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Forum: Thumpers Today, 01:58 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 45,867
Posted By villageidiot
Camper shell mounts?

Camper shell mounts?
Forum: Thumpers Today, 01:53 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 45,867
Posted By villageidiot
Bill is the man. Have his relays on my dr650 and...

Bill is the man. Have his relays on my dr650 and my former dr350.
Forum: Thumpers Today, 07:52 AM
Replies: 109,745
Views: 22,114,370
Posted By villageidiot
There's a guy who's put tw200 size wheels on a...

There's a guy who's put tw200 size wheels on a BMW f650.

You can lace a big fat 18" front onto the stock front hub.

In the rear you can get a pretty fat tire in there.
Forum: Battle scooters Today, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6,390
Views: 326,268
Posted By villageidiot
We can agree to disagree. I've built and tuned...

We can agree to disagree. I've built and tuned well over 200 small bore 2 stroke engines.

I'd still up jet.

And there's no way to tell how that machine is running without reading the plug via...
Forum: Battle scooters Today, 06:11 AM
Replies: 889
Views: 67,720
Posted By villageidiot
Oh man, I'm definitely not old enough for that...

Oh man, I'm definitely not old enough for that shit!!
Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 11:04 PM
Replies: 6,390
Views: 326,268
Posted By villageidiot
Most small bore bikes don't have enough gasket...

Most small bore bikes don't have enough gasket area...... And I'm talkin 1/2 gallon milk jugs.

If the cylinder will fit on one side, great. If not, I use file folder material. I'm really not a...
Forum: Hacks Yesterday, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5,176
Views: 857,048
Posted By villageidiot
http://sandiego.craigslist.org/nsd/mcy/5053984190....

http://sandiego.craigslist.org/nsd/mcy/5053984190.html

Guzzi rig

http://orangecounty.craigslist.org/mcy/5053963675.html

Ural raven.
Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 09:44 PM
Replies: 889
Views: 67,720
Posted By villageidiot
No more ridin dirty.

No more ridin dirty.
Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6,390
Views: 326,268
Posted By villageidiot
this is true. the best base gasket material...

this is true.

the best base gasket material I've found, and I've used them all....... is cardboard milk carton. and the bonus here is, you get to drink the chocolate milk!!

the waxed cardboard...
Forum: Hacks Yesterday, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5,176
Views: 857,048
Posted By villageidiot
i troll craigslist all the time, i do not have a...

i troll craigslist all the time, i do not have a hack, but i am very hack curious. i may get a velorex and put on my DR650, i know the velorex is reasonably light duty, but it'll probably take a bit...
Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6,390
Views: 326,268
Posted By villageidiot
if you've got a 105 in it now, and the piston...

if you've got a 105 in it now, and the piston looks like that, id get a 107.5 and a 110

also, is there a fuel/air mixture screw? might need an o ring on that if its deteriorated.

also, maybe...
Forum: Hacks Yesterday, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5,176
Views: 857,048
Posted By villageidiot
http://albuquerque.craigslist.org/mpo/4991353871.h...

http://albuquerque.craigslist.org/mpo/4991353871.html

plus whatever you need to mount it with.
Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6,390
Views: 326,268
Posted By villageidiot
I know you like doing things by the book, but...

I know you like doing things by the book, but there's a few differences from when that bike was new.

One thing, bikes came lean lean lean from the factory, still do, go up a jet.

Modern fuels...
Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6,390
Views: 326,268
Posted By villageidiot
if the cylinder walls are in good shape, then...

if the cylinder walls are in good shape, then stick a standard piston in it and just give it a quick hone.

as for the oil, i use synthetics exclusively, motul 800.

mixture wise, i wouldnt...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-31-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6,390
Views: 326,268
Posted By villageidiot
yeah, spend some time scraping the cylinder,...

yeah, spend some time scraping the cylinder, about 5 passes with a ball hone ($35 bucks if u gotta buy one) and pop a fresh slug in it.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-31-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6,390
Views: 326,268
Posted By villageidiot
also, the cylinder....... is it a nikasil...

also, the cylinder.......

is it a nikasil bore? or an iron/steel sleeve?

if its nikasil, it will need to be plated if it gets bored..... if iron/steel, no plating necessary. if the cylinder...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-31-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6,390
Views: 326,268
Posted By villageidiot
id probably run it at 40:1 with a good oil (motul...

id probably run it at 40:1 with a good oil (motul 800)

for break in, id run dino based oil at 35:1

you're in a hot part of the country, and altitude changes etc..... probably gotta go at...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-31-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6,390
Views: 326,268
Posted By villageidiot
red- the small end bearings are kind of...

red-

the small end bearings are kind of loose in the cages...... when the bearing goes into the rod, and the wrist pin (gudgeon pin) goes in, they have to be able to move.

id replace it...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 109,745
Views: 22,114,370
Posted By villageidiot
The trail side fix is a tree, wall, rock...

