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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-21-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6,118
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Posted By Motomedic
Mine doesn't look much better at the moment. New...

Mine doesn't look much better at the moment. New cam chains/tensioners and a new oil pump cover w/new relief spring. Cleaned my carbs in the Ultrasonic cleaner at work, oil/coolant change, and a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-28-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6,118
Views: 373,844
Posted By Motomedic
Whatever service WA uses for valuing cars is more...

Whatever service WA uses for valuing cars is more than a little bit "optimistic".

I just purchased a 1997 Toyota Land Cruiser. Paid $5000 for it, which is a little above market value for a truck...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-08-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6,118
Views: 373,844
Posted By Motomedic
I'm currently sitting in Triple play watching the...

I'm currently sitting in Triple play watching the kids have a ball, or I'd be riding. 50 and Sunny? Heck yeah.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-02-2015, 12:06 PM
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Sticky: PNW Flea Market
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Posted By Motomedic
Selling my trusty Subaru

Link to FM ad...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1041109
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-22-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,605
Posted By Motomedic
Me n JP will be leaving Spokane/CDA on Thursday...

Me n JP will be leaving Spokane/CDA on Thursday afternoon.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-21-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,605
Posted By Motomedic
In! And hold a place for my buddy JP. He...

In!

And hold a place for my buddy JP. He ain't a inmate yet, but ya never know- the old fuck might actually figger out how to use a 'puter and surprise us all....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-13-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6,118
Views: 373,844
Posted By Motomedic
So, a week from this Friday? In! :freaky

So, a week from this Friday? In!

:freaky
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-12-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6,118
Views: 373,844
Posted By Motomedic
I could be there Friday, but not till after 6:30...

I could be there Friday, but not till after 6:30 or so...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-08-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6,118
Views: 373,844
Posted By Motomedic
Ya'll need to wait until next week for a meet-up...

Ya'll need to wait until next week for a meet-up so I can regale you guys with tales of riding every day in 50-60 degree, sunny weather....[emoji3]
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-04-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 6,118
Views: 373,844
Posted By Motomedic
I'll be back on the 11th. Been here since...

I'll be back on the 11th. Been here since Christmas, and it has been sunny the whole time. [emoji1]

Glad I brought the big pig. Unfortunately the price I've had to pay for having it is a bunch of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-03-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6,118
Views: 373,844
Posted By Motomedic
How's the snow, guys? :D ...

How's the snow, guys? :D

http://motomedic.smugmug.com/Other/Camera-Awesome-Photos/i-HTb8gW7/0/M/CA_01031513180690-M.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-31-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6,118
Views: 373,844
Posted By Motomedic
Wish I could commiserate, but tomorrow's ride...

Wish I could commiserate, but tomorrow's ride promises to be around 50 degrees and sunny....





Did I forget to mention I'm not in Spokane? :D
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-08-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6,118
Views: 373,844
Posted By Motomedic
Hell that's an easy one-the bilateral function of...

Hell that's an easy one-the bilateral function of the camshaw ringback has failed, allowing the modulator to overpressurize the backwash tank.....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-04-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,303
Posted By Motomedic
FWIW, I used the same method to repair my bike,...

FWIW, I used the same method to repair my bike, with one difference- I never transferred the "beans" to the old housing. While the new housing looked different than the old, it measured the same, so...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-01-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 6,118
Views: 373,844
Posted By Motomedic
After all. we are talking about two different...

After all. we are talking about two different tool kits- :evil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-01-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 6,118
Views: 373,844
Posted By Motomedic
I'd be glad to make a service call to Mexico-but...

I'd be glad to make a service call to Mexico-but we'll have to talk about a "travel" service fee....:deal

Which bike is he on? The Flying Brick?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-15-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6,118
Views: 373,844
Posted By Motomedic
To quote a famous saying, originating eons ago, ...

To quote a famous saying, originating eons ago,


To the Bar!!! :freaky
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-14-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6,118
Views: 373,844
Posted By Motomedic
I kinda like Robin's idea of cat herding. :evil ...

I kinda like Robin's idea of cat herding. :evil

Put some food out and see who/what shows up!



Ummm, would that be considered "baiting"? :patch
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-11-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6,118
Views: 373,844
Posted By Motomedic
I refer you to my earlier post about cats,...

I refer you to my earlier post about cats, herding and Tacos de gato.....:D
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-08-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6,118
Views: 373,844
Posted By Motomedic
Ah, but there's your problem. I'm trying my...

Ah, but there's your problem.

I'm trying my hand at cat herding.

You need a cat trainer. Can't help you there. :D

Looking forward to next week. :freaky
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-06-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6,118
Views: 373,844
Posted By Motomedic
Okay,it's time to try another meet-up. Hopefully...

