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Forum: 2 smokers 12-22-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 32,169
Posted By Snoopjonnyjon
Nothing beats the smell of leaded gas and castor...

Nothing beats the smell of leaded gas and castor oil on a nice calm evening.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-06-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,776
Posted By Snoopjonnyjon
Glad to know I'm not the only one that cries...

Glad to know I'm not the only one that cries everytime I watch it. These 4 points in the movie usually do it.

1.While interviewing Malcolm Smith during the Mexican 1000 he says "The only one I...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-30-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,629
Posted By Snoopjonnyjon
There are truly rare bikes, and then there are...

There are truly rare bikes, and then there are the rare versions of an otherwise extremely common model. In a lot of cases it seems the latter are more collectible. I believe someone said there were...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-29-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,629
Posted By Snoopjonnyjon
I'm in Canada, and the prices are steadily...

I'm in Canada, and the prices are steadily rising, particularly on the Gamma. A nice example is well into the teens. There's a low km Walter Wolf Gamma that the owner is asking $39,500, which I...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-29-2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,629
Posted By Snoopjonnyjon
I agree with the H2, and would also consider a...

I agree with the H2, and would also consider a RZ500, RG500 Gamma and NS400R to be more desirable to me for similar coin.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-03-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,276
Posted By Snoopjonnyjon
It does appear a YG- is mostly the same bike,...

It does appear a YG- is mostly the same bike, just different displacement.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-02-2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,276
Posted By Snoopjonnyjon
1966 Yamaha YJ2 60cc

I bought this little toy on the weekend for $300. It doesn't seem to be missing much. The signal lenses in the rear, and the foot peg rubbers are gone, and the front brake lever is incorrect....
Forum: Old's Cool 07-15-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,108
Posted By Snoopjonnyjon
I'm totally loving working on my RZ350. The sky...

I'm totally loving working on my RZ350. The sky is the limit when it comes to performance, because the engine is based on the Banshee quad, which was made for about 20 years. There's just no end of...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-04-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,396
Posted By Snoopjonnyjon
The timing change was suggested by Roger from...

The timing change was suggested by Roger from Wicked Motorsports, who put together the engine kit. That was his suggestion since I am running 100 octane leaded fuel. I certainly wouldn't run that...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-04-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,396
Posted By Snoopjonnyjon
Well, I tore down the bike this weekend, I...

Well, I tore down the bike this weekend, I changed base gaskets from 0.065in to 0.025in. I also went +7 on the ignition, where it was +4. I'm running 100LL fuel and 927 castor oil. It was a night and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,481
Posted By Snoopjonnyjon
How old is he, and just how slow does he want to...

How old is he, and just how slow does he want to go? How much riding has he done before?

Myself, 28 , 5'10, 230lbs and my dad, 57, 6'0, 200lbs still have a lot of fun riding a pair of 1985...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-24-2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,396
Posted By Snoopjonnyjon
I must say, I have cleaned more carbs than any...

I must say, I have cleaned more carbs than any other 28 year old I know. It is a job keeping them running. I'd say about 15 are pristine, another 10 are solid and running, and 3-4 are junk.

Since...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-23-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,396
Posted By Snoopjonnyjon
Think a Tuono is better than a KX500 in the dunes?

Think a Tuono is better than a KX500 in the dunes?
Forum: Old's Cool 06-23-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,396
Posted By Snoopjonnyjon
Let's face it. There is no perfect bike. And...

Let's face it. There is no perfect bike. And almost every bike has some appeal. There's some road, some condition, where it shines. I really wish I could just own one of everything. Or maybe two of...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-23-2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,396
Posted By Snoopjonnyjon
The thing I like best about the RZ is that it is...

The thing I like best about the RZ is that it is kinda rare/neat these days... but has unlimited parts availability due to being Banshee based.

I'd love a late model grey market 250. I just...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-22-2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,396
Posted By Snoopjonnyjon
I definately want a 500 some time. There's just a...

I definately want a 500 some time. There's just a cool factor about the 500 that the 350 just can't quite muster. I like my bike and all... but it'll always be the little brother to the big bad 500.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-21-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,396
Posted By Snoopjonnyjon
The KR paint scheme was never actually done on...

The KR paint scheme was never actually done on this bodystyle, it was only on the earlier model like "anotherguy" posted. This bike was just painted as an interpretation of how one would have looked,...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-20-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,396
Posted By Snoopjonnyjon
The engine was assembled by the previous owner in...

The engine was assembled by the previous owner in Calgary. He bought everything from Roger though.

I love your 84. I always liked those better than the later years. In Canada, we had them through...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-20-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,396
Posted By Snoopjonnyjon
1987 rz350

1987 RZ350 with a 421cc engine. It has Athena cylinders and a +4mm stroker crank, pod filters, and Wicked Motorsports HP pipes, Toomey silencers. This bike apparently has the prototype pipes that...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 20,416
Posted By Snoopjonnyjon
I'd love a small lightweight bike, but not a slow...

I'd love a small lightweight bike, but not a slow dog of one. I just wish I could buy a new RD350.
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,317
Posted By Snoopjonnyjon
It's a shame yamaha never put the RZ350/Banshee...

