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Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 16,339
Posted By Bluffskier
Looks like I will be able to pull the trigger in...

Looks like I will be able to pull the trigger in a month or so as the tax return comes, but this will just be the first leg, or just the forks will be purchased, maybe more depending on what I can...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 16,339
Posted By Bluffskier
Those XR650l CRF top triple clamps are nice. ...

Those XR650l CRF top triple clamps are nice.
Where do they come from?
Do you happen to know the offset? or the trail?
Oh yea, do they take the OEM XRL stem?
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 16,339
Posted By Bluffskier
Wow! I had not even thought of that for stops!...

Wow! I had not even thought of that for stops! Thanks for sharing. Such pretty welds, mine tend to look like wasp nests. hahaha.

2002 onward forks it will be then, especially if it will allow for...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 16,339
Posted By Bluffskier
Quick question

Elsalvadorklr, How do your steering stops align with the 2002 CR250 Triple clamps? I hear different years align better than others.

I think I'm gonna pull the trigger on some clamps now and get...
Forum: Americas 01-01-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 780
Posted By Bluffskier
Wolf Pen is nice. I would say a person could even...

Wolf Pen is nice. I would say a person could even take a GS on it, or about 99% of it. I was on one steep trail, but it was all level, like a mini road.
...
Forum: Americas 12-12-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 780
Posted By Bluffskier
Sweet. Yea I'm looking at the web and all the...

Sweet. Yea I'm looking at the web and all the entrances to the park. Looks like I will start up at Wolf Penn Pass ATV ground and work my way down from there since it puts me in the middle of the...
Forum: Americas 12-12-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 780
Posted By Bluffskier
Wolf Pen Gap info?

Looking at Wolf Pen Gap up by Mena AR. I usually just ride around Daisy State Park Cycle Trails when I head up, but want to split up the monotony of Lake Greeson.

Wolf Pen Gap seems promising,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,811
Posted By Bluffskier
Here is mine when I got it. ...

Here is mine when I got it.
http://i168.photobucket.com/albums/u183/Oat_crisp/P3130531.jpg

Looks the same now, but I have an FCR MX. Instant throttle response, 100+ mph, oh yea NO CV LAG!! woot...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 38,877
Posted By Bluffskier
My only concern with a new XRL is it will be a...

My only concern with a new XRL is it will be a turd off road. Just like jetSki's and everything else as of late, bigger seems to be better in the eyes of manufacturers, or maybe just more profitable....
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2012, 04:14 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 38,877
Posted By Bluffskier
I would like to see an updated XRL, then I would...

I would like to see an updated XRL, then I would get one in a few-4ish years. But it would loose its simple aspect it has now.

A regular XRL with an FCR MX carb is an awesome bike for my use. You...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-26-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 630
Posted By Bluffskier
That's a sweet XR. I would like to have a nice...

That's a sweet XR. I would like to have a nice early 90's XR, not sure of displacement, if I was going to get serious about dual sport and all. Which I may some day.
Forum: Airheads 11-22-2011, 03:11 AM
Replies: 853
Views: 299,597
Posted By Bluffskier
Yes, the blue R65 style tank is much nicer on a...

Yes, the blue R65 style tank is much nicer on a scrambler than the R100 style. Those pipes have grown on me too.

My mind is made up now if if wasn't before as far as the tank goes.

NHGS, I'll...
Forum: The Garage 11-15-2011, 05:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,649
Posted By Bluffskier
Please don't yell at me... J/k, but how does...

Please don't yell at me... J/k, but how does using a synthetic oil make the airhead engine leak at the seals? This knowledge maybe common place but... I was considering goin to the dark side (syn). I...
Forum: The Garage 11-13-2011, 05:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,203
Posted By Bluffskier
Accuracy

I really wasn't too sure on how accurate I had to be. I'me getting pretty straight readings so far, I forget what they were but I remember it going smoother towards the end and being toward the low...
Forum: The Garage 11-11-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,203
Posted By Bluffskier
My work is cut out for me. ...

My work is cut out for me.
http://i168.photobucket.com/albums/u183/Oat_crisp/2011-11-11120202.jpg

I'm getting it down slowly. Still learning how to measure in the .0001 range... but I just...
Forum: The Garage 11-10-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,649
Posted By Bluffskier
This is a scary topic, no sudden moves... just...

This is a scary topic, no sudden moves... just breathe slowly and no body get s hurt....... Just kidding. Oil topics get pretty touchy sometimes. I was wondering about this myself but was noway going...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,805
Posted By Bluffskier
SS that's good to hear about the R65 tanks. I'll...

SS that's good to hear about the R65 tanks. I'll just run a crossover tube to the other side and the /7 engine has the hole to run it through the air box, or just below it. It works out since I'm...
Forum: Airheads 11-09-2011, 04:37 AM
Replies: 853
Views: 299,597
Posted By Bluffskier
It's not that much! It's like getting a hair cut,...

It's not that much! It's like getting a hair cut, only for your motorcycle. Just take a little off the top and sides, maybe trim it up in the back, hahaha
Forum: Airheads 11-09-2011, 04:26 AM
Replies: 853
Views: 299,597
Posted By Bluffskier
Where are people getting these vintage style...

Where are people getting these vintage style enduro fenders for their R100's?
Forum: Old's Cool 11-09-2011, 04:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,805
Posted By Bluffskier
How feasible would it be to retro fit an R65 tank...

