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Forum: The Garage 05-26-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 184,389
Posted By Chadd
Used some pinesol tonight..

The carb on the wifes SP125 got ate up pretty bad from Ethanol after sitting for several months. Tried a carb soak and that didn't touch it, put it in the ultrasonic with crud cutter. That cleaned it...
Forum: Beasts 08-08-2012, 11:55 PM
Replies: 2,195
Views: 503,351
Posted By Chadd
Speedo gear.

I managed to source a new speedo drive unit including gear from the EU and made a mold of the new gear. I have cast a few gears using the mold and I put one of them in the Elefant yesterday to do...
Forum: Trials 08-02-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,493
Posted By Chadd
If you change your mind let me know, I plan on...

If you change your mind let me know, I plan on hanging onto the old JT for quite sometime and it would be nice to have some spares.
Forum: Trials 07-27-2012, 11:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,431
Posted By Chadd
Where did you get it rebuilt at?

Where did you get it rebuilt at?
Forum: Trials 07-27-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,493
Posted By Chadd
Yes they are the same. I ended up welding...

Yes they are the same.

I ended up welding the damaged ones up and re-machining them but would still be interested in buying yours to have a spare set. What do you need to get for them?
Forum: Trials 07-21-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,493
Posted By Chadd
They are beat up pretty badly, the internal bores...

They are beat up pretty badly, the internal bores are oval and not round. If I don't come across something this next week I am going to try to weld them up and remachine them. Would be much easier to...
Forum: Trials 07-21-2012, 12:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,493
Posted By Chadd
Looking for Dogbones for 95 JT25..

Looking for a set of dog bones for the 1995 JT25 I picked up last fall. GG part number is B420100 I could use a pair if anyone has some laying around let me know.

They are on back order from GG...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 163,054
Posted By Chadd
Been waiting all day for this :O) Thanks...

Been waiting all day for this :O)

Thanks for taking the time to put all this stuff together and uploading it. I know it is quite a bit of work and time invested on your part.
Forum: Racing 01-13-2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 163,054
Posted By Chadd
Ya know I was thinking the same thing tonight. I...

Ya know I was thinking the same thing tonight. I never really cared much for the car and truck results but I find myself watching the cars and trucks more than the bikes lately. Just something about...
Forum: Racing 01-12-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,528
Posted By Chadd
I would be in for a raffle too.

I would be in for a raffle too.
Forum: Racing 01-11-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 750
Views: 163,054
Posted By Chadd
:fyyff:fyyff What is the saying? Opinions...

:fyyff:fyyff

What is the saying? Opinions are like assholes, everyone has one? I would love to hear what you would have to say if it was you standing in 2-3' of water trying to get your bike...
Forum: Racing 01-10-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 163,054
Posted By Chadd
Stephan Dickhansle ?

That was plain bullshit. I used to root for this guy but not any longer. I recommend everyone go to monster energy website and let them know how much this disgusts you. The web page is
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Forum: Trials 12-02-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 27,762
Posted By Chadd
Those wool hats they used to wear are pretty...

Those wool hats they used to wear are pretty stylish :evil
Forum: Trials 11-30-2011, 10:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,262
Posted By Chadd
Yeah that's a good idea, I was thinking the same...

Yeah that's a good idea, I was thinking the same thing.
Forum: Trials 11-30-2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,262
Posted By Chadd
Finally snapped a pic

Finally got a chance to snap a pic of the ugly duckling. I have new plastic and some other odds and ends on the way now.

http://www.pbase.com/chadd/image/140028355.jpg
Forum: Trials 11-27-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,494
Posted By Chadd
What brand crescent do you use? Mine have always...

What brand crescent do you use? Mine have always been too sloppy to get a good bite on something that small so I have always used motion pro wrenches that wrap around.
Forum: Trials 11-27-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,494
Posted By Chadd
Pliers :huh I have seen spoke nipples that...

Pliers :huh

I have seen spoke nipples that have had pliers taken to them in the past, not purdy. :rofl
Forum: Trials 11-27-2011, 02:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,494
Posted By Chadd
95 Gas Gas spoke nipple size?

Anyone happen to know what size the front and rear spoke nipples are on a 95 JT25? Need to tighten some spokes and none of my wrenches seem to fit well.
Forum: Trials 11-26-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,833
Posted By Chadd
I looked at a 98 Techno last weekend and it...

I looked at a 98 Techno last weekend and it seemed like a really solid bike, what kept me from buying though was a few dealers told me it has been difficult to get parts for the older beta's since...
Forum: Trials 11-24-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,077
Posted By Chadd
Just got a price of ~$82 for a rear fender for my...

Just got a price of ~$82 for a rear fender for my 95.

I am not sure of what causes the kick start thing but I think it must be fairly common because I looked at an 01 last weekend that did the...
Forum: Trials 11-20-2011, 11:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,771
Posted By Chadd
Yep that was my first choice for sure, just a bit...

