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Forum: Racing 04-29-2015, 09:59 PM
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Posted By LC Garage
our plans changed, will be there about 3 ish...

our plans changed, will be there about 3 ish Friday, see you soon! :D
Forum: Racing 04-28-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 98,063
Posted By LC Garage
Luke the Welder

Luke came over last night to weld up the cracked footpeg, he also suggested we add some additional gusseting;
...
Forum: Racing 04-27-2015, 08:32 AM
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Views: 98,063
Posted By LC Garage
Almost Ready

Steadily working on SL350 and also Nellie the MH, pulled the MH engine cover and retorqued manifold, carb, etc. Double checked everything and put the cover back on, now hoping that is the last time...
Forum: Racing 04-27-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 98,063
Posted By LC Garage
We'll leave for Crooked River this Friday morning...

We'll leave for Crooked River this Friday morning should be there noonish, will keep an eye out for you. What are you driving? We'll be in our old Minnie Winnie. :D
Forum: Racing 04-20-2015, 10:06 AM
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Views: 98,063
Posted By LC Garage
SL350 CRR 2015 Race Prep

Crooked River Ranch race prep is going well. CV carbs are back together with new diaphrams and stock jetting and we've also changed out the rear sprocket from a 45 tooth to a 55. Hoping the carb and...
Forum: Racing 04-15-2015, 09:06 PM
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Views: 98,063
Posted By LC Garage
HAMMER!!!!! :clap:clap:clap:clap:clap

HAMMER!!!!!

:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Racing 04-13-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 98,063
Posted By LC Garage
We thought about you guys a lot this weekend,...

We thought about you guys a lot this weekend, glad you all made it through safe, that dusty start was crowded and mega scary looking! :eek1

Our best intentions were to stay home and prep for...
Forum: Racing 04-13-2015, 08:35 AM
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Views: 98,063
Posted By LC Garage
foot note

Forgot one other detail; the left rear brake on the F250 was sticking, for about the first hour we were stopping every 10 to 15 miles and had to whack the left rear backing plate to release the brake...
Forum: Racing 04-13-2015, 05:17 AM
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Views: 98,063
Posted By LC Garage
and spoil a perfectly good adventure?? :lol3

and spoil a perfectly good adventure?? :lol3
Forum: Racing 04-12-2015, 08:01 PM
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Views: 98,063
Posted By LC Garage
Doodlebug Retrieval

Thursday night we found the old Model A tractor (or doodlebug as they are sometimes called) and while working Friday Jan and I exchanged phone calls and emails on how we could retrieve it, who could...
Forum: Racing 04-12-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 98,063
Posted By LC Garage
Cory "rubbing my fingernail between the points...

Cory "rubbing my fingernail between the points (they were a little corroded and I didn't have spark) and smacking the carburetor with a crescent wrench to un-stick the needle and seat. With some gas...
Forum: Racing 04-11-2015, 07:53 PM
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Views: 98,063
Posted By LC Garage
Cory, you are part of this band of brothers (and...

Cory, you are part of this band of brothers (and sisters, we love and cherish our many sisters) and you and all the rest are welcome to "thread jack" as you put it, ANY TIME! We just got home from...
Forum: Racing 04-11-2015, 05:45 AM
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Views: 98,063
Posted By LC Garage
I remember you could put both transmissions in...

I remember you could put both transmissions in reverse and it would go forward SUPER SLOW! :lol3
Forum: Racing 04-10-2015, 10:08 PM
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Views: 98,063
Posted By LC Garage
Laugh Doodlebug

So, with everything else going on, got severely sidetracked last night, but in a good way. The back story; as a boy of about 12, one of our many projects in dad's shop was a 1929 Model A tractor,...
Forum: Racing 04-09-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 98,063
Posted By LC Garage
Bike Updates

Although we did cancel the D100 trip, we continue as time allows to work on all the bikes, getting ready for various rides or races.

First is the CRF250X, recipient of steering damper, fat...
Forum: Racing 04-09-2015, 11:53 AM
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Views: 98,063
Posted By LC Garage
Hersh Update

We just heard from Florida, and although Hersh is in rough shape he will survive, and now begins the long road of rehab and recovery. Not sure if he will be riding the Goldwing anytime soon (if at...
Forum: Racing 04-02-2015, 09:50 PM
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Views: 98,063
Posted By LC Garage
Change of Plans

March was a very tough month for our family, we lost a dear uncle, a close friend a week after that and now a few days ago Mark "Hersh" Griffin suffered a severe stroke days after leaving here and...
Forum: Racing 04-01-2015, 05:27 AM
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Views: 98,063
Posted By LC Garage
I installed a gas alarm when we got Nellie about...

I installed a gas alarm when we got Nellie about 2 years ago, can't remember if we have the combo smoke/co alarm, I will check. Thanks Mortimer and Scott! Also talked to the wife (just now) about...
Forum: Racing 03-31-2015, 08:15 PM
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Views: 98,063
Posted By LC Garage
Thanks Scott, definitely worth considering, we...

Thanks Scott, definitely worth considering, we just need something like this that takes the chill off in the morning and is super reliable. What does the hose hookup look like?

Thanks!
Forum: Racing 03-31-2015, 05:21 PM
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Views: 98,063
Posted By LC Garage
Nellie's Generator

Lots of little parts and pieces are required to keep even a very modest grass roots race program going. And for us, one of those items is our Genset in Nellie. Because our furnace only works when it...
Forum: Racing 03-29-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 98,063
Posted By LC Garage
Prep, Prep and more Prep!

