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Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,428
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
There you go.

There you go.
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,428
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
So what is the exact state of the engine now? ...

So what is the exact state of the engine now?

You mentioned "tearing down the motor", how "torn down" is it?

If the valve cover is off, that is one thing. If he has the head off, or worse...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 718
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Very curious to hear how this turned out. ...

Very curious to hear how this turned out.

Any news?
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 718
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Yep. Been there, done that, I don't know how many...

Yep. Been there, done that, I don't know how many times myself. Just one of those things.

Hopefully that's the case here and its an easy, cheap fix.
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 718
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Have you tried simply pumping the brake...

Have you tried simply pumping the brake repeatedly?

Its not uncommon for the pistons in the calipers to move a bit when the wheel is removed and sometimes you have to pump them back up to get...
Forum: The Garage 06-17-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,778
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Have you applied any heat to the housing, perhaps...

Have you applied any heat to the housing, perhaps expand it a bit and break the bond between the hub and the bearings or housing? Then get on it with the puller.
Forum: The Garage 06-12-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,804
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
I like this type. We can still buy them at the...

I like this type. We can still buy them at the local bike shops. Larger then what you mentioned, but at least you can use them without spilling fuel all over the place.
...
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,805
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Q: Boxers or briefs? A. Depends

Q: Boxers or briefs?
A. Depends
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,063
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
And my post was a joke. On topic: I have a...

And my post was a joke.

On topic: I have a pair of Alpinestar Vectors that have what seem to me a huge toe box, they were actually annoying to ride with for shifting until I got used to them....
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,241
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
I'm dying to get a Four Wheel Camper or Hallmark...

I'm dying to get a Four Wheel Camper or Hallmark for when we go to horse events, general camping and most importantly dirt bike weekends!

I'll be lobbying the family for one soon. If I get the...
Forum: The Garage 06-10-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,109
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Right on. Was at dinner last weekend with a...

Right on.

Was at dinner last weekend with a couple that I had never met, friends of my wife. Real nice people, we were having a good time. The other couple start telling stories about their...
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,063
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Hey! You broke his rule.

Hey! You broke his rule.
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,109
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
I was just talking to a friend about jetting and...

I was just talking to a friend about jetting and whatnot and he mentioned that most of the popular mods like aftermarket exhausts, opening up airboxes etc only really impact the top end performance...
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,109
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Gold Jerry, that is gold! Wow, it never occurred...

Gold Jerry, that is gold! Wow, it never occurred to me to use my drill press that way.

I was just contemplating this very thing as I have a noisy DRZ125 that I want to quiet down. Was looking in...
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,679
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
That's hilarious.

That's hilarious.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-09-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 688
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
More good links, thanks! And no final drive...

More good links, thanks!

And no final drive chain, its belt driven.
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 701
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Yep, any old gas tank will do, minibike, kids...

Yep, any old gas tank will do, minibike, kids dirtbike, lawnmower, etc. Petcock or cheap inline fuel valve for sure.

And of course for most troubleshooting and tuning you don't need much fuel, so...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-09-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 688
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Excelente, muito obrigado!

Excelente, muito obrigado!
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,203
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
I stand by what I wrote. And I'm glad to...

I stand by what I wrote.

And I'm glad to hear you're going with Gaerne's. Best of luck to you, sincerely.
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,203
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
I'm sorry but your are f'in crazy if you are even...

I'm sorry but your are f'in crazy if you are even thinking about riding your motorcycle anywhere without decent riding boots. I don't care how careful you are, panniers or no panniers, on road, off...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-08-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 688
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Thanks for the links guys. Right now the plan is...

Thanks for the links guys. Right now the plan is to get it running reliably and safely, probably keep it stock. Maybe put a 70 cc kit on it if the top end is toast.

It will be shared with between...
Forum: The Garage 06-08-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,887
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Got in some wrenching on the DRZ yesterday with...

Got in some wrenching on the DRZ yesterday with some of my favorite rolling things. Was nice to be able to roll everything out in the sun, put on some tunes and wrench away.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-07-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 688
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Thanks! I was able to do just a bit of...

Thanks!

