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Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 02:11 PM
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Posted By 8gv
I believe the KLX has a shim and bucket style...

I believe the KLX has a shim and bucket style valve adjustment. My understanding is that shim and bucket can go longer intervals. My son's KLX manual says 7500 for the first one.
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 109,407
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Posted By 8gv
If the exhaust valve clearance gets too small it...

If the exhaust valve clearance gets too small it can do damage.

You'll not hear this happening.

Do it yourself.

The tools you acquire for the task will propel you into other tasks and soon...
Forum: Ride reports 05-19-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 18,176
Posted By 8gv
So... This retirement thing, it's working...

So...

This retirement thing, it's working out ok? :D
Forum: Ride reports 05-17-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 18,176
Posted By 8gv
So... No TFR's there? :D Great pics,...

So...

No TFR's there? :D

Great pics, the cliff with the farm above is impressive.

Keep it coming!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-12-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 41,678
Posted By 8gv
I interpret the prohibition of "trail bikes" to...

I interpret the prohibition of "trail bikes" to mean unregistered machines.

If it says "no motorcycles" then I stay out.
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 109,407
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Posted By 8gv
As much as it's convenient and cost saving to fix...

As much as it's convenient and cost saving to fix everything myself...

Sometimes I wish I'd never disassembled that record player (young fellas better google that) and put it back to working order...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-04-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 5,385
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Posted By 8gv
"not for beginners" :lol3

"not for beginners" :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 2,057
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Posted By 8gv
Great idea! But somehow, you'll find a...

Great idea!

But somehow, you'll find a way...:D
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 109,407
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Posted By 8gv
You may be describing the surging that the stock...

You may be describing the surging that the stock set up often has.

If so, Derek at MotoLab has the answer.
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2015, 07:01 PM
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Posted By 8gv
She must have been a fine lookin' woman...:rofl

She must have been a fine lookin' woman...:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2015, 05:58 AM
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Posted By 8gv
Ok, it's a deal. You get his pictures, I get...

Ok, it's a deal.

You get his pictures, I get his bikes.:deal
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2015, 04:59 PM
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Posted By 8gv
Are you down shifting when the bike is revving...

Are you down shifting when the bike is revving too high to do so? It won't like to shift down if it's screaming.

There are two things I would check first:

Verify that the shift lever bolt is...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-27-2015, 04:44 PM
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Posted By 8gv
All I can say is... OUCH!!! and ...

All I can say is...

OUCH!!!

and

WOW!!!
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 18,176
Posted By 8gv
Since you have a little extra time... Load...

Since you have a little extra time...

Load up your bird with ferry bladders and follow the WW2 route over to Europe. :D
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 18,176
Posted By 8gv
Best looking laptop I've seen!

Best looking laptop I've seen!
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 04:42 AM
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Posted By 8gv
My SPOT device rides on my right arm. I usually...

My SPOT device rides on my right arm. I usually don't do tracking but will often reach over and hit the button to ping my location.

I suppose if I crash on my left arm I am screwed but a riding...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 09:30 PM
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Posted By 8gv
Skeet shooting?

Skeet shooting?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-16-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 41,678
Posted By 8gv
Bring your rain gear... ...

Bring your rain gear...

http://i1262.photobucket.com/albums/ii616/8gv/MAINE%202013/0d032526cc81421ed24547993ec0ecaa_zps1072f21a.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 109,407
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Posted By 8gv
I look at the pretty color tanks in the pictures...

I look at the pretty color tanks in the pictures here on ADV.

Then I look at my natural color tank and say to myself "that's kind of fugly."

But as I travel along, I look down and see the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 11:30 AM
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Posted By 8gv
You need to have a beer summit and make peace...

You need to have a beer summit and make peace with your DR.

I think it can sense your bad feelings toward it. :deal
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 308,945
Posted By 8gv
You may want to do all that to the front brake as...

You may want to do all that to the front brake as I had planned. I found that bleeding the front brake was sufficient and quit there.
Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 18,176
Posted By 8gv
Hey slidefighter... You better post some...

