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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-16-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10,418
Views: 2,160,010
Posted By Nessman
http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/wp-content/upload...

http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/poptop.jpg

Clean up your tabs in the morning.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-11-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2,879
Views: 860,487
Posted By Nessman
This is the "cheap bike" thread, I don't think...

This is the "cheap bike" thread, I don't think I've heard the words "cheap" and "Ducati" together in a long time.
Story please.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-10-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10,418
Views: 2,160,010
Posted By Nessman
Extee225 $1200 ...

Extee225 $1200

http://wenatchee.craigslist.org/mcy/4790597611.html

http://images.craigslist.org/00I0I_l1r8vGXcXiz_600x450.jpg

If I hadn't bought the XS650 project I'd with my $$$ be on my...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-10-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 39,922
Posted By Nessman
My naked '82 took me from coast to coast with...

My naked '82 took me from coast to coast with nary a wiggle back in the '80s.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-06-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10,418
Views: 2,160,010
Posted By Nessman
Cheap KLR (insert joke here) $2100 in Port...

Cheap KLR (insert joke here)

$2100 in Port Townsend.

http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/mcy/4793733799.html

http://images.craigslist.org/00j0j_aHAGiWj6AMj_600x450.jpg

Is that stoopit...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-03-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1,998
Views: 342,506
Posted By Nessman
The onion: ...

The onion:

http://pokeyman.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Motorcycles/i-S4CfJcK/0/X2/excess-X2.jpg

http://pokeyman.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Motorcycles/i-GL8X9D5/0/O/excesss.jpg

Peel back layers...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-19-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 39,922
Posted By Nessman
Pics or it didn't happen.

Pics or it didn't happen.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-08-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 8,247
Views: 3,277,350
Posted By Nessman
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbfHU0hyZ7s ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbfHU0hyZ7s

Way over my head but it sounds awesome.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-07-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,832
Posted By Nessman
Same thing :clap I bought a set a while back...

Same thing :clap

I bought a set a while back for my T-3 figuring they'd dry up again soon. My T-3 is still in a pile....projects tend to have that happen.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-07-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,741
Posted By Nessman
$250 buy-in. New cables, master cylinder,...

$250 buy-in. New cables, master cylinder, ignition (had a bad coil so I opted for the upgrade) brake caliper rebuild, new brake line, carb rebuild kits and a few other bits and I'm rapidly...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-07-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,741
Posted By Nessman
I'm in a similar situation with an XS650. ...

I'm in a similar situation with an XS650.

Remember the *onion rule, if you decide to do a "cheap refresh" and it gets ugly you lose some of the value of a complete, assembled bike.

If the PO...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-06-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,282
Posted By Nessman
My new desktop, I need the mental defrag long...

My new desktop, I need the mental defrag long roads like that give.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-02-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 16,145
Views: 9,665,494
Posted By Nessman
Dayum Tom in Salem, your Internet is better than...

Dayum Tom in Salem, your Internet is better than mine.

I was going to quote my favorite out of that series but they're all highly quotable.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-01-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9,045
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,307,526
Posted By Nessman
It's my first day on the internet, what's your...

It's my first day on the internet, what's your excuse?
Forum: Old's Cool 11-01-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 1,998
Views: 342,506
Posted By Nessman
:knary

:knary
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-01-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9,045
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,307,526
Posted By Nessman
[QUOTE=Ttree;25409612]

[QUOTE=Ttree;25409612]
Forum: Old's Cool 10-29-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1,998
Views: 342,506
Posted By Nessman
Knuckle-bump to Jeff Sanford. To have the skills...

Knuckle-bump to Jeff Sanford. To have the skills and patience...
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 12,964
Posted By Nessman
I'd avoid early Guzzi V50s, heavy throttle and...

I'd avoid early Guzzi V50s, heavy throttle and heavy clutch pull.

750 Breva or F650GS are pretty midget friendly. Good luck on your search.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-29-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 16,145
Views: 9,665,494
Posted By Nessman
It blows the skirt up dummy.

It blows the skirt up dummy.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-29-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1,998
Views: 342,506
Posted By Nessman
Nicely done KT-88, does it have a build thread?...

Nicely done KT-88, does it have a build thread? Details?

I like the XScrambler idea.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-27-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1,998
Views: 342,506
Posted By Nessman
Love the Guzzis, I've got a pile of parts that I...

Love the Guzzis, I've got a pile of parts that I plan on making into a running T-3 once I get the XS sorted.

I've had an SPII, V65 Lario, V65SP, 850T, 850, T-3, LeMans III and a 2000 Quota pass...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-24-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 1,998
Views: 342,506
Posted By Nessman
Note to self: MikesXS free shipping option, while...

