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Forum: The Garage 01-22-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2,704
Views: 368,172
Posted By gots_a_sol
Mounted up the new MotoZ tire. Also took off the...

Mounted up the new MotoZ tire. Also took off the LHRB/rekluse. I like to get back to basics and ride without the aids occasionally.
...
Forum: The Garage 01-18-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2,704
Views: 368,172
Posted By gots_a_sol
So as I was backing my enclosed trailer down a...

So as I was backing my enclosed trailer down a buddy's long, unlit driveway this Sunday I determined I needed some reverse lights on it. I recently picked up a new-to-me ford Excursion which is...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-13-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 31,777
Views: 1,547,176
Posted By gots_a_sol
Unfortunately Peick broke a bone in his foot in...

Unfortunately Peick broke a bone in his foot in the main. Looks like he getting a screw put in it and hopes to race this weekend.


http://racerxonline.com/2015/01/12/weston-peick-injury-update
Forum: The Garage 01-12-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 683
Posted By gots_a_sol
I just used a foot master cylinder from a bike...

I just used a foot master cylinder from a bike they do make a lhrb kit for. In my case I already owned the lhrb kit meant for a Honda, so I picked up a honda master and made a small adapter plate.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-12-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 11,814
Views: 462,850
Posted By gots_a_sol
I was on C row. The first lap was pretty good...

I was on C row. The first lap was pretty good traction, but the top layer got taken off down to the frozen underneath and after that it was an ice rink.

My buddy and I both did 4 laps. He was 12th...
Forum: The Garage 12-31-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 2,704
Views: 368,172
Posted By gots_a_sol
Fixed the wiring on my enclosed trailer. The plug...

Fixed the wiring on my enclosed trailer. The plug had buggered up pins and had been drug down the road a few times so it was a mess. Cut it all off and started over.

Before:
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 26,744
Views: 3,822,444
Posted By gots_a_sol
Do you have good spark?

Do you have good spark?
Forum: Trials 12-21-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 77,050
Posted By gots_a_sol
http://syracuse.craigslist.org/mcy/4807088178.html...

http://syracuse.craigslist.org/mcy/4807088178.html


Dirt Bike For Sale - $1800 (Orwell)

2001 SY 250 Scorpa Trial Bike with long and short range tank. Good condition. $1800.
...
Forum: The Garage 12-20-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,606
Posted By gots_a_sol
The volume of a typical shock reservoir is so...

The volume of a typical shock reservoir is so small that just checking it with a regular tire gauge would result in the loss of quite a bit of pressure.
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 110,346
Posted By gots_a_sol
Probably a bit high. Huskies have crap resale...

Probably a bit high. Huskies have crap resale value these days.

I sold my plated 2011 txc for $3k with a decent list of mods/protection and even then it took a while to sell.
Forum: The Garage 12-20-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,485
Posted By gots_a_sol
Could you just use universal parts to assemble a...

Could you just use universal parts to assemble a line?

8mm banjo to -3an -> whatever length -3 line you need -> xxx threads to -3an fitting


Russell has lines premade with the ends on them,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-05-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,269
Posted By gots_a_sol
Had to use AMA last fall. Blew a tire on my truck...

Had to use AMA last fall. Blew a tire on my truck and stupid me forgot the spare for it. Told the phone person I had my enclosed trailer with me and they said no problem. Dropped the trailer, the guy...
Forum: The Garage 11-28-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2,704
Views: 368,172
Posted By gots_a_sol
Technically in the driveway, but I swapped the...

Technically in the driveway, but I swapped the front end on my Excursion to the newer body style headlights/grill/bumper


As bought
...
Forum: The Garage 11-24-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2,704
Views: 368,172
Posted By gots_a_sol
Work truck (99 superduty with 7.3 powerstroke)...

Work truck (99 superduty with 7.3 powerstroke) started mixing diesel with the coolant. Turns out these brass inserts in the cylinders can crack and allow the diesel to flow into the cooling system....
Forum: The Garage 11-23-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2,704
Views: 368,172
Posted By gots_a_sol
WV has them also ...

WV has them also

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a307/gots_a_sol/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-03/20140306_160322_zpsvcceykvk.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-18-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 11,148
Views: 640,313
Posted By gots_a_sol
I'm in Charles Town, but currently my 610 is down...

I'm in Charles Town, but currently my 610 is down and while the txc is plated, it sucks as a dual sport

Unless you were talking about off-road only, then my 165 is ready to go.
Forum: The Garage 11-07-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2,704
Views: 368,172
Posted By gots_a_sol
Did some work on my new-to-me excursion I bought...

Did some work on my new-to-me excursion I bought a few days ago (craigslist win, $2500)


As bought

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a307/gots_a_sol/excursion/20141105_164517_zps1dkygsyp.jpg
...
Forum: Trials 11-03-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 77,050
Posted By gots_a_sol
Kinda wish this was a bit closer. (psst, if you...

Kinda wish this was a bit closer. (psst, if you are selling a trials bike and wanting a dirt bike, see the link in my sig)

http://detroit.craigslist.org/mcb/mcy/4736803027.html

Sherco trial...
Forum: The Garage 10-23-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2,704
Views: 368,172
Posted By gots_a_sol
New radiator hoses. My original ones were looking...

New radiator hoses. My original ones were looking pretty ratty and I had one spring a leak at a ride the other week from where the cheapo worm drive clamp chewed it up. Because of that, I picked up...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-21-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 11,814
Views: 462,850
Posted By gots_a_sol
Having done the Dirtwise course (which was great...

