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Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,375
Posted By Guano11
Got room for 2 bikes? Just askin'.....:johntm

Got room for 2 bikes? Just askin'.....:johntm
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-05-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 9,718
Views: 2,042,987
Posted By Guano11
It's main claim to fame was its ability to...

It's main claim to fame was its ability to maintain steering geometry under hard braking. Rather than transmitting braking forces up the fork tubes (compressing them & thereby altering steering...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-04-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9,718
Views: 2,042,987
Posted By Guano11
GTS1000. Don't see them very often...... ...

GTS1000. Don't see them very often......

http://seattle.craigslist.org/tac/mcy/4602279631.html
Forum: Face plant 07-29-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,451
Posted By Guano11
Personally, I feel most vulnerable when there is...

Personally, I feel most vulnerable when there is no traffic in front of me and a left-turner is positioning to cross. One of the most disconcerning scenarios to me....

I try to use the cagers...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-26-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 66,074
Posted By Guano11
"Velcome aboart" -- and thanks for posting up....

"Velcome aboart" -- and thanks for posting up. You've resurrected an informative thread of which I was unaware.:hmmmmm
Forum: Face plant 07-24-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,584
Posted By Guano11
Always hate reports like this (especially as a...

Always hate reports like this (especially as a commuter myself), but appreciate you posting the news.
Will be rooting for Tracy and look forward to him posting an update here under his own steam.
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 498,952
Posted By Guano11
Certainly can't discount your sample size, wp. I...

Certainly can't discount your sample size, wp. I assume your rank order of improvement over stock would be: GenMar, Heli, then Spiegler -- correct?
In your opinion, whereabouts would each one fall...
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 498,952
Posted By Guano11
Excellent counterpoints, and just the kind of...

Excellent counterpoints, and just the kind of experience I knew was out there (though I didn't anticipate it coming all the way from Kiwiland!).
I've never ridden a 4th Gen, but suspect the riding...
Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 498,952
Posted By Guano11
Hmm. You've got me thinking now; I viewed...

Hmm. You've got me thinking now; I viewed handlebar conversion kits as more for the stunting crowd, and more expensive than the Helibars -- but maybe not so much. The Spieglers are definitely offer...
Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 498,952
Posted By Guano11
Thanks for that, Mayday. My wrists don't bother...

Thanks for that, Mayday. My wrists don't bother me so much...but it's probably because the lower back is shouting for attention before the wrists sound off. Knees & hips, too -- typical...
Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 498,952
Posted By Guano11
Helibars, Risers & Peg Lowering?

5th Gen '98 here, much like the one pictured above. ^^
Comfortable enough for a couple of hours at my age, but got invited to 3 full days of twisties with some fellas from work.
I'm mostly a...
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 707
Posted By Guano11
^^ What Motomantra said ^^ They replaced my...

^^ What Motomantra said ^^
They replaced my North Face Tadpole's, um, poles. Not particularly cheap, but when you need poles, they set you right up.
Forum: The Garage 07-08-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,100
Posted By Guano11
Huge help, bwringer -- my thanks!

Huge help, bwringer -- my thanks!
Forum: The Garage 07-07-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,100
Posted By Guano11
I'd be much obliged for that!

I'd be much obliged for that!
Forum: The Garage 07-06-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,100
Posted By Guano11
If you were in MY 'hood, I'd pay you $650 & raise...

If you were in MY 'hood, I'd pay you $650 & raise you some adult beverages!:freaky

Clutch is slipping a bit more; won't push it beyond about 45mph on flat terrain. And everyone else says the same...
Forum: The Garage 07-04-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,100
Posted By Guano11
Hmm. What year is your Rav? I've solicited 3...

Hmm. What year is your Rav? I've solicited 3 shops now -- 2 independents and 1 Toyota dealer -- and clearly specified 2WD. They all said "the subframe has to come out"; one even pulls the motor...
Forum: The Garage 07-02-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,100
Posted By Guano11
Excellent -- thanks for the differentiation. I...

Excellent -- thanks for the differentiation. I figured "Corolla" as well, though the tech asked (and I specified) FWD. "The subframe has to come out & the transmission gets pulled while the engine...
Forum: The Garage 07-01-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,100
Posted By Guano11
Clutch Slipping: '96 Rav4

Front wheel drive 4-door. 200,000miles, original clutch. Good overall mechanical condition, no issues otherwise except for mild oil usage (1qt in 2000mi or so).

So last night from the airport...
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,491
Posted By Guano11
I don't regret any of the purchases. But I...

I don't regret any of the purchases.
But I regret many of the sales.

Once I learned that, I ended up keeping most.
Forum: The Garage 06-22-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 764
Views: 122,313
Posted By Guano11
Most excellent -- especially for explaining the...

Most excellent -- especially for explaining the "why some RTVs smell like vinegar" part.

My thanks!:bow
Forum: The Garage 06-21-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 122,313
Posted By Guano11
Great advice, Dirty, and confirms my thought:...

