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Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 26,212
Views: 3,183,751
Posted By Radiator
Thumb Last night I verified that the grips are somewhat...

Last night I verified that the grips are somewhat loose, and I can move them around a little bit, so I believe that they will come off. I know the previous owner had replaced them fairly recently,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 26,212
Views: 3,183,751
Posted By Radiator
Right on...will do!

Right on...will do!
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 26,212
Views: 3,183,751
Posted By Radiator
Thanks for your info. I ordered some Pro-Taper...

Thanks for your info. I ordered some Pro-Taper Pillow Tops, the tusk CR mid-bend handlebar, and the Tusk D-flex handguards. Hope to get it all installed next weekend...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 26,212
Views: 3,183,751
Posted By Radiator
Might I ask....what grips did you use?

Might I ask....what grips did you use?
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 26,212
Views: 3,183,751
Posted By Radiator
Question valves, handlebars and stuff

So, I bought a 1993 DR350S awhile back this year. I'm not terrible at wrenching, but thought it would be a good idea to have someone else do the first valve adjustment while I watch. The dude who...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-21-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 5,974
Views: 456,083
Posted By Radiator
"Street Titled" CR500?

http://images.craigslist.org/00707_cOqdWzKtejW_600x450.jpg

http://orlando.craigslist.org/mcy/4625932083.html
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 26,212
Views: 3,183,751
Posted By Radiator
I reckon I'll be just fine then...:rofl

I reckon I'll be just fine then...:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 26,212
Views: 3,183,751
Posted By Radiator
Question Not sure what you would call it...the thing on...

Not sure what you would call it...the thing on the top of the swingarm (missing in this pic):

http://i837.photobucket.com/albums/zz293/AST236/DSCN2453.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 26,212
Views: 3,183,751
Posted By Radiator
Upper Chain Guide?

Hey guys-

I recently bought a 1993 DR350S from an inmate. http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=984561

Seems to be in pretty good shape, especially considering its age. It is...
Forum: Road warriors 06-05-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,361
Posted By Radiator
Norge?

How about a norge? The earlier 2V models can be had quite reasonably.

2008 Moto Guzzi Norge GT 1200 Red - $5600 (cottage grove) (http://www.advrider.com/forums/2008 Moto Guzzi Norge GT 1200 Red -...
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,649
Posted By Radiator
Thumb 2001 TBird

I happen to have a standard TBird...this color scheme:

http://www.bikez.com/pictures/triumph/2001/4370_0_2_3_thunderbird_Tim%20Quade.jpg

My bike has a six speed tranny though (not 5 as...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 21,548
Posted By Radiator
its been awile...

Hope you guys are ok, and still rollin
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-16-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 786
Posted By Radiator
Question tempting

Is this bike able to be registered for street use? Some of the DRs are "off-road" only I believe...
Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,282
Posted By Radiator
I wonder when they added the sixth gear back? My...

I wonder when they added the sixth gear back? My 2001 has a sixth gear...I imagine you could install the speedtriple cam to similar power characteristics...still, we are talking a $2200 used bike...
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 110,376
Posted By Radiator
Thumb I'm not much into the BMW line...but I'd like to...

I'm not much into the BMW line...but I'd like to get a Guzzi. The deals on the left overs are just incredible. Still, I have a couple bikes, just no touring bikes. I might take a look at the FJR,...
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,282
Posted By Radiator
Thunderbird

I own a 2001 T-Bird...replaced the coils with aftermarket Nology coils as they are known to fail...haven't had any other issues. I bought mine from craigslist also, it only had about 5k miles on it....
Forum: Road warriors 09-01-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 110,376
Posted By Radiator
Yeah, its tough being so short...at least insofar...

Yeah, its tough being so short...at least insofar as motorcycle selections go. I guess I could go sit on a FJR...they just look kinda big to me. Thanks for the info...
Forum: Road warriors 09-01-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 545
Views: 110,376
Posted By Radiator
I also have a short inseam of 30 inches, and am...

I also have a short inseam of 30 inches, and am only 5' 6". My Triumphs are good for that, having the speedmaster and thunderbird triple, but I'd like to get something more adept at the distance...
Forum: Road warriors 09-01-2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 545
Views: 110,376
Posted By Radiator
Thanks a bunch for the information. Now, if only...

Thanks a bunch for the information. Now, if only I could find a place close by where I can sit on one...
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 545
Views: 110,376
Posted By Radiator
2008 vs 2009

Hey folks-

I have been interested in the Norge for awhile...there are some great deals out there on leftovers (don't care about 2V vs 4V horsepower). I really like the red that is available. So,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-19-2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,231
Posted By Radiator
Very cool

Very cool Jamie.

