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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:31 PM
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Posted By 2bold2getold
Looks like you might be right. That right side...

Looks like you might be right. That right side cam bearing still looks much better than the ruined one. Although those rockers look to have a lot of wear.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 01:50 PM
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Posted By 2bold2getold
I've bought a bunch of low mileage "older" bikes...

I've bought a bunch of low mileage "older" bikes and never had a problem (a couple that sat up long enough they wouldn't start up and run). A "87 Goldwing with 10K miles that sat in a barn for 10...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 01:26 PM
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Posted By 2bold2getold
I gave $2300 for my "98 with less than 1k miles....

I gave $2300 for my "98 with less than 1k miles. You might get that one for a little less, but if you want it, I wouldn't wait too long. :D
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 07:59 AM
Replies: 4,662
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Posted By 2bold2getold
John. do you still want my old Thermarest pad?...

John. do you still want my old Thermarest pad? I've gone to the Intex camping mat. http://www.intexcorp.com/index.php/home/airbed-furniture-pumps/camping-airbeds/camping-mats.html . Available at...
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 07:39 AM
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Views: 853,793
Posted By 2bold2getold
Insurance

Have you guys tried Dairyland ? Been using them 40+ years. I have minimum coverage on three bikes for less than $100/yr total. https://www.dairylandinsurance.com/
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:24 AM
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Posted By 2bold2getold
Good eye. I saw the time-sert, but didn't think...

Good eye. I saw the time-sert, but didn't think about it blocking the oil passage. A little extra care will be involved in repairing THAT stripped hole.

Needle bearings may require some oil...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 08:46 PM
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Posted By 2bold2getold
Ok, I understand completely. I'm sure I can get...

Ok, I understand completely. I'm sure I can get estimates at no cost. Let's see if there is enough interest to go forward.
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 08:25 PM
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Posted By 2bold2getold
Sorry, been out all day. If you want to send me...

Sorry, been out all day. If you want to send me that head, I'll run it by these two guys and see what they think. The welding part will be easy. The tooling for machining is the problem. I'm pretty...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 08:42 AM
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Posted By 2bold2getold
That head and probably cam are toast. It might...

That head and probably cam are toast. It might run, but nor good and not for long. There use to be a couple of place that repaired Honda heads, I think PowRoll was one of them. Haven't seen any...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 09:43 PM
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Posted By 2bold2getold
Ok, sometimes it's hard to tell which way is...

Ok, sometimes it's hard to tell which way is ahead. Try those bigger jets. Good luck. :D
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 27,036
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Posted By 2bold2getold
My "98 cv carb did not come with an adjustable...

My "98 cv carb did not come with an adjustable needle, and runs good completely stock. If you have a different needle someone may have changed some stuff. You might want to put it back to oem and...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 27,036
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Posted By 2bold2getold
Lots and lots of cases of that "L bracket" thing...

Lots and lots of cases of that "L bracket" thing ( shift detent with the spring hooked on one end and roller on the other) causing shifting problems.
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 05:30 PM
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Posted By 2bold2getold
Could be internal, but ..... I've read ALL of...

Could be internal, but ..... I've read ALL of this thread, most of it at least twice, and I don't think I remember a single case of an internal trans problem. Could be wrong, my memory not so good....
Forum: Beasts 10-18-2014, 08:42 AM
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Posted By 2bold2getold
Come on now, don't go throwin logic into this...

Come on now, don't go throwin logic into this discussion. It's one of those : If you gotta ask the question....You ain't gonna understand the answer. :D

And then, there's this.......
Forum: Beasts 10-18-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 17,207
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Posted By 2bold2getold
Edit: * and the idle port in the bottom of the...

Edit: * and the idle port in the bottom of the carb throat on the motor side of the butterfly. Still might work.
Forum: Beasts 10-18-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,510
Posted By 2bold2getold
I would be interested to know where the motors...

I would be interested to know where the motors are actually made/assembled, and the $$$. I've read various numbers that are ridiculous ($7000). Parts availability, and if there are still any...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 27,036
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Posted By 2bold2getold
LED's are fast, but I don't think you will see...

LED's are fast, but I don't think you will see any flicker. I'm guessing that little black box attached to it has a full wave bridge rectifier in it. A full wave rectifier takes the bottom half...
Forum: Beasts 10-17-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,510
Posted By 2bold2getold
To bad this one didn't make it. Tragic story....

To bad this one didn't make it. Tragic story. Just what you (and a lot of the rest of us) are looking for..... http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2700151&postcount=11 .... They say that...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 03:39 PM
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Posted By 2bold2getold
/\ /\ /\ Yep, what he said. Winter in...

/\ /\ /\ Yep, what he said.

Winter in Texas.

Summer in Colorado.
Forum: Beasts 10-17-2014, 11:13 AM
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Posted By 2bold2getold
From my experience. If it really "back fires" out...

From my experience. If it really "back fires" out the tail pipe, it might be electrical...cdi, ign switch, kill switch, wiring, etc. If it pops back through the intake (sometimes thought of as a...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 09:20 AM
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Posted By 2bold2getold
I've read about guys using a piece of heat shrink...

