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Forum: Racing 06-15-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 107,366
Posted By LC Garage
ndate tutti a 'fanculo (Fangool)!...

ndate tutti a 'fanculo (Fangool)! :lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: Racing 06-15-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 107,366
Posted By LC Garage
Oh, you mean the "hot wrench"; ...

Oh, you mean the "hot wrench";

http://lastchancegarage.smugmug.com/Machines/Doodlebug/i-wkJfVzz/0/M/IMG_1494-M.jpg...
Forum: Racing 06-11-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 107,366
Posted By LC Garage
Doodlebug Update

A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to snag Luke for half a day of assistance and we decided to get the doodlebug off it's trailer and into it's corner of the shop carport. It will probably live here...
Forum: Racing 06-10-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 107,366
Posted By LC Garage
Cory's Truck Inaugural Drive Video

Here's a link to a video of Cory driving Grandpa's truck for the first time since getting it home;
...
Forum: Racing 05-30-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 107,366
Posted By LC Garage
Hi Nate! Yes, we all agree that Cory is an...

Hi Nate! Yes, we all agree that Cory is an exceptional young man with an old soul. Salvaging old bikes and vehicles is therapeutic, ties us to a simpler time and one of the ties that bind us all...
Forum: Racing 05-27-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 107,366
Posted By LC Garage
Another Racer's Tale...

Just met a local OMRA racer named Todd Iverson (OMRA #15F), and after a fair amount of BS'ing, he shared a letter with me he wrote to a friend a few years back, describing his first XC at Starvation...
Forum: Racing 05-16-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 107,366
Posted By LC Garage
Crooked River Ranch Video

Good friend and crew chief Randy put together a cool little video from Crooked River 2 weeks ago. There are three things I especially like; Tom Street on his '47 Indian, Dick Mann (look quick) and...
Forum: Racing 05-10-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 107,366
Posted By LC Garage
Paul, you know your comments just inspire me to...

Paul, you know your comments just inspire me to do exactly that! There are a few holes in the old SL350 put there just to get a reaction from you!!! :lol3

As Dave says above the forks are pretty...
Forum: Racing 05-09-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 107,366
Posted By LC Garage
:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3

:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: Racing 05-09-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 107,366
Posted By LC Garage
Photo found on AHRMA NW

Here is a link to a pretty cool photo from Crooked River, photo is from Oregon Ducatisti, hope it is ok that I used it and if not I will take it down or buy it, whatever works best.

Here is the...
Forum: Racing 05-09-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 107,366
Posted By LC Garage
Dave, not this year. Will be travelling to...

Dave, not this year. Will be travelling to Southern Or. to help my Aunt at least once a month and my wife's folks need help too, other than that just planning to stick around home and catch up on...
Forum: Racing 05-05-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 107,366
Posted By LC Garage
A Few CRR Photos

Heading out;

http://lastchancegarage.smugmug.com/Competitions/CRR-2015/i-sdDqLcg/0/M/IMG_1439-M.jpg...
Forum: Racing 05-04-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 107,366
Posted By LC Garage
Crooked River Race Adventure

Had a great time in Crooked River; got there on Friday, set up camp and began socializing with our friends, supporters and other campers and racers. I would go to these events just for the good...
Forum: Racing 04-29-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 107,366
Posted By LC Garage
our plans changed, will be there about 3 ish...

our plans changed, will be there about 3 ish Friday, see you soon! :D
Forum: Racing 04-28-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 107,366
Posted By LC Garage
Luke the Welder

Luke came over last night to weld up the cracked footpeg, he also suggested we add some additional gusseting;
...
Forum: Racing 04-27-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 107,366
Posted By LC Garage
Almost Ready

Steadily working on SL350 and also Nellie the MH, pulled the MH engine cover and retorqued manifold, carb, etc. Double checked everything and put the cover back on, now hoping that is the last time...
Forum: Racing 04-27-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 107,366
Posted By LC Garage
We'll leave for Crooked River this Friday morning...

We'll leave for Crooked River this Friday morning should be there noonish, will keep an eye out for you. What are you driving? We'll be in our old Minnie Winnie. :D
Forum: Racing 04-20-2015, 10:06 AM
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Views: 107,366
Posted By LC Garage
SL350 CRR 2015 Race Prep

Crooked River Ranch race prep is going well. CV carbs are back together with new diaphrams and stock jetting and we've also changed out the rear sprocket from a 45 tooth to a 55. Hoping the carb and...
Forum: Racing 04-15-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 107,366
Posted By LC Garage
HAMMER!!!!! :clap:clap:clap:clap:clap

HAMMER!!!!!

:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Racing 04-13-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 107,366
Posted By LC Garage
We thought about you guys a lot this weekend,...

