ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 95
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: manther
Forum: Americas 09-10-2009, 08:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,317
Posted By manther
Yeah we have a whole year. Thats plenty of time...

Yeah we have a whole year. Thats plenty of time to lock down some cheap airfare. Problem is we really don't know where we are going to nd up. I want our trip to be about bad ass offroad riding. Not...
Forum: Americas 09-10-2009, 08:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,317
Posted By manther
man, that sux. Were the clutches fresh before you...

man, that sux. Were the clutches fresh before you left for the trip? So you did rent uhual, just didn't do the one way thing. We only have 7 days for our trip. Was hoping to spend most of those seven...
Forum: Americas 08-25-2009, 09:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,317
Posted By manther
We basically have two ideas. One is there is a...

We basically have two ideas. One is there is a friend with a jeep who is interested in being a support vehicle. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>...
Forum: Americas 08-25-2009, 08:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,317
Posted By manther
Were coming out of DFW and thinking about...

Were coming out of DFW and thinking about trailering up to Boise City too. We only have 7 vacation days to blow, and OK looks boring.

I wonder what the drive time at 65mph on the interstate is to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2009, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 685
Posted By manther
yeah its true what you say about the 6 day, if a...

yeah its true what you say about the 6 day, if a bike can do that then it can do the TAT. And the 500 two stroke would in fact probably work out except for fuel. The TAT appears to look like more of...
Forum: Americas 08-20-2009, 12:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,317
Posted By manther
Texas riders who've done the TAT

Did you start from OK or NM? Did you use the interstate until you got to the Rockies? And why?
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2009, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 685
Posted By manther
BTW jetdoctor if you do the tat on that matador...

BTW jetdoctor if you do the tat on that matador your a badass in my book.
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2009, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 685
Posted By manther
I wish some manufacture made a modern day 2...

I wish some manufacture made a modern day 2 stroke dirt bike with road worthy transmission/ignition curve. I was looking at the Gas Gas Halley 125. It kinda looks like it might be the right type, but...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2009, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 685
Posted By manther
Thanks JetDoctor good advise, but as I kinda...

Thanks JetDoctor good advise, but as I kinda figured no one has actually done it. Feels like a challenge...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 685
Posted By manther
Who's ridden a 2x mx'er on the TAT?

Hypothetical question (for now). I've seen the posts on here from the guy who rode an old DT400 on the TAT, but has anyone rode an MX'er or a woods 2x (Like a KDX or an EXC) on a fairly large portion...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-23-2009, 01:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,789
Posted By manther
Hey just checked on this thread for the first...

Hey just checked on this thread for the first time in months. When nobody commented on this thread for over a month I figured no one was reading it. Then I come back and find out there were a few...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-11-2009, 10:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 947
Posted By manther
guy emailed me, red one is gone

guy emailed me, red one is gone
Forum: Old's Cool 04-11-2009, 09:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,731
Posted By manther
Oh wow, thats totally different than what I was...

Oh wow, thats totally different than what I was doing. You're way sounds logical though. Be glad to try it. I was using the wheels bearings on the wheels axel. Is that an issue?
Forum: Old's Cool 04-11-2009, 09:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 947
Posted By manther
Hadn't bought them. Yall are making me seriously...

Hadn't bought them. Yall are making me seriously consider it. I'm laughing just thinking about the look on my wifes face as she walks out to see now 6 bikes in the garage.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-10-2009, 04:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,731
Posted By manther
Been a long story finishing off this part of the...

Been a long story finishing off this part of the bike, but I ran into other problems along the way... (Front brake) ehemm.

But mostly got that sorted out, and have a new set of Kenda...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-10-2009, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 947
Posted By manther
Think these bikes would make a good project?

http://dallas.craigslist.org/dal/mcy/1116100407.html

???
Forum: Americas 03-14-2009, 10:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,829
Posted By manther
It stands for "Transamerica trail", see this...

It stands for "Transamerica trail", see this site.
http://www.transamtrail.com/
Forum: Old's Cool 03-10-2009, 04:43 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,789
Posted By manther
Soda Blasting

Anyone ever done soda blasting? Called DFW soada blasting today. They said they'd blast the frame and the engine for $125.00

A. Iis that cheap or about normal. (They said they usually do...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-09-2009, 04:36 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,789
Posted By manther
Bought some new tubes at lunch today. The tubes I...

Bought some new tubes at lunch today. The tubes I had in there looked fine, but if by any chance they are 10 years old I'd better replace them. One curious thing though is that the tubes I had in the...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-08-2009, 07:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,789
Posted By manther
So now that I have the engine a little closer to...

So now that I have the engine a little closer to where I want it to be. I decided to take a break from engine stuff, and replace my ten year old tires.
I was getting a bounce at highway speeds, and...
Forum: Americas 03-07-2009, 11:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,829
Posted By manther
yeah I bet your right, there probably isn't a...

yeah I bet your right, there probably isn't a difference in the engines. What about the tranny's though. Probably a nice wide road worthy transmission ratio on your enduro.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-07-2009, 10:27 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,789
Posted By manther
She's a runner!

