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Forum: 2 smokers 02-26-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,941
Posted By dhallilama
side note: every bolt removed so far has been a...

side note: every bolt removed so far has been a grade 5 SAE.
I'm guessing the bike was torn down and parts were lost.

guess at least they weren't grade 2. 5 should at least be close to the...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-23-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,941
Posted By dhallilama
had a few minutes between other projects, so...

had a few minutes between other projects, so pulled the bike apart more.

http://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-a3SNd5_E4Xg/VOtR2MvsSMI/AAAAAAAAfm8/GtJuwyElGms/s1533-d/IMG_20150222_202731.jpg


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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-16-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 10,838
Views: 2,231,877
Posted By dhallilama
that child stealing eyeball freebasing guy has...

that child stealing eyeball freebasing guy has been trying to sell that bike for at least a year, if not more. it was $1200 or so for a while.

it being an XR (off road only), and in oregon, it...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-15-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,941
Posted By dhallilama
tore the bike a bit more down. has a Ronnie...

tore the bike a bit more down.

has a Ronnie Mac grade 5 hardware store swingarm bolt. that was fun getting off......
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-15-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,363
Posted By dhallilama
neither... IT... it's a 2 stroke edit: it's...

neither... IT... it's a 2 stroke

edit: it's a DT400... built by Busch & Busch
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-12-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By dhallilama
introduced a bunch of times, doubt it has (or...

introduced a bunch of times, doubt it has (or will anytime soon) leave committee. sure would like to see it go to vote.

riding for a couple decades in so-cal, lane splitting daily, i don't see...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-10-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By dhallilama
just listened to the interview: GREAT, thank you!

just listened to the interview: GREAT, thank you!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-09-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By dhallilama
OR SB420 - Oregon Lane Splitting bill, 2015

didn't see anything here about this...

it's not gotten very far any other time a similar bill was introduced, but hey... just maybe

summary:
Allows operators of motorcycles and mopeds to pass...
Forum: 2 smokers 01-10-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,629
Posted By dhallilama
paint doesn't make it faster, more reliable or...

paint doesn't make it faster, more reliable or anything other than prettier

(it'd bug the shit out of me, too, though :) )
Forum: 2 smokers 01-08-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,941
Posted By dhallilama
"shiftin' gears and drinkin' beers" - Ronnie...

"shiftin' gears and drinkin' beers" - Ronnie Mac
Forum: 2 smokers 01-08-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,941
Posted By dhallilama
i've had around 50 bikes over the years... mostly...

i've had around 50 bikes over the years... mostly Japanese, a few euros, nothing really exotic. a few of them never made it past project status, so may not count.

lately i've been wanting to thin...
Forum: 2 smokers 01-08-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,334
Posted By dhallilama
isn't there a clip in here? wee small wire...

isn't there a clip in here? wee small wire clip...

http://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-7_sbPJBUp4A/VK7LDuBCDvI/AAAAAAAAekw/eu5ZLxGI0Ao/w433-h373-no/Capture.JPG

it's been a while since i rebuilt...
Forum: 2 smokers 01-07-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,941
Posted By dhallilama
I don't have much brand loyalty :) my almost...

I don't have much brand loyalty :)

my almost 9yr old daughter towers over her JR50 (even with the suspension & seat in high position)... but it's doable for now, plus she's easily intimidated...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-07-2015, 02:06 AM
Replies: 10,838
Views: 2,231,877
Posted By dhallilama
think it depends on the person, but new bikes...

think it depends on the person, but new bikes don't do it for me.

me, for the street, i started with crappy 70s bikes... then crappy 80s bikes... then crappy 90s bikes... eventually got a brand...
Forum: 2 smokers 01-07-2015, 01:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 880
Posted By dhallilama
weld it. bring it to any welding shop (or...

weld it. bring it to any welding shop (or trailer hitch shop) and it shouldn't cost more than a few bucks or some beer. Hell, where are you located? lots of guys here weld (myself included)
...
Forum: 2 smokers 01-07-2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,513
Posted By dhallilama
oh, i've used duct tape, packing tape, even saran...

oh, i've used duct tape, packing tape, even saran wrap once. :rofl

the saran wrap was actually there for a couple years. ok, it's still there. but in my defense, i was out of duct tape...
Forum: 2 smokers 01-07-2015, 12:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,941
Posted By dhallilama
thanks! the garage is in reasonably poor...

thanks!

the garage is in reasonably poor shape... some vinyl siding that is structural at this point, windows that are becoming oblique (even the glass) from leaning for so long, but it's got...
Forum: 2 smokers 01-06-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,941
Posted By dhallilama
they never seem to show up around here. this one...

they never seem to show up around here. this one was the closest i'd seen for sale in months. probably the worst, too :)



haven't touched it since before the holidays.

i did a compression...
Forum: 2 smokers 01-06-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,513
Posted By dhallilama
'tis coming along nicely! man, i hate duct...

'tis coming along nicely!

man, i hate duct tape rim strip. don't know what the deal is, but half the bikes i've acquired over the years have had liberal amounts of the stuff. one bike must have...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-04-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,805
Posted By dhallilama
when i was in Brazil, vast fields of sugarcane...

when i was in Brazil, vast fields of sugarcane dominated swaths of land all over. they seem to have it down to an affordable science. i worked for one of the petro companies that had a sizable stake...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-04-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 158,802
Posted By dhallilama
'78 GS1000 APE top end, Web cams, etc... ...