I was able to do just a bit of research before I bought it, and I did note that its quite the little performer and that it had the fairly common Piaggio engine. If it had not I would not...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-07-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,460
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
I'm definitely going to try to squeeze in at...

I'm definitely going to try to squeeze in at least one mad scooter trip to one of the islands one of these days - hopefully on this Derbi -IF- I can get it runny and safe. Have spent time on a few of...
Forum: The Garage 06-06-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,679
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
What happens when you need to adjust some spokes?

What happens when you need to adjust some spokes?
Forum: Battle scooters 06-06-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 688
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
2002 Derbi GP1 50 Project

Hey folks,

I thought I would start a thread about my new project, a 2002 Derbi GP1 50, since there is hardly any info out there on these Spanish beauties. Just picked it up and I'm chomping at the...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-06-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,460
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Nice Captain! Just stumbled across this thread as...

Nice Captain! Just stumbled across this thread as I just picked up a scooter project (2002 Derbi GP1 50) and am now fully immersing myself in all things scooter.

Was planning on using the Derbi...
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,805
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Seriously. Who has time for all that fiddling...

Seriously. Who has time for all that fiddling around. When I'm on the bike by the time I stop to go, or find a place to go, its usually hopping on one foot urgent and there is no time for any extra...
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 621
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Can't help with input on those particular...

Can't help with input on those particular trailers, but if you have to move them any distance at all when they are not hooked up to your rig, consider one of these trailer dollys (aka trailer...
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,241
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Lots of good advice here. I would also...

Lots of good advice here.

I would also recommend a 1 ton diesel dualie for what you have in mind.

Nothing worse then white knuckling it on a rainy night coming down a mountain pass when you...
Forum: The Garage 06-04-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 14,494
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
If you want it to stick better they sell a...

If you want it to stick better they sell a PlastiDip primer. Just make sure you want it to stick. I've heard it works pretty good although I have not tried the primer.

And PlastiDip is is not...
Forum: The Garage 06-04-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,887
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
I have a metal two shelf cart that worked great...

I have a metal two shelf cart that worked great for a few months until my life went hay wire and I lost the time to clean up my many projects once I abandoned them.

Now its loaded up with all...
Forum: The Garage 06-04-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,887
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
I know. I didn't even know the 5 drawer existed...

I know. I didn't even know the 5 drawer existed before I stumbled upon this thread, but now I must have one. 5 is better then 4 right?

Never mind that I have no more room in my garage to fit even...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-04-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 782
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Any of the tires these guys are recommending will...

Any of the tires these guys are recommending will do just fine, especially if you're only riding once in a while and you're not a professional racer.

For most casual trail riders its not going to...
Forum: The Garage 06-03-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,887
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
I bought the 4 drawer HF model some time ago. ...

I bought the 4 drawer HF model some time ago.

What a royal pain in the ass it turned out to be. Thought I would use it as a mobile project type of box for wheeling around the garage and driveway....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-02-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 9,558
Views: 2,017,605
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Disclosure: I know the guy selling this bike,...

Disclosure: I know the guy selling this bike, have seen the bike. He takes care of his stuff, bike is kitted out to the max.

http://boise.craigslist.org/mcy/4499092260.html

2005 KTM 450 -...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-29-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,327
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Let me be the resident downer concerning the...

Let me be the resident downer concerning the weather.

I live south of that area (about 30 miles due east of downtown Seattle) so cannot speak of of the weather in that area specifically, although...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-28-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 9,558
Views: 2,017,605
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Yamaha Bigwheel - $1000 (Covington) ...

Yamaha Bigwheel - $1000 (Covington)

http://seattle.craigslist.org/skc/mcy/4493289218.html

http://images.craigslist.org/01515_790XTPayFc5_600x450.jpg

Runs great Ernie
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-28-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Altrider lists them on their website, not sure if...

Altrider lists them on their website, not sure if they actually stock them:

http://www.altrider.com/search/search

Didn't see them on Touratech's website, seems like a product they would carry.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-27-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9,558
Views: 2,017,605
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Yes, not too many KLX 650R's around. Great bike,...

Yes, not too many KLX 650R's around. Great bike, along the lines of a XR650R. I had a one with a plate for a few years, fun bike.
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