Ok, so I took the (*@#& carbs outta the bike again.

http://www.asonyo.com/1.jpg

aerial shot
http://www.asonyo.com/2.jpg

Oh yeah, earlier I was talking about the angle of the valve gap,...
Forum: Airheads 03-06-2009, 11:00 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 66,664
Posted By manther
What are frame braces and how do they improve...

What are frame braces and how do they improve performance?
Forum: Americas 03-05-2009, 01:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,829
Posted By manther
Are you saying range is limited due to gas tank...

Are you saying range is limited due to gas tank size?
Forum: Old's Cool 03-04-2009, 03:33 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,789
Posted By manther
tBird, those feeler guages look like they'd be...

tBird, those feeler guages look like they'd be ALOt easier to use than the traditional style I have. Good suggestion. I took my accelerator spring out today and I'll gonna stop by the hardware store...
Forum: Americas 03-03-2009, 11:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,829
Posted By manther
Oh yeah forgot to mention; we live in texas and...

Oh yeah forgot to mention; we live in texas and we'll be able to plate a 2x. Also were only doing the west half of the TAT. Probably Tulsa to somewhere in Utah.
Forum: Americas 03-03-2009, 09:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,829
Posted By manther
TAT on a motocross 2-stroke

Anyone ever done the TAT on a true MX 2-stroke? I've seen that people have done it on old 400 enduro's but this is different. Just curious, never ridden my two stroke on a long 150 mile straight...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-02-2009, 09:36 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,789
Posted By manther
Got my carbs off my bike again, and I may, MAY...

Got my carbs off my bike again, and I may, MAY have found my problem. I found the the needle clip is on the top notch. I believe this is the leanest it can be, and the flat, stuttering, response I...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-02-2009, 03:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 557
Posted By manther
CB750k Carb disassembly

Wanting to seperate the 4 carbs so that I can check for fuel blockage and replace the o-rings in the tubes between the carbs. Not sure how to get them apart yet though.


Red arrow pointing to...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-01-2009, 09:11 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,789
Posted By manther
Just a recap of what troubleshooting I've done. ...

Just a recap of what troubleshooting I've done.

first the symptoms.

1. When the bike is idling and at low rpms, 1300 and lower, if I suddenly open the throttle the bike bogs pretty bad. In...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-01-2009, 04:58 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,789
Posted By manther
After quite a few more test rides I've decided...

After quite a few more test rides I've decided that the high rpm stutter has not been fixed at all. I replaced the sparks plugs with brand new ones, and that made no difference.
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2009, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1,711
Views: 517,534
Posted By manther
Max, whats up w/ the inverted forks? did you add...

Max, whats up w/ the inverted forks? did you add those or is there some package with inverted available? BTW I have seal savers and love em.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-24-2009, 10:49 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,789
Posted By manther
Yeah the cover isn't gonna fit through. The...

Yeah the cover isn't gonna fit through. The struggle is that with the cover on the valve gap sits about 1/4 inch below that access hole. This makes it difficult to get the feeler in. You have to bend...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-24-2009, 08:58 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,789
Posted By manther
Worked on the valve lash last night. It's a PITA...

Worked on the valve lash last night. It's a PITA to check those with the valve cover on. I tried removing the valve cover but there is the one screw dead center directly under the middle frame cross...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-23-2009, 03:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,731
Posted By manther
Good info Mark, you've been a ton of help bro....

Good info Mark, you've been a ton of help bro. I'll let ya know how it turns out.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-23-2009, 03:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,731
Posted By manther
The people on the sohc4 forum pointed me towards...

The people on the sohc4 forum pointed me towards the Kenda k657 Challengers, I bought a pair I'll report back on how they handled in a few weeks. Also I'm going to learn how to balance or true my...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-21-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,731
Posted By manther
No no luck with the tk's, when I do find them...

No no luck with the tk's, when I do find them they cost closer to $200. If the spitfires can run with a tube I may just try them out. I was looking on the sohc4 site and they recomended these cool...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-21-2009, 05:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,731
Posted By manther
I'm finding the Bridgestone S11's everywhere, and...

I'm finding the Bridgestone S11's everywhere, and in my price range, they say bias-ply, but also sya tubless. So not sure what to think about that.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-21-2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,731
Posted By manther
These f11 k627's are the same as what was on the...

These f11 k627's are the same as what was on the bike when I bought it. And they are convienantly under my $150 budget. But I'm just not sure if they are a good tire for my bike....
Forum: Old's Cool 02-21-2009, 05:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,731
Posted By manther
Bummer I can't find anybody selling a conti twin...

Bummer I can't find anybody selling a conti twin 17 rear. And I just re-read your post and you already told me that.
Showing results 1 to 40 of 95

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 10:04 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014