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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 04:58 PM
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Posted By vintagespeed
why? :huh

why? :huh
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3,191
Views: 621,415
Posted By vintagespeed
holy shit man. :eek1 there's a torque sequence...

holy shit man. :eek1 there's a torque sequence for a reason....THIS is why no one works on my bikes but me!!

sorry to hear man, it can only get better from here! :freaky
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2,367
Views: 615,020
Posted By vintagespeed
he's been in the bush for awhile, ground the...

he's been in the bush for awhile, ground the thing completely off her! :eek1 :lol3
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7,060
Views: 1,159,291
Posted By vintagespeed
on both my 570 and the current 530, i only got to...

on both my 570 and the current 530, i only got to "normal" after installing manual CCTs. I wont ever run self adjusting again.

DirtTricks was still noisy on my 570.
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 3,191
Views: 621,415
Posted By vintagespeed
he's just afraid she might be "listening".. ...

he's just afraid she might be "listening".. :lol3 have you read much of this report?!??
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2,367
Views: 615,020
Posted By vintagespeed
man that's a freaking cool spot! :eek1

man that's a freaking cool spot! :eek1
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3,191
Views: 621,415
Posted By vintagespeed
re-subscribed... :norton sorry to hear...

re-subscribed... :norton

sorry to hear about Ev man, women are like that. always searching for the next best, until their good looks wear out and they're left old and bitter wondering whatever...
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2,367
Views: 615,020
Posted By vintagespeed
Thumbs down meh, it's just a KTM 690 with white plastics so u...

meh, it's just a KTM 690 with white plastics so u could get all that stuff on it but it will still fail somewhere in SA and you'll have to fly it to the dealer... :D
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2,367
Views: 615,020
Posted By vintagespeed
still the best RR on ADV!

still the best RR on ADV!
Forum: Ride reports 02-04-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 3,191
Views: 621,415
Posted By vintagespeed
what can i say.....i just can't quit you! :lol3 ...

what can i say.....i just can't quit you! :lol3

...or maybe i'm just here hoping for some more pics of the girls. :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 02-03-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3,191
Views: 621,415
Posted By vintagespeed
well hell, i prefer the unpaved roads....gotta...

well hell, i prefer the unpaved roads....gotta keep the dirty side down dont ya know... or up. :D
Forum: Ride reports 01-30-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2,367
Views: 615,020
Posted By vintagespeed
especially if Lalo is up-stream.... :D

especially if Lalo is up-stream.... :D
Forum: The Garage 01-28-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 50,947
Posted By vintagespeed
that's a cool little cart, and well purposed.

that's a cool little cart, and well purposed.
Forum: Road warriors 01-28-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 701
Posted By vintagespeed
you want a potentiometer for adjustment and a...

you want a potentiometer for adjustment and a couple resistors to lower the input voltage to an acceptable range. 12v for controls voltage is probably waaayyy to high (i would think 5v max).

wire...
Forum: The Garage 01-28-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 767
Posted By vintagespeed
yep. ...

yep.

http://images.motorcycle-usa.com/PhotoGallerys/asv-lever-silver.jpg

edit:

plus they're rebuildable if they should ever need it. most likely they wont.
Forum: The Garage 01-28-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,843
Posted By vintagespeed
most likely, the face place was not aligning on...

most likely, the face place was not aligning on the pins. more pressure and force is just going to cause galling of the pins which makes it even harder to get the plate on far enough for the clip to...
Forum: The Garage 01-28-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,468
Posted By vintagespeed
why can't you remove a few of those resistors and...

why can't you remove a few of those resistors and drive those LEDs at a higher voltage? most LEDs will handle alot more power than they're setup for.

it would seem to me that the circuit is the...
Forum: The Garage 01-28-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,660
Posted By vintagespeed
these are easy to use high amperage connectors,...

these are easy to use high amperage connectors, will connect whatever you need. get some 0g welding cable and you're all set.

they're $7 for 175amp
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7,060
Views: 1,159,291
Posted By vintagespeed
well, i'm 160lbs and 44yrs. the 530 kicks much...