How feasible would it be to retro fit an R65 tank onto an an '84 R100 frame? I like those tanks. Either that or a /6 tank is the direction I'm heading. I would cut up my old tank, but sold it, along...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-07-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,805
Posted By Bluffskier
I saw on a post here where someone in the UK had...

I saw on a post here where someone in the UK had an older plastic tank on an airhead. It was a blue tank.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-07-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,316
Posted By Bluffskier
Heck yea, if it ain't broke, fix it till it is!!...

Heck yea, if it ain't broke, fix it till it is!! Words I live by.

I love the flake.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-07-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,805
Posted By Bluffskier
I was looking at a Von Zeti tank on eBay, but I'm...

I was looking at a Von Zeti tank on eBay, but I'm thinking R75 tank now, I don't want to deal with all these composite tanks with super high prices and whatnot.

Supposedly these people have a ten...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-06-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,162
Posted By Bluffskier
I forgot about the 2nd tank, Mine had a SUPER...

I forgot about the 2nd tank, Mine had a SUPER weak electronic cigarette lighter style spark and wouldn't start very well and not start at all when it was cold. Dam bike. haha
Forum: Old's Cool 11-05-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,334
Posted By Bluffskier
I can tell you what gonna happen to all your...

I can tell you what gonna happen to all your stuff once you die.... eBay. Lol, I hope not.

And the auction read, "This was from the estate of an avid ADVrider forum member, junk collector, and a...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-05-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,162
Posted By Bluffskier
I have been following this thread and man really...

I have been following this thread and man really like those bikes, they are pretty neat.

I used to have a Honda '83 VT750C and man that thing was a hoopty, it drank oil and wouldn't do 85 in a...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-05-2011, 07:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,334
Posted By Bluffskier
Funny Thing

I was thinking of this just the other day. It's like what do you call a rat with an uptown address? A squirrel!!
Now what do you call a hoarder that hoards nice things? A collector.

I tend to...
Forum: Airheads 11-02-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,726
Posted By Bluffskier
I like that gas tank, it's like a disease and...

I like that gas tank, it's like a disease and just grew on me and will pursue one for my build. I saw somewhere on this post someone identified it but cannot seem to find it again.

Did you ever...
Forum: Airheads 11-01-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,289
Posted By Bluffskier
I think the H freight one is on sale for $79...

I think the H freight one is on sale for $79 bucks now. I love that store and there is a method to collecting the coupons. Shoot I study that place.
Forum: Airheads 10-25-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,233
Posted By Bluffskier
GREAT read!

Good manual, Got a timing chain and front seals coming in the mail, gotta get my crank side timing gear, bearing, and I'll be ready to install front cover!!! Been memorizing Snowbum's write up on the...
Forum: Airheads 10-21-2011, 06:02 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,726
Posted By Bluffskier
I ran my fastest PRT times as I approached 30....

I ran my fastest PRT times as I approached 30. Its funny I lost 30 pounds once I got out, but I just sat around all day as a controller and eat Whataburger. I think it was a nice change to leave the...
Forum: Airheads 10-18-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,233
Posted By Bluffskier
That stinks about the R65 tanks. I really like...

That stinks about the R65 tanks. I really like the straight sides of the tank.

I looked at the pistons with a magnifying glass I could see the surface contrast between where the ring sits and the...
Forum: Airheads 10-11-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,713
Posted By Bluffskier
I only buy USA made stuff when I can, I'm not...

I only buy USA made stuff when I can, I'm not going to order anything from Europe directly, unless it's a patch for a jacket. Shyt I don't even use Chinese made fishing reels, I only buy used and...
Forum: Airheads 10-11-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,233
Posted By Bluffskier
Well, I have been tearing into the motor more and...

Well, I have been tearing into the motor more and more, sometimes I think I have done too much, but why turn back now? Past the point of no return? maybe not. I've turned down a good deal on a...
Forum: Airheads 10-10-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,726
Posted By Bluffskier
I like that FD, was thinking of going with that...

I like that FD, was thinking of going with that style cause of the lower gearing/looks but was unsure of how it would mesh with snowflakes and the rear Brembo disk set up. Looks like it meshes up...
Forum: Airheads 10-10-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,713
Posted By Bluffskier
Welcome to the forum Bay, I'll check them out. ...

Welcome to the forum Bay, I'll check them out.

My cam surfaces look good, other than a slightly bent tip. It has some beveled edges, but the faces are good. I was able to remove the cam after...
Forum: Airheads 10-10-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,728
Posted By Bluffskier
Looking good! Those mufflers are pimp too. I'm...

Looking good! Those mufflers are pimp too. I'm fitting the stock end caps on mine one I cut them to fit and all. They will be a bit shorter than yours came out to be.

Yes, I can see the evil in...
Forum: Airheads 10-07-2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,713
Posted By Bluffskier
Alright, lots of great info. Sorry for my delay,...

Alright, lots of great info. Sorry for my delay, I'm working 12 hr shifts moving a warehouse and dealing with Dr. appointments for a child in between. Yea my original reason for this tear down was to...
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2011, 11:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,713
Posted By Bluffskier
I have the manual and read it every day before...

I have the manual and read it every day before work. Just wondering about any pit falls to avoid or any snake bites to watch out for.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-05-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,351
Posted By Bluffskier
As soon as I get mine together in a year or two...

As soon as I get mine together in a year or two I'm going straight to the Padre Island National Seashore. Its like 68 miles one way down the sand.
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