Okay,it's time to try another meet-up. Hopefully this time y'all can find the time to make this one.

As for the date, in deference to Ladybug's schedule, I'm suggesting next Saturday evening, the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-02-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,428
Posted By Motomedic
So the saga continues.... JP was a little...

So the saga continues....


JP was a little bummed about the whole thing, what with the uncertainty of the repair and all, so he bought a used fleabay motor. Another day turning bolts and the new...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-31-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 6,118
Views: 373,844
Posted By Motomedic
Ya gotta pick the day I'm replacing the trans in...

Ya gotta pick the day I'm replacing the trans in the Scoobie.....:bluduh
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-28-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6,118
Views: 373,844
Posted By Motomedic
I can't remember where I stopped to take the pic,...

I can't remember where I stopped to take the pic, but we went in behind Fernan lake and came out at Ohio Match Road. Maybe Burnt Cabin Road? :dunno
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-27-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6,118
Views: 373,844
Posted By Motomedic
Winter is indeed coming.... ...

Winter is indeed coming....

http://motomedic.smugmug.com/Other/Camera-Awesome-Photos/i-GTXG2zj/0/M/CA_10271416562867-M.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-27-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,428
Posted By Motomedic
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Seems...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-15-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6,118
Views: 373,844
Posted By Motomedic
Just when I had the herd o' cats heading in a...

Just when I had the herd o' cats heading in a direction, WHAM!

It's like roaches in a New York hotel room when the light goes on! :rofl

Okay, so tonight's get-together is cancelled due to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-15-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 6,118
Views: 373,844
Posted By Motomedic
Since y'all are dropping like flies, should we...

Since y'all are dropping like flies, should we reschedule for a night we can all make it?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-14-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,428
Posted By Motomedic
LocTite RC680 is rated to 400 degrees.... ...

LocTite RC680 is rated to 400 degrees....

Just sayin' :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-13-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,428
Posted By Motomedic
So, no drilling, no tapping.... And no pics....

So, no drilling, no tapping....

And no pics. :rofl

The crank is spinning again. Saturday night we pressed in a slightly modified freeze plug with some green Loctite retaining compound, and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-13-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6,118
Views: 373,844
Posted By Motomedic
I was around all summer, but after being caught...

I was around all summer, but after being caught by the sudden gust of gravity in July, I really haven't done any decent rides, asides from a couple fun little blasts on my Buell.

Got a couple of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-10-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6,118
Views: 373,844
Posted By Motomedic
Looks like the beginnings of a party! So,...

Looks like the beginnings of a party!

So, are the Conkling Marina boys gonna make an appearance? ScooterSteve? Alpha One Nine?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-09-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By Motomedic
FWIW, I've been a wheelsmith for 30 years, and...

FWIW, I've been a wheelsmith for 30 years, and I've used a torque wrench on my spokes once or maybe twice....

Even tension is way more important than a specific tension. Get the thing...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-09-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6,118
Views: 373,844
Posted By Motomedic
We need to schedule a Meet-up before all y'all...

We need to schedule a Meet-up before all y'all snowbirds head for warmer waters.

Wednesday, the 15th. Next week. 7pm. Place of gathering open to suggestion. I like the Mexican place we met at on...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-07-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,428
Posted By Motomedic
This engine had no oil pressure after the plug...

This engine had no oil pressure after the plug popped out. Not at idle, not at speed, nothing. Oil was going everywhere it should, just with little to no pressure. If your light goes off with some...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-07-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,428
Posted By Motomedic
KTM's response? "Just drill & tap and make a new...

KTM's response? "Just drill & tap and make a new threaded plug".

Needless to say my response was "are you fucking kidding me?" Guess I gotta figger it out on my own. Of course, they had no real...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-06-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,428
Posted By Motomedic
So, just to clarify- when the noise appeared...

So, just to clarify- when the noise appeared suddenly, JP shut it off immediately & called for a rescue. Total running time with the plug out less than 3 minutes, after all the starts to check...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-05-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,428
Posted By Motomedic
I had oil everywhere (multiple passages) just no...

I had oil everywhere (multiple passages) just no pressure. Haven't looked at rod bearings yet but all the other plain bearings still look good. No apparent play in the rods, no galling at the cam...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-05-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,428
Posted By Motomedic
Oil pressure on the big beasts runs around 40 psi...

Oil pressure on the big beasts runs around 40 psi or so, or at least it should be. It does look a bit like a steel freeze plug, and of course it's not listed as a separate part. Only available from...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-04-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,428
Posted By Motomedic
Have I found a new way to lose oil pressure?

So, my buddy brought me his 950 with the top end sounding horrendous, and the oil light lit. Said he was riding along and the noise happened suddenly. After the fact, he changed the oil and filter...
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