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Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,242
Posted By G2mk3
ha! funny you mention those things :freaky we...

ha! funny you mention those things :freaky
we found a auto cv boot that was close enough to replace the innertube - we didn't realize that is what it was until we took it off.

we were a little...
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,242
Posted By G2mk3
Track T-800 CDI - road warrior?

Built by a few friends (myself included); imported a t-800, got some bacon derived biofuel and built a 'cafe racer'. Somewhere in there should be a joke about pearls before swine.

The bike, to...
Forum: 2 smokers 07-05-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,481
Posted By G2mk3
Here is my gt250 project bike as-found. Any links...

Here is my gt250 project bike as-found. Any links to tech information would be greatly appreciated :rofl
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v93/wanganps13/IMG_0782.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 07-05-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2,745
Views: 1,389,745
Posted By G2mk3
Anybody have more information on this headlight?

Anybody have more information on this headlight?
Forum: Old's Cool 07-26-2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,704
Posted By G2mk3
that's great to hear, if you need any photocopies...

that's great to hear, if you need any photocopies of the service manual feel free to ask, it may take me a while to make them for you but i'd be happy to help. as long as you don't expect the bike...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-20-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,704
Posted By G2mk3
:super

:super
Forum: Old's Cool 05-10-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,584
Posted By G2mk3
you are really convincing me to try a hare...

you are really convincing me to try a hare scramble on my xl. when is the next local event?
Forum: Old's Cool 02-21-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,063
Posted By G2mk3
feel free to throw in some pics off that rally...

feel free to throw in some pics off that rally car :evil
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-20-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 728
Views: 266,245
Posted By G2mk3
you could also try filling it with very fine...

you could also try filling it with very fine sand. i saw that episode, i wonder what soap they put in the water. i was surprised by it because i would have thought making the metal so cold would...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-28-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,803
Posted By G2mk3
looks like that paint is really working out well

looks like that paint is really working out well
Forum: Old's Cool 12-16-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,297
Posted By G2mk3
mine only gets up to about 67 mph. i can't...

mine only gets up to about 67 mph. i can't recall the gearing off the top of my head but i went a tooth bigger on the front sprocket than what was on the bike when i got it. i figured with a cam,...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-19-2010, 09:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,297
Posted By G2mk3
i agree with klp, one or two choked kicks before...

i agree with klp, one or two choked kicks before the ignition is on works well with my 185s.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-24-2010, 11:02 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 83,641
Posted By G2mk3
Thanks! The highway pegs aren't nearly so...

Thanks! The highway pegs aren't nearly so noticeable when they are flipped up, plus it's nice to be able to hang my feet out there every once in a while. you can't see it in the picture, but the...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-19-2010, 10:19 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 83,641
Posted By G2mk3
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v93/wanganps13/x...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v93/wanganps13/xvbuild052.jpg
I forgot to update this thread with a picture of my 750 after I got it rideable. It has treated me very well thus far, but is...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,733
Posted By G2mk3
sparrowhawk, would you mind measuring how wide...

sparrowhawk, would you mind measuring how wide the BD tail light is?
Forum: Old's Cool 06-25-2010, 09:09 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 14,444
Posted By G2mk3
I am in love with your gas tank :evil Is it...

I am in love with your gas tank :evil

Is it dented in on the right side?
Forum: Old's Cool 06-09-2010, 10:40 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 119,512
Posted By G2mk3
I thought the pinesol bath took a lot longer than...

I thought the pinesol bath took a lot longer than 24 hrs?

I'd try cutting a strip of the scrub pad (the red stiffer stuff maybe?) and put it in a drill chuck and spinning it in there.
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,640
Posted By G2mk3
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v93/wanganps13/x...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v93/wanganps13/xvbuild052.jpg

Figured I'd post up a little update. I don't know exactly why, but my brake issues were sorted by throwing in a new set of ebc...
Forum: Road warriors 06-07-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 21,946
Posted By G2mk3
Go on then, post the pictures of you riding it...

Go on then, post the pictures of you riding it with a stormtrooper helmet on (although I guess I'd be satisfied with a white xd3 or hornet DS). :1drink
Forum: Old's Cool 06-07-2010, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7,406
Views: 3,438,382
Posted By G2mk3
Allow me to throw in my racier take on a xv ...

Allow me to throw in my racier take on a xv

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v93/wanganps13/xvbuild052.jpg

It still needs a bit of love to the seat and a different taillight, but it's been a...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-20-2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 83,446
Posted By G2mk3
Not 100% done yet, but I'm riding around ;) ...

