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Forum: Americas Yesterday, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By mach1mustang351
Thats funny. I hate the parks highway. To me it...

Thats funny. I hate the parks highway. To me it is the most boring stretch we have here. This could be because I have driven it the most but to me its boring. The best part about it is the trip south...
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,905
Posted By mach1mustang351
Whatever takes you there. I would always...

Whatever takes you there. I would always encourage people to get something that meets their needs and the "adventure" genre meets LOTS of needs, so they tend to be popular bikes.
Forum: Americas 10-28-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By mach1mustang351
In my opinion, the ride from Fairbanks to Valdez...

In my opinion, the ride from Fairbanks to Valdez is the best ride in Alaska. I have done it several times now and it is my favorite by a long shot.

Denali Views are possible but not likely. ...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-27-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,064
Posted By mach1mustang351
Haven't done much with the Guzzi lately until...

Haven't done much with the Guzzi lately until this weekend.

I drained its fluids and built the carburetors.

It started like this
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9,539
Views: 1,927,462
Posted By mach1mustang351
On the subject of Cop stories and saying the...

On the subject of Cop stories and saying the wrong thing.

I was riding home from college and I passed a car before the highway got twisty and I would be stuck behind him. I made the pass and...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-15-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,064
Posted By mach1mustang351
I got some batteries for my bore scope. I...

I got some batteries for my bore scope.

I tried to check out the return line situation and after some bending twisting and such I found the former banjo location.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-14-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,064
Posted By mach1mustang351
Not a ton going on tonight. I got a little OCD...

Not a ton going on tonight. I got a little OCD about the prep for the red kote tank sealer and finally decided it was okay to seal it. I finished that up tonight. Red Kote was pretty easy to...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-12-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,064
Posted By mach1mustang351
I'm still waiting on parts and I don't want to...

I'm still waiting on parts and I don't want to have more parts off the bike because of a lack of space in the garage. So I decided to work on the cracked fairing. The crack isn't so bad and should be...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 9,859
Posted By mach1mustang351
Well I'm jealous. Your bike sucks :D

Well I'm jealous. Your bike sucks :D
Forum: Old's Cool 10-11-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,064
Posted By mach1mustang351
Yea. I have had many projects of the 4 wheeled...

Yea. I have had many projects of the 4 wheeled kind over the years and it always seems like once you find something crazy that only starts the craziness. I just found a standard bolt bolting the...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-11-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,064
Posted By mach1mustang351
Thanks for the pic and info. I am already doing...

Thanks for the pic and info. I am already doing business with jonnycash on a line and breather box. Not sure about the banjo bolt. Thanks though.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-11-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,215
Posted By mach1mustang351
If that's the case i'm out. My ride was Mountain...

If that's the case i'm out. My ride was Mountain Dew fueled.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-10-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,064
Posted By mach1mustang351
I think I'm leaning more toward option 2 and...

I think I'm leaning more toward option 2 and getting it running. Unfortunately a ride is out for a while but I will pull the sump and check it out. I already ordered a filter and a new gasket. I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9,539
Views: 1,927,462
Posted By mach1mustang351
I used to get this quite a bit when I had my R6. ...

I used to get this quite a bit when I had my R6. It usually went:

"Is that the R1"

"No, it's a 600"

"The R1 is way faster, why wouldn't you get that?"

Then I would respond something...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-10-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,064
Posted By mach1mustang351
Kind of an interesting situation. I guess I have...

Kind of an interesting situation. I guess I have some planning to do
Forum: Old's Cool 10-10-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,064
Posted By mach1mustang351
Well I figured out why I was so confused... my...

Well I figured out why I was so confused... my second hose fitting is missing.

http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e99/mach1mustang351/sp1000vent2_zpscb838ac5.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-09-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,064
Posted By mach1mustang351
This is the part I am confused on. Where is the...

This is the part I am confused on. Where is the fitting for this oil return. I have been all over the engine on this thing and the only fittings I can find is the big one in the middle and the 2...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-08-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,064
Posted By mach1mustang351
I know what you mean about the "original color"...

I know what you mean about the "original color" thing. I have a '69 mustang and when it was complete (long story) it was a green color that was the same as the mid '90's mustangs. I'd change my...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-08-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,690
Posted By mach1mustang351
Excellent idea. When I was thinking engine work I...

Excellent idea. When I was thinking engine work I was thinking a re ring just cause. But I think you're right. Adjust valves, New oil, carb overhaul run it
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-07-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,690
Posted By mach1mustang351
Well I finally got my 18" rear wheel. The plan...

Well I finally got my 18" rear wheel. The plan from here is to build the chassis and work on the aesthetic pieces tank, seat, fenders. I am still deciding what to do with the engine. I may just...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-07-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,064
Posted By mach1mustang351
Thanks for the great info as always. I am in a...

