ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 500
Search took 0.05 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: mendoteach
Forum: Thumpers Today, 07:43 AM
Replies: 84,426
Views: 9,779,316
Posted By mendoteach
Hey, I don't have that cool sticker on the oil...

Hey, I don't have that cool sticker on the oil filter cover on mine. No fair!
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 84,426
Views: 9,779,316
Posted By mendoteach
Cool trailer! That snow is something, isn't it? A...

Cool trailer! That snow is something, isn't it? A few years ago six of put in 23 miles worth of snow that was 12-30 inches deep. I have never been so flogged in my whole life. I picked up my bike way...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 84,426
Views: 9,779,316
Posted By mendoteach
Well, as big of a tech geek as I am, you...

Well, as big of a tech geek as I am, you millennials still need to learn to deal with anachronistic sources of info., because, well, there isn't any screen in the world that can touch the quality of...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 84,426
Views: 9,779,316
Posted By mendoteach
My guess is you are over-damped both ways. Back...

My guess is you are over-damped both ways. Back off the compression and rebound. For the wheel to have a hope of tracing washout the shock needs to be move very quickly in both directions. The stock...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 84,426
Views: 9,779,316
Posted By mendoteach
Dual clutch transmissions are two parallel,...

Dual clutch transmissions are two parallel, sequential transmissions, with two clutches. Many sport cars use them and each company calls them something different. Ferrari doesn't even make a three...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 84,426
Views: 9,779,316
Posted By mendoteach
That's because males, from a very early age, have...

That's because males, from a very early age, have a propensity for sticking things in holes.
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 84,426
Views: 9,779,316
Posted By mendoteach
I find it an integral part of driving as well. I...

I find it an integral part of driving as well. I disdain autos. I really drive them poorly. I've owned one once that my parents gave me and I found the experience awful. That said, I can see a DCT...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 84,426
Views: 9,779,316
Posted By mendoteach
I would like to see a schematic of the blinker...

I would like to see a schematic of the blinker brake flash trick. Very cool.
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 84,426
Views: 9,779,316
Posted By mendoteach
I don't have pictures handy, but I have the HDB...

I don't have pictures handy, but I have the HDB hand guards and they are top drawer. For the L they are the best. I don't have the heavy duty version wither. Not needed for the L.
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 84,426
Views: 9,779,316
Posted By mendoteach
First as Water said make sure your pins (or is it...

First as Water said make sure your pins (or is it pin on the stock caliper?) is/are smooth. If they are corroded, pitted, proved etc. your pads will hang.
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 84,426
Views: 9,779,316
Posted By mendoteach
+1 If your pins are gouged or pitted replace them.

+1 If your pins are gouged or pitted replace them.
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 84,426
Views: 9,779,316
Posted By mendoteach
A small brass drift works very well.

A small brass drift works very well.
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 84,426
Views: 9,779,316
Posted By mendoteach
I'm sure this isn't the solution you are looking...

I'm sure this isn't the solution you are looking for, but I feel like every time I ride a stock bike I get that "drop in". With the USDs (at least my set-up) the steering is considerably more neutral.
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 84,426
Views: 9,779,316
Posted By mendoteach
I gave up on the Mikuni. I could't ever get the...

I gave up on the Mikuni. I could't ever get the midrange lean enough. The FCR is better. I was using the HSR45. I'm sure with my problem with reversion (lost vacuum) the 42 would have been better. I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 84,426
Views: 9,779,316
Posted By mendoteach
I have a friend who is a thermodynamics engineer...

I have a friend who is a thermodynamics engineer and years ago when I asked him he told me don't bother with adding fins to the downtime. A well designed oil cooler was the answer he said. My Sutton...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 84,426
Views: 9,779,316
Posted By mendoteach
Maybe it will actually rain and snow. This...

Maybe it will actually rain and snow. This drought really makes late spring/summer riding suck. I hate the dust.
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 84,426
Views: 9,779,316
Posted By mendoteach
Should be interesting.

Should be interesting.
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 84,426
Views: 9,779,316
Posted By mendoteach
On my cars there was a 1/2" or so sized line...

On my cars there was a 1/2" or so sized line (15mm maybe?) that ran from the crank case to the the large intercooler line between the throttle body and the intake side of the intercooler. When oil...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 84,426
Views: 9,779,316
Posted By mendoteach
And I have an extra one if you want it. PM me.

And I have an extra one if you want it. PM me.
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 84,426
Views: 9,779,316
Posted By mendoteach
And if you can't find your separator don't sweat...

