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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2,094
Views: 518,073
Posted By vintagespeed
especially if Lalo is up-stream.... :D

especially if Lalo is up-stream.... :D
Forum: The Garage 01-28-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 47,017
Posted By vintagespeed
that's a cool little cart, and well purposed.

that's a cool little cart, and well purposed.
Forum: Road warriors 01-28-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By vintagespeed
you want a potentiometer for adjustment and a...

you want a potentiometer for adjustment and a couple resistors to lower the input voltage to an acceptable range. 12v for controls voltage is probably waaayyy to high (i would think 5v max).

wire...
Forum: The Garage 01-28-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By vintagespeed
yep. ...

yep.

http://images.motorcycle-usa.com/PhotoGallerys/asv-lever-silver.jpg

edit:

plus they're rebuildable if they should ever need it. most likely they wont.
Forum: The Garage 01-28-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,444
Posted By vintagespeed
most likely, the face place was not aligning on...

most likely, the face place was not aligning on the pins. more pressure and force is just going to cause galling of the pins which makes it even harder to get the plate on far enough for the clip to...
Forum: The Garage 01-28-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,515
Posted By vintagespeed
why can't you remove a few of those resistors and...

why can't you remove a few of those resistors and drive those LEDs at a higher voltage? most LEDs will handle alot more power than they're setup for.

it would seem to me that the circuit is the...
Forum: The Garage 01-28-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,349
Posted By vintagespeed
these are easy to use high amperage connectors,...

these are easy to use high amperage connectors, will connect whatever you need. get some 0g welding cable and you're all set.

they're $7 for 175amp
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6,978
Views: 1,138,354
Posted By vintagespeed
well, i'm 160lbs and 44yrs. the 530 kicks much...

well, i'm 160lbs and 44yrs. the 530 kicks much easier than my old 500 does. :lol3 :freaky
Forum: The Garage 01-20-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,111
Posted By vintagespeed
you need to post some pics. if this is an...

you need to post some pics.

if this is an hardline, why not flare it?
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3,009
Views: 577,423
Posted By vintagespeed
u n s u b s c r i b e d . . . :norton

u n s u b s c r i b e d . . . :norton
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6,978
Views: 1,138,354
Posted By vintagespeed
no, they cant. if you need to flush it, it has...

no, they cant. if you need to flush it, it has to come apart.
Forum: The Garage 01-13-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,111
Posted By vintagespeed
i've used Goodyear teflon lined, braided...

i've used Goodyear teflon lined, braided push-lock hose & fittings for various projects over the years, from oil/trans to full hydraulic steering systems. it's good stuff, abrasion resistant, looks...
Forum: The Garage 01-06-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,643
Posted By vintagespeed
i got one of these for Xmas a few years back from...

i got one of these for Xmas a few years back from one of my brother-in-laws.....i thought at the time "what a cheap ass" and threw it under the workbench...

fast-forward to last year when i...
Forum: The Garage 01-06-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,222
Posted By vintagespeed
looks good. :thumbup

looks good. :thumbup
Forum: Ride reports 01-06-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2,094
Views: 518,073
Posted By vintagespeed
best episode evar! :lol3

best episode evar! :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6,978
Views: 1,138,354
Posted By vintagespeed
i'm thinking maybe i have the 'ol reversed auto...

i'm thinking maybe i have the 'ol reversed auto decompressor on my camshaft. i haven't had time to adjust the valves yet...
Forum: The Garage 01-05-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,078
Posted By vintagespeed
pfft. in sand?? :norton :lol3

pfft. in sand?? :norton :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 62,952
Posted By vintagespeed
we got up to ~90mph on those panhandle gravel...

we got up to ~90mph on those panhandle gravel roads. :D enjoying your RR!
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2,094
Views: 518,073
Posted By vintagespeed
ditto. faceplant. sandbar break! :lol3

ditto. faceplant.

sandbar break! :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6,978
Views: 1,138,354
Posted By vintagespeed
did all the oil pump upgrades over Xmas break,...

did all the oil pump upgrades over Xmas break, bike runs much quieter and i feel much better about it after seeing how wobbly those stock gears were on the shafts. still having starting problems...
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 62,952
Posted By vintagespeed
subscribed! :freaky

subscribed! :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 99,402
Posted By vintagespeed
SUBscr.......b......eh. nevermind. ...