'78 GS1000
APE top end, Web cams, etc...
Heidenau K44R, K64R tires
Works shocks
lots of little things

should be fun. needs paint buffed out, front fender painted and to be finished up.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-02-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,805
Posted By dhallilama
sigh. i give in. i was never for ethanol in...

sigh. i give in.

i was never for ethanol in the gas, but a mix of not having too many bad experiences with it along with having 3 vehicles setup and tuned to run on E85... that's all in the past....
Forum: 2 smokers 01-01-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,629
Posted By dhallilama
me... i'd probably run it. i've trimmed skirts...

me... i'd probably run it. i've trimmed skirts and modified pistons in the past, anyway...
Forum: 2 smokers 12-31-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,629
Posted By dhallilama
any pics? i'd be really, really hesitant to run...

any pics? i'd be really, really hesitant to run it...



i've acquired a good number of bikes like that. fresh motor, everything else roached... or well maintained suspension but no working back...
Forum: 2 smokers 12-30-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,941
Posted By dhallilama
I thought my old YZ was easy to work on... damn...

I thought my old YZ was easy to work on... damn the Husky makes that YZ seem like a slapped together POS in comparison. everything really does fit together very nicely! 5 min to have the plastics,...
Forum: 2 smokers 12-24-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,941
Posted By dhallilama
on the plus side, i'ma welder/fabricator... so...

on the plus side, i'ma welder/fabricator... so this stuff is free(ish) to fix...
Forum: 2 smokers 12-24-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,509
Posted By dhallilama
... and nimble. at least that's what i remember...

... and nimble. at least that's what i remember from riding a friend's, which i think was a '93. RMs always seemed to have that quick/nimble steering along with quick sketchiness at speed. can't...
Forum: 2 smokers 12-24-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,941
Posted By dhallilama
casually looking further... bike needs quite a...

casually looking further... bike needs quite a bit of lovin'


lower motor mount broken off frame on one side, bird crap weld on other
lower pipe mount broken off frame, bird crap weld left...
Forum: 2 smokers 12-23-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,509
Posted By dhallilama
how does the "plated" part work in Jersey? i've...

how does the "plated" part work in Jersey? i've gone through hoops and did a bit of smoke and mirror work to get bikes plated in CA and Oregon... both states occasionally pull plates. i had a KX...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-22-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 2,935
Views: 890,901
Posted By dhallilama
oh man, that is purdy! i had a lightning...

oh man, that is purdy!

i had a lightning that was 100% stock/original, down to the tires... dragged it out of a storage container where it had sat for 20+ years.
JUST new fluids and new-ish...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-22-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2,935
Views: 890,901
Posted By dhallilama
I'm a big fan of 60s ironheads... they can be as...

I'm a big fan of 60s ironheads... they can be as reliable as anything else out there (this one is), fun, simple machines. I adjust the points & valves every few months (when riding it full time/daily...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-21-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2,935
Views: 890,901
Posted By dhallilama
this is both a great and terrible town to ride...

this is both a great and terrible town to ride in... great because hell, any time on a motorcycle is great... terrible because i swear the drivers are blind.



Leonard's step-daughter was the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-19-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,008
Posted By dhallilama
and an eight crazy nights... ...

and an eight crazy nights...

http://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-EahturJ7sxA/VJTqF87F1OI/AAAAAAAAeP4/mQ96tfqhDhI/s1533-d/IMG_20141219_191634.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-19-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,337
Posted By dhallilama
good luck man... this stuff sucks and is...

good luck man... this stuff sucks and is seriously a PITA...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-19-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,717
Posted By dhallilama
not all states titled bikes back then... hell,...

not all states titled bikes back then... hell, many don't now depending on the age of the bike. take Vermont for example... over 15yrs old and only registration is issued. AL, where that duc seems to...
Forum: 2 smokers 12-17-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 36,362
Posted By dhallilama
premix, religion and politics; all guaranteed to...

premix, religion and politics; all guaranteed to start arguments. :D

i've run everything from 20:1 castor to 100:1 synthetic... in the end, i just like motorcycles. and boobs. and bacon.
Forum: 2 smokers 12-17-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,566
Posted By dhallilama
ok... let me re-phrase that. '02 seems to be...

ok... let me re-phrase that. '02 seems to be 'the' year to get of the Italian huskys...

now, for the real deal swede builts, yes; metal tank huskys do indeed rock!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-16-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,020
Posted By dhallilama
glad to see some progress! a non-running...

glad to see some progress!

a non-running Derbi popped up on craigslist the other day... i immediately thought of this thread. called the dude an hour after it was posted and it had already sold. ...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-16-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2,935
Views: 890,901
Posted By dhallilama
my '67 sportster was somewhat similar... though...

my '67 sportster was somewhat similar... though the guy had it for 10yrs. built it as a chopper in the early 70s... later did a full rebuild of the bike, built the motor (high comp, cams, hot...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-15-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 10,838
Views: 2,231,877
Posted By dhallilama
hole. e. shit. it's like you had a picture of me...

hole. e. shit. it's like you had a picture of me in my prime. or a good Saturday night.
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