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Forum: Parallel Universe Today, 02:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 861
Posted By machinebuilder
I found my previous thread ...

I found my previous thread

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=974095
Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 861
Posted By machinebuilder
There's a thread here somewhere where I fabbed a...

There's a thread here somewhere where I fabbed a repair for mine.

I'm not near a computer so I can't find it for you.

I agree it's a poor mount design. I think the bottom left broke on mine...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-17-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 2,884
Views: 169,925
Posted By machinebuilder
It's an interesting museum in the building, You...

It's an interesting museum in the building, You can learn a lot more of the story in there.


If I use my grab picture from the previous time the tag was there is it considered a file photo?:evil
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-07-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 618
Posted By machinebuilder
it has to come off to change the filter. ...

it has to come off to change the filter.

It's not that big of a deal, just don't over tighten the nuts on the rubber mounts, and take the 2 bolts out of the front mount. it might take 3 min.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-07-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 23,802
Posted By machinebuilder
That would be cool to see, I can't make it...

That would be cool to see, I can't make it though.


I see RTWDOUG has a thread for it
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-07-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 618
Posted By machinebuilder
I think that's the one I have. It seems to be...

I think that's the one I have.
It seems to be working great, but I don't think I hit it on rocks very often.
I only have a few scrapes on it.
Forum: The Garage 09-02-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 723
Posted By machinebuilder
almost every bearing manufacturer has slightly...

almost every bearing manufacturer has slightly different suffixes (many mean the same thing)

here is a link to a SKF master interchange guide, the first several pages explain bearing nomenclature....
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-02-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,084
Posted By machinebuilder
Hey if I came of like an ass..........so be it ...

Hey if I came of like an ass..........so be it

as Reaver pointed out the last thread only made it to the second page.


I'll stop looking at the infinate number of threads that ask most of the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-01-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,084
Posted By machinebuilder
:fpalm Here we go again :dhorse If...

:fpalm
Here we go again
:dhorse


If this is the first time its happened and the first time you have been "Fully Loaded"

CHECK YOUR REAR PRELOAD

its in the owners manual
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-01-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,729
Posted By machinebuilder
+1 except my 2nd is a DR350, I love them...

+1

except my 2nd is a DR350, I love them both but they are so different that while riding one you think about how great it is and don't think as much about how they suck (exept the DR seat is...
Forum: Americas 08-23-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By machinebuilder
My preference are the National Geographic Trails...

My preference are the National Geographic Trails Illustrated maps..............BUT the Southeast Butler Maps is coming out Monday:D
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-18-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 17,551
Posted By machinebuilder
THANKS...................you just gave me another...

THANKS...................you just gave me another excuse for wrecking and losing control:evil


I've had my road version through some pretty rough terrain, NOT haveing one is a bigger safety...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-16-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 2,094
Views: 209,830
Posted By machinebuilder
They can tell from the damage done inside the...

They can tell from the damage done inside the engine.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-15-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 2,094
Views: 209,830
Posted By machinebuilder
THIS COMMENT IS NOT ABOUT OUR BIKES As far...

THIS COMMENT IS NOT ABOUT OUR BIKES

As far as the more recent car and truck engines requiring lower weight oils. USE THE RECOMMENDED VISCOSITY AND GRADE. these engines are built much tighter and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-12-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2,884
Views: 169,925
Posted By machinebuilder
NICE!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'm 98% sure I know...

NICE!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I'm 98% sure I know exactly where it is from the picture........and looking at Google earth I'm right.


Nice shots at Baby Falls
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-11-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 2,884
Views: 169,925
Posted By machinebuilder
THis is the original post that defined the...

THis is the original post that defined the boundries, As i said before it has been stretched some.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-10-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2,884
Views: 169,925
Posted By machinebuilder
It's in. I've stretched a little further...

It's in.

I've stretched a little further west at least once.:evil (the cemetary on Calfkiller rd...........REALLY great road)
I figure if you're still on top of the plateau you're ok, unless...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-06-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By machinebuilder
Sorry to hear you crashed................good...

Sorry to hear you crashed................good attitude about it

Why don't you take this opportunity to upgrade to a fat bar?

It's easy to find adapter/bar risers to go from the 7/8" to 1 1/8"...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-06-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,812
Posted By machinebuilder
++++many I didn't know any better and bought...

++++many

I didn't know any better and bought the road version because I ride more pavement to get to the dirt/gravel than the gravel.

while it may not be the "correct" one for offroad it helps...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-27-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,469
Posted By machinebuilder
IMHO the Karoo 3. I hated the stock Pirelli...

IMHO the Karoo 3.

