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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:58 AM
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Posted By 2bold2getold
Yep, it's not normal and it's probably tire...

Yep, it's not normal and it's probably tire related, but I'd pull the tire off and check the rim out just to be sure someone didn't screw up the spoke adjustment. Then mount the tire back in a...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:39 AM
Replies: 24,971
Views: 2,978,621
Posted By 2bold2getold
Wouldn't work to good at slow speeds...

Wouldn't work to good at slow speeds either.Larger carb throat equals low air velocity equals poor fuel atomization eguals bog at slow speeds :puke1
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 16,896
Views: 4,814,333
Posted By 2bold2getold
Never had an ultrasonic machine big enough to use...

Never had an ultrasonic machine big enough to use on motors but I did have a steam cleaner, a 55 gal drum full of engine cleaning solution and a Safety Clean recycling solvent cleaner. It's not that...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 12,748
Views: 1,213,158
Posted By 2bold2getold
Have a good manual, take a lot of pictures and...

Have a good manual, take a lot of pictures and ask questions if you get stumped.
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 16,896
Views: 4,814,333
Posted By 2bold2getold
If you spend 10 to 12 hrs a day six days a week...

If you spend 10 to 12 hrs a day six days a week for 30+ years doing this kind of stuff, you get very good at it. And if you have to make a living at it, you can't spend half a day removing one...
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 16,896
Views: 4,814,333
Posted By 2bold2getold
I haven't tried the chemical gasket removers. I...

I haven't tried the chemical gasket removers. I use a small right angle air tool with a 2" abrasive (3M) pad to get the majority of the really stuck on stuff off and then a sharp knife, putty knife,...
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 16,896
Views: 4,814,333
Posted By 2bold2getold
Many crank case casting require a sealant between...

Many crank case casting require a sealant between the various machined parts, as a gaskets from different makers might be hard to control tolerances. Over the years I've learned a little (very...
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 16,896
Views: 4,814,333
Posted By 2bold2getold
I used the silicone sealant when I did mine....

I used the silicone sealant when I did mine. Cleaned the surfaces with solvent and put a VERY thin layer of sealant on the head with my finger. You don't want any little rubber worms swimming around...
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 16,896
Views: 4,814,333
Posted By 2bold2getold
http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-9DzcbNX/0/S/i-9Dzc...

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-9DzcbNX/0/S/i-9DzcbNX-S.jpg (http://www.smugmug.com/gallery/n-FDV23/i-9DzcbNX/A)
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-20-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 617
Posted By 2bold2getold
Holy crap. :eek1 Think I'll wait till fall. :D

Holy crap. :eek1 Think I'll wait till fall. :D
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12,748
Views: 1,213,158
Posted By 2bold2getold
Great. If you ever have to pull the main...

Great. If you ever have to pull the main jet/needle jet using this method, watch out for that little spacer thingy on top of the needle jet. It can fall right out of there. Did that in the dark at...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4,492
Views: 1,070,849
Posted By 2bold2getold
Oh crap, I agree. Did that thing a long time ago...

Oh crap, I agree. Did that thing a long time ago with some much younger guys. The last part was murder. Easily one of the hardest things I've ever done. And I've done a bunch of hard (stupid, if you...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 12,748
Views: 1,213,158
Posted By 2bold2getold
I think you can get to the idle jet without...

I think you can get to the idle jet without removing the carb. Loosen every thing up and carefully rotate the carb ( be careful of the plastic nut on the choke plunger) enough to remove the bowl. Be...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 12,748
Views: 1,213,158
Posted By 2bold2getold
Try cleaning your idle fuel jet. Hanging idle can...

Try cleaning your idle fuel jet. Hanging idle can be caused by the idle jet being clogged or partially clogged. As the fuel flow from the idle jet slows or stops you will turn up the idle speed screw...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12,748
Views: 1,213,158
Posted By 2bold2getold
If you have a dealer you trust and you're not the...

If you have a dealer you trust and you're not the type to never let anyone touch your bike, let um fix it. You never know it might be something else, and you can always go back and fix it later if it...
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 277,045
Posted By 2bold2getold
I like the size, ergonomics, and engine...

I like the size, ergonomics, and engine characteristics of the CB500X over the NC700/750. Oh, and the price. :D

And I don't ever want ABS or traction control on ANY bike. I prefer to lock up or...
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 277,045
Posted By 2bold2getold
Yep, I'm thinking the same thing. Those Thai...

Yep, I'm thinking the same thing. Those Thai CB500's look sweet, and I'm pretty sure I can put one together that will suit my needs nicely. :D
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 24,971
Views: 2,978,621
Posted By 2bold2getold
It will just drive you crazy. Same with an oil...

It will just drive you crazy. Same with an oil pressure gage. Sometimes, ignorance is a good thing. :D
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 24,971
Views: 2,978,621
Posted By 2bold2getold
Don't know for sure. Didn't do it for that. I...

Don't know for sure. Didn't do it for that. I would guess about what ever the forged steel bracket parts weigh minus the stock pegs. Those alloy pieces that were added don't weigh much.
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 24,971
Views: 2,978,621
Posted By 2bold2getold
Got the lowered pegs finished. Thanks Hario....

