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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 05:50 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 120,559
Posted By Dave in Wi
Official ZRX thread

Mine aren't that impressive either. They certainly look like they would be great with the gold, three piston calipers. They just aren't that powerful. I will be trying some different pads someday....
Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 120,559
Posted By Dave in Wi
There aren't a lot of problems with the ZRX. I'd...

There aren't a lot of problems with the ZRX. I'd look it over very well to be sure it hasn't been down. If a ZRX runs on it's side it can starve the crank bearings for oil & fail at any time... Or...
Forum: The Garage 09-13-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 952
Views: 165,726
Posted By Dave in Wi
I bought a couple of air impacts from HF years...

I bought a couple of air impacts from HF years ago. Both totally worthless. I could stop them from spinning with my bare fingers. No torque whatsoever.
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,718
Posted By Dave in Wi
reverse trike?

I've ridden Spyders but not the new Polaris. The Spyder is fun in its own way. I could see getting one if physically I couldn't do 2 wheels. It is totally different feeling as others have pointed...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-02-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,488
Posted By Dave in Wi
Thanks Bandito2 for some useful information.

Thanks Bandito2 for some useful information.
Forum: Battle scooters 08-29-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,488
Posted By Dave in Wi
What's the latest thinking on a current make &...

What's the latest thinking on a current make & model for a car tire on a Burgman 650? I've Googled a Bridgestone 165/65 R14 Potenza RE92, but the post was a few years old.

It's for my dad,...
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3,661
Views: 404,795
Posted By Dave in Wi
HD met the letter of the rules for AMA, they sold...

HD met the letter of the rules for AMA, they sold the required number of bikes (I wanna say 200) in Poland.

Motus does not have 500 frames available for sale through dealers.

Read into that...
Forum: Equipment 08-17-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,740
Posted By Dave in Wi
Is that true for all HD models? I see a lot of...

Is that true for all HD models? I see a lot of FLs towing trailers. Gold Wings too. My first thought was, I bet it's not recommended but since I've seen so many, maybe the manufacturers make...
Forum: Equipment 08-17-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,740
Posted By Dave in Wi
I'd be curious about that too. Does the owners...

I'd be curious about that too. Does the owners manual say anything about what the towing capacity is?
Forum: The Garage 08-15-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,363
Posted By Dave in Wi
Tvpierce nailed it.

Tvpierce nailed it.
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,740
Posted By Dave in Wi
What trailer is this?

I know I'm not answering the question you asked, but here goes anyway.

If you're looking to pull a motorcycle with a car or any smaller vehicle, I'd recommend a flatbed 4'x8' or so trailer. With...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-03-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4,287
Views: 399,217
Posted By Dave in Wi
There's something else coming also.

There's something else coming also.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-25-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 74,304
Posted By Dave in Wi
I'll get Brett Hulsey right on that. :-)

I'll get Brett Hulsey right on that. :-)
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-25-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3,482
Views: 173,292
Posted By Dave in Wi
And Spillage rockin' the Waunabees shirt. I need...

And Spillage rockin' the Waunabees shirt. I need to get out more often. Todd, call/text me next time there's a get-together.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-24-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 74,304
Posted By Dave in Wi
Yeah, it was an adventure. It got dark on me, I...

Yeah, it was an adventure. It got dark on me, I had to stop several times to clean bugs off my faceshield with spit & a paper towel. Hoping a deer wouldn't run out in front of me. Several roads I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-23-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 74,304
Posted By Dave in Wi
Since Paris, WI is outside the tag area, this is...

Since Paris, WI is outside the tag area, this is the best I could do on short notice.

New:
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/24/e5a6edur.jpg
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-23-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 74,304
Posted By Dave in Wi
Madison Area Photo Tag

Old:
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/24/abude3yq.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 120,559
Posted By Dave in Wi
I just put new PR4s on my 1200. Wow. The old...

I just put new PR4s on my 1200. Wow. The old BT023s were worn, the front was worn especially strangely. The bike was handling weirdly.

With the new tires it feels like it's 50 lbs lighter, and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 10,061
Views: 1,794,489
Posted By Dave in Wi
You beat me to it, I was just going to post that...

You beat me to it, I was just going to post that up! 2015?
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 887
Posted By Dave in Wi
I'm guessing grease or contaminated pads & rotor....

I'm guessing grease or contaminated pads & rotor. You're not far from me, if you can't figure it out shoot me a pm. You could bring it over and we can take a look at it.
Forum: 2 smokers 06-26-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,876
Posted By Dave in Wi
Well, it sounds like you've got enough...

Well, it sounds like you've got enough compression for it to run.

