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Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 366
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Yes. I replaced my original blue seat for a...

Yes.
I replaced my original blue seat for a year 2002 brown seat. They are identical.

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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-14-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 13,536
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Man, you gotta push that car! Speaking of open...

Man, you gotta push that car!
Speaking of open lapping days, Second Creek near DIA was free for a few days after Christmas every year and the track would be beyond crazy. I miss those days. :cry
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,567
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Nice! Looks really good. I'll keep an eye out...

Nice! Looks really good.
I'll keep an eye out for your build thread.
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,567
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Thanks Drew. My picasa page kind of turned into a...

Thanks Drew. My picasa page kind of turned into a write up along the way since the time it took to rebuild was so long. I was able to practically document the progress. The last 10% of the build has...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-09-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 13,536
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
That 2nd one is owned by a friend of mine....

That 2nd one is owned by a friend of mine. Maintained by a bmw mastermind if you will.
The M3 is a car that fits the bill every time you look for something that is reliable, affordable, fast, has...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,567
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
You can see that there is damage from the...

You can see that there is damage from the handlebar on the upper right fairing. Not to mention the replacement handlebar as well as the signals. The tank looks dented too. Just be happy that the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-08-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 13,536
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Do yourself a favor and drive all of the cars...

Do yourself a favor and drive all of the cars mentioned here and then go find a 1997 4 door M3 to compare.
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,567
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Nice! Do you have a picture of the front with...

Nice! Do you have a picture of the front with that fender?
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,567
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Good luck finding that crash bar. I searched Ebay...

Good luck finding that crash bar. I searched Ebay nearly every day, worldwide, for any one thing related to Tengai and never saw a single set.
The SW will be just fine, not to mention you would...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,567
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Sweet! Pick my brain if you feel like you need...

Sweet!
Pick my brain if you feel like you need Tengai-specific info. I have a few bits of knowledge along with a couple of others on here.
It took me a couple of years to get mine in presentable...
Forum: Face plant 09-30-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,669
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Not without figuring out some way to mount it. ...

Not without figuring out some way to mount it.
The Tengai has different fork legs with mounting points......
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-14-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 582
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
That question I do not know. With just that one...

That question I do not know. With just that one comparison between the A and B models you can see the terrible reliability due to those part numbers. Instead of hacking/keeping the Tengai cluster I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-13-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 582
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
The Tengai was only imported for one year here in...

The Tengai was only imported for one year here in the States. 1990. Was there a mistake in your writing there?

Anyways. I think I have an entire set of plastics, gas tank, and subframe(s) from a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 8,528
Views: 2,088,844
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Did you guys say Tengai? :D ...

Did you guys say Tengai?

:D

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Disregard the feng shui. I had no part in the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 83,502
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Oh muh gosh. That is a piece of work! I hope that...

Oh muh gosh. That is a piece of work! I hope that it makes your riding experience much more enjoyable!
Looking forward to seeing more of your ride.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-27-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 1,941
Views: 405,691
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
A very common smoking issue with cars is oil...

A very common smoking issue with cars is oil dripping from the valve cover gasket onto the exhaust. Sometimes the smell from this takes on a few different kinds of flavors. Check for leaking oil. The...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-23-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 1,633
Views: 255,075
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Oh! Pictures of the Tengai! I've been waiting...

Oh! Pictures of the Tengai!
I've been waiting for more content to surface... hard to find good-looking ones these days!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-21-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
That cafe is pretty unique. Great sandwich-soup...

That cafe is pretty unique. Great sandwich-soup combos.

But I would have to say that Mainline's spiced-rum syrup paired with their chicken and waffles is really hard to beat. I'm buying a waffle...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 8,528
Views: 2,088,844
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Got some more tasks situated on the bike. Still...

Got some more tasks situated on the bike. Still more mods to come, such as finding a suitable way to mount my cases. I have a front wheel vibration that may be fun. Some trimming of the rear fender...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-16-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 15,493
Views: 2,376,849
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Quick sale. Don't need these anymore. Got them...

Quick sale. Don't need these anymore. Got them from a guy giving away a bunch of KLR parts a while back. I ended up giving him money for all of it. I told him if I made a profit off of any of it that...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-05-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,816
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
The only experience I had there was good. ...

The only experience I had there was good.

