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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-07-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9,717
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Posted By Zundfolge
Poor scrambler :cry ...

Poor scrambler :cry

http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/mcy/3980304076.html

1972 Honda CL350 Rat/Bobber | $2200 Firm - $2200 (Northgate)
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-25-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 197,320
Posted By Zundfolge
What time is the meet up? I have not made one...

What time is the meet up? I have not made one since moving to this area, but I figure it is time to meet some new adv-ers.

Thanks!
Dave
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-04-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,037
Posted By Zundfolge
I got a call yesterday, letting me know that my...

I got a call yesterday, letting me know that my bike had arrived. I headed down and was happy to see that the crate had survived the long trip. Huge thanks to South Sound BMW, they were a huge help...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-19-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,037
Posted By Zundfolge
I called Ride Motorsports since they are pretty...

I called Ride Motorsports since they are pretty close to where I will be living, though they said they were not interested. I called South Sound BMW and they are more than happy to assist. Thanks for...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-14-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,037
Posted By Zundfolge
Thanks for all the info. I'll be moving to the...

Thanks for all the info. I'll be moving to the Edmonds area from the lovely US tropical island territory, Guam. I'll ship the bike just before I leave, which means it will get there a few weeks after...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-11-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,037
Posted By Zundfolge
Shipping a bike to Seattle. Recommend a dealer or shop?

I'll be shipping my motorcycle from overseas to Seattle, and I assume the easiest way is to have it delivered to a dealer or independent shop. Any place that can deal with a crated motorcycle is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-27-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 31,843
Views: 7,789,022
Posted By Zundfolge
I am just giving you shit. You have to admit, the...

I am just giving you shit. You have to admit, the irony was pretty funny. :freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-27-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 31,843
Views: 7,789,022
Posted By Zundfolge
Since you obviously know much about motorcycles,...

Since you obviously know much about motorcycles, perhaps you can teach us about these inverted fours? :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,109
Posted By Zundfolge
This is good. This is wishful...

This is good.




This is wishful thinking.
Forum: The Garage 01-30-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,095
Posted By Zundfolge
Wow, nice job Rick. Except that now you have made...

Wow, nice job Rick. Except that now you have made it too nice to ride!
Forum: The Garage 01-26-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,095
Posted By Zundfolge
Yeah, that is my guess.

Yeah, that is my guess.
Forum: The Garage 01-26-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,095
Posted By Zundfolge
http://www.helioswheels.com/images/husq_exhaust.jp...

http://www.helioswheels.com/images/husq_exhaust.jpg

So they show it bracket-to-bracket with the spring behind it. This image is for an 81, but the idea should be the same.
Forum: The Garage 01-26-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,095
Posted By Zundfolge
Oh, I get it. The bracket off the front frame...

Oh, I get it. The bracket off the front frame tube. I have seen them assembled many different ways, though the idea is for the spring to keep tension on the exhaust mount point while also letting it...
Forum: The Garage 01-26-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,095
Posted By Zundfolge
Can you post a picture of the actual area? Is...

Can you post a picture of the actual area? Is this an aftermarket exhaust that has an additional spring attachment point? I work on those bikes regularly and can't remember seeing one with more than...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 2,417
Views: 223,318
Posted By Zundfolge
I am not sure if this varies by county, or if it...

I am not sure if this varies by county, or if it is the same for all of NC, but here in Wake the bike needs a hi/low headlight, horn, dot tires and tail/brake/license plate light. Beyond that, any...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2,417
Views: 223,318
Posted By Zundfolge
How much highway vs trail are you looking to do?...

How much highway vs trail are you looking to do? As others have mentioned, there is no great do-it-all off-road bike. What makes a bike great on the highway is exactly what makes it terrible...
Forum: Beasts 01-16-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,064
Posted By Zundfolge
Just some more data to show that these small...

Just some more data to show that these small tests do not prove anything. I recently did an IBA ride and just looked at the data from my trip. This was on a V-Strom 650 and all fuel was premium:
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2011, 06:26 AM
Replies: 2,417
Views: 223,318
Posted By Zundfolge
Awesome, thank you!

Awesome, thank you!
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2,417
Views: 223,318
Posted By Zundfolge
I am putting my 1998 300 exc back together with a...

I am putting my 1998 300 exc back together with a new factory #2 piston and rings (it had a #1 in it) and I see the repair manual gives a max gap of .40mm (.015in), though they do not list a minimum...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-09-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 17,509
Views: 663,787
Posted By Zundfolge
Hmm, I guess I should have searched the thread...

Hmm, I guess I should have searched the thread first. Oh well, at least it should be easy to find!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-09-2011, 06:57 AM
Replies: 17,509
Views: 663,787
Posted By Zundfolge
TriTOR #566 "Great Falls of Crabtree" ...

TriTOR #566
"Great Falls of Crabtree"
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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-08-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 17,509
Views: 663,787
Posted By Zundfolge
Andy's at Crabtree Valley Mall. My girlfriend...

Andy's at Crabtree Valley Mall.
My girlfriend is supposed to be studying for her Board exams. This, of course, led her to search ADV for a distraction. Upon finding that the tag was not far from the...
Forum: The Garage 11-01-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,297
Posted By Zundfolge
Where can I find crush washers?

