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Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 01:12 PM
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Posted By junkyardroad
What about coating? Some kinda clear, or? I read...

What about coating? Some kinda clear, or? I read on here Duplicolor cast iron, but it's not available locally.

My bike was pretty rough with only 7500 miles. I welded 3 cracks in the frame too. ...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 80,495
Views: 8,918,145
Posted By junkyardroad
Thumb I should probably consider the NX 5th gear swap...

I should probably consider the NX 5th gear swap since my cases are split. Have these things gotten any easier to find? My cases are split now and ready to reassemble. I've already done 2nd.

I just...
Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 403,803
Posted By junkyardroad
Thumb This is great. I couldn't find one of these last...

This is great. I couldn't find one of these last year, so a went with Big Agnes Fishhook ul2. It was fine, but in July I set up too close to an unnoticed hive of huge black ants in Mt. Lassen NP. The...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 80,495
Views: 8,918,145
Posted By junkyardroad
Thumb *Phosphoric Acid, (Approx) 10% CAS No. 7664-38- ...

*Phosphoric Acid, (Approx) 10% CAS No. 7664-38-
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*Sulfuric Acid, (Approx) 10% CAS No. 7664-93-9

Nice 1-2 punch there. Do you neutralize it after or just rinse? What clear coat, if any?

This...
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 988
Posted By junkyardroad
Glad to see you back. I've been waiting for this...

Glad to see you back. I've been waiting for this one!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-03-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,231
Posted By junkyardroad
5 pages and nobody mentioned Glenwood Springs and...

5 pages and nobody mentioned Glenwood Springs and surrounding towns?
It has everything you are looking for and then some.
R/R, hot springs, world class food from Aspen to Vail, superb hiking,...
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 1,158
Views: 140,045
Posted By junkyardroad
Just found that on Wiki. Learn something new...

Just found that on Wiki. Learn something new everyday. Let us know how your treatment works out. :D
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 80,495
Views: 8,918,145
Posted By junkyardroad
60 is about top speed, really. We ride sometimes...

60 is about top speed, really. We ride sometimes for miles through boulder fields at 12k, and often wish for a 52. Hell of a workout, especially if there's a snowfield. It's just easier to ride a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 15,451
Views: 1,692,634
Posted By junkyardroad
Look at a Progressive 465. I would never have...

Look at a Progressive 465. I would never have bought one, but the PO did the full monty and it's a big difference and worth the money.
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 80,495
Views: 8,918,145
Posted By junkyardroad
I ride every terrain from rocky single track to...

I ride every terrain from rocky single track to interstate highway, from 5500 to 12000 ft. usually on the same day. Typically we run 200 mile loops, that's just the way it is here. I find a 120/100...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2015, 11:44 AM
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Views: 8,918,145
Posted By junkyardroad
Those are not really diversions, more like...

Those are not really diversions, more like accoutrements to a valid topic, and arguably necessary to manhood. :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 80,495
Views: 8,918,145
Posted By junkyardroad
When I tear it down, I'll check the seat...

When I tear it down, I'll check the seat pressure. I think its a combo of excessive seat pressure and too soft components. No way it was oil related, or procedural. Really frustrating, and has me...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 08:15 PM
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Views: 8,918,145
Posted By junkyardroad
That looks more like it! Cyclewizard cam....

That looks more like it!

Cyclewizard cam.

Would they custom machine risers?
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 08:06 PM
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Views: 8,918,145
Posted By junkyardroad
I have had my second aftermarket cam failure,...

I have had my second aftermarket cam failure, this time after only 150 miles. Trying to decide whether its worth the time and money to rebuild. Really, the big fin head is probably worth more than...
Forum: Ride reports 12-20-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 224,893
Posted By junkyardroad
I have to live with a parasite that looks exactly...

I have to live with a parasite that looks exactly like that! They say their life span is 20+ years. We'll see.
Forum: Americas 12-20-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,562
Posted By junkyardroad
May I persuade you to spend more time in...

May I persuade you to spend more time in Colorado? Dinosaur and RMNP are great,but don't miss the million dollar highway, Independence Pass, and, best of all, the unpaved byways.

Plus, your...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 15,451
Views: 1,692,634
Posted By junkyardroad
"A little mitigation... although this isn't where...

"A little mitigation... although this isn't where the spring broke (where it engages the doohickey), I radiused and smoothed the doohickey edges where the spring engages/contacts:"

This sounds...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 15,451
Views: 1,692,634
Posted By junkyardroad
I've used the maroon, and dark grey. Keep...

I've used the maroon, and dark grey. Keep scrubbing until the shine is gone.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-30-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,431
Posted By junkyardroad
My son and I will ride there on our XRLs. We're...

My son and I will ride there on our XRLs. We're near Rifle.
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 15,451
Views: 1,692,634
Posted By junkyardroad
This is a good idea. I use a Scotchbrite pad. ...

