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Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 548
Posted By tdvt
I was given a 3/4-size Kawasaki 100 (5sp...

I was given a 3/4-size Kawasaki 100 (5sp w/clutch) last year & taught both my nephews (12 & 14) to ride last summer. They both had it down within minutes. Initially putting around in first, but...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 32,678
Posted By tdvt
I'll call dibs on that, that would be great. ...

I'll call dibs on that, that would be great.

PM me with shipping costs to 05841

Thanks! TD
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-12-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,207
Posted By tdvt
No, There are actual aftermarket kits available...

No, There are actual aftermarket kits available for them, one British & one German, I think. It's a replacement stator that uses the stock flywheel. They feature a timing advance curve as well as...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-08-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,207
Posted By tdvt
Any parts would be greatly appreciated! I...

Any parts would be greatly appreciated!

I have heard about the marginal lighting electrics but don't really ride much at night anyway, so hopefully I can get it working well enough for state...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-08-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,207
Posted By tdvt
It is mostly there but was WELL used as I found...

It is mostly there but was WELL used as I found when I disassembled it. Frame pounded out in one section, right side case bashed in but fairly well repaired & the tank had also taken a big hit.
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-07-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,207
Posted By tdvt
That bike looks great & it's a nice story as...

That bike looks great & it's a nice story as well. I'm sure his Dad was lost for words.

I would be interested in what was the preferred method for all the aluminum polishing.

I brought home an...
Forum: The Garage 11-12-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,060
Posted By tdvt
We were in the market for a small car too. Went...

We were in the market for a small car too. Went to the dealer to buy a Fit (we thought), but had only ridden in them. Drove it & decided against it. Awesome rear cargo configuration, but wimpy &...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 72,748
Posted By tdvt
This is an interesting idea I have been wondering...

This is an interesting idea I have been wondering about. I am rebuilding a Bultaco Alpina that has a 2-section lighting coil. The original wiring has one section power the headlight/horn, the other...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-18-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,012
Posted By tdvt
I had come across that site a while ago but...

I had come across that site a while ago but forgot to bookmark it, so thanks for the link.

I bought a not-running M85 Alpina back in May & had started looking for as many parts sources as I could...
Forum: Americas 09-24-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 758
Posted By tdvt
The leaves are literally changing more & more...

The leaves are literally changing more & more each night after our cold-shot last week. There are a few brilliant trees already but still some green too. Won't be long now.
Forum: The Garage 09-22-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,891
Posted By tdvt
This would be my guess as well. Often you...

This would be my guess as well.

Often you want to offset the in-feed & out-feed faces which it looks like that would do by unlocking it & adjusting the knob.

You have it standing on it's front.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-21-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 15,575
Posted By tdvt
There are two Hearthstone gas stoves (80's...

There are two Hearthstone gas stoves (80's vintage) in a place I look after. They have a standing pilot & an electric thermostat that is powered by a micro-voltage generated by the heat from the...
Forum: The Garage 09-18-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,136
Posted By tdvt
Please be sure to follow up with any comments...

Please be sure to follow up with any comments after she gets a chance to ride with the new cover.

I was looking at that same cover for my TTR250.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-10-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 542
Posted By tdvt
From the changing leaves, it looks like maybe you...

From the changing leaves, it looks like maybe you were up in our neighborhood (NEK)?

Sounds like a nice trip. Always looking for recommendations, any tracks or favorite roads to share?

TD
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-01-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,322
Posted By tdvt
MT Washington, in NH, is worth a trip over (2+...

MT Washington, in NH, is worth a trip over (2+ hrs).

I finally went a week or so ago, one of those things you never get around to since you live nearby. crazy road & interesting history. It is a...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-31-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 26,953
Posted By tdvt
+ 1 !

+ 1 !
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-20-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 26,953
Posted By tdvt
Not sure of the differences between the XT/TTR...

Not sure of the differences between the XT/TTR 225 engines but I can tell you that the TTR250 are all together different (& heavier) 4 valve head, higher comp ratio, e-start only (in the US) & are...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-15-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,582
Posted By tdvt
This one snuck up on me. I would like to come,...

This one snuck up on me. I would like to come, but can't make it.

Have a great time!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-31-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4,424
Views: 301,934
Posted By tdvt
Looks like that is a Class 4, still on the books....

Looks like that is a Class 4, still on the books.

323174
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-19-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 981
Posted By tdvt
FWD & snows are really all you need. We are in...

FWD & snows are really all you need. We are in the snow-belt of VT & sold our last AWD car last year, the FWD 's have done fine. Go with studded if you're a bit apprehensive about winter driving....
Forum: Vendors 07-04-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1,430
Views: 374,311
Posted By tdvt
The "ADD TO CART" button is still out of order...

