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Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,142
Posted By vtwin
You're probably ok since you just changed the...

You're probably ok since you just changed the oil, not too much contamination. Change the filter, top off oil.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-24-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,443
Posted By vtwin
I've got the same one. I used it in '89 though...

I've got the same one. I used it in '89 though during the Loma Preita earthquake when I had to cook outside. Went to Big Sur in the early '90's and made Dinty Moore with rice for dinner and eggs with...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-23-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,015
Posted By vtwin
Jfman, I'd be interested in the rear rack.:D

Jfman, I'd be interested in the rear rack.:D
Forum: Old's Cool 08-23-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 75,744
Posted By vtwin
Nice mod.:rofl ...

Nice mod.:rofl

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m135/rdkingryder/KZ%20Bikes/Motorcycles2014017_zps71e3d6cf.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-23-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 75,744
Posted By vtwin
You know when you get a message and know that...

You know when you get a message and know that it's no good for you? How could I pass up bikes that are cheap!:lol3 So off I went.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-23-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 75,744
Posted By vtwin
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Beasts 08-23-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 853
Posted By vtwin
I have one question, what tire is it? With that...

I have one question, what tire is it? With that much tread on it at 6800 miles I want one of those!:lol3 My rear tires are pretty much gone by that many miles.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-20-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,015
Posted By vtwin
Guys, there may be an alternative to the 18"...

Guys, there may be an alternative to the 18" front, a VX800 may work. It's an 18" mag wheel, but single disc. I used to own one as well., same side as the GR. The rear is shaft drive though, can't...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-18-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,015
Posted By vtwin
Contact Pablo, here's his build. ...

Contact Pablo, here's his build.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=823512

You could also look for spoked rims that were on the GR650X and get 18" hoops and relace those hubs. I've...
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 4,297
Views: 918,584
Posted By vtwin
Pablo, you have a Ulysses AND a GR650??? All you...

Pablo, you have a Ulysses AND a GR650??? All you need now is a Suzuki Stinger!:rofl
Forum: Battle scooters 08-05-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,776
Posted By vtwin
Hi Jim, I was there on the 29th-30th. The weather...

Hi Jim, I was there on the 29th-30th. The weather was perfect, too bad the ferry had a problem and we had to go back to Anacortes instead of continuing onto Victoria. San Juan Bakery has some great...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-04-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 75,744
Posted By vtwin
http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m135/rdkingryde...

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m135/rdkingryder/2014%20Clubman%20Show/Auburn%202014/CJMCAuburnShow128_zps8e3eeaad.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-04-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 75,744
Posted By vtwin
http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m135/rdkingryde...

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m135/rdkingryder/2014%20Clubman%20Show/Auburn%202014/CJMCAuburnShow123_zps694cb8d6.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-04-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 75,744
Posted By vtwin
We were lucky this year as our organizers were...

We were lucky this year as our organizers were able to get the indoor building that was air conditioned!:clap
...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-04-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 75,744
Posted By vtwin
This was a nice bike and not too off the price,...

This was a nice bike and not too off the price, especially since he was willing to deal.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-04-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 75,744
Posted By vtwin
The previous weekend we had the Auburn Show. ...

The previous weekend we had the Auburn Show.

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m135/rdkingryder/2014%20Clubman%20Show/Auburn%202014/CJMCAuburnShow001_zps6458489d.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-04-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 75,744
Posted By vtwin
Thanks John, desperation being the mother of...

Thanks John, desperation being the mother of invention.:lol3
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-03-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,881
Posted By vtwin
Well, the show was a success!:D Stinger was...

Well, the show was a success!:D

Stinger was loaded for the show.

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m135/rdkingryder/2014%20Clubman%20Show/Auburn%202014/CJMCAuburnShow001_zps6458489d.jpg...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-03-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,776
Posted By vtwin
Hi Capt! We made it. The island is very nice and...

Hi Capt! We made it. The island is very nice and the weather was perfect.

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m135/rdkingryder/Short%20Trips/Vacation2014114_zpsd58b1dea.jpg...
Forum: The Garage 07-28-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,978
Posted By vtwin
Looks like you may be able to get that out with a...