Hey slidefighter...

You better post some updates soon, this thread is starting to sound like an FBO. :D

Let's hope your bike gets there on time.
Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 18,176
Posted By 8gv
I live in Enfield by Fermi High...

I live in Enfield by Fermi High...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 06:26 AM
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Posted By 8gv
That's an interesting idea. But what I...

That's an interesting idea.

But what I really want to know is...

HOW DO YOU GET (just) ONE OF THOSE YELLOW STICKERS???
Forum: Ride reports 04-10-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 18,176
Posted By 8gv
Hey, I regularly put my little bird into...

Hey, I regularly put my little bird into 7B9...50x1800. :lol3

When I'm headed south the SFRA is on my right wing and Patuxent on my left.

I use flight following and make sure I'm on course.
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 109,407
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Posted By 8gv
Two questions: 1) Do you want it? 2)...

Two questions:

1) Do you want it?

2) Can you afford it?

If you have two yeses then buy it!
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 109,407
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Posted By 8gv
Good looking bike! You live an HOUR away...

Good looking bike!

You live an HOUR away from ProCycle???

Will you be using a pickup truck or just rent a UHaul?
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 109,407
Views: 21,976,664
Posted By 8gv
That brings back a memory... The one that...

That brings back a memory...

The one that says I'm getting pretty friggin' OLD!!!
Forum: Ride reports 04-02-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 18,176
Posted By 8gv
I most certainly would but... I'm...

I most certainly would but...

I'm self-grounding for a while recovering from getting a new hip. I could get into the plane and fly the hell out of it but the gyrations required to extricate...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 109,407
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Posted By 8gv
Hey Brutal... Assuming you took off the...

Hey Brutal...

Assuming you took off the exhaust to look inside the cylinder, did you look inside the exhaust header? Maybe it fell in there?
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 18,176
Posted By 8gv
I fly the plane that you wear...Diamond DA-20C1: ...

I fly the plane that you wear...Diamond DA-20C1:



http://i1262.photobucket.com/albums/ii616/8gv/ad259dbb.jpg



You aren't kdding about the fuel prices at 3J1. Airnav has them charging...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 109,407
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Posted By 8gv
The best borescope I've seen cost $30k. My buddy...

The best borescope I've seen cost $30k. My buddy owns a foundry and it is needed for the work there. It had a tiny camera and small diameter control cable. It articulated nearly 175* backwards and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 109,407
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Posted By 8gv
If you have access to a borescope try looking...

If you have access to a borescope try looking around in the cylinder. If you don't have one they can be bought for little money these days.

Look at this as an opportunity to acquire another...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 109,407
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Posted By 8gv
Of all the crap you have overcome working on this...

Of all the crap you have overcome working on this bike...this is easy.

Take your time. You'll get it.
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 18,176
Posted By 8gv
https://www.airnav.com/airport/KRBW A fuel...

https://www.airnav.com/airport/KRBW

A fuel stop on my way to FL.
Forum: Ride reports 03-31-2015, 02:47 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 18,176
Posted By 8gv
Cool trip plans and all but... Don't forget...

Cool trip plans and all but...

Don't forget how to fly!

Your bird looks somewhat unforgiving of rustiness. :freaky

Safe travels.

P.S. RBW?
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 109,407
Views: 21,976,664
Posted By 8gv
Broken tap removal...

http://youtu.be/YbeKxFBZrF8
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 109,407
Views: 21,976,664
Posted By 8gv
That damn modern gas...you can't run with it and...

That damn modern gas...you can't run with it and you can't run without it! :deal
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 109,407
Views: 21,976,664
Posted By 8gv
From Asheville take 63 to the northwest up to the...

From Asheville take 63 to the northwest up to the TET. This thread will give you the details:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=589118
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 109,407
Views: 21,976,664
Posted By 8gv
I'd like to help you but I'm from New England...

I'd like to help you but I'm from New England and, well, you know...:lol3
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