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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-23-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6,892
Views: 1,580,952
Posted By AustinJake
How many times have you adjusted the valves,...

How many times have you adjusted the valves, actually had to change out some shims?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-20-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6,892
Views: 1,580,952
Posted By AustinJake
2009 model, 20,000+ miles, parked in the garage,...

2009 model, 20,000+ miles, parked in the garage, I saw a single drop of oil/fluid right underneath the rear brake master cylinder. Sure enough, the fluid was almost all gone, caught it just in time...
Forum: Airheads 01-15-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 65,850
Posted By AustinJake
This thread and Linda = metaljockey, read it all...

This thread and Linda = metaljockey, read it all today, very impressive!
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 13,446
Posted By AustinJake
Love your report, great riding, great pics,...

Love your report, great riding, great pics, thanks for posting!
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-11-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By AustinJake
I'm biased, have owned about 20 bikes, the Versys...

I'm biased, have owned about 20 bikes, the Versys is the most fun bike I've ever had.

http://i922.photobucket.com/albums/ad65/JakeSabre1/JakeKLEnm2.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 881
Posted By AustinJake
You used 2.3 gallons in 10 miles? Impossible to...

You used 2.3 gallons in 10 miles? Impossible to burn that much fuel in that short a distance....you have a leak.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-04-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6,892
Views: 1,580,952
Posted By AustinJake
I used a furniture clamp on my dirt bike, worked...

I used a furniture clamp on my dirt bike, worked real well. I even sunk 'em a little deeper and installed a dust seal which wasn't on the OEM installation.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-20-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,633
Posted By AustinJake
Great report, I really enjoyed reading it,...

Great report, I really enjoyed reading it, thanks for the trip!
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-20-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,800
Posted By AustinJake
Really enjoyed your write-up, no one got hurt, no...

Really enjoyed your write-up, no one got hurt, no damages, 100% success! Thanks for writing!
Forum: The Garage 10-21-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,033
Posted By AustinJake
Is it getting plenty of gas via the enrichener...

Is it getting plenty of gas via the enrichener (choke)?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-31-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 740
Views: 147,625
Posted By AustinJake
Awesome idea, great execution, really enjoying...

Awesome idea, great execution, really enjoying your thread.
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 853
Views: 133,192
Posted By AustinJake
That's seems a little pricey to me, although the...

That's seems a little pricey to me, although the year model bike is perfect, last year for the carb on the TE
Forum: Face plant 07-03-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,956
Posted By AustinJake
Metaljockey OP thread, with top post from MTgrrrl

Metaljockey OP thread, with top post from MTgrrrl
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-30-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,471
Posted By AustinJake
http://i922.photobucket.com/albums/ad65/JakeSabre1...

http://i922.photobucket.com/albums/ad65/JakeSabre1/CCfirst142miles.jpg
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-29-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,471
Posted By AustinJake
Looks like I'm out for 4th and 5th, too much...

Looks like I'm out for 4th and 5th, too much going on at home, good luck on the ride.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-25-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,471
Posted By AustinJake
So, the 2 days to ride TorC are July 4 Fri, all...

So, the 2 days to ride TorC are July 4 Fri, all day and July 5 Sat, all day, right? Is it possible these dates could change with you?
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-22-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,471
Posted By AustinJake
Do you have a definitive date that you will be...

Do you have a definitive date that you will be there?
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-18-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,471
Posted By AustinJake
July 4th might be iffy, will check with the wife,...

July 4th might be iffy, will check with the wife, Hidden Falls is OK, I hate paying money to ride, TorC area is like heaven to me, such a great area and within a 10 hour drive.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-11-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,471
Posted By AustinJake
I might be able to get up to TorC in July, post...

I might be able to get up to TorC in July, post up the dates when you have them.
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 853
Views: 133,192
Posted By AustinJake
Tractor Supply, big syringe, push the fluid from...

Tractor Supply, big syringe, push the fluid from the bottom to the top.

http://img.hisupplier.com/var/userImages/2011-09%2F04%2F000818472335.jpg
Forum: The Garage 06-03-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,108
Posted By AustinJake
With an 11.8:1 compression ratio, I have to agree...

With an 11.8:1 compression ratio, I have to agree with Bandit, the cam overlap on this type of engine does not make for a good profile for running at 2000 RPM.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-16-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,658
Posted By AustinJake
Metaljockey thread, kudos to all involved!

