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Forum: Old's Cool 11-16-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,105
Posted By fadingfastsd
I may end up going this route. I didn't realize I...

I may end up going this route. I didn't realize I could get a good set of pistons/cylinders for a couple hundred bucks. What do you mean by 'turn down the spigots'?
Forum: Old's Cool 11-16-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,105
Posted By fadingfastsd
Probably a stupid question, but I assume I need...

Probably a stupid question, but I assume I need to remove the crank completely to access this sludge trap correct? Thanks for the heads up on this.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-16-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,105
Posted By fadingfastsd
I dropped the oil pan last Thursday. I siphoned...

I dropped the oil pan last Thursday. I siphoned off the oil, and got down to the bottom of the pan. There are chunks of piston everywhere. There are some small metallic flakes in the oil as well.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-16-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,105
Posted By fadingfastsd
Been super busy the last couple days, sorry for...

Been super busy the last couple days, sorry for the delay with an update. No worries, I'm sure I misread what you meant. I'm annoyed with this whole situation and shouldn't have been so touchy in the...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-13-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,105
Posted By fadingfastsd
I don't want to seem ungrateful at all for the...

I don't want to seem ungrateful at all for the advice/ideas here, because I do appreciate the help. However, I'm getting a little tired of the implications that I didn't know what I was doing and ran...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-12-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,105
Posted By fadingfastsd
So this morning I took the left side intact...

So this morning I took the left side intact piston and cylinder by VEEparts in El Cajon. They are a local Volkswagen parts house, and have some great guys working there. I had one of the guys measure...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-12-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,105
Posted By fadingfastsd
Been super busy with work and didn't have a...

Been super busy with work and didn't have a chance yet to drop the pan. I hope to do that tomorrow afternoon. I promise to update when I do. Last night I finally got everything else stripped off the...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-12-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,105
Posted By fadingfastsd
I checked the timing when I first got the bike....

I checked the timing when I first got the bike. It was dead on. I had over 600 miles on the bike since then with no problems until this, so I doubt the timing had anything to do with this failure.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-11-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,105
Posted By fadingfastsd
Now that I think about it, yes for the 30 seconds...

Now that I think about it, yes for the 30 seconds before destruction I believe it was pinging.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,105
Posted By fadingfastsd
If the others don't work out, are you interested...

If the others don't work out, are you interested in selling these parts?

I'm dropping the oil pan tonight and trying to find all the missing pieces. I'm going to flush the whole crankcase with gas...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,105
Posted By fadingfastsd
Good to hear! Hopefully these work out.

Good to hear! Hopefully these work out.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,105
Posted By fadingfastsd
Hey Roy, Thanks so much for the offer. Sorry...

Hey Roy,
Thanks so much for the offer. Sorry for the late reply, I was out in the desert riding dirtbikes for the weekend. It sounds like these will work on my Eldo. I would love this set for my...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,105
Posted By fadingfastsd
Thanks to everybody so much for the replys! I...

Thanks to everybody so much for the replys! I just wanted to drop a general thank you here first. I'm going to respond to individual messages w/ quotes after this.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,895
Posted By fadingfastsd
Sure you can use any of the pictures in this...

Sure you can use any of the pictures in this thread. I don't see how this thread is very interesting since the build never panned out haha. But go for it.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-07-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,105
Posted By fadingfastsd
73 Moto Guzzi Eldorado Piston/Cylinder Options

Hey ADVers,
I've posted about my Guzzi before. It's a 73 Eldorado:
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-3TJ5Vda90HY/VFlMJt00wOI/AAAAAAAAqL8/r7pqgZWuezk/w1109-h832-no/20141104_121504_Millar%2BAve.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,637
Posted By fadingfastsd
Thanks X! That's alot of kind words for a dirtbag...

Thanks X! That's alot of kind words for a dirtbag like me. I'm always happy to help out fellow ADV'ers. I''ve had people help me on the road, and I like to return the favor. I've made some close...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-02-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 52,640
Posted By fadingfastsd
What is somebody in San Diego, like me, wanted to...

What is somebody in San Diego, like me, wanted to to take tire orders for a bunch of guys in TJ, get them, and bring them across in my truck to give to my friends there?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-01-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 52,640
Posted By fadingfastsd
Care to elaborate there beech?

Care to elaborate there beech?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-01-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 52,640
Posted By fadingfastsd
What is the difficulty getting tires into Baja?

What is the difficulty getting tires into Baja?
Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,637
Posted By fadingfastsd
Talking Well Jason is back on the road to Mexico to get...

Well Jason is back on the road to Mexico to get his bike going again, after using my 03 KLR as an organ donor :D.

I was on my way to the RaceTech Electric shop on Monday around noon, when I got a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-21-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 19,822
Posted By fadingfastsd
That's cool! It's an amazing ride, definitely...

