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Forum: Old's Cool 07-28-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,899
Posted By alexk243
E-mailed my buddy and this was his reponse: ...

E-mailed my buddy and this was his reponse:

"Carb Jet size and air pressure in air box. That's what the mechanic said"


I forgot that we actually ended taking it into a mechanic...

He did...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-27-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,899
Posted By alexk243
Ya know I dont even remember... Let me ask him...

Ya know I dont even remember... Let me ask him and Ill get back to you.
Forum: Beasts 02-08-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 55,702
Posted By alexk243
Where do you guys get these sweet crash bars for...

Where do you guys get these sweet crash bars for the MK1's?
Forum: Beasts 01-11-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,667
Posted By alexk243
Custom Pelican 1550 Mount

Here is what I ended up doing:



Here is my bike with the finished project:

http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f205/alexk243/TDM%201550%20Luggage/DSC07569_zpsa034c08a.jpg

All the parts I...
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 21,409
Posted By alexk243
Mounted a Pelican 1550 case to the back of my...

Mounted a Pelican 1550 case to the back of my 1992 Yamaha TDM 850. Have used it all summer as I commute to work on this bike and the Pelican case allows you to lock it with a padlock or similar....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-11-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 413
Views: 107,267
Posted By alexk243
Did this thread go dead? Kinda bummed, loved...

Did this thread go dead? Kinda bummed, loved seeing pictures of people camping on the side of the road. Always wanted to do it.
Forum: Beasts 01-11-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,667
Posted By alexk243
Wow, So I finished this rack last summer and I...

Wow, So I finished this rack last summer and I never uploaded it. I am soo sorry. I will put some pictures up soon. Thank you so much to p0diabl0 for his 3d rendering. That is pretty much what I went...
Forum: Beasts 01-11-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 3,285
Views: 917,742
Posted By alexk243
Just pulled my engine out of my 1992 TDM 850....

Just pulled my engine out of my 1992 TDM 850. Made a time lapse of the process. Also filmed with a helmet camera all the steps, but havent edited it yet, not sure if that is something that people...
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 968
Views: 259,660
Posted By alexk243
Also I forgot to note; I am cooking mac and...

Also I forgot to note; I am cooking mac and cheese and summer sausage :-) Best meal on that trip. I found summer sausage is great to carry because its one of the only non-dried meats that does not...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 968
Views: 259,660
Posted By alexk243
http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f205/alexk243/DS...

http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f205/alexk243/DSC05706_zpsb8e62e5c.jpg

MSR Whisperlite International (Run on 87 octane) with windshield and GSI Halulite cookware.

Ive found that the aluminum...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-10-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 162,651
Posted By alexk243
Agreed. Dont know much, but that bike is bound to...

Agreed. Dont know much, but that bike is bound to have some costly rebuilds in its future.
Forum: Beasts 12-09-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,056
Posted By alexk243
What do those emulsion tubes from factory pro...

What do those emulsion tubes from factory pro run? I may look into getting some this winter.

My bike also has their weird issue of just not starting after it gets wet until I take it apart and...
Forum: Beasts 12-07-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,056
Posted By alexk243
Yea I am a member there too (same name on both I...

Yea I am a member there too (same name on both I think) and I have been posting most of my issues there now.
Forum: Beasts 12-04-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,056
Posted By alexk243
Wow, I used to have to do this with my jetskis to...

Wow, I used to have to do this with my jetskis to prime the diaphragm fuel pump on the carbs, but with those we were able to blow into the return line.

Cant believe I didnt think about that with...
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 6,319
Views: 2,491,293
Posted By alexk243
That MSR Whisperlite International is the perfect...

That MSR Whisperlite International is the perfect stove for motorcycle camping. Runs off pretty much whatever your bike runs on so its a great fuel backup to have as well. Also a great stove, but...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-20-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By alexk243
Looking for a good ride around Southern Wisconsin

I am located in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago and after doing the weekly ride back and forth to Lake Geneva and other small lakes around the area I decided to ask on here for some new rides. I...
Forum: Beasts 05-21-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3,285
Views: 917,742
Posted By alexk243
Not sure that will fix it. Mine did the crazy...

Not sure that will fix it. Mine did the crazy bouncing thing and I just replaced the speedo-cable and it is pretty much exactly the same as before. If you find a fix let me know, I am debating buying...
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 21,216
Posted By alexk243
haha why do you say that?

haha why do you say that?
Forum: Old's Cool 05-01-2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,899
Posted By alexk243
No... could that go bad from sitting?

No... could that go bad from sitting?
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 21,216
Posted By alexk243
Been doing this for a while. I started doing it...

Been doing this for a while. I started doing it when I had the MSRs for my MSR Whisperlite International Stove, reason being is that the stove could run on regular unleaded gas, which means it...
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2012, 11:21 PM
Replies: 6,319
Views: 2,491,293
Posted By alexk243
Love all the mounts. Especially the MSR fuel...