I don't remember the petcock setup, it must be vacuum operated. If the PO tried to convert it to manual it probably wasn't...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-18-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,858
Posted By Dave in Wi
AMA Vintage Days Mid Ohio

Shade-Yes but not much, get your spot early if you can.

Comfortable? It's big grass fields, not really campsites. Bring a chair. No fires allowed on the ground.

Ok access- you can get just...
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 31,727
Posted By Dave in Wi
Wow, look at the chassis on that thing ( yes I...

Wow, look at the chassis on that thing ( yes I mean the bike). Mono shock, USD forks, looks very cool.
Forum: Road warriors 06-15-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 120,559
Posted By Dave in Wi
Is that a Yoshimura RS3 slip on muffler? If so,...

Is that a Yoshimura RS3 slip on muffler? If so, is it super loud, or not?

I'm thinking of getting one to replace the stock muffler on my ZRX. I want something a little louder but not obnoxious.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-13-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,136
Posted By Dave in Wi
Don't be afraid of rebuilding the calipers, they...

Don't be afraid of rebuilding the calipers, they are dead simple. On my DOHC bikes I used the master cylinder to push out the pistons and cleaned the calipers. New seals, put it back together. The...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-13-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,294
Posted By Dave in Wi
Anyone know anything about a 1980 kz440b?

It lives! Already on craigslist. I just about dumped it in the driveway on its maiden voyage. The foot pegs are a LOT farther forward than my ZRX! It runs well but seems to only run on one...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-13-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,294
Posted By Dave in Wi
Just a little update if anyone cares. Got the...

Just a little update if anyone cares. Got the carbs rebuilt, and the new battery filled & charged. I drained out the old gas and cleaned the tank a bit, pulled our the petcock...not bad. The gas...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-11-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,384
Posted By Dave in Wi
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/12/y9atyby6.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/12/y9atyby6.jpg
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,708
Posted By Dave in Wi
I suppose you can try it and see if it works. ...

I suppose you can try it and see if it works. I've heard of people filling pits in fork tubes with JB Weld.

In the end you might save some messing around if you can find a good-condition fork...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-08-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 784
Posted By Dave in Wi
I was in Branson with extended family a couple of...

I was in Branson with extended family a couple of years ago. It did look like there was good riding in the area but I found plenty of things to do. Silver Dollar City was a fun amusement park,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-07-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By Dave in Wi
I shouldn't give up my secrets... What the h, the...

I shouldn't give up my secrets... What the h, the roads are all on maps, no secrets really. Some good ones I've found are:

Hwy G between 33 and 14
S between P and 131
Of course the stretch of...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-06-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,136
Posted By Dave in Wi
It's been a long time since I wrestled with DOHC...

It's been a long time since I wrestled with DOHC carbs, but... I think there are some ridges or nipples that line up with an indent on the side of the carbs... not sure though, like I said it's...
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3,661
Views: 404,795
Posted By Dave in Wi
Holy cow. I had to go back to the first post &...

Holy cow. I had to go back to the first post & look. It hasn't been QUITE five years, but close.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-01-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3,482
Views: 173,292
Posted By Dave in Wi
That sucks. I'll keep an eye out. Where...

That sucks. I'll keep an eye out. Where specifically on the west side was it taken?
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3,661
Views: 404,795
Posted By Dave in Wi
I think the thought is, for what the list price...

I think the thought is, for what the list price is expected to be, you SHOULD be getting bespoke luggage. Not huge deal in the scheme of things, but all the other bikes I can think of approaching...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-23-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,294
Posted By Dave in Wi
Got it cleaned up, so it's lost it's...

Got it cleaned up, so it's lost it's barn-freshness. Took out the air filter and vacuumed the acorns out of the airbox. :-). Carbs off, bowls off & ordered rebuild kits from parts n more, along with...
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4,062
Views: 625,480
Posted By Dave in Wi
I know I asked before but I don't rember... To...

I know I asked before but I don't rember... To swap shims on the CB1100 do the cams need to come out? With my old DOHC Hondas there was a toolto depress the bucket, without having to take the cam...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-19-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,294
Posted By Dave in Wi
No, gas. Maybe I'll put it in my dads 9N...

No, gas. Maybe I'll put it in my dads 9N tractor, that'll probably run on anything.
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4,062
Views: 625,480
Posted By Dave in Wi
Siyeh has a rack on his , idk if it's genuine...

Siyeh has a rack on his , idk if it's genuine Honda or not.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-18-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,294
Posted By Dave in Wi
First order of business will be making sure the...

First order of business will be making sure the engine is free. Don't expect that to be a problem but we'll see.

Not sure what to do with the old gas in the tank. It's probably 8 years old as...
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