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Forum: Old's Cool 04-23-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 931
Posted By wcimb
Been There!

Hi!
OK, first of all insurance. Pretty sure you don't have to insure the bike itself, what you need to insure is the public. You will need Public Liability and Public Damage coverage (commonly...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-07-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By wcimb
Spider!

I've bought pics from him before and they were always great. Just wondering if he was still around.
Too bad they couldn't just let a guy take pictures!
Thanks!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-07-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By wcimb
Pictures on Ortega/Cooks Corner

There used to be a guy named Spider taking pictures of riders on Ortega Hwy and at Cook's Corner on Saturdays and Sundays. Haven't seen him in a while and his website isn't up anymore. Anyone know if...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-11-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 103,786
Posted By wcimb
Temecula, CA

Just outside Temecula, CA
http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m308/wcimb/deadend1.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 03-11-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,074
Posted By wcimb
1984 Ascot

This is my latest "old Honda" a 1984 VT500 Ascot. It now has 20K miles on it. It requires very little maintenance, always starts and runs, and is a kick to ride....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-08-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 54,309
Posted By wcimb
1975

1975 during a So Cal desert race. '73 Yamaha 250MX.
http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m308/wcimb/scan0002.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 12-23-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 35,386
Posted By wcimb
My new favorite

1984 VT500 Ascot
http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m308/wcimb/image_zps18938372.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 05-30-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,280
Posted By wcimb
Valva Clearances

According to the factory shop manual:
Intake - 0.05mm (.002")
Exhaust - 0.10mm (.004")
Good luck!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-21-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 94,046
Posted By wcimb
!982 Honda Ascot

My current ride. Garage find with only 2400 original miles. Back on the road again!
http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m308/wcimb/IMG_6607800x600.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 04-20-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 55,929
Posted By wcimb
Latest Aquisition!

Just picked up this little gem. Only 2500 original miles! I bought it from the original owner's son, who doesn't ride. His dad rode it off and on for about 10 years then parked it. It has never...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-15-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 250,530
Posted By wcimb
[QUOTE=muztt500;18460321]Is is wrong to post your...

[QUOTE=muztt500;18460321]Is is wrong to post your own bike in the bike porn section?
hope not.

http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk229/muztt500/the%20xt/IMG_2929.jpg
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-15-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,718
Posted By wcimb
Is the engine number on the title? Neither my...

Is the engine number on the title?
Neither my Honda, nor Yamaha have the engine number on the pink slip.
Shouldn't be an issue.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-05-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,190
Posted By wcimb
http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m308/wcimb/scan...

http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m308/wcimb/scan0002.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 08-12-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 15,706
Views: 9,113,785
Posted By wcimb
Handlebars?

I used to have a set of handlebars that looked like that! They weren't For racing, but the RESULT of racing!:lol3
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-05-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 794
Views: 114,169
Posted By wcimb
Didn't I just hear this went for $140K at the...

Didn't I just hear this went for $140K at the auction?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-27-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,035
Posted By wcimb
This is typical CARB tactics. They make up facts,...

This is typical CARB tactics. They make up facts, dream up new regulations, impose fraudulant fines, etc. to insure their fat, government paychecks. All with NO ACCOUNTABLILITY!
It's a long sordid...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-27-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 103,786
Posted By wcimb
http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m308/wcimb/dead...

http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m308/wcimb/deadend1.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 55,929
Posted By wcimb
Are you sure it's from the head/cylinder junction...

Are you sure it's from the head/cylinder junction and not from the head/top cap junction? When I say top cap I mean the part that holds the tach drive and rockers.
Mine leaked from there when i got...
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 14,025
Posted By wcimb
Ascot Street Tracker

I bought this a couple of years ago as a stock version that had been stored for a while. I went through everything and rode it a bit. Then my 19 yo son had someone turn left in front of him and the...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-16-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 107,039
Posted By wcimb
'73 Yamaha

Not quite as old as most of these, but this was my first real desert racer. This was about '75/'76. 1973 Yamaha 250MX. Served me well for a number of years!...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-05-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 900
Posted By wcimb
Go to prcforum.com for all the hot info on the...