Got the lowered pegs finished. Thanks Hario. :clap

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-XMhWsPL/0/S/i-XMhWsPL-S.jpg (http://www.smugmug.com/gallery/n-FDV23/i-XMhWsPL/A)...
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 16,896
Views: 4,814,333
Posted By 2bold2getold
The clutch might be dragging a little. Try...

The clutch might be dragging a little. Try adjusting the clutch cable a little tighter.
Forum: Beasts 07-12-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 277,045
Posted By 2bold2getold
I do not see how anyone ever learns English....

I do not see how anyone ever learns English. There are so many words and phrases with more than one meaning and the meanings are often specific to a local area. I have lived in Texas for 70+ years...
Forum: Upcoming 07-09-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,713
Posted By 2bold2getold
From my experience, only about 10% actually show...

From my experience, only about 10% actually show up and most of them have no experience and don't get far or stay on paved parts. BTW the paved parts are great.
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 24,971
Views: 2,978,621
Posted By 2bold2getold
What the heck do those little pins do anyway ?...

What the heck do those little pins do anyway ? Has anyone ever found their axle resting on the pins and didn't know it ? Don't think I've ever had an axle move at all, any time.
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 277,045
Posted By 2bold2getold
I just hope they get it done before I get...

I just hope they get it done before I get 2old2ride. :gerg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-09-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 55,873
Posted By 2bold2getold
So....Is any of the official COBDR route on...

So....Is any of the official COBDR route on trails that are not legal for plated vehicles (jeeps, bikes, etc) ?
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 24,971
Views: 2,978,621
Posted By 2bold2getold
http://www.ronayers.com/REAR-SWINGING-ARM-C141760....

http://www.ronayers.com/REAR-SWINGING-ARM-C141760.aspx
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 24,971
Views: 2,978,621
Posted By 2bold2getold
Looks like the right hand side is a little higher...

Looks like the right hand side is a little higher than the left. They appear to be about the same front to rear. "98se.

Yep, I had to cut my stop down quite a bit to get it to square up. I didn't...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 24,971
Views: 2,978,621
Posted By 2bold2getold
I did the left side of the Hario lowered foot peg...

I did the left side of the Hario lowered foot peg mod today. Pretty simple and looks like it should work good. Might get to the other side tomorrow. Looks like the oem right peg is higher that the...
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 3,839
Views: 663,650
Posted By 2bold2getold
I think these bi-zenon arc bulbs have a...

I think these bi-zenon arc bulbs have a servo/solenoid that moves a shield in front of part of the arc and blocks part of the beam for the low function. Maybe when the switch is in the low position...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 24,971
Views: 2,978,621
Posted By 2bold2getold
Try using a punch/drift and knock/break out the...

Try using a punch/drift and knock/break out the ceramic part with a hammer. It should break right out. You will then have a hole all the way through. Drill it out a little bigger and heat the alloy...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 24,971
Views: 2,978,621
Posted By 2bold2getold
There's got to be someone in your area with a...

There's got to be someone in your area with a DR350 you can borrow a cdi from long enough to test it. Or send someone yours to test on there bike. Cdi problems are not common.
Forum: The Garage 07-04-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,161
Posted By 2bold2getold
I don't know a lot about belts, but I worked at a...

I don't know a lot about belts, but I worked at a Deere lawn and garden dealer in parts and as a maintenance mechanic. The best thing Deere has going for it is it's parts availability. From my...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 07-03-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 598
Views: 51,475
Posted By 2bold2getold
I might be up for that also. Sounds like fun. :D

I might be up for that also. Sounds like fun. :D
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 277,045
Posted By 2bold2getold
You guys are so lucky. I've been riding since...

You guys are so lucky. I've been riding since 1968 and I never saw a Transalp of any year, until I got one a couple of years ago. Seen two others since then. Newer seen a Africa Twin. :huh
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 24,971
Views: 2,978,621
Posted By 2bold2getold
Mine pulls easy, and I'm old 'n weak. Check the...

Mine pulls easy, and I'm old 'n weak. Check the cable, and lever pivot.
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 12,748
Views: 1,213,158
Posted By 2bold2getold
Try all the easy to reach stuff first.... Take...

Try all the easy to reach stuff first.... Take the chain off and see how it sounds. Pull the side covers off and take a look...could be something loose you can see or feel. Don't be afraid to pull it...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 12,748
Views: 1,213,158
Posted By 2bold2getold
Noises like this can come from a lot of different...

Noises like this can come from a lot of different places and are very difficult, sometimes impossible, to tell where they are coming from. Talk to the shop again and try to nail down how they know...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 24,971
Views: 2,978,621
Posted By 2bold2getold
Here's one way... ...

Here's one way...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=18845891&postcount=12104

Here's another...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=22583859&postcount=18788
Forum: Beasts 06-30-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 277,045
Posted By 2bold2getold
Oh, I have no doubt they spend a lot of resources...

Oh, I have no doubt they spend a lot of resources in their research. I just don't think the ones doing the research ride the kinds of bikes in the areas and parts of the world they are targeting. And...
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