The trail side fix is a tree, wall, rock whatever. The correct fix is loosen it all up and cycle the suspension and then re tighten everything.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-30-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,895
Posted By villageidiot
If you were within 100 miles of me, not across...

If you were within 100 miles of me, not across the country, I'd come over and bust that fucker down and get to the root of the problem. Of course, I'd make you hand me tools and do some of it.

I...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-30-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,895
Posted By villageidiot
He didn't diagnose shit. Just FYI.

He didn't diagnose shit. Just FYI.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-29-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 889
Views: 67,720
Posted By villageidiot
figure out where ya wanna stay on the way.... the...

figure out where ya wanna stay on the way.... the less i gotta carry the better..... i can do an overnight easily in a 20l bag, with no gear...... gotta bump it to a 30l for camping gear.....and 60...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-29-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 889
Views: 67,720
Posted By villageidiot
i dont discriminate against scooters/ists. ...

i dont discriminate against scooters/ists.

OC/fallbrook/pauma valley/borrego springs.......camp/cook/sleep.......around lake henshaw/anza/idylwild/beaumont/big bear/arrowhead/silverwood..... then...
Forum: Hacks 05-29-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 28,230
Posted By villageidiot
sorry to hijack JB.

sorry to hijack JB.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-29-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6,390
Views: 326,268
Posted By villageidiot
come on over to california.... sell me the...

come on over to california.... sell me the scooter. ill get a pink slip (title) and sell it back to you.

wouldn't be a big deal here i don't think.... so long as you have current reg from vermont.
Forum: Hacks 05-29-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 28,230
Posted By villageidiot
so you're the one with that sputnik dr. been...

so you're the one with that sputnik dr. been diggin on that one for a while...... years.

theres a velorex near ish to me. i think it'd look good on the dr. i could also fab my own, I've got all...
Forum: Hacks 05-29-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 28,230
Posted By villageidiot
any pics of the DR rig? I've got a DR, and...

any pics of the DR rig?

I've got a DR, and I've always wanted a sidecar..... i test rode a ural, not sure id wanna plunk the dough down, but lets see this DR sidecar.
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 468
Posted By villageidiot
then id go PR3 on the rear, and replace both when...

then id go PR3 on the rear, and replace both when the next one is due.
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 625
Posted By villageidiot
i use some sea to summit or seattle sports ones...

i use some sea to summit or seattle sports ones from REI, about 25 bucks each, i have 20l, 30l, and 60l...... they're in the canoe-ing section.

no let downs in 3 years of using them. they have...
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 468
Posted By villageidiot
spend 300+ and get front and rear PR4's so...

spend 300+ and get front and rear PR4's

so sweet.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-29-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,967
Posted By villageidiot
M1 and evidence of financial liability coverage...

M1 and evidence of financial liability coverage on all gas powered 2 wheeled vehicles (not sure about converted bicycles under 49cc) since 2007.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-29-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,967
Posted By villageidiot
Still gotta have a m1 license to ride that. ...

Still gotta have a m1 license to ride that.

Gotta read section 406a and 406b in the motorcycle handbook for that specification..... Basically stating only electric bicycle is exempt from license...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-29-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,895
Posted By villageidiot
Might be more cost effective to have your water...

Might be more cost effective to have your water pump seals replaced and flush the fluids a few times.....
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 109,745
Views: 22,114,370
Posted By villageidiot
My '14 has a lock nut, then washer, then chain...

My '14 has a lock nut, then washer, then chain adjuster. It came that way.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-28-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 889
Views: 67,720
Posted By villageidiot
can turn it into a 6-800 mile loop over two days...

can turn it into a 6-800 mile loop over two days too, real nice.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-28-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 889
Views: 67,720
Posted By villageidiot
i knew most of the way!! very easy to get...

i knew most of the way!!

very easy to get lost in that snake pit of roads.

I'm game to ride any weekend day. rare weekdays off are a treat.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-28-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 580
Posted By villageidiot
I've built 75cc air cooled (not fan), one speed,...

I've built 75cc air cooled (not fan), one speed, centrifugal clutch, pedal type mopeds that will run all day long at 60+mph if you do a couple of things to them.

the biggest of which, I've...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 109,745
Views: 22,114,370
Posted By villageidiot
As far as weight, I'm 6'2" all torso, and 280...

As far as weight, I'm 6'2" all torso, and 280 with no gear, no luggage...... I was 340, and am trimming down, I had the suspension set up for 300, and the bike is great.

It's my only vehicle, and...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-28-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,895
Posted By villageidiot
I still don't think the engine needs a complete...

I still don't think the engine needs a complete rebuild.
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 422
Posted By villageidiot
The aerostich boots are made by sidi. No one else...

The aerostich boots are made by sidi. No one else carries that boot, easy on, easy off, lovely boot to walk around in, not much off road protection, similar to a gaerne balance as far as construction...
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