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Forum: Airheads Today, 06:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 237
Posted By wvrocks
Its possible it rolled over but I doubt it by the...

Its possible it rolled over but I doubt it by the overall condition. The last inspection sticker it had was in 1984 so it was only on the road for about 8 years. Its missing some pieces, the...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 237
Posted By wvrocks
R90/6, My first Airhead!

I picked up this 1976 R90/6 today! My first airhead! I've been looking for one from my birth year for quite a while. Its got 24578 miles, and everything works. Started right up from cold this...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 442
Posted By wvrocks
No problem! wrk2surf mentioned something...

No problem! wrk2surf mentioned something important too. Some models have an o-ring that goes on before all the plates. The plate closest to it has a slightly larger inner diameter. If you used an...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 442
Posted By wvrocks
This isn't super clear but here's what the manual...

This isn't super clear but here's what the manual says. Essentially you use the adjustment on the end of the pushrod where it makes contact with the clutch housing to align the slot in top of the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6,096
Views: 1,095,272
Posted By wvrocks
There's a trick on here somewhere that helps to...

There's a trick on here somewhere that helps to reduce wear at the lever end. Basically you take a small piece of tubing, maybe an 1" long and run a zip tie through it and around the handlebars then...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 442
Posted By wvrocks
I'll check the manual in the morning and get you...

I'll check the manual in the morning and get you an answer. Basically just involves turning the adjustment out and setting the release arm but I can't remember the exact parameters at the moment....
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 442
Posted By wvrocks
Did you properly adjust the release rod end for...

Did you properly adjust the release rod end for the new plates? The end of the release rod screws in and out and is secured with a cotter pin.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-05-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 10,706
Views: 576,623
Posted By wvrocks
Nice, are you riding this weekend? I might be...

Nice, are you riding this weekend? I might be around for a change.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-04-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10,706
Views: 576,623
Posted By wvrocks
Did you get a new seat? Looks like Seat Concepts.

Did you get a new seat? Looks like Seat Concepts.
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,189
Posted By wvrocks
Someone had a set of Synergy seals listed here in...

Someone had a set of Synergy seals listed here in the Flea Market a few weeks ago for the 50mm WP Extremes.

Found the link! http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1005120
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By wvrocks
I'm almost positive that part is the seal. If...

I'm almost positive that part is the seal. If you search for the dimension listed on the parts fiche you get this: ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6,096
Views: 1,095,272
Posted By wvrocks
I put mine on the T hose connecting the two...

I put mine on the T hose connecting the two radiators to the thermostat. Its between the T and the bend on the left side. Then the wires just run up to the frame and forward.
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,189
Posted By wvrocks
Great looking bike! If you buy it and want to...

Great looking bike! If you buy it and want to get rid of that sidestand, shoot me a message.
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 6,096
Views: 1,095,272
Posted By wvrocks
My 2000 has the WP 50mm too. Just looked at the...

My 2000 has the WP 50mm too. Just looked at the parts fiche and your 99 uses a mechanical speedo drive off the hub, my 2000 with the same forks uses a electronic speedo sensor mounted to the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,432
Posted By wvrocks
My temp sensor is mounted on the section of hose...

My temp sensor is mounted on the section of hose going into the left upper radiator if you are sitting on the bike. Its just to the left of the T in the hose and I think the fitting points up and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6,096
Views: 1,095,272
Posted By wvrocks
On my 2000 640 Adv, I removed the factory speedo...

On my 2000 640 Adv, I removed the factory speedo sensor cable and drilled out the threaded end. Then I inserted the Trail Tech sensor into the threaded part with black RTV. Its stayed in there...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,901
Posted By wvrocks
My current HID setup allows the low and high to...

My current HID setup allows the low and high to burn on the high setting. I have 2 fused wires directly from the battery to a Centech AP-2. The lights are powered from the AP-2. Each light has a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6,096
Views: 1,095,272
Posted By wvrocks
Is the spring behind the lever installed...

Is the spring behind the lever installed correctly?
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 6,096
Views: 1,095,272
Posted By wvrocks
The 2000 model 640 Adv has a welded on sidestand...

The 2000 model 640 Adv has a welded on sidestand mounting tab from the factory. Don't know why they deleted that in later models. Of course, now the sidestand for that model is discontinued so they...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-16-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10,706
Views: 576,623
Posted By wvrocks
We got a little in Elkins on Sunday night into...