Note to self: MikesXS free shipping option, while free, is really slow.

Got my box-o-parts yesterday and tore into the project again. Pamco directions:
-Remove stuff
-Mount coil :ddog

As it...
Forum: Beasts 10-22-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 18,884
Posted By Nessman
Great thread, sorry about the deer attack. Glad...

Great thread, sorry about the deer attack. Glad you rebounded well.

I grew up outside Fargo and concur on the winters, moved to Washington years ago and haven't looked back.

Now I need a Wee...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-16-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 9,045
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,307,526
Posted By Nessman
I'll take it, if it survived the binning threat. ...

I'll take it, if it survived the binning threat.

Matt in Everett
Forum: Road warriors 10-14-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 172,494
Posted By Nessman
Sargent seat, low or regular? I'm 6' with a...

Sargent seat, low or regular?

I'm 6' with a 32" inseam, feel the stock seat on low is a bit confining but the high setting makes the bars a reach and the seat edges bother me more.

I have...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-13-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 2,879
Views: 860,487
Posted By Nessman
Shovelheads aren't Sportsters, Ironheads are...

Shovelheads aren't Sportsters, Ironheads are Sportsters.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-12-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2,879
Views: 860,487
Posted By Nessman
You done good, I've always liked the XT. Got...

You done good, I've always liked the XT.
Got more pics?
Forum: Old's Cool 10-11-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 16,145
Views: 9,665,494
Posted By Nessman
http://pokeyman.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Motorcycle...

http://pokeyman.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Motorcycles/i-JN2jKk9/0/O/sturgis-X2.jpg

:ricky
Forum: Old's Cool 10-11-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 16,145
Views: 9,665,494
Posted By Nessman
Shovelheads r awesome :freaky

Shovelheads r awesome :freaky
Forum: Old's Cool 10-11-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 1,998
Views: 342,506
Posted By Nessman
Part #14-0907? My MikesXS "cart" blew past...

Part #14-0907?

My MikesXS "cart" blew past $400 with the "cooking" Pamco, cables, front MC, caliper piston and such. Good thing I got it cheap, projects hurt.

Under advisement.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-11-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,584
Posted By Nessman
That is the cleanest bellhousing I've ever seen. ...

That is the cleanest bellhousing I've ever seen.

To the OP, if the PO found the breather system unnecessary I'd keep an eye out for other oddities. If it is a budget build (aren't they all?) ask...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-11-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1,998
Views: 342,506
Posted By Nessman
Pamco it is. I appreciate your input, thank...

Pamco it is.

I appreciate your input, thank you sir.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-11-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1,998
Views: 342,506
Posted By Nessman
New plug wires and caps today. Spent some time...

New plug wires and caps today. Spent some time getting the static timing dead on, it wasn't far off but I feel better knowing it's right. Valves were good and the timing chain tensioner as good as I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-10-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,677
Posted By Nessman
Not if you also indulge in our legal cannabis...

Not if you also indulge in our legal cannabis :freaky
Forum: Old's Cool 10-10-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1,998
Views: 342,506
Posted By Nessman
Sometimes "I'll continue tomorrow" is more of an...

Sometimes "I'll continue tomorrow" is more of an intention than a reality.

Thank you for the generous offer pckopp, I got my petcocks to quit leaking so they'll suffice for now. I'll switch to...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-08-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 1,998
Views: 342,506
Posted By Nessman
Vacuum, rebuild kits are almost as expensive as...

Vacuum, rebuild kits are almost as expensive as new 'cocks.

Thanks a lot...does MikesXS pay you a commission? :lol3
Forum: Beasts 10-08-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,006
Posted By Nessman
That was my impression as well, the 650 was a...

That was my impression as well, the 650 was a much more polished product and handled the city roads better than the bigun. A nice long tour might make the 1000 shine over the Wee but in my limited...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-08-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 1,998
Views: 342,506
Posted By Nessman
Trying to tiptoe in on this project and it's not...

Trying to tiptoe in on this project and it's not working too well.

The petcocks leak, I guess 35 year old rubber can't really be expected to perform like it's old self. $50/ea for manual...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-08-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,584
Posted By Nessman
http://pokeyman.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Motorcycle...

http://pokeyman.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Motorcycles/i-dg3ZZ5h/1/L/SPII-L.jpg

My SPII, cut the screen down because it was too noisy (and the switchblade sidestand threw it to the ground scratching...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-07-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1,998
Views: 342,506
Posted By Nessman
http://pokeyman.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Motorcycle...

http://pokeyman.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Motorcycles/i-ZdQJKgC/0/XL/xsl-XL.jpg

Carbs rebuilt and gas tank shaken clean (not much in there) through the petcock holes. Added gas and it started...
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