Thanks for the great info as always. I am in a bit of a holding pattern. I am definitely on a budget and need to keep myself from getting too excited.

I have also been watching my Dodgers......
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-05-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,996
Posted By mach1mustang351
My first street bike was a Honda SL175. It...

My first street bike was a Honda SL175. It taught me how to ride in town, mostly because I couldn't go on the highway. It had a top speed of 63. I had a progression of bikes and it all seemed like...
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,066
Posted By mach1mustang351
Looks like the street tracker seat from...

Looks like the street tracker seat from Omar's.... I might be wrong though
Forum: Old's Cool 10-04-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,064
Posted By mach1mustang351
Sorry guys, did some more reading. My rig should...

Sorry guys, did some more reading. My rig should have been equipped with Velocity stacks and they are missing. Is it worth digging up a pair or should I run it as is??
Forum: Old's Cool 10-04-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,064
Posted By mach1mustang351
Good call. I had that on the list too. I...

Good call. I had that on the list too.

I couldn't leave well enough alone today so I went out and played around in the garage a bit. I decided to investigate the carburetor and breather situation...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-04-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,064
Posted By mach1mustang351
Well the guy I bought the bike from said it ran...

Well the guy I bought the bike from said it ran really rough and he suspected it had timing issues. The guy he bought it from thought it was carb issues. I drained the last of the fuel out of the...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-04-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,064
Posted By mach1mustang351
You truly are a wealth of knowledge. I know what...

You truly are a wealth of knowledge. I know what you mean about your ground rules. That is a major irritation of mine. It happens a lot in auto parts. Folks will ask your opinion a lot and then...
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,066
Posted By mach1mustang351
x2.... but in flat black... that's zombie killing...

x2.... but in flat black... that's zombie killing color.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-03-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,064
Posted By mach1mustang351
This is kind of funny to me. I am well versed in...

This is kind of funny to me. I am well versed in automotive (ASE master tech, parts certification, worked in the industry, worked in a machine shop, built cars). I maintained my V Strom and have done...
Forum: Americas 10-03-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,794
Posted By mach1mustang351
I didn't vote for that!!! :rofl Seriously...

I didn't vote for that!!! :rofl

Seriously though. That's a great bike. Now add in some gravel and bumpy roads and you will really see how great it is. Now ride the wheels off of it.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-03-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,246
Posted By mach1mustang351
I haven't had the privilege of riding in those...

I haven't had the privilege of riding in those states... I hear it is amazing though. Maybe some day. I have heard of a lot of Alaska folks talk about riding to Jackson, Wyoming. Maybe a big wide...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-03-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,064
Posted By mach1mustang351
That confirms what I was kind of thinking there. ...

That confirms what I was kind of thinking there. The 43 bing down low kind of threw me. Good news is that stuff is orderable if needed... more or less. Hanging them off of there is possible......
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-03-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,246
Posted By mach1mustang351
How can you make that ride many times when you...

How can you make that ride many times when you have all the passes across the sierras so close to you :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 9,190
Posted By mach1mustang351
I have neither beer nor sammiches... WTF...

I have neither beer nor sammiches... WTF happened?!?!?!?
Forum: Trip Planning 10-03-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,729
Posted By mach1mustang351
I pretty close to my program too. I replace...

I pretty close to my program too. I replace around 12-15 on average. I always over maintain.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-03-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,064
Posted By mach1mustang351
http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e99/mach1mustang...

http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e99/mach1mustang351/harperspic_zps0f5ff87f.jpg (http://s37.photobucket.com/user/mach1mustang351/media/harperspic_zps0f5ff87f.jpg.html)

So as far as brackets I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-03-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,246
Posted By mach1mustang351
I kept thinking of UFOs and The Hills Have Eyes. ...

I kept thinking of UFOs and The Hills Have Eyes. Not my favorite ride that's for sure.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-03-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,064
Posted By mach1mustang351
No. Haven't seen any of those. It pairings were...

No. Haven't seen any of those. It pairings were what I deemed a fair price and I went with it. I'll keep an eye out. I have till spring before riding season starts again. So I have time. Or I may...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-02-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,064
Posted By mach1mustang351
No work on the bike today. Work was Crazy as it...

No work on the bike today. Work was Crazy as it was PFD day today. I did buy a set of fairing lowers off Ebay. So I guess I made the commitment to stay stock. I will assess the windshield and...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-01-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,064
Posted By mach1mustang351
I would lean toward mine being a repaint... but...

I would lean toward mine being a repaint... but its not 100% certain. The paint flaked off easily on the fairing when removed implying a shoddy rrepair in the past. The tank seems like it could be...
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