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Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10,883
Views: 1,572,174
Posted By jspringator
I didn't make sure the spring was lined up. I...

I didn't make sure the spring was lined up. I hope it is still in there.
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10,883
Views: 1,572,174
Posted By jspringator
Now it won't idle at all. Is there a trick in...

Now it won't idle at all. Is there a trick in putting it back on?
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 10,883
Views: 1,572,174
Posted By jspringator
I got it on. Doesn't look like there is much to...

I got it on. Doesn't look like there is much to it. We'll see if it does anything.
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 34,020
Posted By jspringator
Ordered a pair today. I will be using them with...

Ordered a pair today. I will be using them with an Air Hawk R seat cushion I just bought and a Corbin seat that really needs a split down the middle like the bicycle seat. I'll be riding the New...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10,883
Views: 1,572,174
Posted By jspringator
Is this the part to replace when the bike dies...

Is this the part to replace when the bike dies when coasting to a stop?

http://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/p/2898/46254/Mikuni-CV-Carburetor-Side-Cover
Forum: Battle scooters 07-17-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,662
Posted By jspringator
I have used this carrier for my XT225 and its...

I have used this carrier for my XT225 and its predecessor, a CH250 (Honda Elite 250 scooter) all over the south east on the front of my Excursion.
...
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 488
Views: 159,546
Posted By jspringator
I modified the mount of the coupler so that the...

I modified the mount of the coupler so that the trailer would be level behind the car. Instead of the coupler and mount being on TOP of the a-frame, I had it mounted so that the mounting plate is on...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-11-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,747
Views: 81,999
Posted By jspringator
There is a great buffet style restaurant in...

There is a great buffet style restaurant in Ravenna. It is the only one with an overflowing parking lot.
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,208
Posted By jspringator
Mine are already on, but the throttle grip slips....

Mine are already on, but the throttle grip slips. What is the cure?
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10,883
Views: 1,572,174
Posted By jspringator
The closest I'm getting to the dirt is a gravel...

The closest I'm getting to the dirt is a gravel road! And my butt wants to be comfortable on it.
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 10,883
Views: 1,572,174
Posted By jspringator
Here is a pick of the RDL. I couldn't ride it...

Here is a pick of the RDL. I couldn't ride it any distance with the stock or Corbin seat.

http://i45.tinypic.com/2w2pk53.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 10,883
Views: 1,572,174
Posted By jspringator
10.25 to one. I run pump premium. Shaving the...

10.25 to one. I run pump premium. Shaving the head or peeling a layer off the head gasket would yield more compression, but I don't want to go there. Porting and polishing the head would yield a 10...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 10,883
Views: 1,572,174
Posted By jspringator
It is a high compression forged piston. ...

It is a high compression forged piston. Combination seems to work well together. I think the sixteen tooth sprocket would work well with the new power band. I was surprised that the 130 main was...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 10,883
Views: 1,572,174
Posted By jspringator
Piston fits. Added a Webcams 49a cam and beehive...

Piston fits. Added a Webcams 49a cam and beehive racing springs.

WOW what a difference. I had already removed the snorkle, drilled the muffler and removed the spark arrestor. I was getting a...
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5,977
Views: 2,377,669
Posted By jspringator
I grab my right pants leg with my right hand and...

I grab my right pants leg with my right hand and lift it over the set, while hopping towards the bike on my left leg. Sounds harder than it is.
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7,812
Views: 2,081,280
Posted By jspringator
Great job. I like that you aren't burdened with...

Great job. I like that you aren't burdened with the extra weight of hard panniers. Looks like you measured the size of your stuff bags and welded accordingly.
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 488
Views: 159,546
Posted By jspringator
These comments wouldn't apply in the case of a...

These comments wouldn't apply in the case of a non-folding 1,700 pound trailer would it?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-25-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 29,859
Posted By jspringator
Finally made it to Fitchburg. Nobody just...

Finally made it to Fitchburg. Nobody just happens to find Fitchburg.

http://i62.tinypic.com/mltnb7.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 51,573
Posted By jspringator
That is consistent with my experience with car...

That is consistent with my experience with car and motorcycle dealers. That is why I buy off ebay.
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 159,546
Posted By jspringator
How much did you notch the spring channel? ...

