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Forum: Americas 12-15-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By Nappysh
Washington to Louisiana...in January

Planning a cross country trip from Seattle to Louisiana this January, and I'm wondering what the best route would be to take. Google Maps suggests cutting through the midwest, but I'm worried it...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 75,652
Views: 8,003,982
Posted By Nappysh
Anyone know what tank this guy's got on his 650? ...

Anyone know what tank this guy's got on his 650?

http://i269.photobucket.com/albums/jj51/jmross3BOOM/XR650L.jpg
Forum: Regional forums 08-18-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 25,291
Posted By Nappysh
Damn I'm from Duluth! Too bad I'm 1600...

Damn I'm from Duluth!

Too bad I'm 1600 miles away and already made that trek on my Ducati Monster a month ago
Forum: Old's Cool 07-03-2013, 11:11 PM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 568,404
Posted By Nappysh
How hot do these run?

How hot would an XL500 S run in stressful situations? i.e: hot weather + stop n go traffic, traffic jams, or uphill trail riding. I'm looking at one on Craigslist that looks pretty darn clean. My...
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2013, 02:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 776
Posted By Nappysh
Yeah I'm fine man, thanks for asking. Felt a...

Yeah I'm fine man, thanks for asking. Felt a little weird from the adrenaline but I'm good! :norton
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 776
Posted By Nappysh
so this indicates a bent frame, right?

So judging by this pic would you say the frame is bent, or is it supposed to look like that?
http://i269.photobucket.com/albums/jj51/jmross3BOOM/bentorwhat.jpg
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 776
Posted By Nappysh
Pissed Got in an accident on my '89 TA, what do you guys think?

I was heading down the road when a stupid bitch in an Audi pulled in front of me from a stop sign because she didn't see me and wasn't paying attention. A cop came to the scene and told her it was...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-21-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,398
Posted By Nappysh
Its the American way! bend the law a bit to save...

Its the American way! bend the law a bit to save some money :bmwrider
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-21-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,398
Posted By Nappysh
Question DOL skills test requirements

just scheduled to take the skills test on the 24th and realized my front headlight on my 89 Transalp has been out for awhile and I've been using the high beam instead. Will they mind at the test? My...
Forum: Beasts 06-10-2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 17,093
Views: 4,965,702
Posted By Nappysh
Mileage

:gun2 How many miles are Transalps known to go for before an engine rebuild? Mine's got 36K and will have 52K by July, should I be worried?
Forum: Beasts 06-03-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 17,093
Views: 4,965,702
Posted By Nappysh
Cool2 I've been hotwiring my '89 TA for the last few...

I've been hotwiring my '89 TA for the last few weeks since my bike had a mysterious problem where the electric starter only made a solid click and wouldnt turn the engine. I looked at the starter...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,508
Posted By Nappysh
Puke Hmm so I think I might've found the problem. I...

Hmm so I think I might've found the problem. I checked out the solenoid and found one of the nuts and screws to be very copper colored (see pic), I noticed the nut was rusty and figured rust probably...
Forum: Beasts 05-19-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 17,093
Views: 4,965,702
Posted By Nappysh
Anyone know what kind of bashplate this dude has?...

Anyone know what kind of bashplate this dude has?
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Honda-Other-1989-honda-xl-600-v-transalp-/130911030906?pt=US_motorcycles&hash=item1e7ae7ce7a&vxp=mtr#ht_500wt_1182
Forum: Trip Planning 05-17-2013, 12:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,307
Posted By Nappysh
Youngest person(s) to go RTW?

Me and a friend of mine were talking about a RTW trip. I was thinking we might be young enough to set the world record (we're 20). Anyone know who might have beaten us to it?
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,508
Posted By Nappysh
woah

Thanks for all the info dudes! I just got a new socket set in the mail (Amazon, 8 dollars + local delivery) so I decided to go poke around a bit. After taking off the side fairing and seat I realized...
Forum: Beasts 05-16-2013, 12:47 AM
Replies: 13,885
Views: 4,863,454
Posted By Nappysh
Damn, what a thread! :eek1 Here's my 89 TA ...

Damn, what a thread! :eek1

Here's my 89 TA
http://i269.photobucket.com/albums/jj51/jmross3BOOM/photo.jpg

Maybe somebody here could point me to some information on the electrical components or...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,508
Posted By Nappysh
Is there any relation to the rec/reg and my...

Is there any relation to the rec/reg and my starting issue?

Also is the solenoid that black thing by the rec/reg with fuses coming out of it?
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,508
Posted By Nappysh
Something leads me to think its the wiring,...

Something leads me to think its the wiring, though I really have no idea lol. At first I just thought it was the battery, but when I tried a brand new battery it barely kicked, and after that, only...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,508
Posted By Nappysh
Well I thought TAs should go in Orange Crush...

Well I thought TAs should go in Orange Crush since its a twin, but they sent me here so I just dont know anymore!
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,508
Posted By Nappysh
My Transalp can only be push started?

I've been push starting my 1989 Transalp for a few days now since the AGM battery I bought a month ago died. I tried recharging it but she still wouldnt start, just the dreaded clicking noise. So I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,022
Posted By Nappysh
Cool, thanks for the help dudes! Easy riding!

Cool, thanks for the help dudes!

Easy riding!
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,022
Posted By Nappysh
Tried bleeding the brakes (it was my first time),...

Tried bleeding the brakes (it was my first time), and now the lever is 100% free play. Anyone know what I might've done wrong?
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,022
Posted By Nappysh
Cool man, thanks for the help. Do you think...

Cool man, thanks for the help.

Do you think these two products will work?

http://www.jcwhitney.com/bikers-choice-master-cylinder-repair-kit/p3081171.jcwx?filterid=c1068d58738u0j1
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,022
Posted By Nappysh
hmmm, I drove my bike to work today without using...

hmmm, I drove my bike to work today without using the front brake, and noticed that when I arrived, the brake lever went back to normal. Then I used the front brake a bit on my way home and noticed...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,022
Posted By Nappysh
Cool, I'm a novice mechanic but this doesn't seem...

Cool, I'm a novice mechanic but this doesn't seem too terribly difficult. Will I be okay riding the bike to and from work for a few days ya think?
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,022
Posted By Nappysh
Hmm are you suggesting a brake bleed? I noticed...

Hmm are you suggesting a brake bleed? I noticed my lever is gaining more and more freeplay as I use the brake. Any thought?
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,022
Posted By Nappysh
Thanks for the reply, just to clarify..you...

Thanks for the reply, just to clarify..you recommend I take off the whole brake piece that holds the brake pad, and clean it?

What exactly are pistons, and where are they usually located?
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,022
Posted By Nappysh
Front brake dragging on my '89 Transalp

Hey all, have been having some problems with my front brake. I was riding the other day, and noticed the front brake lever was slightly more depressed than usual, and had a lot more freeplay. Upon...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-11-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,701
Posted By Nappysh
CL175 Cb360/175 exhaust

Hey riders, I was wondering how I'd go about getting low, straight pipes on my 1972 CL175 to give it more of a cafe feel. Right now I have the stock exhaust :
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