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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 06:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 806
Posted By pennswoodsed
Holy cow !

The door sticker psi is an auto mfg way of causing a smooth ride.Tire wear does not concern them . They will just refer you to the tire mfg and/or its dealers .

By the time the Ford Exploder...
Forum: The Garage 10-11-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,198
Posted By pennswoodsed
tire wear

Odd even tire wear on trailing or steer tires . It is a phenomenon that occurs at all positions .

The more aggressive the tread and various geometries, contribute. It occurs on the steer axle...
Forum: Airheads 10-06-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 914
Posted By pennswoodsed
All hope is lost .

Mouth breather in my neighborhood did this to a rice rocket, mildly amusing.

But a frigging Ducati ? and not just some rat ass monster ? :eek1

Too Much,Ed
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-25-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,262
Posted By pennswoodsed
chain set up


Brilliant build, mate ! wold a micro/mini sprint chain setup work...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-20-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,465
Posted By pennswoodsed
me all over (cheap)

Find a way to use a front wheel 18,19 on rear ,ditch choppa fender and king queeny seat , and bars .

Add plastic dirt bike fenders front and rear , maybe keep fuel tank (repaint)

build emt...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-27-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,585
Posted By pennswoodsed
I think

yamaha rt180, will trx300 fit frame ? , some smaller honda xl,and xr models (power? )

I tried to find lt250r Zook but couldn't

can your klx be converted , using other cases ?

Can you...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-12-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 26,202
Views: 1,113,839
Posted By pennswoodsed
lurker in reading,cover me

Like 50 lbs or so ? ,not trolling ,asking :deal
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-03-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,633
Posted By pennswoodsed
what he said

I love crazy builds like this, I have a lc4 and a 250sx frame and a spare sv650 motor with the same thoughts .
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-02-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,249
Posted By pennswoodsed
bt1100 and other cool bikes

Of course not . I guess I should be happy we get as much variety as we do . Please post pics when/if you get it.
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 943
Posted By pennswoodsed
Wicked happens every day

Experienced ,busy techs have been forgetting to pump pedal back up since disc brakes.
they will remember 99 times , and do a panic stop as they back out of the shop. Or memorably as they reach...
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,034
Posted By pennswoodsed
is that shipped ?

will you accept Paypal ?:evil:evil
Forum: Face plant 06-24-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,389
Posted By pennswoodsed
reasonable sounding advice

If you aren't happy with their offer on the bike, you can always demand they find another in comparable condition, etc and put it on your driveway, at which point you'll give them the keys and sign...
Forum: The Garage 06-19-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,610
Posted By pennswoodsed
Exactly !

Just what I was thinking! :rofl
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-15-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,305
Posted By pennswoodsed
all hail the gr650

Some street tracker projects somewhere ,cool bike to start with , add 2-3 " ground clearance and travel with longer forks and shocks,route exhaust above cases with emgo shortys , trials tires...
Forum: Airheads 06-13-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 31,050
Posted By pennswoodsed
Parts for sale r65 seat wp50s ktm 500 front wheel

I have an 84 r65 blue seat $65 obo + ship , 98 wp50's with triples $100 plus ship and an 81? ktm 500 front wheel assy to fit forks ,maybe ,$50 plus ship .Located in SE PA ,take Paypal + fee...
Forum: The Garage 06-08-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,039
Posted By pennswoodsed

Every wrench/wretch/tech in my age bracket has the 1/2 snap on clicker that they blew out for $100 , mine has been used at least 15 times . There must be many good used ones out there. Snappie can...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-28-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1,592
Views: 1,091,982
Posted By pennswoodsed
cost analysis

You know, I see this 20 year old chassis and engine ,with 8" of travel ,fi and a cat being sold for $6995 with a larger gross profit than a new bike , could be developed for lunch money and sold in...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-12-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 44,569
Posted By pennswoodsed
Sig line material !

Only one of "us" gets that at all :deal
Forum: Face plant 05-11-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,406
Posted By pennswoodsed
I'ma gonna use that !

Oh , baby I've used every excuse ,but this !