Not 100% done yet, but I'm riding around ;)
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v93/wanganps13/0926091348.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v93/wanganps13/xvbuild050.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 05-18-2010, 10:53 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 119,512
Posted By G2mk3
I ordered the front lines for my custom brakes on...

I ordered the front lines for my custom brakes on my xv from earls.co.uk - At first I ordered them through summit racing but they kept pushing back the date THEY would receive them. Then I realized...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-13-2010, 11:39 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 119,512
Posted By G2mk3
I feel your pain, the brakes on my project virago...

I feel your pain, the brakes on my project virago have been kicking me and calling me nancy. Don't worry tho, you'll forget all about this stuff when your killing all the mosquitos in town :wink:
Forum: Road warriors 05-10-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,640
Posted By G2mk3
I finally got the bike somewhat rideable. The...

I finally got the bike somewhat rideable. The gsxr master cylinder has been giving me problems, and the brake pads seem kinda "greasy", they leave quite a bit of goo on the rotors even after I tried...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-01-2010, 11:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,303
Posted By G2mk3
I've gotten 80-100mpg-ish the few I've done any...

I've gotten 80-100mpg-ish the few I've done any sort of distance on my bike. there is a good bit left if you hit reserve. One thing I've noticed with my bike is that it will run out of fuel with a...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-30-2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,303
Posted By G2mk3
are you sure it has a 23" front wheel? mine had a...

are you sure it has a 23" front wheel? mine had a normal 21" on it.

you sure are starting out with a way better bike than i did :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 04-23-2010, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 939
Posted By G2mk3
I picked up avon roadriders for my xj900r wheels,...

I picked up avon roadriders for my xj900r wheels, I had a really hard time finding a bad review of them online and they look more modern than some of the other new bias-ply tires.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-20-2010, 09:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,802
Posted By G2mk3
Well, that front end is actually on my xv750...

Well, that front end is actually on my xv750 virago. Not sure on performance yet, still waiting on brake lines and a few other bits for the bike, but I'm reasonably confident that they will perform...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2010, 10:42 PM
Replies: 8,227
Views: 2,277,133
Posted By G2mk3
is it a xl185 or a xr185? are the rear shocks...

is it a xl185 or a xr185? are the rear shocks aftermarket? they look pretty nice:evil

shoot me a pm if you need anything looked up in the factory service manual. The next step on my bike is to...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-18-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,802
Posted By G2mk3
On my xj900r front forks I adapted on some r6...

On my xj900r front forks I adapted on some r6 calipers:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v93/wanganps13/xvbuild042.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8,227
Views: 2,277,133
Posted By G2mk3
this :1drink

this :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8,227
Views: 2,277,133
Posted By G2mk3
Yeah, I'm not a fan of the McDonald's look. One...

Yeah, I'm not a fan of the McDonald's look. One of these days I'm gonna quick squirt some paint on it, then I think I'll be taking the whole bike apart to paint everything this winter and maybe up...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2010, 10:04 PM
Replies: 8,227
Views: 2,277,133
Posted By G2mk3
I believe i'm the resident 185s rider. mine has...

I believe i'm the resident 185s rider. mine has treated me very well so far, click below for the thread on resurrecting my bike.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v93/wanganps13/185rebuild005.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2010, 12:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,640
Posted By G2mk3
I'm getting pretty close, it seems like most of...

I'm getting pretty close, it seems like most of the spending is done, just have a bit of fabricating/welding to do - mostly related to the rearsets. I picked up the tank bag for cheap on new enough...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-11-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 982
Posted By G2mk3
yep. (click below)

yep. (click below)
Forum: Old's Cool 04-08-2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 83,641
Posted By G2mk3
So gl500 goldwing fork springs fit my xj900r...

So gl500 goldwing fork springs fit my xj900r forks? ........ :D

Are there specific years I should look for?
Forum: Old's Cool 04-07-2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 83,641
Posted By G2mk3
I've been working toward tasteless myself ...

I've been working toward tasteless myself
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v93/wanganps13/0405001512.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 03-31-2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 83,641
Posted By G2mk3
what about maybe using a cable to actuate the...

what about maybe using a cable to actuate the rear brake? it looks good bringing that tank so far down. more pics?
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,640
Posted By G2mk3
Today I got my cnc'd caliper adapters. My first...

Today I got my cnc'd caliper adapters. My first experience creating something in solidworks was a great success :clap
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v93/wanganps13/xvbuild042.jpg
I just need to...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-26-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 30,009
Posted By G2mk3
Yesterday I got the fender mounted and the front...

Yesterday I got the fender mounted and the front end back on the bike. Although the fender still needs a bit of adjusting so it doesn't hit the tire, I'm overall very happy with the look of the bike....
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