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Forum: Americas 05-18-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 10,300
Posted By engineman
Practice ...

Practice

http://i679.photobucket.com/albums/vv157/glockster/20150518_170549_zpse9crg3by.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 86,252
Posted By engineman
Sounds like you need to buy a TIG welder[emoji1]

Sounds like you need to buy a TIG welder[emoji1]
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-10-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 7,016
Views: 1,665,963
Posted By engineman
If Anyone's interested, and I hope you are, I...

If Anyone's interested, and I hope you are, I just listed my Woody's 19" front wheel in the flea market

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=26759867#post26759867
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 86,252
Posted By engineman
So now that you have a tremendous amount of time...

So now that you have a tremendous amount of time and money wrapped up in this fine machine, how are you insuring it? If grandma Jones backs over it in the Wal-Mart parking lot will they cover the...
Forum: Americas 05-06-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 10,300
Posted By engineman
These are soooo comfortable. Wore them to work...

These are soooo comfortable. Wore them to work today.
Forum: Americas 05-05-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 10,300
Posted By engineman
The Fedex guy brought me some happiness from...

The Fedex guy brought me some happiness from Italy today. Hopefully the last boots I'll need for a decade or so.

http://i679.photobucket.com/albums/vv157/glockster/20150505_151049_zps4vzfqxxx.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 86,252
Posted By engineman
So are the led s for decoration or are they tied...

So are the led s for decoration or are they tied into your turn signals?
Forum: Americas 05-02-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 10,300
Posted By engineman
Outstanding!! Glad I don't have to worry about...

Outstanding!! Glad I don't have to worry about that.
Cool lights. LEDs are the way to go.
Forum: Ride reports 05-02-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 20,865
Posted By engineman
Good Luck- I'll be following along. Great pics

Good Luck- I'll be following along. Great pics
Forum: Americas 05-02-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 10,300
Posted By engineman
Hey MxChamp- While I'm working on this, do...

Hey MxChamp-

While I'm working on this, do you know if Doug replaced the infamous clutch roller bearing while he had this motor apart?
Forum: Americas 05-01-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 10,300
Posted By engineman
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=26...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=26699022#post26699022
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,009
Posted By engineman
So I had the same problem as everyone else on...

So I had the same problem as everyone else on this thread. The seal between the shift shaft and the kickstarter shaft was leaking. Eventually it got too bad to ignore so I had to do something.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9,424
Views: 2,131,809
Posted By engineman
Just out of curiosity, why don't you want to keep...

Just out of curiosity, why don't you want to keep the fancy one?
Forum: Americas 04-28-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 10,300
Posted By engineman
I ordered the new V-seal. Doesn't look like it...

I ordered the new V-seal. Doesn't look like it should be too bad to replace that. I've got a pretty good variety of seal picks so I should be able to get the old one out. If that doesn't fix it...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 86,252
Posted By engineman
Sounds like you need a carburetor :D:rofl ...

Sounds like you need a carburetor :D:rofl

Have you been able to replicate the problem? Before replacing the pump, might want to make sure you're getting power to it. Intermittent stuff like...
Forum: Americas 04-28-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 10,300
Posted By engineman
I was wrong, it is leaking from the shifter seal....

I was wrong, it is leaking from the shifter seal. Before I go too far, what have you tried already for this one??
Forum: Americas 04-28-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 10,300
Posted By engineman
I'll come up with something. I know a couple of...

I'll come up with something. I know a couple of pretty good machinists. It's fixable, just need to figure out the best way
Forum: Americas 04-28-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 10,300
Posted By engineman
The shift shaft doesn't appear to be leaking at...

The shift shaft doesn't appear to be leaking at all, I think (hope) that the drain plug is leaking again. Do you know if Doug replaced the coolant hoses when he did your rebuild? If not I might...
Forum: Americas 04-28-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 10,300
Posted By engineman
Nice gravel ride down to Ned's cycle in Riverside...

Nice gravel ride down to Ned's cycle in Riverside last night unfortunately when I got back I was leaking coolant from somewhere up by the head. The oil leak has also transitioned from "annoying...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 621
Posted By engineman
It was this post that made me decide against...

It was this post that made me decide against installing them.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1045662

plan on returning them but if you're interested I'd make you a deal
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-26-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6,438
Views: 426,455
Posted By engineman
What a great day for a ride The gravel roads...

What a great day for a ride
The gravel roads around here are about the ideal condition for pretending you're a rally racer. Set a new personal best on gravel today, almost on accident :evil:evil
Forum: Ride reports 04-26-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 27,440
Posted By engineman
Wow great report! What a beautiful place, now at...