Cold tires can be treacherous ,also.
leaving just when you needed them most ! :eek1
Forum: The Garage 05-07-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,714
Posted By pennswoodsed
2 maybe 3 things

I have an xtra cab f250hd , have to drag big ass heavy ramp to even consider loading any bike into ,too high (stock) to be handy for that kind of thing.
I'm sure I have amused lots of people...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By pennswoodsed
what do you want

You might try asking in the Europe forum . Maybe Lucas knows of them .

Website and product seem nice ,but other than to Bultaco helmet ,I didn't see anything really unusual . Prices on US goods...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-06-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,167
Posted By pennswoodsed
my take

I suggest checking carb and performance catalogs and looking for setups similar to your own . ie ducati carbs for the op's intended bike an aprillia ? .I think it makes sense on converted bikes with...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,705
Posted By pennswoodsed
for what it's worth

I didn't order anything from them ,but contact was friendly and helpful .

There is a turbocharged drz 125/100 built for flat track racing ,but I don't remember what forum .

You should totally...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5,169
Views: 618,283
Posted By pennswoodsed
rally raid trick

Long ago and far away ,desert racers put grease on the wall of their air boxes ,messy but thought to help then .

Somewhere in an alternate universe all the screws,bolts and socks are...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-12-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,249
Posted By pennswoodsed
virago starter

Hi ,
I love re purposed bikes .Have you done the other starter fixes ? Since you mentioned not enjoying yanking covers off,maybe do all doo dads that can be done under that cover at one time?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-07-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,329
Posted By pennswoodsed

I had mine shortened (00 kx 500 46mm) 2 inches ,so matching rear would be easier and seat height more reasonable .
Forum: The Garage 04-05-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,025
Posted By pennswoodsed

Not to argue ,but xylene should be used very carefully.With appropriate safety equipment .
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-25-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,537
Posted By pennswoodsed
spring rate

If no Moto-historian knows what your spring rated at , any circle track shop could throw it on a spring rater and order or swap for next softer spring .
Forum: Old's Cool 03-22-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2,494
Views: 586,623
Posted By pennswoodsed
you've got mail

I sent a pm. Regards,Ed
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-20-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 40,528
Posted By pennswoodsed
stock ish

I'm certainly no expert , but I would have thought finding an 18 wheel for the most often modified motorcycle ,ever ,would be easy .
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1,374
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 298,730
Posted By pennswoodsed
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,400
Posted By pennswoodsed
ddd damn dude !

B owners are nicer as customers ,and I will have a MGBGTV8 before I die!
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,085
Posted By pennswoodsed

Only has 1 hose in back unless it's an independent rear .Or 4 wheels steering !

Hose may have a "flapper" inside causing failure to release .hose is $16 ish
here .
Often in the early days...
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,020
Posted By pennswoodsed
would work partially

In this situation , box head would only work as many turns as it would take to interfere (bind) with frame. I had a similar circumstance 8? years ago , cut exposed thread ,of bolt with fine tooth...
Forum: The Garage 03-11-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,020
Posted By pennswoodsed
can you see shaft of bolt ?

Cut it ,the bolt if possible , take motor mounts loose to tilt engine,remove other components ,post pics if I am not understanding situation .
Forum: Old's Cool 03-10-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,592
Posted By pennswoodsed
not wd40,please

how about 10 cc of 30 w , in each plug hole , if it jumps up probably worn rings , if not worn valves .

50 psi even ? ,wow , I guess more when potatoing along at 500 rpm versus kick speed .
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,179
Posted By pennswoodsed
buy uk in usa ?

This is probably dumb, but I just saw the American dirt bike site had frames listed for sale at what seemed reasonable money ? Just trying to be helpful , no relationship to vendor .
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-07-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,184
Posted By pennswoodsed
some info

Cafe Racer ,did a piece on it. Santiago Choppers is the distributor.IIRC

Waiting for pics,soon !
Forum: Face plant 03-07-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,488
Posted By pennswoodsed
I'm sorry ,so sorry

Why do women get lower premiums ? I think that this is just one of the signs of loss of accountability that we see .
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-05-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 26,729
Posted By pennswoodsed
My stupid questions

First ,see above ,I'm not superstitious ,but jumping deer do not play well with motorcycles

2ndth what was light pattern like with 90mm modules ?

3rd why not bend aux light brackets from 1...
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