Love all the mounts. Especially the MSR fuel bottle mounts. Will have to put some pics up of what I have done.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-01-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,899
Posted By alexk243
Coils are at 2.2 ohms each.... is that an issue?

Coils are at 2.2 ohms each.... is that an issue?
Forum: Old's Cool 05-01-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,899
Posted By alexk243
Replaced all the fuel line. With that T connector...

Replaced all the fuel line. With that T connector it does tend to kink, but we have kept and eye on it and it does not seem to be an issue. Been messing around with the bike a bit recently. Rebuilt...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-18-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,899
Posted By alexk243
Yea ill pull out the volt-meter and take a look...

Yea ill pull out the volt-meter and take a look at the coils, but as it appears to be getting sparks and seems to run I kinda rulled out an ignition issue and had my focus on gas delivery. But Ill...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-18-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,899
Posted By alexk243
It has a low sitting reserve tank that feeds into...

It has a low sitting reserve tank that feeds into a electric fuel pump (weird for 83 I know) which is totally functional. You can unplug the gas lines at the carb and turn on the key and gas will...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-16-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,899
Posted By alexk243
I swapped the CDIs with no change. Pulled one of...

I swapped the CDIs with no change. Pulled one of the plugs and tested it while the bike was running and spark never had an issue. Toward the end of our testing last night we got it to run fine and...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-15-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,899
Posted By alexk243
1983 Honda Shadow running on one cylinder

I have been trying to troubleshoot this for a while now and just cant figure it out.

My buddy has a 1983 Honda Shadow VT750 (I know, not my adventure bike). It is a V-twin, dual carb, dual pipe,...
Forum: Beasts 02-29-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3,285
Views: 917,742
Posted By alexk243
If you don't mind me asking, How much did you...

If you don't mind me asking, How much did you sell it for?
Forum: Beasts 02-16-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,749
Posted By alexk243
I have the carbs pulled right now and I am...

I have the carbs pulled right now and I am planning on putting it back together, but I am wondering if there is anything I should look for that would be causing this.
Forum: Beasts 02-16-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,749
Posted By alexk243
I don't believe so, but just to get to that point...

I don't believe so, but just to get to that point I have to remove the gas tank. I will have to double check next time, but it is possible.

I know that would be really helpful to know, but for...
Forum: Beasts 02-16-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,749
Posted By alexk243
Yamaha TDM 850 Does not like rain

Last summer I kept having this issues that whenever I was at work (my bike was sitting outside) and it would rain, my 1992 Yamaha TDM 850 would not start. It would take me towing it home and charging...
Forum: Beasts 02-13-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3,285
Views: 917,742
Posted By alexk243
Anyone have a stock airfilter box for a early 90s...

Anyone have a stock airfilter box for a early 90s TDM 850 they want to sell? I have K&Ns right now and I am not a big fan.
Forum: Beasts 02-08-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,667
Posted By alexk243
Awesome rendering!!!! My fear of that though is...

Awesome rendering!!!! My fear of that though is like you said the rack is somewhat rounded and I am not sure what would prevent side to side movement besides the friction of those brackets being very...
Forum: Beasts 02-07-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,667
Posted By alexk243
I rather not. It is a metal rack and very sturdy...

I rather not. It is a metal rack and very sturdy (bolted to frame), but I would much rather wrap it in the steel cable I bought to avoid any holes in the bike... unless you guys think there is a...
Forum: Beasts 02-07-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,667
Posted By alexk243
Another still shot from the video camera: ...

Another still shot from the video camera:

http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f205/alexk243/vlcsnap-2012-02-07-15h50m32s174.png
Forum: Beasts 02-07-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,667
Posted By alexk243
My still camera is broken so this is a still shot...

My still camera is broken so this is a still shot from my video camera.

http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f205/alexk243/vlcsnap-2012-02-07-15h50m10s177.png
Forum: Beasts 02-07-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,667
Posted By alexk243
Here it is with me holding on the pelican 1550...

Here it is with me holding on the pelican 1550 case:

http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f205/alexk243/DSC07043.jpg
Forum: Beasts 02-07-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,667
Posted By alexk243
Ah ok I get it. Looks like I would need a back...

Ah ok I get it. Looks like I would need a back rack to mount it then. I was hoping to use the cables and just attach it to the rear hand holds without a rack. Ill have to double check some locations...
Forum: Beasts 02-07-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,667
Posted By alexk243
OK Yea I figured that I would shoot through the...

OK Yea I figured that I would shoot through the box similar to what you did. I like the bolt idea I am just not sure how it attaches to the bike, which is what I cant figure out.

Any chance you...
Forum: Beasts 02-06-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,667
Posted By alexk243
http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f205/alexk243/Ba...

http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f205/alexk243/BagKit2.jpg

This is what I picked up today from Home Depot to secure the Pelican 1550 to the back of the TDM
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