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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-10-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 38,232
Views: 10,130,658
Posted By dbarale
I was wondering the same thing... :huh

I was wondering the same thing... :huh
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-25-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,985
Posted By dbarale
Shinko 705 tire in 110/80x19. At least 75% left. ...

Shinko 705 tire in 110/80x19. At least 75% left. 2009 or 10 date code (too lazy to go check) pickup only for now in Asheville, NC.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 04-24-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1,873
Views: 102,427
Posted By dbarale
If you're short on time and need to fly in I am...

If you're short on time and need to fly in I am only a couple miles away from Asheville airport (AVL). And I'm sure we can come up with a loaner bike...
Forum: Hacks 04-15-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 890
Posted By dbarale
I don't know who Jackal is but at that price it...

I don't know who Jackal is but at that price it would already be in my garage...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-15-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1,031
Views: 240,932
Posted By dbarale
18 months old, PW50. Not quite ready yet but he's...

18 months old, PW50. Not quite ready yet but he's helping...
...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 04-06-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1,873
Views: 102,427
Posted By dbarale
With those fork seals? Not so well. Should...

With those fork seals? Not so well.
Should still be able to jump the bonfire once or twice though...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-23-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,411
Posted By dbarale
You may be getting some fuel, but maybe not...

You may be getting some fuel, but maybe not enough fuel for the injectors? You can always do a compression check to make sure but it does sound like fueling. You can also try dripping a few drops of...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-22-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,411
Posted By dbarale
Clogged fuel filter? Likely the one that is part...

Clogged fuel filter? Likely the one that is part of the pump assembly.
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,719
Posted By dbarale
I will not answer that as I am not an insurance...

I will not answer that as I am not an insurance agent. But it could easily be argued that your helmets are DOT approved, just not labelled as such because they are sold in a different market. Just...
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,719
Posted By dbarale
99% chance that you will not get a ticket. You...

99% chance that you will not get a ticket. You should see the "helmets" that are sold here as DOT approved.... If you get a ticket you most likely get out of it in court by showing that the same...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-18-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,985
Posted By dbarale
GONE For sale, kinda... Ok, I have...

GONE


For sale, kinda...

Ok, I have the remains of a CL 100 that I was going to use as the base for a single wheel trailer. It is a rusted pile of crap but the stuff needed is there. It evens...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-15-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 378,334
Posted By dbarale
I will but I am first gonna let it sit here for a...

I will but I am first gonna let it sit here for a while. That is all it's good for...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-15-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 378,334
Posted By dbarale
For sale, kinda... Ok, I have the remains of...

For sale, kinda...

Ok, I have the remains of a CL 100 that I was going to use as the base for a single wheel trailer. It is a rusted pile of crap but the stuff needed is there. It evens come with...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-06-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 71,465
Posted By dbarale
Never did find one but it doesn't seem to be an...

Never did find one but it doesn't seem to be an issue. The bike tends to push the front tire though, I need to play with the pressure...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 32,550
Views: 4,089,564
Posted By dbarale
You can also search ebay for a used GS500 or...

You can also search ebay for a used GS500 or SV650 headlight. Some good deals out there...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By dbarale
:deal This And check your suspension setup....

:deal This

And check your suspension setup. Is the shock good? Fork oil? Sag?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-21-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,919
Posted By dbarale
Thank you! That's why my math was ll wrong, I...

Thank you! That's why my math was ll wrong, I forgot the shocks and headlight bracket. Found the headlight on a shelf in the garage. I think it was from a KZ650.


Total cost so far:
Bike $100
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-20-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,919
Posted By dbarale
It would look better if I set it on fire... ...

It would look better if I set it on fire...

Which brings up the paint job. I am thinking about painting everything black and pile on stickers on the tank. What do you guys think?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-20-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,919
Posted By dbarale
I looked into it and it would come too close to...

I looked into it and it would come too close to the exhaust at full compression. It would also not help with frame geometry....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-19-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,919
Posted By dbarale
Well, I'm not quite finished yet. But I have all...

Well, I'm not quite finished yet. But I have all the major components and I know they will kinda work together. So, good progress.

Found the peanut tank for $20. It works but the tunnel is very...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-19-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,919
Posted By dbarale
Now I'm usually not one to brag. But in this...

Now I'm usually not one to brag.

But in this case...


I have reached my goal.


