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Forum: Some Assembly Required Yesterday, 08:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,663
Posted By RustyStuff
Made the other side tonight. Due to the...

Made the other side tonight.
Due to the Fame/Engine mounts being different from side to side, I had to make up a mounting block for the whole mess.
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-24-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,663
Posted By RustyStuff
Oh, and I've decided to GO ALL THE WAY. I...

Oh, and I've decided to GO ALL THE WAY.

I ordered a 17" rear alloy. Going to get some kenda big blocks!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-24-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,663
Posted By RustyStuff
Crash bar time. ...

Crash bar time.

http://i235.photobucket.com/albums/ee87/JeepComanche88/CAM00655.jpg

Start with a Naaasty old "highway bar". Start hacking away. Weld on some tab's and WA-lah.

...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-22-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,663
Posted By RustyStuff
A bit over a 1/2".

A bit over a 1/2".
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-21-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,663
Posted By RustyStuff
Platform peg's came in today. Fun discovery,...

Platform peg's came in today. Fun discovery, DR650 pegs are a direct fit into a GS.

http://i235.photobucket.com/albums/ee87/JeepComanche88/CAM00650.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 02-21-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,017
Posted By RustyStuff
Look for a GS500. I've got a GS450, the 500...

Look for a GS500.

I've got a GS450, the 500 is better in every way and is probably about as cheap to own.

It will do 100mph, get 55-60mpg. Mine has been tough as shit for the last 3 years.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-20-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,663
Posted By RustyStuff
lAfter having the bike fall over a few times, I'm...

lAfter having the bike fall over a few times, I'm thinking fat-foot on the side stand.

So, I dig though my heap-o-garbage and find this rusty-crusty washer hanging out.
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-19-2015, 11:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,663
Posted By RustyStuff
Did a bit more this evening. Threw the...

Did a bit more this evening.

Threw the center stand skid on-

http://i235.photobucket.com/albums/ee87/JeepComanche88/CAM00627.jpg
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-19-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,380
Posted By RustyStuff
Wow, I never quite expected that^.:lol3

Wow, I never quite expected that^.:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,859
Posted By RustyStuff
Shinko Tourmasters, with about 10-12K miles.( ODO...

Shinko Tourmasters, with about 10-12K miles.( ODO is way off)

http://i235.photobucket.com/albums/ee87/JeepComanche88/CAM00058_1.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-19-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,663
Posted By RustyStuff
What size is your rear tire? I'm envious if you...

What size is your rear tire? I'm envious if you can run 17-18" dual sport tires.


Should try and meet up some time in the spring to compare bikes.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-18-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,663
Posted By RustyStuff
Glad I'm not the only one. Big day today. My...

Glad I'm not the only one.

Big day today. My hand guards showed up and and got to work fitting them.

Cheap ones off eBay, quality seems OK for the price, could have used more finish work, but...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-16-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,663
Posted By RustyStuff
Badges are from a Late 70's Dodge truck. ...

Badges are from a Late 70's Dodge truck.

Once I get the hand guards I'm thinking of moving the turn signals up there( set of orange marker lights?).
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-15-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,663
Posted By RustyStuff
Thank you.:D New Grips, "rally raid" style. ...

Thank you.:D

New Grips, "rally raid" style.

http://i235.photobucket.com/albums/ee87/JeepComanche88/DSCN2132.jpg

I think I'll put these badges on it....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-15-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,663
Posted By RustyStuff
My GS450Adventurer

It's been my sport bike for the last 3 year's. I've decided to take it down a different path this year, a much dirtier one.

The plan-
Braced Bars( Done)
Hand guards( On order)
MX Pegs(DR650...
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 241
Posted By RustyStuff
Trailwing TW40 Question

My bike has a 16" rear rim, the Trailwing TW40 seems to be the only real option for a dual sport tire in the 120/90/16 size I need.

I see it listed as a tube type on most retailers sites, yet on...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-13-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 1,639
Views: 1,165,256
Posted By RustyStuff
No plan's at the moment. I have Progressive rear...

No plan's at the moment. I have Progressive rear shocks and progressive springs in the forks. It's pretty decent for what it is.

I'll look into DR/TW pegs.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-12-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 1,639
Views: 1,165,256
Posted By RustyStuff
My work in progress, started last weekend. ...

My work in progress, started last weekend.

1980 GS450.

http://i235.photobucket.com/albums/ee87/JeepComanche88/CAM00589.jpg

http://i235.photobucket.com/albums/ee87/JeepComanche88/CAM00587.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 650
Posted By RustyStuff
About the same here in Eastern WA. 1 Indi leather...

About the same here in Eastern WA. 1 Indi leather store that sells leathers here in Yakima, and the Harley dealer.