Go to prcforum.com for all the hot info on the RZR!
Forum: Old's Cool 11-05-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 537
Posted By wcimb
Yeah, thats kind of the range I was thinking. The...

Yeah, thats kind of the range I was thinking. The TrailTech only allows a max of 300 degrees and I seem to light the warning light all the time.
Of course, that's all assuming the temp sensor is...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-05-2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 537
Posted By wcimb
Head Temp '82 Honda Ascot

I'm trying to set up a TrailTech Vector computer on my 1982 Honda Ascot. One of the options is Cylinder Head Temperature. The sensor is under the spark plug. What kind of temperature should I be...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-18-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 828
Posted By wcimb
When men were MEN! Check out the start of the...

When men were MEN!
Check out the start of the 50 mile at about the 2 min mark, the flag man almost gets it!
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By wcimb
Thanks, guys! So far it looks like just a valve...

Thanks, guys!
So far it looks like just a valve problem. We have gone through everything else and found everything in remarkable good condition. Frankly I don't think the PO used the bike very much,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2010, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By wcimb
Talked to the shop guys this morning and the news...

Talked to the shop guys this morning and the news is actually pretty good. A piece of crud got stuck under one of the intake valves holding it slightly open, which caused the lack of compression....
Forum: Old's Cool 10-12-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2,732
Views: 1,347,794
Posted By wcimb
Wow!

This page has me drueling all over my keyboard!
Great pics!
Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2010, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By wcimb
Thanks! Every little bit helps!

Thanks!
Every little bit helps!
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2010, 09:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By wcimb
Yam426 Needs Surgery!

My son's Yamaha WR426 is in need of some surgery!
Ran fine last weekend. This weekend he went to start it up and found very little compression, like the compression release was stuck open, but we...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-29-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2,732
Views: 1,347,794
Posted By wcimb
I used the stock seat and rear tail piece on my...

I used the stock seat and rear tail piece on my Ascot, but I took them apart and shortened them by cutting about six inches from them and bolted them back together. The fit is not exact, but I like...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-23-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 10,572
Views: 806,609
Posted By wcimb
From my house in Lake Elsinore it looks like it's...

From my house in Lake Elsinore it looks like it's back behind Hells Kitchen. Helicopters have been working it pretty hard since about 11 am.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-28-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2,732
Views: 1,347,794
Posted By wcimb
VT500 Ascot

The VT500 is the twin cylinder version. They are nice!
Forum: Old's Cool 08-28-2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2,732
Views: 1,347,794
Posted By wcimb
Ascot Street Tracker

I always liked the Honda Ascots back in the early 80's and last year, after waiting only 27 years I finally got one! A nice 1982 FT500 Ascot....
Forum: Old's Cool 08-15-2010, 09:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,699
Posted By wcimb
'73 Yamaha 250MX!

This was taken in '76. '76! Damn I'm getting old!
1973 Yamaha 250MX! With a Preston Petty front fender and toolbox number plate! How many remember that stuff!...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-01-2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2,732
Views: 1,347,794
Posted By wcimb
Nice!

Very nicely done!
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,210
Posted By wcimb
2002

2002 640 Adventure
http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m308/wcimb/KTM4.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,302
Posted By wcimb
What If It's An Old, Cool Thumper?

Been riding this lately, a 1982 Honda FT500 Ascot. Not going to set your hair on fire, but a lot of fun to cruise on.
http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m308/wcimb/IMG_4179.jpg
Forum: Vendors 09-11-2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 37,582
Posted By wcimb
Disappointed?

I just received my copy and I have to say I'm disappointed...


... in my riding ability! These guys/girls make me look like a real candy-ass!
All kidding aside, very nice mag and I will be...
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2009, 09:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,741
Posted By wcimb
Darn! These are exactly what I've been looking...

Darn!
These are exactly what I've been looking for to accommodate my candy ass, but no one seems to make them in XXL, or XXXL. I wear a 42-44".
Is there no justice for us ass-challenged?
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2009, 09:36 PM
Replies: 76,551
Views: 8,166,142
Posted By wcimb
Hi! I'm new here and got back on a bike last...

Hi!
I'm new here and got back on a bike last year, after 28 years, with an '07 XRL. Overall love the bike. I did a few things to it to make it more comfortable for me. I did the Dave's Mods from...
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