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Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,944
Posted By jonpcovington
Well, fair's fair, and I was having a little fun...

Well, fair's fair, and I was having a little fun at YOUR expense....:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,944
Posted By jonpcovington
You guys(?) seem really obsessed about...

You guys(?) seem really obsessed about homosexuality. I thought I was talking to BMW motorcyclists. Did I accidentally stumble onto the wrong site? What does Gspot REALLY mean? :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2010, 01:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,944
Posted By jonpcovington
Ready to take this to Jo Mamma?

Ready to take this to Jo Mamma?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,944
Posted By jonpcovington
I'm 6", 260 pounds. Anybody says "gay" to me, I...

I'm 6", 260 pounds. Anybody says "gay" to me, I just growl at them. Shuts 'em up every time. :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,944
Posted By jonpcovington
To the 1200 BMW rider

that I spoke briefly with at a light in north San Francisco near the marina (I was the guy in the blue Miata)- Too bad I didn't see your ADV sticker til you jumped out ahead of me. I woulda bought...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2010, 02:34 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 42,844
Posted By jonpcovington
Try reading for comprehension sometime. ...

Try reading for comprehension sometime.

THIS IS NOT ABOUT 2-STROKE VS. 4-STROKE.

Write all you want here about your 2-strokes. I like them too.

It's about proper usage of our language.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 42,844
Posted By jonpcovington
I bet I'm older (and probably slower) than you!...

I bet I'm older (and probably slower) than you! Especially on my TL200. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2010, 08:52 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 42,844
Posted By jonpcovington
Hey, I have no objections to 2 strokes. I've...

Hey, I have no objections to 2 strokes. I've owned and raced Yamaha, Maico, DKW, CZ, Husky and more and loved 'em. I just object to cheapening our language by misusing it. I know it's not a matter of...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2010, 08:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 15,933
Posted By jonpcovington
Nonetheless, a two stroke single is NOT a...

Nonetheless, a two stroke single is NOT a thumper. Stop destroying the language by overbroadening it. If you want to use this forum to discuss two stroke singles, there should be no objection as long...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2010, 08:01 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 49,460
Posted By jonpcovington
What is your authority on claiming a two stroke...

What is your authority on claiming a two stroke is a thumper? Besides having an opinion, that is. Remember, opinions are like assholes- everyone has one and most of them stink. And yours stinks.
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2010, 08:46 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 49,460
Posted By jonpcovington
2-stroke is not a thumper.

2-stroke is not a thumper.
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2010, 08:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 15,933
Posted By jonpcovington
A thumper is a 4-stroke single. Yes, this thing...

A thumper is a 4-stroke single. Yes, this thing is VERY interesting, but it's not a thumper. :deal
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2009, 09:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,228
Posted By jonpcovington
Next time it happens, hold throttle wide open,...

Next time it happens, hold throttle wide open, activate compression release and kick it through about a half-dozen times. Then release throttle and start as normal.
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2009, 09:23 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,683
Posted By jonpcovington
Beautiful job, don't forget to remove powder coat...

Beautiful job, don't forget to remove powder coat on coil mounts so you get a good ground!
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2009, 07:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,500
Posted By jonpcovington
I don't remember about the SR, but I know for...

I don't remember about the SR, but I know for sure it was on the XT and the TT.
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2009, 08:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,500
Posted By jonpcovington
This may not solve your problem, but it did...

This may not solve your problem, but it did mine...

When I was roadracing a 500 yamaha, I had removed the airbox and put a small K&N filter on a hose to the crank vent. It started blowing oil on...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2009, 08:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,030
Posted By jonpcovington
Into each life some rain must fall... A tip...

Into each life some rain must fall...

A tip I got from an old machinist- Before you try to remove old bolts, put an appropriate sized drift against them squarely and give them a couple of good...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2009, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 803
Posted By jonpcovington
The key turns the lock, which pulls a cable. This...

The key turns the lock, which pulls a cable. This goes to the actual latch, which is located on a crossmember behind the battery, so I don't think drilling it will do any good as far as getting the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2009, 08:37 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 17,715
Posted By jonpcovington
*bump*

*bump*
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2009, 08:34 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 17,715
Posted By jonpcovington
Is that the 18 liter tank? That's what I have on...

Is that the 18 liter tank? That's what I have on my green Duke II and I need green graphics.
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2008, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,666
Posted By jonpcovington
32" inseam will work fine- but you will soon be...