We thought about you guys a lot this weekend, glad you all made it through safe, that dusty start was crowded and mega scary looking! :eek1

Our best intentions were to stay home and prep for...
Forum: Racing 04-13-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 107,366
Posted By LC Garage
foot note

Forgot one other detail; the left rear brake on the F250 was sticking, for about the first hour we were stopping every 10 to 15 miles and had to whack the left rear backing plate to release the brake...
Forum: Racing 04-13-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 107,366
Posted By LC Garage
and spoil a perfectly good adventure?? :lol3

and spoil a perfectly good adventure?? :lol3
Forum: Racing 04-12-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 107,366
Posted By LC Garage
Doodlebug Retrieval

Thursday night we found the old Model A tractor (or doodlebug as they are sometimes called) and while working Friday Jan and I exchanged phone calls and emails on how we could retrieve it, who could...
Forum: Racing 04-12-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 107,366
Posted By LC Garage
Cory "rubbing my fingernail between the points...

Cory "rubbing my fingernail between the points (they were a little corroded and I didn't have spark) and smacking the carburetor with a crescent wrench to un-stick the needle and seat. With some gas...
Forum: Racing 04-11-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 107,366
Posted By LC Garage
Cory, you are part of this band of brothers (and...

Cory, you are part of this band of brothers (and sisters, we love and cherish our many sisters) and you and all the rest are welcome to "thread jack" as you put it, ANY TIME! We just got home from...
Forum: Racing 04-11-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 107,366
Posted By LC Garage
I remember you could put both transmissions in...

I remember you could put both transmissions in reverse and it would go forward SUPER SLOW! :lol3
Forum: Racing 04-10-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 107,366
Posted By LC Garage
Laugh Doodlebug

So, with everything else going on, got severely sidetracked last night, but in a good way. The back story; as a boy of about 12, one of our many projects in dad's shop was a 1929 Model A tractor,...
Forum: Racing 04-09-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 107,366
Posted By LC Garage
Bike Updates

Although we did cancel the D100 trip, we continue as time allows to work on all the bikes, getting ready for various rides or races.

First is the CRF250X, recipient of steering damper, fat...
Forum: Racing 04-09-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 107,366
Posted By LC Garage
Hersh Update

We just heard from Florida, and although Hersh is in rough shape he will survive, and now begins the long road of rehab and recovery. Not sure if he will be riding the Goldwing anytime soon (if at...
Forum: Racing 04-02-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 107,366
Posted By LC Garage
Change of Plans

March was a very tough month for our family, we lost a dear uncle, a close friend a week after that and now a few days ago Mark "Hersh" Griffin suffered a severe stroke days after leaving here and...
Forum: Racing 04-01-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 107,366
Posted By LC Garage
I installed a gas alarm when we got Nellie about...

I installed a gas alarm when we got Nellie about 2 years ago, can't remember if we have the combo smoke/co alarm, I will check. Thanks Mortimer and Scott! Also talked to the wife (just now) about...
Forum: Racing 03-31-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 107,366
Posted By LC Garage
Thanks Scott, definitely worth considering, we...

Thanks Scott, definitely worth considering, we just need something like this that takes the chill off in the morning and is super reliable. What does the hose hookup look like?

Thanks!
Forum: Racing 03-31-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 107,366
Posted By LC Garage
Nellie's Generator

Lots of little parts and pieces are required to keep even a very modest grass roots race program going. And for us, one of those items is our Genset in Nellie. Because our furnace only works when it...
Forum: Racing 03-29-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 107,366
Posted By LC Garage
Prep, Prep and more Prep!

First of all, Nellie is running great. After a few test drives, including two very steep hills, the power is now what you should expect from a big block and the gas mileage is up over 8 mpg! The big...
Forum: Racing 03-12-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 107,366
Posted By LC Garage
Is Rainbow007 Becky? Glad to have her on the...

Is Rainbow007 Becky? Glad to have her on the team, she is a heck of a good rider! Don and I are now riding Masters class, my first year to race for free!

We are hoping you will join us for the...
Forum: Racing 03-11-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 107,366
Posted By LC Garage
Thanks Scott! Yes they key to the E350 was...

Thanks Scott! Yes they key to the E350 was removing all the exterior pieces and gaining access, after that the biggest challenge was removing the alternator (had to hacksaw it off, main bolt totally...
Forum: Racing 03-11-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 107,366
Posted By LC Garage
Lots of Progress

Luke's new hybrid bike, not yet offically dubbed, it is a YZ250 chassis with a Suzuki quad counter-balanced 250cc engine. This one is turning out very nice, Luke rode it for the first time last...
Forum: Photos 02-10-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 946
Views: 421,204
Posted By LC Garage
Love the Christmas lights, put some up in my shop...

Love the Christmas lights, put some up in my shop for family deal a couple years ago, liked them so much left them up! :D
Forum: Racing 02-08-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 107,366
Posted By LC Garage
Hi Ladybug! It has been quiet 'cuz I don't want...

Hi Ladybug! It has been quiet 'cuz I don't want to bore everyone with tales of Nellie the adventure support vehicle! Have been working diligently to get Nellie ready for riding season; timing chain...
Forum: Racing 01-22-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 107,366
Posted By LC Garage
Wow! You never cease to amaze! Nice segue from...

Wow! You never cease to amaze! Nice segue from Greek mythology to the Golden Greek and still active octogenarian top fuel pilot Chris K, and then creating your own mythology during a daydream in high...
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