I have achieved full fugliness! :clap :freaky :huh
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-19-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,919
Posted By dbarale
Rust bucket? Turd bucket? Here's a better...

Rust bucket? Turd bucket?

Here's a better look at the quality of the welds that can be found on that high-tech, high-quality build:
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-14-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,919
Posted By dbarale
Yep, stick welding is all I have setup right now....

Yep, stick welding is all I have setup right now. And you're probably right. I usually "bake" the rods in the oven for about 15 minutes before welding but, with the wife being sick and at home, I...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-13-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,919
Posted By dbarale
Wife and baby were sick this weekend so I played...

Wife and baby were sick this weekend so I played nurse and did not get much garage time. But I was able to (mostly) relocate the pegs, so some progress.

On the stock bike the pegs are way...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-13-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,919
Posted By dbarale
Sure did! It actually got there last Thursday but...

Sure did! It actually got there last Thursday but my wife forgot to tell me about it. Found it on Friday and had to check to see if it would work:
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-07-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,919
Posted By dbarale
I think the last time I ran a Kerker was on a '79...

I think the last time I ran a Kerker was on a '79 Suzuki GS850G. Old school indeed... Thanks again!



I will let you know but I think I found a HD peanut tank locally. Should fit the little...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-06-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,919
Posted By dbarale
That is a stupid idea! I love it! :huh :clap

That is a stupid idea! I love it! :huh :clap
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-04-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,919
Posted By dbarale
Awesome! Email sent, thanks! So, while...

Awesome! Email sent, thanks!

So, while cleaning up the garage yesterday so I could find my tools I found a set of tires I forgot about: Duro 903/904 in 3.0x21 front and 4.60x18 rear. They are...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-02-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,919
Posted By dbarale
If you're offering, I'd gladly take the smallest,...

If you're offering, I'd gladly take the smallest, or crappiest of the three. :evil

I do not know about the DR650 tank, I think I have access to one, I will check.

In the meanwhile I am...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-02-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,919
Posted By dbarale
You have no idea, I just found a can of pink and...

You have no idea, I just found a can of pink and a can of orange paint in the garage... :freaky
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-01-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,919
Posted By dbarale
Yep, I started looking at it and I should be able...

Yep, I started looking at it and I should be able to move them about 6" back and 3" down without too much trouble. Hopefully I will find a little time to work on that this weekend.



So far the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-31-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,919
Posted By dbarale
I did think about it but: - I am missing 50%...

I did think about it but:
- I am missing 50% of the CL, including the VIN plate.
- I do not have a bill of sale for the CL (though I checked the VIN and it's clear).
- The exhaust for the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-29-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,919
Posted By dbarale
Bump, if you have a cheap tank for sale please...

Bump, if you have a cheap tank for sale please send me a PM...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-29-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,390
Posted By dbarale
The bike has been sold and will be re-started and...

The bike has been sold and will be re-started and put back on the road! :clap
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-25-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 32,167
Posted By dbarale
Saloperie de putain de becane de merde! Just...

Saloperie de putain de becane de merde!

Just say it loudly, don't worry about pronouncing it right.

I still envy your insane project....
Forum: Face plant 12-24-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,588
Posted By dbarale
Yep. Did you? ...

Yep. Did you?

http://lollitop.magicgate.eu/media/LollitopMagicgate_004/Lollitop31wasn_T_Planned_That_Way.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-23-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 32,167
Posted By dbarale
Good that you are realistic in your expectations....

Good that you are realistic in your expectations. It will save you aggravation and money. Besides, a nice rider would probably bet a lot more enjoyable than a full restoration.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-21-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,293
Posted By dbarale
Let's see... The bottom end is toast, the top end...

Let's see... The bottom end is toast, the top end is toast, the frame (from a different bike) is hacked... This will end up costing you more than a nice bike in the end.

But I will be glad to...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-19-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,919
Posted By dbarale
And most likely the last, the Eliminator is such...

And most likely the last, the Eliminator is such a poor choice for a custom project, it's laughable. But hey, it did meet my criteria: 125 and cheap.

And we need pics of you on that Eliminator......
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-19-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,919
Posted By dbarale
Which reminds me... I knew I was forgetting...

Which reminds me... I knew I was forgetting something. So, the seat...

When I traded the CB I received this beauty of a CL100:

...
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