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Forum: Old's Cool 05-16-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,634
Posted By greybeard50
Stator Status

Two of the three separate stators are grounded at the case: the one for ignition (the Bk to Bk/W @ connector) and one for headlight (W to W/Y @ connector).

The third pushes AC energy to the...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-13-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,634
Posted By greybeard50
XL 350 Wiring

The connector carrying the wires from the alternator can be disconnected from the main harness. There is a factory plug on the alt side of this connector on a Bk/W wire. Simply disconnect the Bk/W...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-11-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 49,134
Posted By greybeard50
First Year CL 450 Motor ISO a Home!

Let's talk??
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Forum: Old's Cool 05-03-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,349
Posted By greybeard50
Powdercoat

Forgive me if you have already made these preps, but I feel a need to remind you that the powdercoaters may not have your best interests in mind when they work on your frame.

Your frame has many...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-24-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 1,730
Views: 206,859
Posted By greybeard50
CB550+parts in Muncie, IN

http://muncie.craigslist.org/mcy/4813552543.html

I have a lot of CB 550 parts for sale. I would like to get rid of all of them. The bike has an open title and the motor is not stuck. There is...
Forum: The Garage 11-15-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,347
Posted By greybeard50
Oil

Does this mean I should change the oil in my XR200? How do I do that? Will the BMW stuff work? Inquiring minds....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-01-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 19,866
Views: 1,416,299
Posted By greybeard50
Swap Meet? Where? When?

Somebody point me at the information...please?
Forum: Old's Cool 02-23-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,295
Posted By greybeard50
Grandpa Having Fun!

I wish I had know my grandpa when he was smiling, having a joyful day, and being a bit of a hooligan... There's a lesson there, somewhere.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-19-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,295
Posted By greybeard50
Grandpa's Ride

Right side hand shift, girder front forks, and European style number plate on the front fender all "point" to a British bike from the early thirties. Google "1932 BSA motorcycle" ...very strong...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-08-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,055
Posted By greybeard50
Trace a River/Stream

http://nationalatlas.gov

This website has a relatively new app called "Streamer". You can pick a point on any mapped stream and then have the upstream or downstream course(s) highlighted.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-16-2013, 04:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 682
Posted By greybeard50
1970-73 Ducati 350 Info Needed

A local enthusiast is moving a "1971 Ducati Scrambler" that has been in his project queue for far too long. My research says: Borrani rims, Cerrani brakes, Marzocchi forks, etc. My inspection finds...
Forum: Photos 04-10-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 2,186
Views: 633,944
Posted By greybeard50
Pretty Good Opening Paragraph to Your Novel...

"Perhaps not the best but easily the most welcome meal that i have ever had in my life. Fresh roti, goat stew, cauliflower curry. On the Rhotang descent into Koksar, I came across this tiny place of...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-25-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 39,949
Views: 10,692,890
Posted By greybeard50
Top Box

"Meh! Wrong shoes, no armored pants, not sitting secure on the seat, clearly not looking through the turn, visor up, probably using the wrong motor oil...did I miss any of the usual KbFDF rants?..." ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-02-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 19,866
Views: 1,416,299
Posted By greybeard50
Tiddler Madness

I'll even bring my broken TL125 to prove I'm "worthy"...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-02-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 19,866
Views: 1,416,299
Posted By greybeard50
May 5 Tiddler Madness?

I'm in...you will need to apply a weight-to-hp ratio to understand my tiddler tho. Rider plus bike weight vs hp on my Duc is 780 lb per 90 hp or 8.7 lb per hp. 400 lb vs 45 hp on your ride is the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-14-2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 4,888
Views: 836,226
Posted By greybeard50
Need Transplant Help in NorCent Indiana

I need a 2000-03 XR200r Honda to complete my TL125 project. I will transplant the motor & associated bits from the XR into the TL. A Craigslist search tells me there are a few for sale in the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-17-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By greybeard50
XL Swap

Thanks! for the replies. Xlint Perf did not have either motor on the bench when I called so no love there. The Lifan pushrod engine is a definite possibility if no Honda motor will fit. Hooper's...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-16-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By greybeard50
Broken Honda 125 in IN...Help?

My 1974 TL/XL 125 has eaten it's engine. An upgrade to ~150cc will cost around $500-600. I am looking to swapping in an already larger engine. XL 175 or XR 200 come to mind with the later XR being...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-13-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2,623
Views: 738,075
Posted By greybeard50
Possible Engine Swaps into XL 125

Broken motor in my 1974 XL 125...Rebuild to larger nets ~150cc @ $5-600 cost.

Has anyone swapped in an already larger motor? XR 200? XL 175??

The Lifan pushrod 200 fits into a XL 100 frame &...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-22-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By greybeard50
IN 135 Closing

No idea on timing. The last time I was through there (June 2012), no problem...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-21-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 19,866
Views: 1,416,299
Posted By greybeard50
IN 135 Closed S. of Story

There were no barriers or signs up until the Christianburg Rd. intersection about 4 miles SE of Story. The actual roadwork is about 1 mile south of the Beck's Grove intersection (or about 6 miles...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-21-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By greybeard50
IN 135 Closed S. of Story

There were no barriers or signs up until the Christianburg Rd. intersection about 4 miles SE of Story. The actual roadwork is about 1 mile south of the Beck's Grove intersection (or about 6 miles SE...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-15-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 819
Posted By greybeard50
US 30 Beyond Valparaiso

is a worthless through road!!! Stoplights until way past the IN/IL border. I've never been able to stand it to see how far the lights last...
If you must use 30, do yourself a big favor & divert...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-15-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,389
Posted By greybeard50
FolkGirl is Correct

Traffic on 7 is nasty.

re: long way home...we talking Supertramp? or Tom Wait?

One of my favorites is Norah Jones' cover of the Tom Wait song.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-13-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,389
Posted By greybeard50
VT Rides!

The Duc is a wet clutch machine (2010 GT 1000)...no rattles! It has been on gravel washes & yes, it laid down beside me twice. How-some-ever pavement seems to be where she (and I) wants to be. I've...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-11-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,389
Posted By greybeard50
WOW! Great Response!

This is exactly what I was hoping for... "Road Bike" BTW is a Ducati Classic. I'm too fat for a push bike in the hills.

Thanks!

Trip reports here or on the other site?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-11-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,389
Posted By greybeard50
Pavement Rides around Burlington, VT?

Do I simply pick a road? Or, are there "must do" roads?

My son & I will be in Burlington next week (Aug 13-17ish) chilling out, hiking & biking the local roads. I will have my road bike along &...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-26-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 523
Posted By greybeard50
One Memorable Road in SW Illinois?

I will be in Sparta for two days next week on my road bike (2010 Duc GT 1000). Looking for a paved road ride. Any ideas?
Thanks!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-01-2011, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 487
Posted By greybeard50
Laurinburg/Southern Pines Visit 9-11Mar

I will be spending a couple days in the L/SP area next week (favorite niece & family have settled there) as I return from St. Augustine, FL to my home in mid-north Indiana. I am a 100% on-road rider...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-01-2011, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 811
Posted By greybeard50
Laurinburg/Southern Pines, NC Trip (9-12MAR)

I will be spending a couple days in the L/SP area next week (favorite niece & family have settled there) as I return from St. Augustine, FL to my home in mid-north Indiana. I am a 100% on-road rider...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2010, 08:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 475
Posted By greybeard50
Title Help Needed Indiana

I've purchased a very nice running 1974 XL 350 but the PO cannot (or will not) provide the title. (FWIW, an IN title search comes up empty...not an illegal frame) Do you have a titled frame that's...
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