I've read about guys using a piece of heat shrink tubing on the left side to insulate the bar, and using a "no load" flasher in line with grip heaters for a controller. Haven't tried it yet, but I'm...
Forum: Beasts 10-17-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 17,207
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Posted By 2bold2getold
Another quick thing to try...Drain the float...

Another quick thing to try...Drain the float bowls and leave the screws out. Remove the idle mix screws ( or whatever you want to call them) the ones on the sides. Remove the little washer and oring...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 27,036
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Posted By 2bold2getold
Not sure what kind of plug ours has, but it...

Not sure what kind of plug ours has, but it should be pretty easy to hook up.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=976505&highlight=headlight

Also available from china, but the...
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 17,207
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Posted By 2bold2getold
The Polo (?) lights look ok, but that...

The Polo (?) lights look ok, but that earth/ground activated circuit (bottom one) might be a problem.
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2014, 10:55 AM
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Posted By 2bold2getold
Yes, it is actually very simple. These car type...

Yes, it is actually very simple. These car type relays (like a horn relay) are simply an electro mechanical switch. Inside the relay box are two circuits. The first one is a coil winding that act as...
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2014, 10:36 AM
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Posted By 2bold2getold
http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/OTYwWDEyODA=/z/mikAAOSwx...

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/OTYwWDEyODA=/z/mikAAOSwxH1UFz8D/$_57.JPG

That should work. You will need to use the relay/s to protect the headlight switch. It's an easy wiring mod. I can send you a...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 27,036
Views: 3,290,143
Posted By 2bold2getold
I can kick one OK. But I don't want to. :D If I...

I can kick one OK. But I don't want to. :D If I wanted a kicker, I'd get another KLX300.
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 27,036
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Posted By 2bold2getold
I vote for #4. Love my late model SE.:D

I vote for #4. Love my late model SE.:D
Forum: Beasts 10-15-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 17,207
Views: 5,037,860
Posted By 2bold2getold
I have a separate headlight on/off switch on...

I have a separate headlight on/off switch on mine, but (there's that but again) if you turn them off, the rectifier/regulator may get hot. I'm thinking about getting Led headlight "bulbs" from one of...
Forum: Beasts 10-15-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 17,207
Views: 5,037,860
Posted By 2bold2getold
Spina.... I used these prewired relays (...

Spina.... I used these prewired relays ( http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-2-12V-30-40A-RELAYS-W-DUAL-SOCKET-5-WIRE-HARNESS-/220377951835?pt=Motors_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories&hash=item334f8cae5b ) when I...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-13-2014, 04:52 PM
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Posted By 2bold2getold
You check in and pay at the Twin Hills Store and...

You check in and pay at the Twin Hills Store and they give you the code to the lock on the gate. The riding area is across the street and down the hill........
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-13-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 75,251
Posted By 2bold2getold
There's a nice lady named Robin at Triple Six...

There's a nice lady named Robin at Triple Six Storage in Cortez CO that let us park our truck and trailer there for $10 a week. She was great.

http://www.storagecortez.com/
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 27,036
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Posted By 2bold2getold
I have used old mechanical speedos on various...

I have used old mechanical speedos on various bikes with good luck. Had an old 80's Honda speedo on a KLX300. Worked good. YMMV
Forum: Beasts 10-13-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 444,454
Posted By 2bold2getold
I'm sure several on here can build it. The first...

I'm sure several on here can build it. The first problem I see is the intake, but it looks like they solved that on the bike pictured on their site..... http://www.ushighland.com/the-company/ ...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 27,036
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Posted By 2bold2getold
This use to be a big/common problem in the early...

This use to be a big/common problem in the early "70's with the old bikes with points/condenser ignitions. Particular if riding in an area where the water in the creeks was a little salty. My buddies...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 27,036
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Posted By 2bold2getold
That little steering lock on the head tube is a...

That little steering lock on the head tube is a totally different key. A GOOD lock smith can cut you a new one for not much. IIRC I think they charged me 10 bucks. Although the first place I took...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 27,036
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Posted By 2bold2getold
/\ /\ /\ Same on the "98. Didn't make sense to...

/\ /\ /\ Same on the "98. Didn't make sense to try to rescue the OEM throttle tube when you can get a new one for ~ 10 bucks.
Forum: Beasts 10-07-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 17,207
Views: 5,037,860
Posted By 2bold2getold
I don't know how the 650 is wired so just...

I don't know how the 650 is wired so just guessing, but it sounds like your high beam led is hooked to the wrong wire/place. Try putting the + side of your led to the wire that attaches to the high...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 27,036
Views: 3,290,143
Posted By 2bold2getold
Might depend a lot on the type of media used....

Might depend a lot on the type of media used. Real glass bead, walnut shell, and soda shouldn't hurt much if carefully done. Any kind of silica could be problematic. Don't know why anyone would do...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 27,036
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Posted By 2bold2getold
Sold a KLX450 muffler to inmate yotatoy for his...

Sold a KLX450 muffler to inmate yotatoy for his DR350. Never heard how it turned out. Think he got transferred to Kodiak AK. :huh

The problem with a lot of the stock mufflers off of other/larger...
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