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Forum: Airheads 07-04-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 628
Posted By Dirtnadvil
Sorry to hear of your loss.

Sorry to hear of your loss.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-23-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,076
Posted By Dirtnadvil
Thanks for this info, I will give this a try...

Thanks for this info, I will give this a try also..
Forum: Old's Cool 06-23-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,076
Posted By Dirtnadvil
Thanks for the idea of contacting airgas. I want...

Thanks for the idea of contacting airgas. I want to avoid tearing the engine down, it is running good.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-22-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,076
Posted By Dirtnadvil
I have two reasons for wanting to use this over...

I have two reasons for wanting to use this over bead blasting;
First I like the finish that it leaves on the surface of the metal, closest to a factory finish, plus it is fast.
Also I'm not going...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-22-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By Dirtnadvil
Thanks, I called him earlier and he is hesitant,...

Thanks, I called him earlier and he is hesitant, wants to charge for 2 hours minimum. I'm still going to look around and see if I can find someone more local and reasonable.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-22-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,076
Posted By Dirtnadvil
Looking for a dry ice blasting service in So Cal

Hello, I am bringing an old bike back to life and I was looking for a dry ice blasting service in the Orange County area to use on this project. Thanks
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-22-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By Dirtnadvil
Looking for a dry ice basting service in So Cal

I am going through an old bike and I am looking for a dry ice blasting service in the Orange County area. Thanks....
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 27,398
Views: 5,089,619
Posted By Dirtnadvil
Pm me your address for pics of the lights

I mounted mine on the front of the hand guards.
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 27,398
Views: 5,089,619
Posted By Dirtnadvil
Everyone will have a different list for this,...

Everyone will have a different list for this, this is what I have done to my bike for trail riding;
Seat concepts tall seat
Taller handlebars
Knight design foot pegs
Case covers, protect the...
Forum: The Garage 06-12-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 263,889
Posted By Dirtnadvil
Aluminum polishing balls and 3/8" drill

I have some aluminum wheels on my truck that where in need of a polish so I headed to HF to get the polishing balls ($8 ea) and drill.($18).
The polishing balls where spinning on the shaft so I took...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-31-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 13,303
Posted By Dirtnadvil
Your ride reports raise the bar:clap

Your ride reports raise the bar:clap
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,280
Posted By Dirtnadvil
I had a stuck jet and after a couple weeks of...

I had a stuck jet and after a couple weeks of soaking, heating and coaxing the jet snapped in half. I found a place in Santa Ana, Ca. ( Jerry's tap and die removal) they have a machine that uses an...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-29-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,238
Posted By Dirtnadvil
Thanks for posting, was going to go there this...

Thanks for posting, was going to go there this week with my wife but some stuff came up....
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,378
Posted By Dirtnadvil
Suspension

I forgot to mention my favorite Farkle. I wiegh 225 in my birthday suit and the stock suspension was taxed. I took it to a local shop and they resprung it for my wieght and revalved it for the riding...
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,378
Posted By Dirtnadvil
Less is more

I have a ADV DRZ, it replaced a WR250R and a KLR650. Everything Heirhead said. I have ridden the places you have mentioned with this bike. Go for the Great Basin bag by Giant Loop. It is a narrow set...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-13-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 606
Views: 90,967
Posted By Dirtnadvil
Congrats on the hip. I would imagine that...

Congrats on the hip. I would imagine that everyone will have a diferent answer for this so I will chime in with my experience , I waited 3 months. I had a top heavy KLR at the time.
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 21,863
Posted By Dirtnadvil
Looking for r75/5 turn signals

Beater,
I am looking for front and rear turn signals for my /5. They are the aluminum body's with the spacer bar for the rear. If you have some you would like to sell please pm me. Thanks......john
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-09-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 13,303
Posted By Dirtnadvil
The beginnings of another awesome ride report!

The beginnings of another awesome ride report!
Forum: Airheads 03-07-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 307,950
Posted By Dirtnadvil
Ha ha ha, that is what I was thinking of doing...

Ha ha ha, that is what I was thinking of doing today, I already cut the strips but the cement was dried up.
Forum: Airheads 03-07-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 307,950
Posted By Dirtnadvil
Replacement for r75 battery straps?