I hated the stock Pirelli Scorpian trail's, the truely sucked on pavement and on dirt/gravel

I tried the K60's (pre scout) 140/80 size, it was ok for about 5000 mi then got...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-10-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By machinebuilder
Tell garmin to avoid interstates and unpaved....

Tell garmin to avoid interstates and unpaved. Then pick some small towns to route between and watch your gas
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-10-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2,884
Views: 169,925
Posted By machinebuilder
The boundary is posted in the first couple pages....

The boundary is posted in the first couple pages. I'm not going to try to link it with my phone
It has been stretched west but it stays in tn. One of the tags was the extreme north east corner...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-08-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 2,884
Views: 169,925
Posted By machinebuilder
There was some time the NC folks were playing...

There was some time the NC folks were playing more than the TN folks
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-08-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 23,802
Posted By machinebuilder
I'm out ill be at my nieces wedding......... In...

I'm out ill be at my nieces wedding......... In Buffalo
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-05-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,652
Posted By machinebuilder
I'm glad you got it figured out. FWIW I pulled...

I'm glad you got it figured out. FWIW I pulled the scorpions off before I wore them out. IMHO they suck on pavement and they suck off road.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-29-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,652
Posted By machinebuilder
This is a common subject..........the search...

This is a common subject..........the search function sucks, you'll get better results with google (site:advrider.com whatever you're searching for)


to BRIEFLY summarize the more common...
Forum: The Garage 06-28-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 778
Views: 125,436
Posted By machinebuilder
The box on an electrical motor where the wires...

The box on an electrical motor where the wires are connected is commonly referred to as the pecker head.


I used to know one person that called it a weather head.


I've never used anything...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-27-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1,953
Views: 118,512
Posted By machinebuilder
Appalachian Tag-O-Rama for those that think vertically.

I was referring to the previous tag and others that people use pretty obscure clues.

Bush beans is not hard to find they're on almost every stores shelf. ;)

Those are cool trucks. They belong...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-27-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1,953
Views: 118,512
Posted By machinebuilder
:fpalm I never would have looked in Wears Valley,...

:fpalm I never would have looked in Wears Valley, TN, Highlands NC is quite a ways away






:deal:deal

the goal is to get people out riding.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-25-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 2,884
Views: 169,925
Posted By machinebuilder
I know where it is, I had too much to do last...

I know where it is, I had too much to do last weekend, and for me bikes and storms don't mix well, I've had monsoons 6 out of the last 7 days.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-17-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 2,884
Views: 169,925
Posted By machinebuilder
OK spill...........is this on Oswald Dome road? ...

OK spill...........is this on Oswald Dome road?

Chilhowee Mountain was confusing...........to me (and others) Chilhowee Mountain is in BLOUNT County, not POLK county where this tag is.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-15-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 44,068
Posted By machinebuilder
It depends on how bent they are. there are...

It depends on how bent they are.

there are other people around that straighten rims.

When I bent my front, I took the opurtunity to put a stronger rim on.

Sun rim, Black anodized, $245,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-14-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2,884
Views: 169,925
Posted By machinebuilder
hmm, Good tag, I don't think I've been there...

hmm, Good tag, I don't think I've been there either.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-14-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,960
Posted By machinebuilder
Nice story....................did you burn the...

Nice story....................did you burn the ethanol out of the copper tubing before it fouled the injectors:lol3




Pictures or it didn't happen:evil

No really I'd like to see pictures...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-14-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 2,884
Views: 169,925
Posted By machinebuilder
Bruced

I waited till I got home........................

http://machinebuilder.smugmug.com/photos/i-jGGnfp2/0/M/i-jGGnfp2-M.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-13-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2,884
Views: 169,925
Posted By machinebuilder
where's the new tag?

where's the new tag?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-13-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 784
Posted By machinebuilder
OK I won't tell you to talk to MiniMike (He...

OK I won't tell you to talk to MiniMike (He retired, Tellico moto outfitters is closed)

Where are you going to base out of?

Go to Coker Creek, turn on Joe Brown Highway, take any turn off of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-12-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2,884
Views: 169,925
Posted By machinebuilder
I'm pretty sure it was after I turned onto Kimsey...

I'm pretty sure it was after I turned onto Kimsey MT RD,

I'll try to get my track off of my GPS and pinpoint it better.

EDIT:

Garmin is calling it Mcfarland road

N 35 07.76 W 84 26.57
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-10-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,055
Posted By machinebuilder
MiniMike is enjoying the retired life now. they...

MiniMike is enjoying the retired life now. they also closed the icecream shop.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-10-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 23,802
Posted By machinebuilder
I like the Meet and Eat idea, BUT because I...

I like the Meet and Eat idea,

BUT because I work in Vonore, and typically get home between 4:30-6:00 and then take care of the dogs, many times things Monday to Friday don't work so well.
I can...
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