Talked to a sales manager about my bike and how I was looking for these bushings from a KLR of certain years.
I couldn't find them for sale anywhere, nor...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-11-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 1,941
Views: 405,691
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Floyd, dry weight difference is going to be...

Floyd, dry weight difference is going to be fairly nominal. In my garage, there is a 2001 KLR and my 90 Tengai sitting next to each other. I've scoured the bikes and aside from the visual aspects of...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 490
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Here's what the switch looks like on mine... ...

Here's what the switch looks like on mine...
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I could get more pics if you want of the throttle...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-01-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,711
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Every time I ride OR drive up there I feel as...

Every time I ride OR drive up there I feel as though I am the only one going the speed limit.
I had a fear of deer up there while riding but I think I'm just going to make the smart decision and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-31-2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,089
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Well, guys. My housing situation was (and still...

Well, guys. My housing situation was (and still may be) changing shortly and so what I began doing was focusing my time and effort elsewhere. I haven't brought my blasting dream to fruition and there...
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2013, 01:38 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,253
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Hey, cool stuff! The square headlight is kinda...

Hey, cool stuff! The square headlight is kinda boring to me too. At the most I was thinking of fabbing a "crystal" lens headlight onto the existing location, retrofitting an hid projector into it. I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-26-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,648
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
I need to get better pictures of the brown since...

I need to get better pictures of the brown since it likes to change during weird lighting.
Didn't see your message, was working on the yard all day so I couldn't have gone.
I've seen one or two of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-25-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,648
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
I continued to diagnose the bike and threw a...

I continued to diagnose the bike and threw a couple more parts at it as well. Got the new petcock installed as well as some better fuel lines. Rehashed the clutch safety switch and the sidestand...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-02-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,648
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
All symptoms occur with only choke all the way...

All symptoms occur with only choke all the way out. I've got the aftermarket, brass plunger enrichener. I took it out, inspected it for flaws, sealed with teflon, and then reinstalled so the issue...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-25-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,648
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Thanks man! Took a while, and it's collecting...

Thanks man! Took a while, and it's collecting dust. But I did buy another car so I'm working on it too.

I've just started chatting with Dusty about this, but I've got spark and fuel and air all...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 8,528
Views: 2,088,844
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Thought I'd show you guys its emergence from the...

Thought I'd show you guys its emergence from the garage. Finally.

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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-02-2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,648
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Awww thanks. :1drink

Awww thanks. :1drink
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-01-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,648
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Remember my Tengai project?

I'm dang-near done with this restoration that I started 2 years ago. Trust me, finding parts for this bad boy ain't easy.
I have decals for it that I'm debating on the placement. I have other...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-05-2013, 02:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,089
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
I see. Common practices involve curing a base...

I see. Common practices involve curing a base coating that is heavy silver that is metallic with sparkle.
Like this photo from AwesomeMetalStuff.com...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-04-2013, 12:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,089
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Thanks. I noticed the difference between good...

Thanks. I noticed the difference between good grounds quite quickly when I used jumper cables for the first time! All of a sudden my trigger finger needed to slow way down.
I immediately went out...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-03-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,089
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Ahaha. Electric bill... surprisingly, I have been...

Ahaha. Electric bill... surprisingly, I have been keeping tabs on it just in case I see a massive increase. So far though I have yet to see a dramatic change.

Fade? Yikes. I've seen quality and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-03-2013, 01:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,089
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
I just responded to another person with a wheel...

I just responded to another person with a wheel query. He's got larger wheels and a similar request.
I've got an awesome combination of powders that I'm anxious to try on his wheels that won't reach...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-02-2013, 02:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,089
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Hey cool! Thanks for poppin' in. That chrome is...

Hey cool! Thanks for poppin' in. That chrome is "Almost Chrome" from Eastwood. I also have "Heavy Silver Base," "Chrome Base," and "Premium Silver Vein" that I'll be utilizing in some transparent's...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-01-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,089
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Awesome. I just acquired a gas tank that I'm...

Awesome. I just acquired a gas tank that I'm excited to prep. PM me his email address and I could start the conversation on a game-plan.
I've got an idea for script, in powdercoat, that I will be...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-31-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,089
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
I have 2 kinds of paint strippers that I use in...

I have 2 kinds of paint strippers that I use in addition to good 'ole elbow grease.
My supply of wire wheels, dremmel machines and bits, brushes, sanding blocks/balls/paper/sponges, and metal files...
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