Yep that was my first choice for sure, just a bit out of my budget :waysad

Stop torturing me with pictures of it..
Forum: Trials 11-20-2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,771
Posted By Chadd
One thing to mention when checking for front end...

One thing to mention when checking for front end play is that if it feels sloppy make sure you check for a floating rotor also because they will feel sloppy when you put on the brake and push it to...
Forum: Trials 11-20-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,262
Posted By Chadd
Well the fan is good and the switch is good....

Well the fan is good and the switch is good. Someone has redone some of the wiring so I need to go through it before I order any parts. I assume the only other thing it could be part wise is the...
Forum: Trials 11-20-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,771
Posted By Chadd
Kinda hard to tell from the small pics but yeah...

Kinda hard to tell from the small pics but yeah that doesn't look like a $2000 bike to me. I think the condition of trials bikes swings wildly, even more so that normal dirt bikes, because they are...
Forum: Trials 11-20-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,771
Posted By Chadd
I would think $2000 is a bit much but I guess it...

I would think $2000 is a bit much but I guess it would depend on the overall condition of it and whether or not it is local to you or if you have to drive to get it. I would think the choke issue is...
Forum: Trials 11-20-2011, 12:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,262
Posted By Chadd
Just got home with the beast.

I wanted to thank everyone for helping me out in the thread here. Especially Ron who helped me by looking over some pictures of other bikes.

I looked at three bikes today from two different...
Forum: Trials 11-16-2011, 11:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,421
Posted By Chadd
Same here Santa brought our oldest daughter "now...

Same here Santa brought our oldest daughter "now 7" a 16" oset for Christmas a few years ago. First time we had it out I wanted one of my own. I would love to have a full size electric trials bike.
Forum: Trials 11-16-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,262
Posted By Chadd
That reminds me of a story. My wife took a trip...

That reminds me of a story. My wife took a trip out west on a Tiger Steamer that we had. We had a really good time rode up through S Dakota when to Mt Rushmore then down through Colorado on to the...
Forum: Trials 11-14-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,262
Posted By Chadd
The Gas Gas is a TXT, I am waiting on some...

The Gas Gas is a TXT, I am waiting on some pictures of both bikes. Your Sherco looks pretty nice, how far would you be willing to travel to meet someone?
Forum: Trials 11-13-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,262
Posted By Chadd
So between 2001 Gas Gas 280 for $1800 ...

So between

2001 Gas Gas 280 for $1800

1998 Beta Techno 260 for $1500

Both are in what I would consider good condition what would be the better of the two in your guys opinions? Other than...
Forum: Trials 11-13-2011, 01:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,262
Posted By Chadd
Well I have found a few that I am semi interested...

Well I have found a few that I am semi interested in. I would like to spend around $1000 but don't want to go over $1500.

Here are a few I have found that are in/close to my price range.

2001...
Forum: Trials 11-12-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 127,750
Posted By Chadd
Yep Motobecane was French. They made bicycles too.

Yep Motobecane was French. They made bicycles too.
Forum: Trials 11-12-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,262
Posted By Chadd
Anybody? Help a trials noob out :rofl

Anybody?

Help a trials noob out :rofl
Forum: Trials 11-11-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,262
Posted By Chadd
Thinking of picking up a Trials bike. Anything to avoid?

As the title says I am thinking of picking up a used trials bike. I don't really want to dump a bunch of money into one as I already have 3 bikes in the garage so I am looking at older used bikes.
...
Forum: Trials 11-11-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,160
Posted By Chadd
I am pretty sure there will be, I would guess...

I am pretty sure there will be, I would guess they would all be street legal.

I think all KTM's have come with street titles for the last several years, even the ones without light kits.

Here...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-10-2011, 11:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,407
Posted By Chadd
The guys at Gateway are great. I keep telling...

The guys at Gateway are great. I keep telling Hans I wish they were a KTM dealer :evil
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-03-2011, 12:22 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,914
Posted By Chadd
Yeah they get ate by the fucking alligator hiding...

Yeah they get ate by the fucking alligator hiding in the shallows. :dllama
Forum: Beasts 10-27-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5,529
Views: 988,638
Posted By Chadd
I think that is just the nature of the type of...

I think that is just the nature of the type of bikes most of us ride, they need long travel suspension and a lot of ground clearance to accomplish the job at hand. I am 5'11" with 32" inseam and even...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-23-2011, 12:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,309
Posted By Chadd
It looks like it would be destroyed when it got...

It looks like it would be destroyed when it got there. Over sea shipping companies must handle stuff with kit gloves compared to UPS.
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 581
Posted By Chadd
Nope it wasn't me. But that one did spur me...

Nope it wasn't me.

But that one did spur me to hit up craigslist to try to find one for the wife and I found a very nice one just north of KC. I called the guy about 2 in the afternoon he said he...
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