Metaljockey thread, kudos to all involved!
Forum: The Garage 05-16-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,623
Posted By AustinJake
Correct, and I FIXED a GS550 for a friend with...

Correct, and I FIXED a GS550 for a friend with the same problem! A previous mechanic had connected the 2 bowl vent lines TOGETHER, created NO vent for either bowl!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-16-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By AustinJake
You may have a non-grounding problem. Any wire...

You may have a non-grounding problem. Any wire that should be grounded should be touching completely bare metal. Sometimes, after a paint job or powder coat, the ground area on the frame are...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,207
Posted By AustinJake
A Denso 24 seems to be equal to an NGK 8. A...

A Denso 24 seems to be equal to an NGK 8.

A Denso 20 seems to be an NGK 6.

An NGK 6 is way too hot to run in a 450 high compression dirt bike.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-11-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 10,605
Views: 3,527,735
Posted By AustinJake
The Box, Alamosa Creek, New Mexico, May 2014 ...

The Box, Alamosa Creek, New Mexico, May 2014
http://i922.photobucket.com/albums/ad65/JakeSabre1/TORCmay2014n_zpsb9a8e8bd.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-08-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,649
Posted By AustinJake
Fogo's at it again, he MUST always be building...

Fogo's at it again, he MUST always be building some sweet, off-road equipment!
Forum: Airheads 04-30-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,106
Posted By AustinJake
Fuse, somewhere, no idea where, you'll have to...

Fuse, somewhere, no idea where, you'll have to hunt it down.
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 987
Posted By AustinJake
Run a TKC 150, I did on my 17" rear, handled good...

Run a TKC 150, I did on my 17" rear, handled good on dirt and pavement.

http://i922.photobucket.com/albums/ad65/JakeSabre1/KLEnewTires1.jpg
Forum: The Garage 04-24-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 816
Posted By AustinJake
Do you still have the old tire?

Do you still have the old tire?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-23-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6,892
Views: 1,580,952
Posted By AustinJake
I'd pay $6000 cash and be happy.....

I'd pay $6000 cash and be happy.....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,074
Posted By AustinJake
I have to agree with JimVon and biometrics, get...

I have to agree with JimVon and biometrics, get the engine hotter, it will clear up.

I just had to quote this very quotable piece by the OP, made me LOL...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-21-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6,892
Views: 1,580,952
Posted By AustinJake
Still lotsa great posts on this thread, still...

Still lotsa great posts on this thread, still checking it every day. When I got my Husky 3 1/2 years ago, I really let my Versys get a little neglected after she got retired from dirt riding, the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,303
Posted By AustinJake
Take a measurement on your stock clutch rod. ...

Take a measurement on your stock clutch rod. Find another rod to measure and see if there's any difference.

Or you could try and shim the current rod, at either end, by 1/8" or less.
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 853
Views: 133,192
Posted By AustinJake
Can't think of anything off hand, have you posted...

Can't think of anything off hand, have you posted on www.cafehusky.com

The 2008 is the first year of EFI on the Italian redhead model, great motor, I have 18,000 miles on mine.
...
Forum: The Garage 04-15-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,623
Posted By AustinJake
Make sure the bowl vent is not blocked. If the...

Make sure the bowl vent is not blocked. If the bowl is not vented, the float will not get floated and gas will continue to flow and leak out the idle jet air venturi and others.
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By AustinJake
Pilot/idle jet is clogged with varnish and cannot...

Pilot/idle jet is clogged with varnish and cannot be cleaned with air or spray. Replace the jet or clean it carefully with a copper wire to avoid enlarging the hole.
Forum: Australia 04-07-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 155,393
Posted By AustinJake
Hey, if you guys start a different thread for the...

Hey, if you guys start a different thread for the race, be sure and link it here, I don't want to miss anything!
Forum: Face plant 04-06-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 112,233
Posted By AustinJake
Great thread, incredible comeback, amazing...

Great thread, incredible comeback, amazing woman....congrats and all good things for you and yours!
Forum: The Garage 04-06-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,236
Posted By AustinJake
The CAcycleWorks Ducati pump I used for a little...

The CAcycleWorks Ducati pump I used for a little over 2 years in the Husky, tested at 50 psi right out of the pump and the pressure regulator bled that down to 43 psi for the injector.
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