This is a good idea. I use a Scotchbrite pad. Same result.
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 40,090
Posted By junkyardroad
Thumb Thanks for posting the street art, more is better...

Thanks for posting the street art, more is better for those of us who may not live to see it in person....
Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 224,893
Posted By junkyardroad
So many "Moustache on Road" signs. I'll have to...

So many "Moustache on Road" signs. I'll have to research these.........
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http://i1075.photobucket.com/albums/w428/reaver66/PB150400_zps0ab5dbe1.jpg

That sign means "bacon on the road" duh
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 224,893
Posted By junkyardroad
To God? Huh? This dude is not god, just a...

To God? Huh?
This dude is not god, just a Canadian without his mullet. Canadians, drink Molson, talk funny, just ease away before the b/o knocks you out.
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 403,803
Posted By junkyardroad
It nice to see this thread come up again! I first...

It nice to see this thread come up again! I first read this right as my life veered down an unexpected course. For whatever reason, this one grabbed my attention, and I waited for every post. I still...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 15,451
Views: 1,692,634
Posted By junkyardroad
My first thought was clogged pilot jet, followed...

My first thought was clogged pilot jet, followed closely by vacuum leak. I'd start by cleaning the carb.
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 15,451
Views: 1,692,634
Posted By junkyardroad
"180 F Sega 250 Scooter – Langley Sega...

"180 F Sega 250 Scooter – Langley Sega distributor $42.00
195F (90C) from China (looks like a lot of those 250cc china scooters have the same tstat . OD 32 mm with rubber 1.260”

Does anybody have...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 15,451
Views: 1,692,634
Posted By junkyardroad
This has been hard to find, have a part number?...

This has been hard to find, have a part number? I'm interested in doing this
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 52,993
Posted By junkyardroad
I really enjoyed this RR, and am looking forward...

I really enjoyed this RR, and am looking forward to the rest of S.A.!
Hurry down there, dang it. Post up lots if you can.
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 15,451
Views: 1,692,634
Posted By junkyardroad
When one of my bikes did that recently, I found...

When one of my bikes did that recently, I found an insect carapace in the main jet. Literally a bug in the system. The exhaust cover bolts are coincidental, regardless.
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 15,451
Views: 1,692,634
Posted By junkyardroad
Interesting write up on the 685. I have an early...

Interesting write up on the 685. I have an early '09 that I rarely ride at high speeds (yet). It had 4k miles when purchased, now 7k. When I put new oil in it, it turns black very quickly, which...
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,235,419
Posted By junkyardroad
Outstanding!

Outstanding!
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 15,451
Views: 1,692,634
Posted By junkyardroad
Ummm.. Not it my case. The starter will skid the...

Ummm.. Not it my case. The starter will skid the locked front wheel across dry concrete, or when put against an immovable object, stall the starter, not release the clutch. It has improved over the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 15,451
Views: 1,692,634
Posted By junkyardroad
The PO cut a link on my original chain to install...

The PO cut a link on my original chain to install a larger rear sprocket and new chain. I'd like to go back to stock gearing, but can't seem to find the right o-ring master link. Rocky Mtn M/C has...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 15,451
Views: 1,692,634
Posted By junkyardroad
I bought my 09 from a big guy (a bit smaller than...

I bought my 09 from a big guy (a bit smaller than me) with only 4k miles, and I'm sure it has an aftermarket clutch. It won't release when cold unless I hold or bungee the lever in with it running...
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4,082
Views: 2,039,202
Posted By junkyardroad
Thumb I would be interested too.

I would be interested too.
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,616
Posted By junkyardroad
If you shipped the bike back to CO, and are still...

If you shipped the bike back to CO, and are still in need of assistance, I have a shop complete with a lift, tools, a KLR manual, (mine's an '09) and experience repairing stuff as a fairly hardcore...
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 190,237
Posted By junkyardroad
If you go over Independence Pass, thru Aspen,...

If you go over Independence Pass, thru Aspen, then northwest on 82, my family and I have an extra bedroom for you. We are between New Castle, and Silt, north of i70. Pm if interested.

I just...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-17-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 6,894
Views: 1,581,805
Posted By junkyardroad
I'd like to use the same setup, what brackets did...

I'd like to use the same setup, what brackets did you use?
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 188,218
Posted By junkyardroad
Can't see the pics anymore, you are too popular?...

Can't see the pics anymore, you are too popular? for photobucket.
Great thread
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 15,451
Views: 1,692,634
Posted By junkyardroad
Similar for me. I have barely ridden my Wing this...

Similar for me. I have barely ridden my Wing this summer, only short errands and quick local cruises. My KLR is an '09 and somehow racks up 200 miles every time I turn the key. I'll give the wing...
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