It's a shame yamaha never put the RZ350/Banshee twin into an offroad/dual sport bike.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-03-2011, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4,076
Views: 980,357
Posted By Snoopjonnyjon
Here's the old barn on the farm I grew up on. ...

Here's the old barn on the farm I grew up on.

http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m252/snoopjonnyjon/wind_damage020.jpg

http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m252/snoopjonnyjon/wind_damage021.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,107
Posted By Snoopjonnyjon
I've got a couple B44s and a C15 unit single. ...

I've got a couple B44s and a C15 unit single.
http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m252/snoopjonnyjon/IMG00049.jpg
http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m252/snoopjonnyjon/2fdd_20.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,191
Posted By Snoopjonnyjon
Or a KX500 :D ...

Or a KX500 :D

http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu299/dsrtrider/fattirekx5002.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,191
Posted By Snoopjonnyjon
It would be awesome to see a new updated version...

It would be awesome to see a new updated version with a yz450f engine, but I doubt it will happen. I think the closest you'll get is an older BW350.

Yamaha BW350...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3,473
Views: 548,909
Posted By Snoopjonnyjon
All I took is one crappy cellphone picture, but I...

All I took is one crappy cellphone picture, but I got my Pro Circuit exhaust mounted this weekend.

http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m252/snoopjonnyjon/IMG00144.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,103
Posted By Snoopjonnyjon
I know exactly what you mean. The high speed...

I know exactly what you mean. The high speed manners are excellent. There's a whooped out sand road that I ride, and it is no issue going top speed on it with the KX500. I also have a 2002 Gasgas...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,103
Posted By Snoopjonnyjon
The internet is too small of a place. ...

The internet is too small of a place.

Sintax, I swear I talked to you about bikes on either the performanceboats forums, or maybe even back in the hotboat days.

And of course, Danger4u2 from...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-10-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,768
Posted By Snoopjonnyjon
Riding my 1969 BSA in February, in Saskatchewan....

Riding my 1969 BSA in February, in Saskatchewan. Yes, I felt cold. It was about a 25 minute ride, edited way shorter. The mx gloves I were wearing were way inadequate. It was about 20F.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-20-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,063
Posted By Snoopjonnyjon
1930 Ariel Model B. This looks like the right...

1930 Ariel Model B. This looks like the right engine.

http://i.pbase.com/g5/76/852376/2/99357920.g9SHaSmI.jpg

http://i.pbase.com/g3/76/852376/2/102865995.5SKkkUrB.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 01-20-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,063
Posted By Snoopjonnyjon
It's definately an Ariel. Just look at this 1930...

It's definately an Ariel. Just look at this 1930 Model G. Same front end, tank, frame. Even the air box (or oil tank?) is the same. Engine is different though. Looks like a smaller CC model....
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2010, 09:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,383
Posted By Snoopjonnyjon
http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m252/snoopjonny...

http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m252/snoopjonnyjon/102_0024-1.jpg

http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m252/snoopjonnyjon/102_0023.jpg
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Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2010, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3,473
Views: 548,909
Posted By Snoopjonnyjon
This weekend I destroyed my Cobra silencer, so I...

This weekend I destroyed my Cobra silencer, so I ordered a new Pro Circuit T4 slip on. I'll post some pictures when I get it installed.

Has anyone got a good method for straightening a tweaked...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-23-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1,465
Views: 384,980
Posted By Snoopjonnyjon
Oct 2009 In Saskatchewan. ...

Oct 2009 In Saskatchewan.

http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m252/snoopjonnyjon/snow_ride002.jpg

http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m252/snoopjonnyjon/snow_ride001.jpg
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Forum: Old's Cool 09-21-2010, 07:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,319
Posted By Snoopjonnyjon
What are these old bikes worth? I saw one pop up...

What are these old bikes worth? I saw one pop up for sale locally. Mildly interested in it, but really don't know how desirable these bikes are. He's asking $3500, which I thought was a little steep....
Forum: Old's Cool 09-21-2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,037
Posted By Snoopjonnyjon
Do you know what exhaust is on that bike? Those...

Do you know what exhaust is on that bike? Those silencers look a littler different shape than mine, which makes me think they are aftermarket. I need a new pair.
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2010, 09:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,417
Posted By Snoopjonnyjon
That's a nice looking bike.

That's a nice looking bike.
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2010, 08:24 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,769
Posted By Snoopjonnyjon
This is the bike I would ride on the street if I...

This is the bike I would ride on the street if I could. Mercy me, would this be fun. Motor is built for way more low end torque than stock. Still easily power wheelies in 5th gear at 70mph though!:D ...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2010, 08:17 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,417
Posted By Snoopjonnyjon
Being aircooled makes them a little more finicky...

Being aircooled makes them a little more finicky to changing temps than a liquid cooled bike, like a CR500 or KX500 of the same era. I'm not sure what all was changed on the WR500, but they were...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 902
Posted By Snoopjonnyjon
I'd at least pull the top end off to inspect the...

I'd at least pull the top end off to inspect the bottom end before running again. I've seen guys "get the water out" but there is silt in the main and rods bearings. They feel lucky when the bike...
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