That's cool! It's an amazing ride, definitely check it out.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-10-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 19,822
Posted By fadingfastsd
I would really like to plan a return trip out...

I would really like to plan a return trip out there soon. I would really like to ride the entire line, instead of just to the trestle like we did last time. Maybe ride out and camp overnight, then...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-06-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By fadingfastsd
73 Moto Guzzi Eldorado on the road again, got some ?'s

Hey guys,

So...I finally picked up my dream bike and could use some help from you guys. It's a 73 Moto Guzzi Eldorado 850. I got it from a guy who had started stripping it down to "build a cafe...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-22-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By fadingfastsd
I saw this, looks like fun, but I'm just looking...

I saw this, looks like fun, but I'm just looking for a street(legal) bike to take a spin all the way around the lake and see the area a little better.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-22-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By fadingfastsd
We drove by there, amazing spot. I could see that...

We drove by there, amazing spot. I could see that being pretty cold. We're going to get married in December, so inside the lodge seems like a better idea than outside, even if you get a killer view...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-22-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By fadingfastsd
Thanks Tim! Appreciate it bud. Hey on a side...

Thanks Tim! Appreciate it bud. Hey on a side note, did you get your DR ignition switch from Jason?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-21-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By fadingfastsd
Awesome, thanks for the info! We've been looking...

Awesome, thanks for the info! We've been looking at places on the North side. Mainly Squaw Valley and West Shore Cafe. We don't have a plan for a cake though, so that would be awesome if your wife...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-21-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By fadingfastsd
Got a free afternoon in North Tahoe tomorrow, anybody got a bike/gear they'd rent me?

Hey guys,

I happen to be in Tahoe til the weekend (looking at wedding venues w/ the old lady) and am gonna have tomorrow free from about 12PM on. I was thinking about renting a bike to cruise...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-26-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 43,038
Posted By fadingfastsd
Looks awesome! Damn I wish I could have made it....

Looks awesome! Damn I wish I could have made it. TFN call me back you bastard, I left you 2 voicemails yesterday and a text message. It's like you have better things to do than talk to me!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-12-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 43,038
Posted By fadingfastsd
I would kill to get back on Usal road again....

I would kill to get back on Usal road again. Parepin and I hit it last October, and it was a blast. Hands down the best riding I've done. We did it on fully loaded KLR's, and camped down at the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-13-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 43,038
Posted By fadingfastsd
I'm still working on my plans, not sure yet...

I'm still working on my plans, not sure yet exactly when I'm leaving, or if I'm driving my truck/trailer or riding my KLR up. I'm leaving from San Diego.
Anybody on the route North want to meet up?...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-04-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 19,822
Posted By fadingfastsd
We'd be up to meet you there and go for another...

We'd be up to meet you there and go for another run!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-22-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 43,038
Posted By fadingfastsd
Haha I'm up for it. I'll be heading up from San...

Haha I'm up for it. I'll be heading up from San Diego, who wants to meet up along the way? Would be awesome to pick up riders all along the way and roll into TFN's shithouse ready to get shithoused!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-21-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 43,038
Posted By fadingfastsd
I'm in for sure! Can't wait for this shitshow....

I'm in for sure! Can't wait for this shitshow. I'll probably be staying for more than the weekend. Might as well have some fun if I'm gonna ride all the way up there.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-20-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 19,822
Posted By fadingfastsd
Awesome! Glad you rode it too and had some fun....

Awesome! Glad you rode it too and had some fun. Naked guy is a good lookout for the place. He definitely doesn't seem to mind people riding around there. I think he lives at the nudist resort next to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-30-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 19,822
Posted By fadingfastsd
Just found it on the UT website: ...

Just found it on the UT website:

http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2014/mar/29/pacific-imperial-railroad-mts-contract-trouble/
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-29-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 19,822
Posted By fadingfastsd
Damn that sounds like a hell of a ride! What rock...

Damn that sounds like a hell of a ride! What rock crawling area did you guys get into? I have not looked into the Husky problem but will try to check it out this weekend.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-28-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 19,822
Posted By fadingfastsd
Ya I totally agree Rey. The pictures just really...

Ya I totally agree Rey. The pictures just really don't do it justice. It's absolutely amazing standing out there on top of the trestle looking down at the gorge. One of the most amazing places I've...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-25-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 19,822
Posted By fadingfastsd
Hey Paul! How've you been? Hope things are going...

Hey Paul! How've you been? Hope things are going well.
Glad you didn't end up getting sliced & diced by that big fan thing on top of the helicopter.

We should meet up for a ride soon!
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1,064
Views: 284,568
Posted By fadingfastsd
I know you can't help feeling that way, but you...

I know you can't help feeling that way, but you know (and so do we) that it's not really your fault. Sometimes bad shit just happens and there's nothing you can do about it. I'll definitely miss Carl...
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