First of all, Nellie is running great. After a few test drives, including two very steep hills, the power is now what you should expect from a big block and the gas mileage is up over 8 mpg! The big...
Forum: Racing 03-12-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 98,063
Posted By LC Garage
Is Rainbow007 Becky? Glad to have her on the...

Is Rainbow007 Becky? Glad to have her on the team, she is a heck of a good rider! Don and I are now riding Masters class, my first year to race for free!

We are hoping you will join us for the...
Forum: Racing 03-11-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 98,063
Posted By LC Garage
Thanks Scott! Yes they key to the E350 was...

Thanks Scott! Yes they key to the E350 was removing all the exterior pieces and gaining access, after that the biggest challenge was removing the alternator (had to hacksaw it off, main bolt totally...
Forum: Racing 03-11-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 98,063
Posted By LC Garage
Lots of Progress

Luke's new hybrid bike, not yet offically dubbed, it is a YZ250 chassis with a Suzuki quad counter-balanced 250cc engine. This one is turning out very nice, Luke rode it for the first time last...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-10-2015, 08:36 PM
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Views: 388,138
Posted By LC Garage
Love the Christmas lights, put some up in my shop...

Love the Christmas lights, put some up in my shop for family deal a couple years ago, liked them so much left them up! :D
Forum: Racing 02-08-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 98,063
Posted By LC Garage
Hi Ladybug! It has been quiet 'cuz I don't want...

Hi Ladybug! It has been quiet 'cuz I don't want to bore everyone with tales of Nellie the adventure support vehicle! Have been working diligently to get Nellie ready for riding season; timing chain...
Forum: Racing 01-22-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 98,063
Posted By LC Garage
Wow! You never cease to amaze! Nice segue from...

Wow! You never cease to amaze! Nice segue from Greek mythology to the Golden Greek and still active octogenarian top fuel pilot Chris K, and then creating your own mythology during a daydream in high...
Forum: Racing 01-19-2015, 07:43 PM
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Views: 98,063
Posted By LC Garage
"Motorcycle Racing is a Life Sentence"...a...

"Motorcycle Racing is a Life Sentence"...a t-shirt I once saw at the Harry Fisher racing compound near where I live. Riding 350 twins is just another version of the illness! :lol3

We have been...
Forum: Racing 01-14-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 98,063
Posted By LC Garage
no losers here, we are all brothers and sisters...

no losers here, we are all brothers and sisters with a shared passion. before we went to the reunion, I reminded my wife that i was just a bit player and there were many stars, but that did not...
Forum: Racing 01-13-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 98,063
Posted By LC Garage
Ok, now you gotta tell us the rest of the story,...

Ok, now you gotta tell us the rest of the story, when were you at Sidewinders, what did you see and do? Any pictures?? Don't leave us hangin'! :D
Forum: Racing 01-12-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 98,063
Posted By LC Garage
right on the corner?? we were shocked to find...

right on the corner?? we were shocked to find such a great parking spot! :lol3
Forum: Racing 01-12-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 98,063
Posted By LC Garage
Lots of part sources out there, once you get her...

Lots of part sources out there, once you get her tore down and make a list, let me know and will help find bits and pieces. Oregon Coast (Paul) is a great resource and knows many good vendors. :D
Forum: Racing 01-12-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 98,063
Posted By LC Garage
Oh darn! Where were you? We got there at @ 2:30,...

Oh darn! Where were you? We got there at @ 2:30, hung around the front for a while and ended up sitting in the back, left about 4:30. Wish we could have connected! :D
Forum: Racing 01-12-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 98,063
Posted By LC Garage
That is one gorgeous old SL350 K0! I started out...

That is one gorgeous old SL350 K0! I started out racing on one of those old single downtube electric start models;

http://lastchancegarage.smugmug.com/photos/i-SSgzBL8/0/M/i-SSgzBL8-M.jpg...
Forum: Racing 01-12-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 98,063
Posted By LC Garage
Old Racing Pics

This weekend we went to the Sidewinders Riders Reunion and I was lucky enough to be given some old photos I'd never seen. Up until now, I've only had one action photo from Sidewinders, and these two...
Forum: Racing 01-06-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 98,063
Posted By LC Garage
like we know anything about photography! :rofl

like we know anything about photography! :rofl
Forum: Racing 01-05-2015, 01:47 PM
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Views: 98,063
Posted By LC Garage
Project Updates

Gold Wing: front brakes are on, just waiting for the master cylinder cover gasket, than can bleed and move to rear brakes;
...
Forum: Racing 12-25-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 98,063
Posted By LC Garage
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

To all my brothers and sisters out there; whether you ride desert, mx, trail or street, here's wishing you all a Merry Christmas and a safe and Happy New Year!

:clap
Forum: Racing 12-24-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 98,063
Posted By LC Garage
Progress and stuff...

Spent the whole weekend in the shop, got a lot done! Also had a visitor (Luke) who has been a little scarce lately.

Obligatory Luke photo;
...
Forum: The Garage 12-21-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1,187
Views: 446,738
Posted By LC Garage
food as stop leak

Grew up very rural and one of my dad's good friends was what dad called an Okie, kind of a grapes of wrath character that lived in an old bus at a sawmill. This guy always drove old junkers and could...
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