Great advice, Dirty, and confirms my thought: Sure looks like an RTV application to me, primarily ability to flex. Also, the anaerobic products specify metal-to-metal mating, NOT metal-to-rubber.
...
Forum: The Garage 06-21-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 122,313
Posted By Guano11
The Right Stuff?

So we found the oil leak & a local expert recommended re-plugging the hole with the plug dressed in "Marine-grade Permatex Anaerobic Gasket Sealant -- the red stuff in the blue tube. Most parts...
Forum: Road warriors 06-20-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,145
Posted By Guano11
St1100

A few hundred miles on a PR4GT rear, PR4 front here (there is no GT front).

Only demerit I can give is just a nibble of wandering(?), not holding a line as solidly through a curve the Avons they...
Forum: Road warriors 06-16-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,670
Posted By Guano11
I bought my first bike the day after high school...

I bought my first bike the day after high school graduation and have owned at least 1 ever since (even when Uncle Sam forbid it :wink:).
I've averaged .39 bikes/yr, most of which I still own.
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8,226
Views: 1,592,304
Posted By Guano11
I also bought a plated IL XR4 from an inmate, not...

I also bought a plated IL XR4 from an inmate, not wanting to convert a non-plated bike. I had the PO send along his registration to show streetability (just in case), but a title was all the DMV...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-11-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,833
Posted By Guano11
Konflict

I, too, took advantage of Konflict's proximity. I'm not an expert rider, but had a lot of questions which he answered patiently & thoroughly. SPS would've done the same, I'm sure. It might be...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-08-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,529
Posted By Guano11
Heartwarming little rescue! While in temp...

Heartwarming little rescue!
While in temp housing years ago, our trash bins were frequented by a family of these critters almost nightly. One night, we parked a bin outside our front door & when...
Forum: Face plant 06-07-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,979
Posted By Guano11
Bummer 'bout the knee. Hella footage, though! ...

Bummer 'bout the knee. Hella footage, though!
Here's to a speedy recovery....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-05-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,061
Posted By Guano11
Looks like an old Chevy Sprint. That windscreen...

Looks like an old Chevy Sprint.
That windscreen has the same blue tint as Walter White's "product" (from Breaking Bad) -- seems appropriate.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-01-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8,648
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,172,627
Posted By Guano11
MSR Helmet XXL, Renton (Excellent)

Here's an as-new MSR helmet, size XXL (62-63cm). Fits rounder head shapes best (vs. oval head shapes). Zero funk, blemish-free.

I acquired this helmet along with a CRF230L from their original...
Forum: Face plant 05-29-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 29,251
Posted By Guano11
Give 'em a chance. I'm sure there are a lot of...

Give 'em a chance. I'm sure there are a lot of happy users out there; these forums tend to amplify the not-so-happies.

But keep an eye on 'em. :deal And welcome aboard.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-28-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8,648
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,172,627
Posted By Guano11
KTM 950/990ADV Cee Bailey's Windshield

Here's a near-new Cee Bailey windscreen for your KTM 950/990 Adventure. It's their Large 17" size and measures 25" from bottom of headlight to top of windscreen. It's also wider than stock,...
Forum: The Garage 05-27-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,657
Posted By Guano11
Thanks for capitalizing on the teaching moment --...

Thanks for capitalizing on the teaching moment -- nicely done.:thumb

Question: :y0! Why the emphasis on "rotor side up" when laying 'er down? I can see the rear might be a bit easier that way...
Forum: Face plant 05-26-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,539
Posted By Guano11
Best way to resurrect a thread.... evar. :gdog

Best way to resurrect a thread.... evar. :gdog
Forum: Face plant 05-09-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 29,251
Posted By Guano11
Like I said, sounded pretty far-fetched to me,...

Like I said, sounded pretty far-fetched to me, too. Maybe my plug repair was a convenient scapegoat....


Agree. I was assuming the carcass was still relatively uniform, and that the road itself...
Forum: Face plant 05-07-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 29,251
Posted By Guano11
I called Avon's tech line, not to "complain" but...

I called Avon's tech line, not to "complain" but to just let them know I had a failed tire they might be interested in. I offered to send it if they wanted to inspect it.

Tech rep asked if it'd...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,253
Posted By Guano11
Another online vs. dealership factor: Age of the...

Another online vs. dealership factor: Age of the inventory.

My recent online Michelin Pilot Roads had born-on dates about 5 months ago. The tire I perused at my local, fairly high volume...
Forum: Face plant 04-30-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 29,251
Posted By Guano11
Went back through the thread & discovered the...

Went back through the thread & discovered the above link. I submitted my particular case.

.....and mounted up some Michelin Pilot Roads.
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,988
Posted By Guano11
www.WebBikeWorld.com lists head shape amongst...

www.WebBikeWorld.com lists head shape amongst it's criteria. Bonus: You can even sort by head shape! They admit it's subjective, but it's better than nothing.

They only list one off-road helmet...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,551
Posted By Guano11
Smokin' deals if you know your head shape and can...

Smokin' deals if you know your head shape and can find your size.
Born on dates might be a bit old; there's one Profile (XS) on the site & I think it's been years since they made that helmet.
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