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Forum: Old's Cool 01-15-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,029
Posted By Irish John
BSA A75 Rocket 3, How rare?

There is a really cool BSA A75 Rocket 3 for sale on Ebay. I am not familiar with these but seems like a rare model. Can anyone tell me how rare they are? I considering a bid on it.
Forum: 2 smokers 01-14-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By Irish John
Thanks everyone. I took the forks to buddy's...

Thanks everyone. I took the forks to buddy's shop, he's a plumber. We wrapped the collar which holds the seal in rubber and clamped it in a pipe threading vice. Used a large screwdriver through...
Forum: 2 smokers 01-09-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By Irish John
Ah ha, looks like a collar which holds the seal...

Ah ha, looks like a collar which holds the seal screws onto the lower stanction. Wish it had the normal take apart system...

Well, suggestions on how to unscrew it? Starp wrench?
Forum: Americas 01-09-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,008
Posted By Irish John
Cost of a ride to Alaska?

For those of you who have done a ride to Alaska, what did you budget for the trip?
Forum: 2 smokers 01-09-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By Irish John
Don't think that's it, the bottom of the forks...

Don't think that's it, the bottom of the forks are solid. There is no through bolt as on other period forks.
Forum: 2 smokers 01-08-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By Irish John
How to disassemble Suzuki TC100 forks???

Need to replace the fork seals on my 1974 Suzuki TC100. How do the forks disassemble?

I have a factory shop manual but it doesn't cover disassembly of the forks.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-08-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By Irish John
Suzuki TC100 forks=help

Can someone tell how the forks on my 1974 Suzuki TC100, come apart?.

I have a factory shop manual but it doesn't cover disassembly
Forum: Airheads 01-07-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 238
Posted By Irish John
Help with forks on my Suzuki TC100

Can any one tell me how to take the forks apart on a Suzuki TC100?
I need to replace the fork seals.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-26-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,790
Posted By Irish John
Thanks for the input everyone. I'm forwarding...

Thanks for the input everyone. I'm forwarding these on for his review. Keep them coming!
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-25-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,790
Posted By Irish John
Give me some specifics here. Sort of like a dual...

Give me some specifics here. Sort of like a dual route programmable gps?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-25-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,790
Posted By Irish John
Noted and I'll pass it on. I suggested offering...

Noted and I'll pass it on. I suggested offering bike specific plug 'n play power hook ups.

What else guys?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-25-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,790
Posted By Irish John
Please give input for a new Adv bike specific Garmin

My niece's husband works for Garmin. Over Christmas dinner we got talking about electronic aftermarket equipment for the Adv community. I shared some ideas with him and said I'd ask you for input...
Forum: Trials 03-19-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,067
Posted By Irish John
No worries. Nice looking bikes.

No worries. Nice looking bikes.
Forum: Trials 03-18-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 842
Posted By Irish John
I owned a KT250 which started doing this after...

I owned a KT250 which started doing this after coming our winter storage, it was the base gasket.
Forum: Trials 03-17-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,067
Posted By Irish John
Thanks man. I must be blind as I can't find it.

Thanks man. I must be blind as I can't find it.
Forum: Trials 03-17-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,067
Posted By Irish John
I'd like to have one, just because. Like you I...

I'd like to have one, just because. Like you I can find no place on the bike where it was originally mounted.
Forum: Trials 03-17-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,067
Posted By Irish John
Tool kit on a '86 Honda TLR200??

Ok, out of curiosity. on the factory parts fiche, the '86 Honda TLR200 came with a "tool" kit. Where is it located on the bike??
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,776
Posted By Irish John
Cheers!! Lovely report.

Cheers!! Lovely report.
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,424
Posted By Irish John
You have a great eye for photography.

You have a great eye for photography.
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 22,965
Posted By Irish John
In one shot of the campground, did you all see...

In one shot of the campground, did you all see the VW Westphalia Camper tent? Very cool, reminds me of the fabric dummy tents used in WW2 to convince the Germans the invasion was going to be a Pas...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,776
Posted By Irish John
Nicely done report. Love to see stories by...

Nicely done report. Love to see stories by fellow Vstrom-ers.
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,776
Posted By Irish John
Waiting not so patiently..

Waiting not so patiently..
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-31-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,249
Posted By Irish John
Did you guys rejet or run stock jetting?

Did you guys rejet or run stock jetting?
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 124,468
Posted By Irish John
Great ride report, it's giving me ideas for my...

Great ride report, it's giving me ideas for my trip in August. An observation, is it just me or do KTM's seem to break down with alarming regularity?
Forum: Old's Cool 07-24-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 199,694
Posted By Irish John
Love the shape of the gas tank. The bike looks...

Love the shape of the gas tank. The bike looks very Steam Punk.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-24-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 199,694
Posted By Irish John
Too true, that is ice cold!!

Too true, that is ice cold!!
Forum: Old's Cool 07-24-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 199,694
Posted By Irish John
Whoa, that is very cool!

Whoa, that is very cool!
Forum: Trials 07-24-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,407
Posted By Irish John
I bought a Bell bicycle tire gauge at Walmart. ...

I bought a Bell bicycle tire gauge at Walmart. It is a digital read out and reads from 2 - 100 psi. Believe it was $9.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-23-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,885
Posted By Irish John
I have an '06 Vstrom 650 and an '08 KLR650. I...

I have an '06 Vstrom 650 and an '08 KLR650. I like both though they are both compromises. I've owned a BMW GS and for a short time a 950 KTM. Nice bikes with very different capabilities....
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 22,965
Posted By Irish John
True that!

True that!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-19-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,885
Posted By Irish John
"Sigh", This makes me want one even more. I have...

"Sigh", This makes me want one even more. I have a DL650, love it, very capable in most respects. I just would like something a bit smaller and lighter. The KLR650 I owned came close to being an...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 22,965
Posted By Irish John
Lead on McDuff!!

Lead on McDuff!!
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 22,965
Posted By Irish John
Lovely color composition in your photos.

Lovely color composition in your photos.
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 22,965
Posted By Irish John
Your photos sure make a poor Irish lad homesick! ...

Your photos sure make a poor Irish lad homesick! Grand ride report. Where to next?

I tried the motofierme.com address, seems broken. Would you mind posting a link to Martin's webpage.
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 22,965
Posted By Irish John
Arklow, lovely

Lovely photo of Arklow, my birthtown.
Forum: Trials 07-17-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 678
Posted By Irish John
Roger that, check the simple things first. I'll...

Roger that, check the simple things first. I'll pull the new sprocket off and see what happens.
Forum: Trials 07-17-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 678
Posted By Irish John
Yes, I've changed the oil. No detectable slivers...

Yes, I've changed the oil. No detectable slivers of metal. It did start after changing the front sprocket but the "buzz" is felt only when down shifting into 3-2-1. I've played with the slack in...
Forum: Trials 07-16-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 678
Posted By Irish John
Buzzing in transmission, TLR200

Out for a little ride last night on the Project TLR200. Coming home I noticed what I would describe as a buzzing in the transmission when down shifting through gears 3-2-1. Almost like the when...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-12-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,885
Posted By Irish John
A Super KLR650!! I would be interested. Or...

A Super KLR650!! I would be interested. Or bring the KLE 500 to the States. They've got to have a bagillion of those Ninja 500 engines left over in the factory.
Forum: Trials 07-12-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 494
Posted By Irish John
Project TLR200 Trailbike - Brakes?

Working on the TLR 200 Trailbike project, on the subject of brakes. While they are miniscule in size, any suggestions as to how to improve their limited performance?

I have not seen any brake...
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