Having done the Dirtwise course (which was great and I want to do another), I'm curious about how the Jarvis class could be that bad.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-18-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,278
Posted By gots_a_sol
In (also because of the cancelled VCHSS race). ...

In (also because of the cancelled VCHSS race).


White Xterra with a Husky.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-18-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 30,850
Views: 1,817,820
Posted By gots_a_sol
We are going to be down there next week also...

We are going to be down there next week also (Buffalo on Saturday maybe Sunday then Rockhouse after that)
Forum: The Garage 10-17-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2,704
Views: 368,172
Posted By gots_a_sol
Put a Scotts on my WR165. I had a problem...

Put a Scotts on my WR165.

I had a problem (my fault) with the original mount, so had to order a different one. (using newer model forks/triples on my bike, slight difference in handlebar location...
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 2,761
Views: 1,076,088
Posted By gots_a_sol
Yes, it fits in the main compartment.

Yes, it fits in the main compartment.
Forum: Equipment 10-09-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 2,761
Views: 1,076,088
Posted By gots_a_sol
Most of my kit I carry during enduros or trail...

Most of my kit I carry during enduros or trail rides. Rides in a Kriega R8. I had been using a tool roll but just it and the tools took up as much space as this double side tackle box does but...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 110,346
Posted By gots_a_sol
http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a307/gots_a_sol/...

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a307/gots_a_sol/txc250/20140219_212508_zps5maozi5u.jpg
Forum: The Garage 10-04-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 2,704
Views: 368,172
Posted By gots_a_sol
I just get them from Tractor Supply, nothing...

I just get them from Tractor Supply, nothing special. The rubber seals will eventually swell/deteriorate, but they are cheap enough I keep a few on hand.
Forum: The Garage 10-03-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2,704
Views: 368,172
Posted By gots_a_sol
Doing some maintenance on my race bike. On...

Doing some maintenance on my race bike.

On the awesome lift of awesomeness.

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a307/gots_a_sol/wr125/20141003_220244_zpsw9v7dr66.jpg

Main goal was to change...
Forum: Equipment 09-22-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,721
Posted By gots_a_sol
Got a notification from another forum that is...

Got a notification from another forum that is tempting. Seems to only apply to the +2, not the Roam2.



50% Off Contour +2 Mountable Action Camera - $150
Take 50% off the Contour +2 camera from...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 110,346
Posted By gots_a_sol
This on my '11, so yours may be different. The...

This on my '11, so yours may be different. The petcock is for the crossover tube that connects both sides of the tank. The wires attached to it going to the plug next to the valve cover are for the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 110,346
Posted By gots_a_sol
What year bike? Check the petcock(s) and see...

What year bike?

Check the petcock(s) and see if any of them have wires coming out from them, that would be for the low fuel sender in the tank if there is one present.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-07-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 416,633
Posted By gots_a_sol
My camera, guy in the mud is a buddy of mine. I...

My camera, guy in the mud is a buddy of mine. I made sure to laugh at him as I went by loud enough for him to hear :rofl


http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a307/gots_a_sol/thomas_zps8b53eae9.jpg
Forum: The Garage 09-03-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2,704
Views: 368,172
Posted By gots_a_sol
Husky was kind enough to use aluminum for the...

Husky was kind enough to use aluminum for the covers on this bike.

Millermatic 210 with a spool gun. 4043 wire.


I plan to grind down the interior welds still. Hopefully it still fits :rofl
Forum: The Garage 09-03-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 2,704
Views: 368,172
Posted By gots_a_sol
Aww come on, it's just metal :D Have some...

Aww come on, it's just metal :D


Have some clean up to do and need to grind down the welds still, but it is one piece again.
...
Forum: The Garage 09-03-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2,704
Views: 368,172
Posted By gots_a_sol
Or this way works too :rofl ...

Or this way works too :rofl


http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a307/gots_a_sol/te610/20140903_151121_zpstg8e7yu8.jpg
Forum: The Garage 08-29-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2,704
Views: 368,172
Posted By gots_a_sol
Working on my new-to-me 610 and I noticed some...

Working on my new-to-me 610 and I noticed some dripping from the stator cover. Then noticed the JB weld :(

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a307/gots_a_sol/te610/20140829_162146_zps6okf23r0.jpg
...
Forum: The Garage 08-22-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2,704
Views: 368,172
Posted By gots_a_sol
Swapped some plastics on my recently purchased...

Swapped some plastics on my recently purchased 610. Definitely like the white over the yellow.



Pretty much as bought:
...
Forum: The Garage 08-17-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2,704
Views: 368,172
Posted By gots_a_sol
Bought a TE610 to add to the Husky stable ...

Bought a TE610 to add to the Husky stable

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a307/gots_a_sol/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-08/20140817_004335_zpsqfunkpsc.jpg


Doing some tear down to see what I bought....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-17-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 740
Views: 147,983
Posted By gots_a_sol
I recently picked up one of their kits. Pretty...

I recently picked up one of their kits. Pretty well thought out and easy to assemble (I got the HD finger brake version)
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 694
Posted By gots_a_sol
We went on a mancation down to Hatfield McCoy and...

We went on a mancation down to Hatfield McCoy and I got a hair up my ass to ride the TXC on the first day. All fine there, fun to wring out a thumper again. Well day 2 I decided to go back to the...
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