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Forum: Canada 12-01-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 755
Views: 105,930
Posted By gumbellion
Clear the AES air for me

I have imported 3 bikes in the past and am looking at doing another this weekend or next.
Can someone clearly explain the AES stuff?
I went to register and it seems like its for a company for...
Forum: Canada 08-21-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 16,170
Views: 898,054
Posted By gumbellion
In case you guys were looking for a ride (garth)...

In case you guys were looking for a ride (garth) The wabigoon river road isnt washed out. So you can get all the way around to "wintleville" in oxdrift from the 105 as of last week. Couple rough...
Forum: Canada 08-21-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 16,170
Views: 898,054
Posted By gumbellion
Did anyone go and take a look at this KLR? Looks...

Did anyone go and take a look at this KLR? Looks like rain this weekend and being without a bike since may is putting me over the edge.
So im thinking of making a trip saturday to take a look, and...
Forum: Canada 06-11-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 10,432
Views: 702,149
Posted By gumbellion
I gave the guy a call and he didnt have much to...

I gave the guy a call and he didnt have much to say. selling it for someone else. All he really knew was there was a dent in the tank, plastics faded, runs good and lights work.
I am definately...
Forum: Canada 06-11-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10,432
Views: 702,149
Posted By gumbellion
Anyone in Tbay know this bike?

Saw this pop up before work on Kijiji Thunder bay. does anyone know this bike or who it is? not much info but i figured all you KLR guys hang out together, and coule be someone on here. Sent a...
Forum: Canada 06-05-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 10,432
Views: 702,149
Posted By gumbellion
Hopefully eating rhubarb for 3 meals a day in no...

Hopefully eating rhubarb for 3 meals a day in no time. Offer should be signed and set to take posession first week of July.
Home ownership is already muching away at the savings, and we dont even...
Forum: Canada 06-03-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10,432
Views: 702,149
Posted By gumbellion
Looking for a bike to insure

I sold all my bikes and will be out of the saddle for the summer until next year i hope. I hear that if i go 1 year without insurance my rates will be "new rider" when i get back to having a bike,...
Forum: Canada 04-22-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 755
Views: 105,930
Posted By gumbellion
Having someone else bring the bike over??

So i am looking at a bike again and have a different question
The sellers lady friend lives in toronto and he offered to bring the bike up for me as he regularly comes to visit her
How would i go...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 8,637
Views: 1,741,980
Posted By gumbellion
ya i guess bearings is pretty general Wheel...

ya i guess bearings is pretty general

Wheel Bearings-Edit made!
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 8,637
Views: 1,741,980
Posted By gumbellion
Bearings

These Are WHEEL bearings. next winter i might play in the motor and will let you know whats in there
I went to my local bearing supply and got new bearings and seals yesterday and figure it might...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8,637
Views: 1,741,980
Posted By gumbellion
looking for a few other parts as i dig into the...

looking for a few other parts as i dig into the bike and find some damage
The one chain adjsuter on the rear was broken, welded, and now the weld is broken, i doubt there are many of these hanging...
Forum: Canada 04-16-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 10,432
Views: 702,149
Posted By gumbellion
Anyone in Dryden or Tbay that can weld

I picked up a Xr400 and want to set it up for some offraod camping.
The stock sbuframe is a weak point, but its steel so can be beefed up a bit to carry extra weight
I cant weld and dont have a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 8,637
Views: 1,741,980
Posted By gumbellion
the giant loop would still be putting force on my...

the giant loop would still be putting force on my subframe though right>?
One of the trips i want to do this summer is about 500km without gas so want to beef the subframe up anyways for that.
Im...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 8,637
Views: 1,741,980
Posted By gumbellion
Oh ya And i am still looking for a stock seat,...

Oh ya
And i am still looking for a stock seat, skid plate and anything else people might have laying around. found a 17L acerbis tank but thats it
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8,637
Views: 1,741,980
Posted By gumbellion
Subframe, luggage and hwy use

I picked up a xr4 in march and am just about it have it ready for the road. New breaks, tires, oil change and now just waiting for the snow to go. I will be using this for my commute to work but am...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8,637
Views: 1,741,980
Posted By gumbellion
used parts??

I have a thread in the FM but figured i would toss it up here.
I jsut picked up a XR4 and am looking for a few things, and mybe some of you guys have upgraded parts and want to get rid of some stuff...
Forum: Canada 03-14-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,633
Posted By gumbellion
ide say the easiest way would be keep an eye on...

ide say the easiest way would be keep an eye on kijiji and see if you can find one thats already blue plated. Then swap your parts over and have 2.
I see blue plated frames for sale from time to...
Forum: Canada 03-14-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 755
Views: 105,930
Posted By gumbellion
CBSA does not need anything in advance when...

CBSA does not need anything in advance when bringing anything from the states to canada. US CBP needs a bill of sale, copy of the title, and copy of the ID of the person bringing the bike from the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8,637
Views: 1,741,980
Posted By gumbellion
So does that mean i will need to get a stock...

So does that mean i will need to get a stock seat, and shrouds to use a aftermarket tank?
What would the kit be worth to sell, since once i swap tanks i wont see myself going back and fourth
...
Forum: Canada 03-11-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 755
Views: 105,930
Posted By gumbellion
will be importing this on thursday. Hopefully it...

will be importing this on thursday. Hopefully it goes as well as the last bike i did 2 years ago

http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii218/gumbellion/IMG-20140310-00231_zpsceab73e1.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 8,637
Views: 1,741,980
Posted By gumbellion
The tiedown on the sbufram isnt putting any force...