SUBscr.......b......eh. nevermind.



great RR! :D
Forum: The Garage 12-24-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,498
Posted By vintagespeed
yeah, you'll be fine. those really aren't rusted...

yeah, you'll be fine. those really aren't rusted in place, just surface rust on the ring itself.

i used to build volkswagens, that's how you learn what real rust is. :lol3
Forum: The Garage 12-24-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,222
Posted By vintagespeed
you can scuff it with some 400grit, wet sand,...

you can scuff it with some 400grit, wet sand, wipe down with acetone and then spray whatever rattle can you want on it. it'll look fine. when you wet sand, wipe the case dry and you'll see shiny...
Forum: The Garage 12-23-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,498
Posted By vintagespeed
this. easy.

this. easy.
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 163,746
Posted By vintagespeed
well they were adjusted too tight by the previous...

well they were adjusted too tight by the previous owner, who probably wondered why it was so easy to kick over. :1drink

it's a tricky thing because the damn lever arm flops all the way back if...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 163,746
Posted By vintagespeed
i picked up a not running XL500R last week, got...

i picked up a not running XL500R last week, got it dialed and running great on Saturday. mine wouldn't start because the decompressor cables were too tight, pulling in on the arm and releasing...
Forum: The Garage 12-11-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 12,767
Posted By vintagespeed
nicely played. :clap

nicely played. :clap
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3,009
Views: 577,423
Posted By vintagespeed
this RR is going in the shitter without Ev. just...

this RR is going in the shitter without Ev. just sayin... :D and what kindof parting video is that? no boobs!?

all in jest, Ev will be greatly missed.
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2,094
Views: 518,073
Posted By vintagespeed
some of us have been following you daily since...

some of us have been following you daily since that little latin guy tried to probe you. you're hellof an entertaining guy! :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,015
Posted By vintagespeed
i really dig this bike, looks like a hit to me!

i really dig this bike, looks like a hit to me!
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6,978
Views: 1,138,354
Posted By vintagespeed
can anyone hook me up with a .PDF of the manny...

can anyone hook me up with a .PDF of the manny please? the one that i got with the bike is completely in spanish, and me no fumar espanol. :freaky
Forum: The Garage 12-04-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 12,767
Posted By vintagespeed
for securing the gate in upright position, add...

for securing the gate in upright position, add some tabs on either side of the back of the trailer, and run a pin through some tube at the top edge of the gate that indexes through the tabs. will...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6,978
Views: 1,138,354
Posted By vintagespeed
yeah, not so much here in the people's...

yeah, not so much here in the people's republik...

your best bet is AAA, get the membership and title transfer it there. i did it last year with my '09 Berg 570, non-street legal bike....

they...
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2,094
Views: 518,073
Posted By vintagespeed
can't wait for the next chapter Lalo! maybe...

can't wait for the next chapter Lalo! maybe it'll contain some sultry middle eastern beauties? :evil
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3,009
Views: 577,423
Posted By vintagespeed
great photos! i loved the Antarctica...

great photos! i loved the Antarctica pics......but no bikini shots? ...thats a once in a lifetime opportunity! :D
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6,978
Views: 1,138,354
Posted By vintagespeed
been doing some work on the 530, going over...

been doing some work on the 530, going over things & swapping out things to my liking:
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6,978
Views: 1,138,354
Posted By vintagespeed
just picked mine up, and some PARTS SWAPPING?

hey 530 guys, i just joined the ranks. picked up an '08 with some tasteful mods. :D
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,739
Posted By vintagespeed
very cool RR, thanks!

very cool RR, thanks!
Forum: Ride reports 11-19-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 190,381
Posted By vintagespeed
great RR! i gotta admit that KLR has done u...

great RR! i gotta admit that KLR has done u right.
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