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Forum: 2 smokers 01-19-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 626
Posted By lkr57
Great bikes! I had one that I bought new in 1973....

Great bikes! I had one that I bought new in 1973. It was my first street legal bike and I rode the hell out of it, street and dirt. I never had any problems at all with it. I even ran it out of oil...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-19-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,793
Posted By lkr57
Pretty wild photo. :eek1 I wonder how they got...

Pretty wild photo. :eek1 I wonder how they got all the bugs off their bikes? Just get on and start riding and let the wind blow them off? Yuck. Glad I've never had to deal with anything like that!
Forum: Old's Cool 01-14-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,345
Posted By lkr57
In this tight rental market you have to take what...

In this tight rental market you have to take what you can get. I'm in the same situation. I have one outlet to work with, and that is only there because someone in the past put in a radon mitigation...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-14-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 12,633
Views: 1,671,445
Posted By lkr57
Nice looking X6 but he's been trying to sell it...

Nice looking X6 but he's been trying to sell it for a long time. Price seems high although it would probably cost more than that to restore one.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-14-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 412
Posted By lkr57
I fed my cat some duck meat this morning. She...

I fed my cat some duck meat this morning. She loves it.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-11-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12,633
Views: 1,671,445
Posted By lkr57
Gear ratios were said to be different from from...

Gear ratios were said to be different from from the WR. The bike was basically designed for the socal desert racing market. The Curnutt shocks were factory OEM because that's what most of us ran in...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-10-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,781
Posted By lkr57
So don't pick up the certified letter! No...

So don't pick up the certified letter! No delivery if you don't sign for it. Just like not answering the door when the process server knocks...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-21-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,125
Posted By lkr57
I think you'd like trials. At the novice level...

I think you'd like trials. At the novice level it's not dangerous. You're mainly doing really tight turns on a variety of surfaces. And if there is a section you think you might hurt yourself on, you...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-21-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,543
Posted By lkr57
Try posting your questions on the Sundial Two...

Try posting your questions on the Sundial Two Stroke Suzuki board:

http://www.suzuki2strokes.com/forum/index.php

Lots of GT750 owners there.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-19-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,207
Posted By lkr57
^^ this. I don't know you, duck_pilot. I've...

^^ this.

I don't know you, duck_pilot. I've never even met you, so I can't say how Grinch-like you may or may not be. But Max sounds like a good name to me. :thumb

Best wishes for the new...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-15-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,808
Posted By lkr57
I used Federal to ship my Ducati from Cali to...

I used Federal to ship my Ducati from Cali to Colorado when I bought it. Everything went great and they were really fast. Considerably more expensive than the UShip crackheads, but totally worth it....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-14-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,016
Posted By lkr57
Snowed pretty much all day here at 5400 ft...

Snowed pretty much all day here at 5400 ft Louisville but melted as it hit. There might be an inch or so on the grassy areas. I expect the streets will glaze up overnight. Just got the studded snows...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-23-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 12,633
Views: 1,671,445
Posted By lkr57
Mine. First generation 900 Monster. Not suitable...

Mine. First generation 900 Monster. Not suitable for off-road, but much easier on my broken down old body than the SS (I previously owned one of those. No more clipons for me.)
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-22-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 12,633
Views: 1,671,445
Posted By lkr57
I've been looking at that 996 listing for a while...

I've been looking at that 996 listing for a while now. If I could afford a dedicated track bike it would be in my garage. :tb Looks like a good bike at a great price. I had a 998 and sold it. Too...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-17-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By lkr57
from the photos, it appears that women under 120...

from the photos, it appears that women under 120 lbs are not required to have beards.
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4,041
Views: 646,578
Posted By lkr57
That will work if there is little or no...

That will work if there is little or no corrosion. Otherwise you'll have to sand it down, starting with about 320 grit and going progressively finer.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-13-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,689
Posted By lkr57
The materials to build your own may cost more...

The materials to build your own may cost more than the prebuilt shed. Go to your local Home Depot and check the lumber prices. :huh Then check the Tuff Shed display in their parking lot.

Also, if...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-12-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,793
Posted By lkr57
Things to be determined..

1) flight parameters. I think this graphic from NASA sums it up nicely:

http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc169/debby511/ADV/flteqs_zpsd159485c.gif

Parameter values need to be determined of...
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4,041
Views: 646,578
Posted By lkr57
Yes, the electric drill kits work. That's a good...

Yes, the electric drill kits work. That's a good way to go if you don't want to remove the parts. Doesn't work as well as a big powerful floor mount buffer (the more power the better) but will get...
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4,041
Views: 646,578
Posted By lkr57
You have to remove the clearcoat. You can use...

You have to remove the clearcoat. You can use paint stripper or sandpaper but it all has to come off. If you use sandpaper you'll have to sand the parts down with progressively finer grades of paper....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-09-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 16,610
Posted By lkr57
I went with Craftsman for tool cabinets. They...