Wow great report! What a beautiful place, now at the top of the list for my someday Euro trip. Fortune has smiled upon you to have such a great travel partner as well.

What languages do you need...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 621
Posted By engineman
Same two lights. they are both 15deg spot...

Same two lights. they are both 15deg spot pattern. I thought about using a flood for the low beam but there's plenty of scatter to illuminate both sides of the road
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 7,141
Views: 1,298,703
Posted By engineman
If anyone's interested, I upgraded my lights this...

If anyone's interested, I upgraded my lights this weekend. Here's the rest of the story:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1060525
Forum: Americas 04-25-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 10,300
Posted By engineman
Jamie- you asked what my plans were with the...

Jamie- you asked what my plans were with the headlights. Just finished up the write up tonight. Huge improvement, highly recommended mod.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1060525
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 621
Posted By engineman
KTM 640 Adventure headlight upgrade

I've gotten a lot of good info from this forum so I suppose it's time to make a contribution, below is my attempt to improve the lighting on my KTM

I've had my 2001 KTM 640A for around 6 months...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 86,252
Posted By engineman
Everybody's a Ducati person, they just might not...

Everybody's a Ducati person, they just might not know it yet :rofl
Forum: Americas 04-25-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 10,300
Posted By engineman
Re-doing some wiring, cleaning the air filter,...

Re-doing some wiring, cleaning the air filter, biggest project is replacing the headlights with LEDs.
Forum: Americas 04-25-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 10,300
Posted By engineman
I'll just leave this here. Time for some rainy...

I'll just leave this here. Time for some rainy day projects

http://i679.photobucket.com/albums/vv157/glockster/20150425_153914_zpsi4xzp3gs.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 86,252
Posted By engineman
I'd feel a lot better welding something on. ...

I'd feel a lot better welding something on. While we're at it, weld on a mud foot for the sidestand. Might save you from picking the bike up a time or two
...
Forum: Americas 04-22-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 10,300
Posted By engineman
Really my wife's but I rode it more than she did....

Really my wife's but I rode it more than she did. Monster 620. I will own another monster someday, what a sweet little bike. I'm having to thin out the fleet. Building a house this year and need...
Forum: Americas 04-22-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 10,300
Posted By engineman
Got my Ducati sold and splurged on a pair of Sidi...

Got my Ducati sold and splurged on a pair of Sidi Crossfire boots. Ordered direct from Italy so hoping they're here by June ;)
Forum: Americas 04-21-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 10,300
Posted By engineman
Just got my sticker last week. Thinking...

Just got my sticker last week. Thinking Oskaloosa? I'm not sure what's around desmoines. Solon is mostly sand, fun on the TW200, probably less so on a big bike
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7,141
Views: 1,298,703
Posted By engineman
See post#6 in this thread. Sounds like the same...

See post#6 in this thread. Sounds like the same issue you're having
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=636216
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 14,685
Posted By engineman
Well crap, just ordered a set of boots from them...

Well crap, just ordered a set of boots from them tonight before I saw this post. Hope I don't have the same problem.

$370 for Sidi Crossfire 2 SRS. Hard to beat the price assuming I get them in...
Forum: Americas 04-19-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 10,300
Posted By engineman
Brad- did I see in another thread that your...

Brad- did I see in another thread that your brother might be joining us?
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 9,424
Views: 2,131,809
Posted By engineman
Same thing that holds my screen on. Seems to...

Same thing that holds my screen on. Seems to work great. It's a laminar lip screen and seems to move a lot of air. http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/04/16/68697b8d43c1ced5cf947d3eae1adc9e.jpg
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-13-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6,438
Views: 426,455
Posted By engineman
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/04/13/8b8849589b...

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/04/13/8b8849589bb65d3ebaacfb57cdd46f2f.jpg

At my daughter's piano lesson and this is parked outside. 145,000 on the odometer. Really want one of these someday
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-08-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 86,721
Posted By engineman
Picture of my dad in 71 or so. Hill climbing at...

Picture of my dad in 71 or so. Hill climbing at Okinawa, Japan where he was stationed at the time. Suzuki TS250 Savage if I remember right. Brought the bike home from Okinawa broken up into many...
Forum: Americas 04-08-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 10,300
Posted By engineman
Started the other part of my training for this...

Started the other part of my training for this trip with a 2 mile run this morning. Holy crap I'm in bad shape. Driving a desk is very bad for me
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