How much did you notch the spring channel?

Here's mine. I would like to lower it little bit.

http://i57.tinypic.com/2ujh6r9.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7,812
Views: 2,081,280
Posted By jspringator
I just got one of those from Amazon. Took a...

I just got one of those from Amazon. Took a month to get here from China, but it was 5 or 6 bucks.
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 488
Views: 159,546
Posted By jspringator
I would like to lower the trailer deck, but I...

I would like to lower the trailer deck, but I don't feel comfortable notching the frame.

Would these 8" wheels work?

https://www.etrailer.com/Tires-and-Wheels/Kenda/AM3H325.html

Should lower...
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 159,546
Posted By jspringator
I have the 1,700 pound non-folding model and the...

I have the 1,700 pound non-folding model and the installer said there wasn't enough clearance between the axle and the frame if mounted on top the springs. It did look TIGHT.
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 10,883
Views: 1,572,174
Posted By jspringator
Still don't have it back from the shop. I'm...

Still don't have it back from the shop. I'm getting impatient.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-08-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 29,859
Posted By jspringator
Another hint, BBB.

Another hint, BBB.
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,927
Posted By jspringator
Are these roads public or are they private access...

Are these roads public or are they private access roads?

Wouldn't it be nice if the local Chamber or someone with state tourism could get the roads marked somehow.
Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,927
Posted By jspringator
We DEFINITELY want you here. Tourism is going to...

We DEFINITELY want you here. Tourism is going to become more and more important as mining jobs phase out. It is not very well promoted up there, but I think the Elk reintroduction shows its...
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 159,546
Posted By jspringator
An A-Frame coupler may work. Grind off the top...

An A-Frame coupler may work. Grind off the top "box" that the current coupler mounts on and through bolt the A-Frame coupler using slightly longer bolts.
...
Forum: Ride reports 04-26-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,927
Posted By jspringator
I like this one even better. Not a country music...

I like this one even better. Not a country music fan generally, but this is a great song.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cco-pCb0klU

Now back to the ride report.
Forum: Ride reports 04-26-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,927
Posted By jspringator
http://www.fxnetworks.com/justified

http://www.fxnetworks.com/justified
Forum: Ride reports 04-26-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,927
Posted By jspringator
Also the home of the fictional Raylen Givens,...

Also the home of the fictional Raylen Givens, Deputy United States Marshall; Justified.
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 159,546
Posted By jspringator
Can you recommend a vendor?

Can you recommend a vendor?
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 488
Views: 159,546
Posted By jspringator
There is no 2 inch receiver available for a 3...

There is no 2 inch receiver available for a 3 series BMW. I'll weigh it with the drop and see how it does. I have the option of getting a European hitch that replaces the bumper support steel and...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 66,145
Posted By jspringator
I washed my vest on the hand wash setting. ...

I washed my vest on the hand wash setting. Didn't help that much. A strong cleaner, stiff brush and a hose would probably have done more good.
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 488
Views: 159,546
Posted By jspringator
Hadn't thought of that. I need to try it like it...

Hadn't thought of that. I need to try it like it is and see if my tongue weight is under 200 pounds. I hate to lever it out anymore than necessary.
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 488
Views: 159,546
Posted By jspringator
This was the highest Curt rise ball mount I could...

This was the highest Curt rise ball mount I could find. A brand I never heard of was 1 inch taller. I would have ordered it but I didn't think I would be this far off. I have quite a forward cant. ...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 488
Views: 159,546
Posted By jspringator
Is there any way to put the hitch below the...

Is there any way to put the hitch below the tongue A frame instead of above? I'm trying to tow it with my BMW and the hitch is so low I can't get a bar with enough rise to make it level.
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 542
Views: 89,998
Posted By jspringator
Do anything different?

Do anything different?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-12-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 1,747
Views: 81,999
Posted By jspringator
Have fun! We're going to Pikeville today.

Have fun!

We're going to Pikeville today.
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5,977
Views: 2,377,669
Posted By jspringator
From what I understand about Coleman tents, seal...

From what I understand about Coleman tents, seal the seams before you go and you will be fine. A buddy of mine didn't seal the seams and he got wet.

Alps Mountaineering is probably a better...
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