And if you can't find your separator don't sweat it. As long as you have a foam air filter not having it functions as a light filter oiler. I took mine off, per Dave's mods, and haven't had a single...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 84,426
Views: 9,779,316
Posted By mendoteach
I may be interested.

I may be interested.
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 84,426
Views: 9,779,316
Posted By mendoteach
Or if you think think a 300cc smoker is for...

Or if you think think a 300cc smoker is for wussies, there's this 700cc Maico also sold as an ATK for awhile.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 84,426
Views: 9,779,316
Posted By mendoteach
Man, that's pretty.

Man, that's pretty.
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 84,426
Views: 9,779,316
Posted By mendoteach
Ah, shit, I seriously forgot to mention it isn't...

Ah, shit, I seriously forgot to mention it isn't available. It was supposed to be a few years ago. The Ohlins bling is some shit.
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 84,426
Views: 9,779,316
Posted By mendoteach
We've left out the Sherco and the Husky (which is...

We've left out the Sherco and the Husky (which is now KTM's premium brand). But the mother of all the Euro 2 stokes is this:
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 84,426
Views: 9,779,316
Posted By mendoteach
You can get the rare earth magnets cheap of ebay...

You can get the rare earth magnets cheap of ebay in every size imaginable. There was just a good 60 Minutes piece a few weeks ago and China OWNS the rare earths industry. They invested heavily in it...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 84,426
Views: 9,779,316
Posted By mendoteach
I've said it before, Wattner, but you need a 2...

I've said it before, Wattner, but you need a 2 stroke. I know of no other human being who needs a two stroke more than you. A European 300 will fit the bill nicely:evil

Buy one and head out to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 84,426
Views: 9,779,316
Posted By mendoteach
You my friend are correct. I complained to them...

You my friend are correct. I complained to them as well. You could' get that thing around the plus in a hundred years. It takes some very careful centering and tightening to prevent a leak.
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 84,426
Views: 9,779,316
Posted By mendoteach
I enjoyed my time with it. If I recall the knobs...

I enjoyed my time with it. If I recall the knobs are very squishy. It gets a little nervous under tight 180 degree type turns but is really good in slippery off-road condtions.
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 84,426
Views: 9,779,316
Posted By mendoteach
I had the same problem with my Vapor. I changed...

I had the same problem with my Vapor. I changed the copper washers and it never leaked again.[/QUOTE]

The thing that sucks about that temp sensor is that it IS the washer on that side and it's...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 84,426
Views: 9,779,316
Posted By mendoteach
Now you're talking. The L is a supreme short...

Now you're talking. The L is a supreme short distance ADV bike. I could ride it along ways, though, provided I had the time and the dirt. Droning on it for miles isn't fun, though if I had a better...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 84,426
Views: 9,779,316
Posted By mendoteach
You make some good points, but isn't your KTM an...

You make some good points, but isn't your KTM an oil burner? Two radically different bikes–as you point out, for different purposes–not exactly a fair compairison.
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 84,426
Views: 9,779,316
Posted By mendoteach
[/COLOR] Or when I ride tight, technical,...

[/COLOR]

Or when I ride tight, technical, rock strewn single track after consuming a bunch Lone Star beer.
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 84,426
Views: 9,779,316
Posted By mendoteach
Any pictures?

Any pictures?
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 84,426
Views: 9,779,316
Posted By mendoteach
Don't bother with plug chops. Find two points and...

Don't bother with plug chops. Find two points and time fourth gear pulls in the same atmospheric conditions between two points. Which ever is fastest is the best main jet. Outside of a dyno it's the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 84,426
Views: 9,779,316
Posted By mendoteach
Which, seems like, is the guilty party with most...

Which, seems like, is the guilty party with most carb. problems. Damn small orificies.
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 84,426
Views: 9,779,316
Posted By mendoteach
My experience with Chinese sellers on ebay has...

My experience with Chinese sellers on ebay has been great. The shipping time varies between 4-8 days in my experience. Not much slower usually than US First Class mail. Any small stuff doesn't come...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 84,426
Views: 9,779,316
Posted By mendoteach
Nice looking set up. Where did you get the hi/lo...

Nice looking set up. Where did you get the hi/lo three position switch and plate?
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 84,426
Views: 9,779,316
Posted By mendoteach
Maybe it's a combination of my rake/trail brought...

Maybe it's a combination of my rake/trail brought about by the USD Showas. Anyway, it goes away after the lose their sharp edges, but no other tire does it with the same forks.
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 84,426
Views: 9,779,316
Posted By mendoteach
The definition of wobble is my L with a brand new...

The definition of wobble is my L with a brand new 606 on it. Holy crap it's scary.
Showing results 1 to 40 of 500

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 12:05 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2015