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Forum: Road warriors 01-17-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4,193
Views: 492,370
Posted By Bueller
And that's the point. When I make a post that...

And that's the point. When I make a post that singles me out I'm capable of understanding how and why.

:fyyff
Forum: Road warriors 01-17-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4,193
Views: 492,370
Posted By Bueller
Lots of good recent posts. And then there's this...

Lots of good recent posts. And then there's this one ^^^ Are we supposed to believe you really can't understand why you get singled out?
Forum: Battle scooters 01-05-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 5,252
Views: 227,266
Posted By Bueller
If the engine is a 1995, which I believe is the...

If the engine is a 1995, which I believe is the year of your montero (if memory serves) the timing belt interval was 60,000 miles. The extended intervals were on later years.

That's not to say a...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-05-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 5,252
Views: 227,266
Posted By Bueller
Make sure among the new parts they install are a...

Make sure among the new parts they install are a timing belt and water pump. It's $200 worth of parts, but the labor while the engine is on a stand is about a half hour. Once the vehicle is all...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-04-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5,252
Views: 227,266
Posted By Bueller
If there was no oil the bearings would be...

If there was no oil the bearings would be destroyed. But tyically, an engine can be destroyed by either running out of oil or overheating. They don't usually do both at the same time. The timing belt...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-04-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5,252
Views: 227,266
Posted By Bueller
Just to be clear - on a V-6 Mitsu engine the oil...

Just to be clear - on a V-6 Mitsu engine the oil pump is driven by the crank. The oil pump really can't stop unless the crankshaft is stopped. That's a good thing and means the crank/bearings should...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-03-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 5,252
Views: 227,266
Posted By Bueller
Yes, mainly lurking. I ride a BV350 among other...

Yes, mainly lurking. I ride a BV350 among other things and tend to spend more time in shiny things or RW. The donor of your Puch is not enamored with me :lol3



By "top of the line" I assume you...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-03-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5,252
Views: 227,266
Posted By Bueller
Compared to other Japanese makes (or American...

Compared to other Japanese makes (or American makes) almost everything on a Mitsubishi is expensive. Sorry about your breakdown

Signed,

A former Mitsubishi Diamond Pro Master Technician.
Forum: Road warriors 01-03-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4,193
Views: 492,370
Posted By Bueller
It was sad but it was also worth saving. History...

It was sad but it was also worth saving. History has already proven that. Today its an American company that employs thousands of Americans and manufactures products considered desirable and...
Forum: Road warriors 01-03-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4,193
Views: 492,370
Posted By Bueller
And you were there, right? :ear Any...

And you were there, right?

:ear

Any news for the new year about MOTUS?
Forum: Battle scooters 01-02-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5,252
Views: 227,266
Posted By Bueller
Not to turn this into a riding gear thread, but I...

Not to turn this into a riding gear thread, but I also recommend Aerostich. I'm on Darien #2. Darien #1 was crashed in/rebuilt twice and had about 150,000 miles on it.

Many other players in the...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-02-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,563
Posted By Bueller
If the cam isn't hurt just replace the bearings...

If the cam isn't hurt just replace the bearings with high quality replacements. You can probably pull the bearings with a small three jaw puller and drive the new ones on with a hammer and socket or...
Forum: Road warriors 01-02-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,634
Posted By Bueller
Since I've never seen an oilhead with ABS of any...

Since I've never seen an oilhead with ABS of any model that cheap in rideable condition I'd check it out thoroughly before I bought it. Either it's a scam, a salvage Katrina victim or that's one...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-01-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,563
Posted By Bueller
Before I tore the whole thing apart I'd stick a...

Before I tore the whole thing apart I'd stick a skinny telescoping magnet down into the crankcase and see if I could fish out the remains of the bearing. I'd also leave the drain plug out and flush...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-30-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,563
Posted By Bueller
That may or may not be the end of that particular...

That may or may not be the end of that particular engine. Timing the valves isn't the hard part. You'll have much more to worry about if there are disintegrated bits in the crankcase, or if the...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-29-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,563
Posted By Bueller
1) Look for metal shavings in the oil 2)...

1) Look for metal shavings in the oil

2) Pull the CVT cover and see if you can turn the engine over with a ratchet

3) If you can turn the engine over, see if you have compression

From there...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-29-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,736
Posted By Bueller
You can't compare pricing in this manner. The...

You can't compare pricing in this manner. The difference in pricing goes beyond the exchange rate. Sometimes the difference is based on shipping, sometimes the importer is a middleman who has to...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-29-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,736
Posted By Bueller
:nod As the saying goes - buy the best (or...

:nod

As the saying goes - buy the best (or what's best for you) and cry once.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-28-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,170
Posted By Bueller
Have you seen the delusional nature of some of...

Have you seen the delusional nature of some of the players here? "Psychosis" is understated :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,407
Posted By Bueller
No problem!