The tiedown on the sbufram isnt putting any force on anything. Just there as extra precaution. I read all about the weak subfram and will be looking to get it beefed up, i also would like to throw...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8,637
Views: 1,741,980
Posted By gumbellion
Officially have a XR400

Maybe you gurus can take a look at the pics of my new to me bike and see if you notice anything that isnt stock

Today i picked up the XR400 i found on CL a few weeks ago. I am surprised it wasnt...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8,637
Views: 1,741,980
Posted By gumbellion
picking up a 99 on monday

Well i have the deal sorted and will be picking up a new to me 1999 XR400 that is street legal.
The petcock and carb are a bit leaky so will be picking up repair kits while in the states to fix...
Forum: Canada 02-28-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 10,432
Views: 702,149
Posted By gumbellion
xt600 for sale

not sure if anyone is interested but i got offered a 1990 yamaha xt 600 out of the twin cities for 1400.
seems like a good deal if someone were looking for a cheap bigger bike.
If youre interested...
Forum: Canada 02-25-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 755
Views: 105,930
Posted By gumbellion
last import question This is for a non-RIV...

last import question
This is for a non-RIV Bike that i will be picking up in a couple weeks. The current owner bought it in sept but the bikes plates were still good through this year, so never...
Forum: Canada 02-18-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 755
Views: 105,930
Posted By gumbellion
Going to send the deposit tonight so its a done...

Going to send the deposit tonight so its a done deal as long as something doesnt go sideways in the next few hours.
Forum: Canada 02-18-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 755
Views: 105,930
Posted By gumbellion
Well that was easy. I couldnt get ahold of...

Well that was easy. I couldnt get ahold of suzuki yesterday because of the holiday but got on the phone with them today. About 5 minutes on the phone getting things done and they asked "are you at...
Forum: Canada 02-17-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 755
Views: 105,930
Posted By gumbellion
I figured it was just some stupid thing added...

I figured it was just some stupid thing added into the notes on RIV that would never get looked at. The last bike i brought in they basically looked at in the truck to ensure it wasnt either...
Forum: Canada 02-16-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 755
Views: 105,930
Posted By gumbellion
suzuki import

Has anyone imported a suzuki lately
on the RIV site for admissability it says it needs to have stamped on the exhaust that it does not exceed 80dB. do they check that at the border or during the CT...
Forum: Canada 02-16-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 755
Views: 105,930
Posted By gumbellion
I did number 2, but had him fax and mail me the...

I did number 2, but had him fax and mail me the original title when purchased with bill of sale. Then sent copy of bill of sale, title, and drivers license to US customs. Picked up and was exactly...
Forum: Canada 02-15-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,481
Posted By gumbellion
I have just started looking at this too. I...

I have just started looking at this too. I travel a fair bit for work so figure instead of using works card and doing expenses, then when they are deposited into my account pay the corp travel card....
Forum: Canada 02-15-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 755
Views: 105,930
Posted By gumbellion
Just so anyone going though internation fall MN...

Just so anyone going though internation fall MN knows. I just called and a fax 72+hours in advance is fine as long as you have the original when you come back with the bike
Forum: Canada 02-14-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 755
Views: 105,930
Posted By gumbellion
Another import question

One of the bikes I am considering right now is street plated in minnesota but was not originally manufactured to be a street bike-DRZ250
. Is there anything that would prevent me from bringing it...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-14-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,050
Posted By gumbellion
Looks like changing the registration is going to...

Looks like changing the registration is going to be a bit of hoop jumping.
Even though i have the VIN since there is no plate on the bike, and it hasnt been registered since they went to electronic...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-13-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,050
Posted By gumbellion
I got the VIN yesterday but its kind of stragne. ...

I got the VIN yesterday but its kind of stragne. Unlike current ones that are just a string on numbers and letters.
Tomorrow im heading to Service Ontario, our DMV to check on title transferr
Wish...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-12-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,050
Posted By gumbellion
is there a good forum to look on to get info and...

is there a good forum to look on to get info and help on these things? Its going to be a huge learning experience for me working on a older bike, but will also be a really cool project. And i can...
Forum: Canada 02-12-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 755
Views: 105,930
Posted By gumbellion
Non-RIV import

I have imported a bike before using the RIV process but am looking at a bike now that is over 15 years old. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
I...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-12-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,050
Posted By gumbellion
He said he had it running last summer, then took...

He said he had it running last summer, then took the carbs off and cleaned them up. He said he bought some parts for the carbs cleaned them replaced whatever needed replacing, claims it cost $100...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-11-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,050
Posted By gumbellion
Project CB350/4- yes or no

I got the option today to buy a 1973 honda CB350 four cylinder. The guy had the motor running last summer but has some problems with the points. He offered it to me for 250.
He says he has a...
Forum: Canada 02-11-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 10,432
Views: 702,149
Posted By gumbellion
Dang! Well next time you see a deal like that...

Dang! Well next time you see a deal like that scoop it up and i will be at youre place with cash in a second.

I just got offered a 1973 cb 350 four cylinder for a song and dance that should keep...
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