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Forum: Airheads 08-17-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,531
Posted By Krasniewski
Just found this thread - well done! :thumb ...

Just found this thread - well done!

:thumb

If I get a project now it's gonna be all your fault. :norton
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,956
Posted By Krasniewski
Except that Futura. :rofl

Except that Futura. :rofl
Forum: 2 smokers 08-11-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,741
Posted By Krasniewski
PM sent. :)

PM sent.

:)
Forum: 2 smokers 08-10-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,412
Posted By Krasniewski
Auto Museum @ Balboa Park, San Diego, CA: ...

Auto Museum @ Balboa Park, San Diego, CA:

http://i256.photobucket.com/albums/hh176/Krasniewski/Motos/IMG_9265_zps95cd7760.jpg...
Forum: 2 smokers 08-10-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,741
Posted By Krasniewski
Lookin' good! I've been gunning for a sweet two...

Lookin' good! I've been gunning for a sweet two smoke project - this makes me pretty jealous!
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 53,597
Posted By Krasniewski
Ok, THIS with a headlight, please!

Ok, THIS with a headlight, please!
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 53,597
Posted By Krasniewski
Looks like maybe you can get pretty close with...

Looks like maybe you can get pretty close with some light exhaust modification. A longer rear shock and solo floating seat a bunch higher won't hurt either. At the end of the day though, I don't...
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 53,597
Posted By Krasniewski
Yeah - this is more than a little frustrating... ...

Yeah - this is more than a little frustrating...

I really expected a standard performance bike instead of a 600lb (Ok, 553 wet as per...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-06-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,038
Posted By Krasniewski
Crap - my bad. Actually, what's funny is that I...

Crap - my bad. Actually, what's funny is that I read your thread after following your link on page one. :rofl Ah well - full circle.

A KLR -> 650 twin swap cost me very little considering I...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-06-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,038
Posted By Krasniewski
Looks like someone else is playing the RallyTwin...

Looks like someone else is playing the RallyTwin game starting with a YZ frame:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=964016
Forum: The Garage 07-06-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 891
Views: 155,413
Posted By Krasniewski
Table - forgot the price. Surprisingly good...

Table - forgot the price. Surprisingly good quality. I would (and might) buy another.

http://i256.photobucket.com/albums/hh176/Krasniewski/photo1_zpsba738f66.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,375
Posted By Krasniewski
Congrats on a new bike - always fun. I have an...

Congrats on a new bike - always fun. I have an '01 as well and stripped a bit of weight off.

If you have the stock exhaust system you can take off the muffler - there's 20 lbs. I didn't believe...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-05-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 18,141
Posted By Krasniewski
Cool thread, I like your style. I love the "how...

Cool thread, I like your style. I love the "how to's" and tips 'n tricks with all the pics.

I wish everyone would show us how they worked, not just what they accomplished!

Keep it up! :norton
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-05-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,038
Posted By Krasniewski
:thumb Thanks!

:thumb Thanks!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-05-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,038
Posted By Krasniewski
I did a Cromag version Rio-type KLRE knockoff,...

I did a Cromag version Rio-type KLRE knockoff, and liked the result a lot over even the 685 kit it replaced, but the biggest improvement wasn't really power, it was a smoother, longer, rev range and...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-05-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,038
Posted By Krasniewski
:ear Can you mention what that is off of for the...

:ear Can you mention what that is off of for the audience. I'm sure it's buried in your build somewhere... Decreased oil capacity any?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-05-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,038
Posted By Krasniewski
115 lbs for the 500 twin, reportedly and...

115 lbs for the 500 twin, reportedly and unverified. Doesn't say if that's with or w/o oil, carbs, etc.

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24096418&postcount=26
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-05-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,038
Posted By Krasniewski
I'd be interesting in the actual numbers...

I'd be interesting in the actual numbers regarding the weight of the 650/500. Power to weight, the 650 is almost certainly better, which is what's important to me at the end of the day. That being...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-04-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,038
Posted By Krasniewski
I would recommend a modern 650 if you're going...

I would recommend a modern 650 if you're going the parallel twin route. ~Same size and weight, better power, EFI, efficient, cheap, and easy to find. Ninja's are better than the Versysessesesess...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-23-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,146
Posted By Krasniewski
Love the (un)build! What a good lookin' bike...

Love the (un)build! What a good lookin' bike under all that plastic!