No problem!
Forum: Battle scooters 12-28-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,170
Posted By Bueller
It has provided a comprehensive education on...

It has provided a comprehensive education on human psychosis.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-28-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,736
Posted By Bueller
Just a word of advice - if the Vespa is what you...

Just a word of advice - if the Vespa is what you really want, get it. Second choices are exactly that. Every time you get on the PCX you will wish you'd bought the Vespa. Besides, you already have...
Forum: Road warriors 12-27-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 26,444
Posted By Bueller
http://treasure.diylol.com/uploads/post/image/4822...

http://treasure.diylol.com/uploads/post/image/482256/resized_conspiracy-keanu-meme-generator-if-jesus-can-walk-on-water-and-humans-are-70-water-and-i-can-walk-on-humans-i-am-70-jesus-5efd1d.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 12-26-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 4,193
Views: 492,370
Posted By Bueller
Sure they do, and this thread's already got too...

Sure they do, and this thread's already got too much.

So why add more? Whenever I see this thread bumped I click on it hoping there will be some kind of update about the release of the bike....
Forum: Battle scooters 12-26-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,977
Posted By Bueller
I didn't ask. My experience with them is they are...

I didn't ask. My experience with them is they are so big and move so much stuff, even though I purchase there often they don't really have any incentive to price match with someone on the internet...
Forum: Road warriors 12-26-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4,193
Views: 492,370
Posted By Bueller
Good on you for being out there riding distance...

Good on you for being out there riding distance at your age. Hope you get to continue that for many years. But why the dick measuring? My IBA # is 7000 lower than yours. Am I now somehow entitled to...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-26-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,977
Posted By Bueller
I'm told this is the same shell, liner, etc., as...

I'm told this is the same shell, liner, etc., as the LS2 FF386. I just bought one of those online from Competition Accessories (gloss black only) for $129.00 with free shipping. I think mediums and...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-26-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 749
Posted By Bueller
I don't see it in the parts listings on bike...

I don't see it in the parts listings on bike bandit, but that's not a guarantee that it doesn't belong to your bike:

http://www.bikebandit.com/oem-parts/1981-honda-ct110/o/m2286#sch15216
Forum: Road warriors 12-25-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 26,444
Posted By Bueller
I've owned both. The Tiger is worth every penny...

I've owned both. The Tiger is worth every penny of the price difference.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-25-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By Bueller
Check out the auction fees. That's going to add...

Check out the auction fees. That's going to add up in a hurry!
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,797
Posted By Bueller
I'll believe you if you can first show us an EVO...

I'll believe you if you can first show us an EVO cam chain :deal
Forum: Battle scooters 12-21-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,375
Posted By Bueller
This is one of several reasons why I've continued...

This is one of several reasons why I've continued participating here for over a decade. I haven't always agreed with the decisions, but I know a lot of thought and effort goes into them. This should...
Forum: Road warriors 12-20-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4,193
Views: 492,370
Posted By Bueller
The only error I can see them having made is that...

The only error I can see them having made is that of being a bit naive, and basing timelines on that naivety. I hardly see that as a reason to nail them to a cross, but it seems to be more than...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-20-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,375
Posted By Bueller
Just found this and had no idea Jerry got banned,...

Just found this and had no idea Jerry got banned, so I went back to several of his last posts. He was given a "last warning" repeatedly for derailing threads, with the suggestion that he might want...
Forum: Road warriors 12-19-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 4,193
Views: 492,370
Posted By Bueller
Not touchy at all. Just satirically pointing out...

Not touchy at all. Just satirically pointing out both how easy and how ridiculous it is to try to armchair quarterback the MOTUS effort. I watched from inside the industry just how long it took...
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,797
Posted By Bueller
My 06 FJR died once, but just by the grace of God...

My 06 FJR died once, but just by the grace of God it was when I was leaving my own garage. The solder contact on the ignition switch melted and the "run" wire came off. I was able to disassemble it...
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4,193
Views: 492,370
Posted By Bueller
Why bother responding? Everyone knows that...

Why bother responding? Everyone knows that building a startup motorcycle company is easy, that's why everyone's doing it and they all succeed. If you don't believe me just ask the Internet. All you...
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 4,193
Views: 492,370
Posted By Bueller
I wasn't referring to you. My post was...

I wasn't referring to you.

My post was simply comparing the similarities between some of the negativity I see both here in the MOTUS thread and in HD threads on advrider. Most often the negativity...
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 4,193
Views: 492,370
Posted By Bueller
It's been pointed out before. The fact that some...

It's been pointed out before. The fact that some so badly want MOTUS to fail escapes me. I might understand it better coming from a BMW employee living in Germany, but that's not the case with any of...
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,018
Posted By Bueller
No one designs an engine mapping system that is...

No one designs an engine mapping system that is inherently capable of dialing back the timing so far as to cause imminent catastrophic failure. It's better to let the engine detonate than it is to...
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