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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-27-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,250
Posted By pdxmotorhead
All 7 western states will enforce a outstanding...

All 7 western states will enforce a outstanding bench warrant. As in arrest you. The days of skating out are kinda dead.. Used to be ya had outrun the radio, now its the computer..
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,311
Posted By pdxmotorhead
BMW includes 100% maintenance with the price of...

BMW includes 100% maintenance with the price of the bike.. Till it hits an age number (I forget exactly the time) so basically the RT's are almost free for the cops to run till they hit their lease...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,427
Posted By pdxmotorhead
A radiator shop should be able to put a new bung...

A radiator shop should be able to put a new bung in there for you..
Or nearest airport repair shop they usually have a "guy" that is a blackbelt at lightweight tig welding.

Cheers
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-21-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,302
Posted By pdxmotorhead
I've experienced many optical illusions on the...

I've experienced many optical illusions on the road over the years. Had a similar fake out a few years ago, went to pass a truck out in the middle of nowhere saw the lights at what looked like a long...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,103
Posted By pdxmotorhead
Fixed so nobody uses fire :D

Fixed so nobody uses fire :D
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 541
Posted By pdxmotorhead
Looks to me like the bike has had minimum...

Looks to me like the bike has had minimum maintenance, and has spent a lot of time outside, IE maybe in a car port but not fully indoors. I would assume that it would need to be fully serviced and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-19-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,931
Posted By pdxmotorhead
I recently bought a Scorpion 900 Transform...

I recently bought a Scorpion 900 Transform helmet. The pop down visor is dark and is pretty darn good optically, I wear prescription glasses (transitions) and wanted a helmet that went on over them...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-19-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By pdxmotorhead
I wonder how much of this is due to the new Green...

I wonder how much of this is due to the new Green Oil?

In sprint cars we have to run a break in oil for the first couple outings, or the cams go to crap in 1 session.. (Comp cams has a good...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-16-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 7,674
Views: 6,936,300
Posted By pdxmotorhead
Great pic… :thumb

Great pic… :thumb
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-14-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7,674
Views: 6,936,300
Posted By pdxmotorhead
Like the pics of Malcolm Smith always had the...

Like the pics of Malcolm Smith always had the raccoon eyes and big grin,,,,
"I'm having fun, and I ain't stopping!" :D

Except well,, shes cuter than Malcolm...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-11-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 998
Posted By pdxmotorhead
There is a build thread.. around here...

There is a build thread.. around here somewhere... :freaky
Forum: Orange Crush 07-11-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,315
Posted By pdxmotorhead
My 06 ADV did this, right after I bought it,...

My 06 ADV did this, right after I bought it, turned out the wires to the regulator were fed wrong and got pinched by the skid plate, rubbed through a wire and shorted. pulled it and shrink wrapped...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,494
Posted By pdxmotorhead
Wow,, I was feeling bad because the two keys for...

Wow,, I was feeling bad because the two keys for my 950 are both generic metal with no logo.. I was feeling so left out.. I feel much better now.. :D

ON my BMW car, its a 95 it turns out if you...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-09-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,404
Posted By pdxmotorhead
+1 Yep Ethanol slag. Alcohol+water+Aluminum...

+1 Yep Ethanol slag. Alcohol+water+Aluminum oxide.. Bad Mojo..
Forum: Orange Crush 07-03-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 999
Posted By pdxmotorhead
I've had similar issues on a couple other...

I've had similar issues on a couple other vehicles, I found that if you want a radiator repaired sometimes a HVAC/Furnace guy is the best bet. They can usually solder stuff radiator ships won't...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-03-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,281
Posted By pdxmotorhead
Have you bought pads for your KTM already?? You...

Have you bought pads for your KTM already?? You might remove the cheap bit,, easy YES. Unless someone knows a secret source for the sintered brembos for me? :D I just started shopping,, and so far...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-29-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 7,674
Views: 6,936,300
Posted By pdxmotorhead
Well ,,, congrats on the Marriage.. :D ...

Well ,,, congrats on the Marriage.. :D

Great pic...
Forum: Americas 06-27-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 907
Posted By pdxmotorhead
ON Forest service and BLM land you can camp...

ON Forest service and BLM land you can camp anywhere for free outside of campgrounds, trail heads and parks and monuments.. Of course the shower part is missing… LOL
Forum: Americas 06-27-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,262
Posted By pdxmotorhead
Just to kick in to the weirdness ,, Your CCW...

Just to kick in to the weirdness ,, Your CCW permit (In oregon) is not valid on any federal land (most of the state is federal) because the Oregon supreme court ruled that the state does not have the...
Forum: The Garage 06-17-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,457
Posted By pdxmotorhead
inside the flywheel on older brigs there are two...

inside the flywheel on older brigs there are two magnets, if they get rusty they don't trigger the ignition correctly. sand the inside of the flywheel reasonably clean and make sure the points are...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-16-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 642
Posted By pdxmotorhead
Water in the solenoid or starter relay or bad...

Water in the solenoid or starter relay or bad ignition switch.. ??
Forum: Orange Crush 06-16-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,190
Posted By pdxmotorhead
Throw a angle finder on the fork and some...