Does anyone know of a strap to use as a replacement for the BMW R75?
OEM are around $20 or more with shipping.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-27-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 917
Posted By Dirtnadvil
Thanks for the campground and gas info.

Thanks for the campground and gas info.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-25-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 917
Posted By Dirtnadvil
Thanks for the clarification on the mountain...

Thanks for the clarification on the mountain ranges, I always assumed it was one range. For my own future refference, what is the good time of year to be able to cross the passes while having decent...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-23-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 917
Posted By Dirtnadvil
Countdown, You have been very busy.:rofl ...

Countdown,
You have been very busy.:rofl
What is the best way to locate your tracks, I noticed there where 30+ pages of tracks listed by you!
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-22-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,884
Posted By Dirtnadvil
Service center, knowledgable staff, well stocked...

Service center, knowledgable staff, well stocked with gear,decent prices, good location, organized rides, bike rentals and most important, good customer service that keeps people coming back. it...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-22-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 917
Posted By Dirtnadvil
Thanks for all of the info, there isn't a lot of...

Thanks for all of the info, there isn't a lot of info on that area concerning dual sport riding. Would our best bet to be camping off of the bikes and camping in different areas or set up a base...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-22-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 917
Posted By Dirtnadvil
Thanks for the update, appreciate the report.

Thanks for the update, appreciate the report.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-21-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 917
Posted By Dirtnadvil
That is what I was thinking but I am not familiar...

That is what I was thinking but I am not familiar with the area.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-21-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 917
Posted By Dirtnadvil
The mountains in the Toiyabe National Forrest and...

The mountains in the Toiyabe National Forrest and it includes the Arc Dome Wilderness. They are located between Austin and Tonopah.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-19-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 917
Posted By Dirtnadvil
Looking for info on conditions in the Monitor range Nv.

I want to go in late March, will any of the passes be open by then? Seems like there wasn't a lot of snow this year. Thanks
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 565
Posted By Dirtnadvil
Got the seat pins located, but I misplaced one of...

Got the seat pins located, but I misplaced one of the latch hooks that I just had welded back together..........
Forum: Airheads 02-02-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 565
Posted By Dirtnadvil
I checked out Brooks site, usually the first...

I checked out Brooks site, usually the first place I go when I need pics. It was hard to know what I was looking at without knowing what it should look like, makes no sense I know!:rofl
Forum: Airheads 02-02-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 565
Posted By Dirtnadvil
Thanks for the reply, I can picture what you...

Thanks for the reply, I can picture what you fabed for your bike. I will have to check my bike and see if the pins are still there.
Forum: Airheads 02-02-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 565
Posted By Dirtnadvil
Need pic of how the seat attaches.

I am getting a 1970 r75 back on the road and I am not sure how the seat attaches to the frame. I have the two hooks on the seat pan but I have a feeling there is more to this.:ear. Thanks
Forum: Airheads 01-26-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 628
Posted By Dirtnadvil
:rofl I'm a firefighter and I have seen this and...

:rofl I'm a firefighter and I have seen this and worse.......thanks for the laugh.
Forum: Airheads 01-24-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 628
Posted By Dirtnadvil
Thanks for the replies. The dirt is mostly old...

Thanks for the replies. The dirt is mostly old road dirt that came off the lower when I wire wheeled it.
Forum: Airheads 01-24-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 628
Posted By Dirtnadvil
Any tricks for cleaning steering head bearings?

I pulled the front end apart to polish up the tripple tree and I got the grease on the steering stem bearing dirty. The bearings are new, I recently installed them, so I don't want to pull them off...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 27,398
Views: 5,089,619
Posted By Dirtnadvil
Thanks for the replays on my oil question. I'm...

Thanks for the replays on my oil question. I'm using Rotella and it seems to stay cleaner than Dino oil. I usually change it every 1000 miles.
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 27,398
Views: 5,089,619
Posted By Dirtnadvil
Question about oil change

I changed my oil a few rides ago and I noticed that when I check my oil it still looks clean. The oil level is spot on. Did I screw this up? Or Am I super lucky?
Forum: Airheads 01-02-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,085
Posted By Dirtnadvil
+1

+1
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 27,398
Views: 5,089,619
Posted By Dirtnadvil
Same problem I encountered. The aluminum mount...

Same problem I encountered. The aluminum mount finally broke on my third tube.
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