We got a little in Elkins on Sunday night into Monday. Wasn't enough to make much of a difference in the rivers.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-12-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 10,706
Views: 576,623
Posted By wvrocks
That looks like a good place to turn around!

That looks like a good place to turn around!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-12-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10,706
Views: 576,623
Posted By wvrocks
Yep, good meeting you all! That was a pretty fun...

Yep, good meeting you all! That was a pretty fun day of riding.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-11-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 10,706
Views: 576,623
Posted By wvrocks
Yep. Railroad Ave. across from Walgreens

Yep. Railroad Ave. across from Walgreens
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-11-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10,706
Views: 576,623
Posted By wvrocks
How about the Go Mart in Elkins? I think...

How about the Go Mart in Elkins? I think Hillbilly will be available around 10.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-11-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 10,706
Views: 576,623
Posted By wvrocks
There are some old roads down the spine of Rich...

There are some old roads down the spine of Rich Mountain from the Battlefield Park that I'd love to explore some more. Mostly used by atv's and SxS so they will be a bit muddy and we would probably...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-11-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 10,706
Views: 576,623
Posted By wvrocks
I'm up for just about anything on Saturday. ...

I'm up for just about anything on Saturday. There are lots of gravel roads in Elkins area, some single/double track but i'm not very familiar with it. I'll look around on google a bit and see if I...
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By wvrocks
2003 R1150RT High mileage concerns?

I've found a 2003 R1150RT for sale in my area for what appears to be a very good price, $2500. It has 114k miles, wilburs shocks, new tires, com system and all the luggage. Says it has been well...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-10-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 10,706
Views: 576,623
Posted By wvrocks
I'm in Elkins, sounds like one in Buckhannon and...

I'm in Elkins, sounds like one in Buckhannon and one from Preston Co.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-10-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 10,706
Views: 576,623
Posted By wvrocks
So where / when do you all want to meet up on...

So where / when do you all want to meet up on Saturday?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-09-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10,706
Views: 576,623
Posted By wvrocks
I'll be available either day this weekend.

I'll be available either day this weekend.
Forum: Hacks 07-03-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,825
Posted By wvrocks
Is your wife willing to learn to ride? Wife on a...

Is your wife willing to learn to ride? Wife on a small dual sport and you son in the hack might work well. It would also give you a bit of a safety valve if one bike would have issues.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-26-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,827
Posted By wvrocks
I'll second Elkins. Great riding and most of the...

I'll second Elkins. Great riding and most of the amenities you would want for everyday life. Good music scene, decent hospital, easy access to bigger towns like Clarksburg.
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,144
Posted By wvrocks
All dual sport tires are a compromise. The stock...

All dual sport tires are a compromise. The stock DL650 tires lean toward the road side of the spectrum. They will be fine on dry gravel at reasonable speeds with reasonable loads. If you find...
Forum: Hacks 06-12-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 430
Posted By wvrocks
Troyka ??

I'm considering a 2004 Ural Troyka. 750cc, telescoping forks, looks to be in very good condition from the pics. I haven't seen it in person yet though or heard it run. It only has 1800 KM on it. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-11-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 10,706
Views: 576,623
Posted By wvrocks
Yeah, the building they were in has lived several...

Yeah, the building they were in has lived several lives. Its been a Ural dealer, a church and a strip club. Good combo!
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By wvrocks
Valve clearence cold 0,15 mm Exhaust: 0,15 mm

Valve clearence cold 0,15 mm Exhaust: 0,15 mm
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,390
Posted By wvrocks
Maybe not exactly what you are looking for but...

Maybe not exactly what you are looking for but pretty close. Belleville Mini Mil's. Low drop, thin sole, wide toe box, some light ankle protection.
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 6,096
Views: 1,095,272
Posted By wvrocks
First, sorry to hear about the wrists. Sure that...

First, sorry to hear about the wrists. Sure that makes many things a hassle.

Is yours a 2000 640 Adv or Enduro? 97,98, and 2000 Adv have a different frame where the side stand mount is welded...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-06-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10,706
Views: 576,623
Posted By wvrocks
Been kicking around the idea of a Ural lately....

Been kicking around the idea of a Ural lately. Does anyone remember there being a Ural dealer in Jane Lew in the early 2000's? I took my MSF course there and always wondered what happened to them.
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6,096
Views: 1,095,272
Posted By wvrocks
Vector is discontinued. I got it for about $20 on...

Vector is discontinued. I got it for about $20 on closeout so it was tough to pass up. The Stryker replaced it and added the voltmeter function.

I think the ID of the coolant hose may be shown on...
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