:clap
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2010, 08:18 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 226,756
Posted By Radiator
Thumb Thanks for the report

Just wanted to echo the sentiments of others, and say thanks for writing this up and posting the pics. I know it takes time and energy to do that, and I certainly appreciate it. Way to go guys.
...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-24-2009, 01:51 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 134,811
Posted By Radiator
Hahahaha....I do that too....:rofl

Hahahaha....I do that too....:rofl
Forum: The Garage 08-22-2008, 09:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,971
Posted By Radiator
I always figured the plating would really mess up...

I always figured the plating would really mess up a tig weld. I did stick weld some galvanized pipe, and it was really sloppy and messy. In fact, the stuff would pop pretty bad and splatter. I had...
Forum: The Garage 08-21-2008, 01:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,971
Posted By Radiator
Well, I was young, and I was in college :D...

Well, I was young, and I was in college :D :stoned :rofl





Yup, sharpened them the same way....
Forum: The Garage 08-21-2008, 01:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,971
Posted By Radiator
Wow. Thats pretty wild regarding the waveform...

Wow. Thats pretty wild regarding the waveform shaping. Guess it can all get pretty complicated nowadays. I'd like to take a class, maybe I will. I dont really need the skill, but I always got a...
Forum: The Garage 08-21-2008, 01:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,971
Posted By Radiator
Thanks for the input....I must have used A/C for...

Thanks for the input....I must have used A/C for Aluminum...that sounds right. Can't believe its so long ago.
Forum: The Garage 08-20-2008, 02:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,971
Posted By Radiator
Thumb question

I haven't tigged in about 15 years...self taught on the job working at a small sheet metal fab place. And the welder I used was old (sixties vintage) and had trouble arcing to aluminum. Regardless,...
Forum: Face plant 05-22-2008, 12:24 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 36,913
Posted By Radiator
Cry Sadness. :cry

Sadness.

:cry
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2008, 02:34 PM
Replies: 8,275
Views: 1,620,237
Posted By Radiator
Ga Xr400

Been watching and reading this thread, as I think I wanna get back into dirt biking with an XR400. Not that theres any dirt in Florida, but, well, sand biking? Anyway, I saw a 1996 for $1225 on...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2008, 06:30 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,010
Posted By Radiator
Question 1996 Xr400

I hate to hijack, but this is somewhat related. I believe I have found a 1996 XR400R. Is there anything unique to this year that I should look for? Owner says its stock. I believe I have heard...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-24-2008, 04:59 PM
Replies: 900
Views: 115,829
Posted By Radiator
Question newer 2 stroke enduros

not including the DT line, what other 2 stroke enduros (road legal) are (or were) out there?

(Pardon my ignorance...:deal )
Forum: Old's Cool 02-24-2008, 04:24 PM
Replies: 900
Views: 115,829
Posted By Radiator
Thanks for the info....I'd actually prefer to get...

Thanks for the info....I'd actually prefer to get an older street legal enduro 2 stroke to mess with....like this that sold for $2300 last year (I don't know much about what this stuff is worth, but...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-24-2008, 01:26 PM
Replies: 900
Views: 115,829
Posted By Radiator
Thumb J Wood auction

THe J Wood auction is coming up in Deland, FL during Bike Week....pleanty of nice looking stuff. You can look at early consignments here:
...
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2008, 01:34 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,215
Posted By Radiator
Thumb Awesome!

:clap

Congrats on finishing, I really enjoyed ready about this adventure!
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2008, 12:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,290
Posted By Radiator
Cool2 More info?

Some other helpful info, should you wish to post it, may be:

How tall are you (or inseam length)?

How much do you weigh?

What shape is the 1993 DR in? Mileage?

As Ed said, I am sure some...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-25-2007, 11:14 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 53,488
Posted By Radiator
Thumb Harley SX 250

I had a 2 stroke harley davidson sx250. It really was a fun bike, lots of top end, great little power band. On the bad side, though, was that parts were difficult if not impossible to find, it was...
Forum: Ride reports 10-19-2007, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 1,430,530
Posted By Radiator
Thumb Thanks

Wow. Just adding my thanks for a great report. Wish I new how to put into words what I felt while reading about your exploits.
Forum: Ride reports 11-14-2006, 02:50 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 25,019
Posted By Radiator
Thumb great stuff

Great report Seth. Love your attitude about everything. Certainly very adventurous on that big bike by yourself out in the middle of nowhere. Thanks, man, enjoying it.....
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2006, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,076
Posted By Radiator
Tremendous

Hey sign dude-

Just wanted to post and wish you luck. I am sure this trip will give memories to both that will be irreplaceable.....I haven't pledged yet, but hope to soon.

Good Luck, and...
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