Looks like you may be able to get that out with a sharp dental pick. Start from the 3 o'clock position on the bolt and see if you can unwind it. S\As others have said, no real tension on it now, it...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-25-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 782
Posted By vtwin
Here's one with a quick look through...

Here's one with a quick look through searchtempest.


http://sacramento.craigslist.org/mcd/4579957104.html
Forum: Old's Cool 07-25-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 75,744
Posted By vtwin
One more day before the Auburn Show. Saturday is...

One more day before the Auburn Show. Saturday is the swap meet and sunday is the show. Come on down and make fun of my Stinger.:lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 07-25-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 782
Posted By vtwin
They run from about $850 to 3K here. Some pretty...

They run from about $850 to 3K here. Some pretty clean examples. I'd run from that one.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-25-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,881
Posted By vtwin
Tomorrow is the day!:clap

Tomorrow is the day!:clap
Forum: The Garage 07-21-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2,019
Views: 255,181
Posted By vtwin
Double checked the timing of the Stinger's two...

Double checked the timing of the Stinger's two points with the timing light. They were pretty close, so I left them.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-21-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 59,610
Posted By vtwin
Kalle, it great to see those old bikes out and...

Kalle, it great to see those old bikes out and being enjoyed!:D
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 31,036
Posted By vtwin
Wow, I remember this one...good to see your still...

Wow, I remember this one...good to see your still posting NM.:D
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-20-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,881
Posted By vtwin
One more week to go!

One more week to go!
Forum: The Garage 07-20-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,376
Posted By vtwin
Change the pad or shoe material. I have one of...

Change the pad or shoe material. I have one of the worst rear brakes made, a Ulysses. Like stepping on a 4x4. Changed to EBC HH and way better feel and modulation.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-20-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 75,744
Posted By vtwin
Next week is the show! C'mon...

Next week is the show! C'mon down/up/east/west.:deal
Forum: The Garage 07-15-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2,019
Views: 255,181
Posted By vtwin
Here's a whole boring thread on it.:lol3 ...

Here's a whole boring thread on it.:lol3

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=603464
Forum: The Garage 07-14-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 2,019
Views: 255,181
Posted By vtwin
Installed Junior West Coast mirrors on the Willys...

Installed Junior West Coast mirrors on the Willys and replaced the speedometer with a good used one.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-14-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 21,470
Posted By vtwin
Those two guys finished their San Francisco to...

Those two guys finished their San Francisco to New York ride.:clap
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 26,831
Posted By vtwin
:clap Thanks for posting and showing you don't...

:clap Thanks for posting and showing you don't need anything fancy to have an adventure. You guys took it to another level though. Congrats!
Forum: Old's Cool 07-14-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By vtwin
Hi Stormer, I'll try to get a picture of it...

Hi Stormer, I'll try to get a picture of it tomorrow and look it up in my service manual.

Hi Rich, I see your on here.:wave The GR forum has been pretty quiet, not like here.:lol3
Forum: 2 smokers 07-13-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By vtwin
ebay is your friend. It's where I found new rims...

ebay is your friend. It's where I found new rims and had my local shop install oem spokes to my repainted hubs.

Here's one for $15.
...
Forum: 2 smokers 07-13-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 830
Posted By vtwin
Looks like you may have bent the rod as well. Is...

Looks like you may have bent the rod as well. Is that damage from the rod at the center of the opening on the top surface? Also, that would explain the piston skirt contact with the block. Good luck,...
Forum: The Garage 07-12-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2,019
Views: 255,181
Posted By vtwin
Tried to mount some new mirrors on the Willys,...

Tried to mount some new mirrors on the Willys, but they just don't look right and the wing window hits them. Just ordered some Junior West Coast mirrors instead.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-12-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 14,000
Posted By vtwin
Looks like a popular place for all sorts... ...

Looks like a popular place for all sorts...

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m135/rdkingryder/CJMC%20Events/CJMCJunctionRide021_zps8071ec93.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-12-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 14,000
Posted By vtwin
We had an impromptu ride on July 5th seeing as...

We had an impromptu ride on July 5th seeing as how it was a long weekend and the weather was spectacular.:clap

We met up at a fine eatery in San Jose. Not really, just a McDonald's.:lol3
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