Throw a angle finder on the fork and some reference tube on the frame, I have the exact same bars, I'll look tonight (I have a 06 950)

FWIW I weigh 250 so I shoulda bumped it by now.. :)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-16-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 7,674
Views: 6,936,300
Posted By pdxmotorhead
Dang is that a Klim Ad? It should be..

Dang is that a Klim Ad? It should be..
Forum: Orange Crush 06-14-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,696
Posted By pdxmotorhead
I've had 2 fuel injected vehicles present similar...

I've had 2 fuel injected vehicles present similar symptoms, one was the pickup filter in the tank collapsing and preventing the pump from sucking fuel. The other was the plastic tank shrinking when...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-14-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10,358
Views: 2,131,310
Posted By pdxmotorhead
It fits SXS05450230 on 06 950 ADV.

Dropped the bike a few months back and managed to snap the choke lever off the clutch master cylinder cover.

Saw these shiny Orange versions which In searching found Ktm PN SXS05450230. Which...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-12-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 856
Posted By pdxmotorhead
Pressure bleeding, once your there ya never go...

Pressure bleeding, once your there ya never go back… :evil

Spare Master cap drill hole add fitting, buy basic garden sprayer (Small) that can ideally be pressurized with a tire pump NOT the built...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-08-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,765
Posted By pdxmotorhead
Ok poking the hornets nest a bit.. but.. ...

Ok poking the hornets nest a bit.. but..

Valves should be ground, seats should be cut, lapping is for lawnmowers.

There is not a single top engine builder that laps valves since about 1965. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,697
Posted By pdxmotorhead
Do a lot of research on values and pricing of...

Do a lot of research on values and pricing of bikes in the EU before you go, it used to be that certain bikes form the US were worth stupid dollars, and as long as you bring a bike back, it used to...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-30-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 832
Posted By pdxmotorhead
I use the manufacturers oil or whatever they...

I use the manufacturers oil or whatever they recommend on foam filters, too much trouble with glue coming loose, foam rotting etc when the wrong stuff is used..
Forum: Orange Crush 05-29-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,968
Posted By pdxmotorhead
The other wires are to connect to a GPS aware...

The other wires are to connect to a GPS aware device like a computer or nav system, the cable is multi purpose, and the pinout is on the package the wire came in in a font you almost need a electron...
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 23,861
Posted By pdxmotorhead
Fun read,, If you get to Helena the Holiday in...

Fun read,, If you get to Helena the Holiday in downtown is good.

South out of Helena is a place called Chubby's not to be missed for a meal if you can.. Go in hungry.. ;)

Devils Tower in...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-23-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 74,095
Posted By pdxmotorhead
I hope everyone who even thinks they have a...

I hope everyone who even thinks they have a problem is taking the time to go here,,, https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/ivoq/ Pictures are worth 1000 words..

Most of the investigation is triggered...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-23-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,120
Posted By pdxmotorhead
+1 on the Engine Ice. Make sure to get the...

+1 on the Engine Ice. Make sure to get the antifreeze version not jus the coolant.

The good thing about the specialty coolants is most of them have the right blend of protection for a all...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-23-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,478
Posted By pdxmotorhead
Autometer has a small face gauge that may fit in...

Autometer has a small face gauge that may fit in tight spots better.. its part number 2354.

Its only 1.5 inches across..
Forum: Battle scooters 05-22-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 77,093
Posted By pdxmotorhead
http://www.klotzlube.com/proddetail.asp?prod=KL-10...

http://www.klotzlube.com/proddetail.asp?prod=KL-107_Quart


This stuff is what I use in Methanol burning sprint cars, it ROCKS,
only stuff I've ever seen that allows me to leave methanol in the...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-20-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,770
Posted By pdxmotorhead
Wonder ,, the original battery spot is against...

Wonder ,, the original battery spot is against the bottom of the engine, new one under seat, wonder what temp wither spot gets to, I my just have to put a thermister in there and see..

I figured...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-20-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3,513
Views: 1,484,194
Posted By pdxmotorhead
Gotta love the attitude in this one,, I will...

Gotta love the attitude in this one,, I will conquer this bike!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-17-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3,059
Views: 205,982
Posted By pdxmotorhead
Yep totally sucks. I lived in Mill A (Parents...

Yep totally sucks. I lived in Mill A (Parents still do.) I used to hunt on the FS land up on the west NW side of Underwood. One of the privatge land owners on the SE used to not care is we used the...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-16-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,262
Posted By pdxmotorhead
I knew 2 guys that bought them at the time. One...

I knew 2 guys that bought them at the time. One had awesome luck with his, rode the pi$$ out of it and never had an issue, #2 had nothing but trouble, it sat in the shop over and over waiting on...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-16-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,262
Posted By pdxmotorhead
I knew 2 guys that bought them at the time. One...

I knew 2 guys that bought them at the time. One had awsome luck with his, rode the pi$$ out of it and never had an issue, #2 had nothing but trouble, it sat in the shop over and over waiting on...
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