well, i'm 160lbs and 44yrs. the 530 kicks much easier than my old 500 does. :lol3 :freaky
Forum: The Garage 01-20-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,342
Posted By vintagespeed
you need to post some pics. if this is an...

you need to post some pics.

if this is an hardline, why not flare it?
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3,191
Views: 621,415
Posted By vintagespeed
u n s u b s c r i b e d . . . :norton

u n s u b s c r i b e d . . . :norton
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7,060
Views: 1,159,291
Posted By vintagespeed
no, they cant. if you need to flush it, it has...

no, they cant. if you need to flush it, it has to come apart.
Forum: The Garage 01-13-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,342
Posted By vintagespeed
i've used Goodyear teflon lined, braided...

i've used Goodyear teflon lined, braided push-lock hose & fittings for various projects over the years, from oil/trans to full hydraulic steering systems. it's good stuff, abrasion resistant, looks...
Forum: The Garage 01-06-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,016
Posted By vintagespeed
i got one of these for Xmas a few years back from...

i got one of these for Xmas a few years back from one of my brother-in-laws.....i thought at the time "what a cheap ass" and threw it under the workbench...

fast-forward to last year when i...
Forum: The Garage 01-06-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,488
Posted By vintagespeed
looks good. :thumbup

looks good. :thumbup
Forum: Ride reports 01-06-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2,367
Views: 615,020
Posted By vintagespeed
best episode evar! :lol3

best episode evar! :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7,060
Views: 1,159,291
Posted By vintagespeed
i'm thinking maybe i have the 'ol reversed auto...

i'm thinking maybe i have the 'ol reversed auto decompressor on my camshaft. i haven't had time to adjust the valves yet...
Forum: The Garage 01-05-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,208
Posted By vintagespeed
pfft. in sand?? :norton :lol3

pfft. in sand?? :norton :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 81,000
Posted By vintagespeed
we got up to ~90mph on those panhandle gravel...

we got up to ~90mph on those panhandle gravel roads. :D enjoying your RR!
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2,367
Views: 615,020
Posted By vintagespeed
ditto. faceplant. sandbar break! :lol3

ditto. faceplant.

sandbar break! :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7,060
Views: 1,159,291
Posted By vintagespeed
did all the oil pump upgrades over Xmas break,...

did all the oil pump upgrades over Xmas break, bike runs much quieter and i feel much better about it after seeing how wobbly those stock gears were on the shafts. still having starting problems...
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 81,000
Posted By vintagespeed
subscribed! :freaky

subscribed! :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 100,170
Posted By vintagespeed
SUBscr.......b......eh. nevermind. ...

SUBscr.......b......eh. nevermind.



great RR! :D
Forum: The Garage 12-24-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,657
Posted By vintagespeed
yeah, you'll be fine. those really aren't rusted...

yeah, you'll be fine. those really aren't rusted in place, just surface rust on the ring itself.

i used to build volkswagens, that's how you learn what real rust is. :lol3
Forum: The Garage 12-24-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,488
Posted By vintagespeed
you can scuff it with some 400grit, wet sand,...

you can scuff it with some 400grit, wet sand, wipe down with acetone and then spray whatever rattle can you want on it. it'll look fine. when you wet sand, wipe the case dry and you'll see shiny...
Forum: The Garage 12-23-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,657
Posted By vintagespeed
this. easy.

this. easy.
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 165,745
Posted By vintagespeed
well they were adjusted too tight by the previous...

well they were adjusted too tight by the previous owner, who probably wondered why it was so easy to kick over. :1drink

it's a tricky thing because the damn lever arm flops all the way back if...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 165,745
Posted By vintagespeed
i picked up a not running XL500R last week, got...

i picked up a not running XL500R last week, got it dialed and running great on Saturday. mine wouldn't start because the decompressor cables were too tight, pulling in on the arm and releasing...
Forum: The Garage 12-11-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 13,533
Posted By vintagespeed
nicely played. :clap

nicely played. :clap
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3,191
Views: 621,415
Posted By vintagespeed
this RR is going in the shitter without Ev. just...

this RR is going in the shitter without Ev. just sayin... :D and what kindof parting video is that? no boobs!?

all in jest, Ev will be greatly missed.
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