to the Forum!
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    Welcome from Canada! Sounds like you've been a busy fellow getting the old girl back to life!
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    Welcome. I like the fiamm freeway blaster horn. I can’t remember if I got the high or low note horn though. Happy fixing.
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    Twin 2014 TW200's made side by side on the assembly line, Moose rear racks, Protaper ATV high bars, DG oval pipes, kick starters, rejetted carbs, 130 main jets, 2 -3 -.020 shims on the needles and @ 2 1/2 turns on the pilot screw, #34 pilot jets, Acerbis hand guards, Shinko 241 front tires, modified Krator foot pegs, 14-55t sprockets, Ricochet skid plates and 90 degree fuel filters.

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    Another welcome from Canada! Enjoy
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    Greetings! My son is stationed at Fort Bliss.
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    Welcome to the forum. Can you post links for your carb and the desert camo tank? Can’t wait to see pictures. Cheers
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