Seem to be a few cycle gear's in seattle, but not much else.
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By RustyStuff
I did. 11mm OD of splines, 21 splines. Exact...

I did. 11mm OD of splines, 21 splines. Exact length doesn't matter, trying to find one that's a bit longer than stock.

Posting from my phone, Missed posting it at first.
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 25,874
Views: 4,628,350
Posted By RustyStuff
I'm trying to find a lever that fits a GS450,...

I'm trying to find a lever that fits a GS450, I'want to find out if the DRZ lever might fit.
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By RustyStuff
Help me find a folding shift lever that fits!

I'm turning my GS450 into a desert sled/dual sport. My stock lever is already bent up, so i'm just going to replace it.

Being that it's old, I haven't found any levers listed for it, but I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 25,874
Views: 4,628,350
Posted By RustyStuff
If someone happens to know the diameter and...

If someone happens to know the diameter and number of splines of the splined portion shift shaft on these bikes, would you be kind enough to post it? Trying to find a folding lever that will fit on...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-11-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By RustyStuff
Fix it! I spent years as a kid riding around...

Fix it!

I spent years as a kid riding around on an ATC 90, hell of a lot of fun.
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 23,125
Views: 3,007,510
Posted By RustyStuff
Hey, anyone know the dimensions of the XR's foot...

Hey, anyone know the dimensions of the XR's foot peg's mounting bit? I'm trying to find a set of moto pegs that will fit my suzuki.
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 825
Posted By RustyStuff
Wayyyy back, it was common for farms and orchards...

Wayyyy back, it was common for farms and orchards here to use small dual sports- Running water, checking smudge pots, running fence lines. They had a half dozen different bikes on my fathers farm....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-06-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,528
Posted By RustyStuff
Dual Sport it is then!

Dual Sport it is then!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-06-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,528
Posted By RustyStuff
I'm thinking of signing up for one of the Poker...

I'm thinking of signing up for one of the Poker runs.


How Bad/Hard is the Iron man? Something a dual sported old streetbike could handle? Which would you guys recommend?

Hope I'll get to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-05-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4,428
Views: 874,657
Posted By RustyStuff
Few More. I consider Northern CA part of the PNW....

Few More. I consider Northern CA part of the PNW.

What a place.


http://i235.photobucket.com/albums/ee87/JeepComanche88/CAM00287.jpg...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-05-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4,428
Views: 874,657
Posted By RustyStuff
From my HW 101 ride in sept. Sunset in...

From my HW 101 ride in sept.

Sunset in Lincoln City,OR.

http://i235.photobucket.com/albums/ee87/JeepComanche88/CAM00239.jpg

...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-03-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 790
Posted By RustyStuff
Fantastic, my first ride was/is very similar to...

Fantastic, my first ride was/is very similar to that. No fenders though. Felt like a total 6 year old bad ass on it, in my white bell 3/4 helmet with a visor/guard on it and some huge leather gloves....
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,936
Posted By RustyStuff
Sweet. Want to link the parts?

Sweet.

Want to link the parts?
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5,687
Views: 1,158,126
Posted By RustyStuff
$1.59 at one station here a bit ago. My...

$1.59 at one station here a bit ago.

My father called and said he paid $1.39.:eek1
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-27-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4,428
Views: 874,657
Posted By RustyStuff
From September- ...

From September-
http://i235.photobucket.com/albums/ee87/JeepComanche88/1408836545925_1.jpg

http://i235.photobucket.com/albums/ee87/JeepComanche88/1408836726864_1.jpg

Love this place.
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 3,405
Views: 959,325
Posted By RustyStuff
God damn is that a looker.

God damn is that a looker.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-25-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,372
Posted By RustyStuff
I say he needs to cover the seat with OD Green...

I say he needs to cover the seat with OD Green canvas to go with some Surplus duffle bags for luggage.

Pony keg instead of a top box for the water?
:lol3
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-24-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 400
Posted By RustyStuff
Great, thanks for the tips guys.

Great, thanks for the tips guys.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-23-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 400
Posted By RustyStuff
Jacket and gloves for sure. Depends on what I...

Jacket and gloves for sure. Depends on what I spend, might get boots too.

I've been looking online, but I just can't bring myself to buy something without knowing if It will even fit right.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-23-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 400
Posted By RustyStuff
Good gear shops in WA?

Looking to get new gear this spring, anyone know a really good shop that has a big selection of gear?

Yakima is a bit of a wasteland, few dealers with not much and one small indi gear shop.
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,777
Posted By RustyStuff
I'll be a bad influence, but unless you know your...

I'll be a bad influence, but unless you know your going to try and flip this bike soon,I would just have fun with it.:evil

All your mods can be removed-resold or put on newer KLR if you do decide...
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