I used to have a great assortment of crush washers, though over the years the selection is dwindling. Any idea who sells a nice selection of them (aluminum, copper, wide, narrow, etc)? McMaster-Carr...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 8,624
Views: 1,396,294
Posted By Zundfolge
I used a bench vise to flatten the ends, though I...

I used a bench vise to flatten the ends, though I am sure you could easily just hammer them flat as well. Once the end is flat, you should be able to make the appropriate bend using pliers. Good luck...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 8,624
Views: 1,396,294
Posted By Zundfolge
What about putting together a new thread with all...

What about putting together a new thread with all the different aftermarket parts available, and modifications that have been done for the TU? Something that would have pictures and part numbers to...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2011, 07:26 AM
Replies: 8,624
Views: 1,396,294
Posted By Zundfolge
Thanks! I am not exactly sure what you need to...

Thanks!
I am not exactly sure what you need to see, so let me know if there is a different angle or something that you need.
http://www.daveysprocket.com/images/tu250/rear_mount.jpg

Here is a...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8,624
Views: 1,396,294
Posted By Zundfolge
We received the chemical patinas today, so I took...

We received the chemical patinas today, so I took off the rack and treated it. The black patina gave the copper a dark gunmetal gray finish which was pretty cool. We ended up sanding it lightly to...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8,624
Views: 1,396,294
Posted By Zundfolge
Thanks! As MagyarMan mentioned, there are two...

Thanks! As MagyarMan mentioned, there are two thicknesses of copper tubing made, and they have a stripe on them to indicate this. Places such as Home Depot should carry both versions. If the tubing...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8,624
Views: 1,396,294
Posted By Zundfolge
The seat does a nice job of positioning the side...

The seat does a nice job of positioning the side bags. Without the seat, I would need additional support for the bags, which just seemed unnecessary.

The rack could certainly be longer or wider,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 8,624
Views: 1,396,294
Posted By Zundfolge
The rack easily supports my weight, so yes. The...

The rack easily supports my weight, so yes. The front of the rack shares the seat bolts and the rear shares the tail light bracket assembly (which is tied in to the metal subframe bit that is on the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8,624
Views: 1,396,294
Posted By Zundfolge
http://www.neon-dreams.org.uk/gallery_image/image/...

http://www.neon-dreams.org.uk/gallery_image/image/13/medium/screwdriver.jpg

Seriously though, the bolt can be a bit tight initially, so you may need to use a proper tool. It does not need to be...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 8,624
Views: 1,396,294
Posted By Zundfolge
That's funny, we started contemplating a...

That's funny, we started contemplating a steampunk theme for the bike. I think the look and color of the bike would suit it well. Copper plate the wheels and some of the other chrome bits, some...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8,624
Views: 1,396,294
Posted By Zundfolge
I finally got around to making a rack for the tu....

I finally got around to making a rack for the tu. I don't have steel bending/welding capabilities, so I made it out of copper. I may look into having it duplicated in steel and can see about prices...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-22-2011, 04:35 AM
Replies: 17,509
Views: 663,787
Posted By Zundfolge
Thanks Ben! It should be an interesting...

Thanks Ben! It should be an interesting experience, and by the looks of the weather, a soggy one too! I am glad the tire change worked out, I imagine the new ones feel much better.

Dave
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-19-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 17,509
Views: 663,787
Posted By Zundfolge
Oh, that's right! I forgot about that :D I may...

Oh, that's right! I forgot about that :D
I may be there on Thursday, though I am trying to get ready for an IBA ride on Saturday, so we'll see if I feel I have spare time to socialize. If not, I am...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-19-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 17,509
Views: 663,787
Posted By Zundfolge
I do tires (No-Mar Pro machine) and I work near...

I do tires (No-Mar Pro machine) and I work near Capital and Spring Forest. Any time this week would be fine. Give me a call at 919.275.0533 or pm me if you want me to take care of this.

Dave
Forum: Americas 09-18-2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 439
Posted By Zundfolge
I-95 restriction at Lake Marion (SC)

I am planning on doing a saddlesore 1000 from NC to FL and back in the next few weekends, though I see that there is construction on the bridge crossing Lake Marion, which will reduce north-bound...
Forum: Racing 09-07-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 893
Views: 146,591
Posted By Zundfolge
My girlfriend just read the article in the AMA...

My girlfriend just read the article in the AMA magazine and is now encouraging me to do this next year :)
Congratulations on a great accomplishment, and I look forward to reading the entire thread....
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,697
Posted By Zundfolge
Yes, I realize this thread is many years old, but...

Yes, I realize this thread is many years old, but it is exactly what I am starting to do (top end on my '98 300 EXC) and has a wealth of great information.

I have no idea how many hours/miles this...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8,624
Views: 1,396,294
Posted By Zundfolge
The second bolt goes through the hole in the...

The second bolt goes through the hole in the stock bracket where the old turn signal was mounted, and I just used a large washer on the back side. I wanted to use two bolts to prevent the bracket...
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