32" inseam will work fine- but you will soon be craving something different with the seat. But Renazco can fix you up. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2008, 08:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 23,187
Posted By jonpcovington
I have had some success with drenching the...

I have had some success with drenching the plastic in Bel-Ray 6-in-1. It also softens dashes and seats. seems to restore some of the volatiles to plastic that UV bleaches out. Spray it on and let it...
Forum: The Garage 10-15-2008, 11:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 765
Posted By jonpcovington
Sexual intercourse with a carmel? Would that be...

Sexual intercourse with a carmel? Would that be sweet love?:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2008, 08:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,973
Posted By jonpcovington
Note that the Duke II has twin cans stockwith the...

Note that the Duke II has twin cans stockwith the same engine. It's not just for looks.
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2008, 08:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 795
Posted By jonpcovington
The 18l KTM tank will fit just fine, and the...

The 18l KTM tank will fit just fine, and the stock seat works with this tank. However, the 18l has the same basic sikhouette, but the air guides are not separate like on your tank, so graphics will...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2008, 07:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,133
Posted By jonpcovington
Patches aren't just theory- they work! I've seen...

Patches aren't just theory- they work! I've seen tubes that looked loke patchwork quilts and they were oerfectly functional.:D
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2008, 01:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 903
Posted By jonpcovington
My Duke II is very different from my NX650- the...

My Duke II is very different from my NX650- the Duke doesn't like to lug. I have to run one gear lower on my Duke over the same stretch of street. It was a little disconcerting at first, but it"s...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2008, 09:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,994
Posted By jonpcovington
I used to run a dealership, and one of my big...

I used to run a dealership, and one of my big problems was- how can I fix if I don't know about it? If you have a gripe, talk to the manager, don't just get pissed and leave. Maybe it'll help, maybe...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2008, 07:55 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,744
Posted By jonpcovington
On my Yamaha 500 thumpers, there is what they...

On my Yamaha 500 thumpers, there is what they call a "labyrinth" inline between the crankcase breather and the airbox. It is a cylindrical two-piece rubber thingie with a plastic cone inside. When...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2008, 09:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By jonpcovington
There's also the KTMduke site on Yahoo-

There's also the KTMduke site on Yahoo-
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2008, 08:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,996
Posted By jonpcovington
Renazco seat.

Renazco seat.
Forum: The Garage 02-04-2008, 12:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,334
Posted By jonpcovington
A while back (5 years or so) I came across an ad...

A while back (5 years or so) I came across an ad in a car mag classifieds for an "instant garage" from a company called Farm Tec for 500 bucks including shipping. I had no garage at all, and I was...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2008, 10:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,861
Posted By jonpcovington
I mounted my plate on my Duke II on the back of...

I mounted my plate on my Duke II on the back of the airbox with velcro.
Forum: Hacks 11-27-2007, 11:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 17,735
Posted By jonpcovington
I know a guy who mounted a sidecar on his Suzuki...

I know a guy who mounted a sidecar on his Suzuki SL650 Savage (weird thumper/cruiser) to haul his father around in- said it was a good combination, liked it a lot.
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2007, 12:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,540
Posted By jonpcovington
When I retired 3 yrs ago, I bought an "excess...

When I retired 3 yrs ago, I bought an "excess cargo carrier" from Harbor Freight. It's a rectangle of steel mesh in a frame of angle iron, mounted on a piece of 2" steel tube to fit into the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2007, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By jonpcovington
Do you mean you know about a motorcycle thief? If...

Do you mean you know about a motorcycle thief? If so, talk to the police. Thieves deserve all the bad we can give them and more. Of course, you're talking about CA, so who knows? they'll probably let...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-05-2007, 08:44 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 12,767
Posted By jonpcovington
Hemmorhoids! :eek1

Hemmorhoids! :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2007, 09:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,079
Posted By jonpcovington
Here's a seat-of the-pants datum- I read...

Here's a seat-of the-pants datum- I read somewhere that they have to replace the handlebars on a regular basis on Chris Carr's TT Rotax- they keep bending back! :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2007, 09:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,413
Posted By jonpcovington
So why does everyone shy away from thermostats?...

So why does everyone shy away from thermostats? The thermostatic switch is internal, works off of oil temp, so they're plug-and-play,and stone relible. I've used them for decades in lots of different...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2007, 08:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,030
Posted By jonpcovington
I had to drill and tap my Duke II swingarm to...

I had to drill and tap my Duke II swingarm to install a hugger. No problems. works just fine.:D
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