:1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4,679
Views: 714,960
Posted By Krasniewski
http://donmillereducation.com/journal/wp-content/u...

http://donmillereducation.com/journal/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/we-re-gonna-need-a-bigger-boat.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4,679
Views: 714,960
Posted By Krasniewski
http://i256.photobucket.com/albums/hh176/Krasniews...

http://i256.photobucket.com/albums/hh176/Krasniewski/Motos/675376E5-E0B3-4982-9B7A-5B9F6668A6A3_zpswylmiotf.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4,679
Views: 714,960
Posted By Krasniewski
Pelican 1550: ~35 litres? I like the...

Pelican 1550: ~35 litres? I like the length/width, but I wish it had another two inches of depth.

http://i256.photobucket.com/albums/hh176/Krasniewski/photo_zps0653e390.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 28,608
Posted By Krasniewski
Yup - and range. Price and range matter more...

Yup - and range. Price and range matter more than anything else, I would guess.

They got the looks right, IMO!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4,679
Views: 714,960
Posted By Krasniewski
3.5 bar fuel pressure regulator. Relatively...

3.5 bar fuel pressure regulator. Relatively cheap and pretty easy if you don't have an ABS box!

Love it.

New Pelican case for a top box too. :norton Oh, and a new snorkel - original one was...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-14-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,708
Posted By Krasniewski
I've never done it myself - but we both know it...

I've never done it myself - but we both know it all depends on what kind of person you are. I imagine if you have a lot of positive energy, like dealing with all sorts of noobs, and aren't an...
Forum: The Garage 06-12-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,842
Posted By Krasniewski
So if it is anodized, do you need to take that...

So if it is anodized, do you need to take that layer off?
Forum: The Garage 06-12-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,842
Posted By Krasniewski
Good point. Are all rims anodized? That's a...

Good point. Are all rims anodized? That's a surface coating, right?
Forum: The Garage 06-11-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,842
Posted By Krasniewski
Yeah - the superten has tubeless spokes like that...

Yeah - the superten has tubeless spokes like that methinks. I guess the issue there is price and work. Is it even possible to put a rim like that on a different hub like say, a KLR? Someone just has...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-11-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,708
Posted By Krasniewski
I was thinking that the world needs a coffee...

I was thinking that the world needs a coffee delivery service. I wonder if you could put ads on CraigsList or equivalent and setup a delivery service for coffee, sandwiches, etc. while being...
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,842
Posted By Krasniewski
Insanity loves company! (Insert stupid crazy...

Insanity loves company! (Insert stupid crazy smiley emoticon here.)
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,842
Posted By Krasniewski
B/c it's interesting to me. Ignore it if you...

B/c it's interesting to me. Ignore it if you don't like it.






Well, now we know.
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,842
Posted By Krasniewski
Very interesting - love it - outside the box. ...

Very interesting - love it - outside the box.

Those videos are pretty awesome too.
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,842
Posted By Krasniewski
Wow - I don't think we're on the same page here. ...

Wow - I don't think we're on the same page here.



[slackmeyer]
You're almost certainly right. I'm wondering if you can't get around (most of the) distortion by welding very thin (relative to...
Forum: The Garage 06-07-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,842
Posted By Krasniewski
I love it - but I was thinking they'd splice open...

I love it - but I was thinking they'd splice open the inner half, sealing b/w the inner tube and spokes.

<iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/kx_yvln1Kus?rel=0" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0"...
Forum: The Garage 06-07-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,842
Posted By Krasniewski
The other methods I've seen are using "Amazing...

The other methods I've seen are using "Amazing Goop" in the nipples. Advantage is that it's low profile and doesn't get hit with the tire/irons during mounting. Disadvantage is that it's hard to...
Forum: The Garage 06-07-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,842
Posted By Krasniewski
There we go - that's the kind of responses I was...

There we go - that's the kind of responses I was looking for. :ear Bravo.

I used to have an old KLR650 21" rim... I need to see if I tossed it on the last move or if it made its way up into the...
Forum: The Garage 06-07-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,842
Posted By Krasniewski
Good - opinions are what I was looking for. I've...

Good - opinions are what I was looking for. I've even offered ideas on why this is a bad idea - now WHY do YOU think it's crazy? Just saying it's crazy isn't exactly helpful.

People do widen...
Forum: The Garage 06-06-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,842
Posted By Krasniewski
How so? :huh Please give us your crazy idea for...

How so? :huh Please give us your crazy idea for that also![/QUOTE]

Same as a tubeless wheel, obviously. Think about it. If it's sealed, you fix a puncture with a temporary plug and fill the...
Forum: The Garage 06-06-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,842
Posted By Krasniewski
Actually, it seems to come up every time......

Actually, it seems to come up every time... something about a lip on tubeless rims vs tube rims. Allegedly, some tube rims are OK as they can have it. Anyhoo - just b/c you seal the rim doesn't...
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