The "ADD TO CART" button is still out of order for the tool pouches. I would like to order one as well.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-03-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 31,655
Posted By tdvt
You need a license plate light My brake light...

You need a license plate light
My brake light is also only activated by the rear brake, was OK
I've seen bicycle horns on MCs here, I went electric.
Don't need turn signals.
Lots of knobbies...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 04-17-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 1,495
Sticky: Tet
Views: 154,638
Posted By tdvt
Hi, got a second pdf, should be sorted now that I...

Hi, got a second pdf, should be sorted now that I remembered my name.

Thanks!
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 04-16-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 1,495
Sticky: Tet
Views: 154,638
Posted By tdvt
Hi, Just received the pdf, will watch for other. ...

Hi, Just received the pdf, will watch for other.

Thanks VERY much!

Best, Ted
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-18-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1,256
Views: 113,872
Posted By tdvt
Beautiful girl by the way!

Beautiful girl by the way!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-18-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1,256
Views: 113,872
Posted By tdvt
Thankfully the rock thing was just a phase with...

Thankfully the rock thing was just a phase with our new guy, he just lost interest. But he IS into sticks & balls especially a tennis ball launched with a Chuck-it.

One of our family's GSD years...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-15-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 1,256
Views: 113,872
Posted By tdvt
We are up over 2' & counting out back where we...

We are up over 2' & counting out back where we snowshoe everyday.

The boy loves his snow!



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Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-08-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,689
Posted By tdvt
Very cool bike! All three pics look like...

Very cool bike!

All three pics look like close kin, design-wise. Is the pit bike frame steel or aluminum?

Any more construction pics? I was also wondering about wheelbase & seat height? Looks...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-24-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 845
Views: 40,074
Posted By tdvt
That looks like Lake Willoughby to me. ...

That looks like Lake Willoughby to me.

Westmore, VT
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-19-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 40,074
Posted By tdvt
Marshall Point Light Port Clyde, ME

Marshall Point Light

Port Clyde, ME
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-13-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 40,074
Posted By tdvt
That is Guilford, Conn. It might...

That is Guilford, Conn.

It might technically be in Madison (?), but "as seen" from the Guilford marina.
Forum: Australia 10-26-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 33,769
Posted By tdvt
Found the thread/pic of the chain guard I was...

Found the thread/pic of the chain guard I was thinking of.

http://ttr250.activeboard.com/t53045243/large-tanks-chain-guides-and-tank-bags/

Thanks for the info on the tire, hadn't heard of them...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-26-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 5,281
Views: 536,017
Posted By tdvt
Don't see these much & seems a lot of ADV'ers are...

Don't see these much & seems a lot of ADV'ers are going for higher fuel capacity.

Oversize TANK for XR650 Honda (http://burlington.craigslist.org/mcy/4142954031.html)
Forum: Asia 10-22-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,973
Posted By tdvt
Thanks for your reply. It's nice it's actually...

Thanks for your reply. It's nice it's actually that simple, I was expecting it to be more complicated. Will pick up a Int'l calling card when we get a new phone # from him.

Best, Ted
Forum: Australia 10-17-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 33,769
Posted By tdvt
Do you mean the chain guide block on the bottom...

Do you mean the chain guide block on the bottom of the swingarm? Not sure if we have the same ones or not. The TTRs here don't have any kind of chain guard on the top either.

I seem to recall on...
Forum: Australia 10-16-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 33,769
Posted By tdvt
I watch this thread even though I'm not in OZ,...

I watch this thread even though I'm not in OZ, not really many TTRs here in the US.

Ours all came geared very low, 13/52, not so good for tarmac but would tractor up most anything. I have...
Forum: Asia 10-13-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,973
Posted By tdvt
A question for you guys that have made the trip...

A question for you guys that have made the trip over from the US &/or live in Thailand.

My son & GF are headed to the Krabi area for a month+. We need to get some sort of phone thing sorted out so...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-04-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,282
Posted By tdvt
I had thought I might do it up a few weeks ago,...

I had thought I might do it up a few weeks ago, but family obligations take priority this weekend.

Have a good ride, send a post card.
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,705
Posted By tdvt
It would have to be a tall kid as the seat height...

It would have to be a tall kid as the seat height is 36", about the same height as a WR/R.

Probably confusing them with the TTR125/225/230's which are a good bit smaller, 2-valve, drum rear, less...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,705
Posted By tdvt
The 250 is the odd-duck since there aren't many...

The 250 is the odd-duck since there aren't many of them in the US & they haven't imported them since '06. Unlike all the other TTR's, it's full sized, 4-valve (but still air-cooled), front & rear...
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