I went with Craftsman for tool cabinets. They have a lot of models to choose from. The low end ones are junk and the high end are expensive. Like Goldilocks, I found a midrange model that was just...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-02-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,232
Posted By lkr57
I love the Fall time change - I get to sleep in...

I love the Fall time change - I get to sleep in an extra hour! :D

OTOH, by the time the boss unchains me from my desk and allows me to go home, it's going to be cold and dark. :vardy
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-01-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 15,181
Views: 1,184,388
Posted By lkr57
That was the 1970s Ford Pinto. Never heard of the...

That was the 1970s Ford Pinto. Never heard of the Falcon exploding. My parents had one. It was a POS, my dad hated that car, but it never burst into flames.

As for what the car in the photo is, I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-29-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 15,181
Views: 1,184,388
Posted By lkr57
Sounds like the prisoner had already been...

Sounds like the prisoner had already been delivered to the facility in Arizona that they were transporting him/her to.

I think the question to be answered is: what was the argument about? :evil
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-21-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,373
Posted By lkr57
Those would probably all do nicely. Mine was an...

Those would probably all do nicely. Mine was an Ariens but only had a single forward speed (s-s-s-low...) and no reverse. To rotate the chute you had to stop, walk around to the front, and pull the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-21-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,373
Posted By lkr57
That's nice, but how much HORSEPOWER does it...

That's nice, but how much HORSEPOWER does it have? They don't seem to want to talk about that... :deal
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-21-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,048
Posted By lkr57
Does my Subaru count? It's a lot sportier than...

Does my Subaru count? It's a lot sportier than the tired old Toyota it replaced. ...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-17-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,845
Posted By lkr57
My European two stroke: ...

My European two stroke:

http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc169/debby511/Vintage/03348173-E8AC-413E-8D4B-FD13531D6F2A-8517-000008BF5F814A85_zpsf9cfcd1b.jpg

1970-ish (not sure of exact year)...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-15-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,373
Posted By lkr57
Talking No, I think he should go out and buy a really...

No, I think he should go out and buy a really expensive, top of the line, brand new one right now. One of those Honda track-driven models (McGuckins has them) should do nicely. That will guarantee no...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-15-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,373
Posted By lkr57
I'd look for one with more hp and a multi-speed...

I'd look for one with more hp and a multi-speed transmission. I had an Ariens 5 hp very much like that one and it was useless any time the snow got deep or wet. Constantly clogging. It could handle...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-10-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 14,639
Posted By lkr57
Probably. 1980s cars just weren't that powerful....

Probably. 1980s cars just weren't that powerful. I had a 1983 Mustang with the 5.0 liter V8 engine. It put out a whopping 175 hp. Seemed like a lot at the time. Now my Subaru grocery hauler has...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-09-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 14,639
Posted By lkr57
Well, if you find yourself with too much spare...

Well, if you find yourself with too much spare time on your hands I'm sure an inexpensive used car should help fill the idle hours nicely. :lol3

I had a nice 3-series BMW some years ago. It was...
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4,041
Views: 646,578
Posted By lkr57
I think that is what I will do. Much better than...

I think that is what I will do. Much better than using generic hose that doesn't quite fit. Time to put together another parts order...

Just saw your post above about the torn accel pump...
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4,041
Views: 646,578
Posted By lkr57
A little followup on this older post (from Jan...

A little followup on this older post (from Jan 2013): I now own the bike the bike that Blakebird was talking about. The carbs started leaking gas recently so I've got them off the bike now, trying to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-25-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 15,181
Views: 1,184,388
Posted By lkr57
I want that 1971 TS250 in the back!

I want that 1971 TS250 in the back!
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4,041
Views: 646,578
Posted By lkr57
The Avon Roadrider is an excellent tire. I...

The Avon Roadrider is an excellent tire. I currently have them on my Norton 850 Commando and my Suzuki GS1000. It's become the preferred tire for most Norton riders. BT45 is popular also for those...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-09-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 683
Posted By lkr57
I had a 2007 KLX250S that I sold a couple of...

I had a 2007 KLX250S that I sold a couple of years ago. I put on an HMF slip-on, removed the snorkel, stock air filter. It was definitely too lean with the stock jetting. I did not put in a jet kit....
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4,041
Views: 646,578
Posted By lkr57
Don't know about fuses but have you checked the...

Don't know about fuses but have you checked the bulb? Look at the simplest things first.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-08-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 15,181
Views: 1,184,388
Posted By lkr57
I wouldn't buy if the title has a lien. I did...

I wouldn't buy if the title has a lien. I did once, and it took three months to get the bank to release the paperwork. The deal was complicated more than normal because the seller had bought the bike...
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4,041
Views: 646,578
Posted By lkr57
Yes, I actually like this one. I usually hate the...

Yes, I actually like this one. I usually hate the bikexif builds.

Has anyone here ditched the stock airbox and gone with clamp-on filters like this guy did? Maybe replace the stock carbs with...
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