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Forum: Old's Cool 03-04-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2,089
Views: 366,002
Posted By Nessman
The lynch pin is the crossover joint, until I get...

The lynch pin is the crossover joint, until I get that apart it's fouled at every turn by frame, head studs and crossover hitting centerstand.

Daily Kroil bath and patience.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-01-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,344
Posted By Nessman
Reps written to let us filter! They make...

Reps written to let us filter!


They make it pretty easy to respond, if you haven't yet what are you waiting for!
Forum: Old's Cool 02-25-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 2,314
Views: 335,438
Posted By Nessman
I may be odd but I really like the look of the...

I may be odd but I really like the look of the KZ400/440 architecture as a basis for a "build". Taking it to the nth and expecting something north of top dollar is just daft.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-25-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 45,007
Posted By Nessman
I like that.

I like that.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-24-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2,089
Views: 366,002
Posted By Nessman
Front wheel went smoove. I'm stuck at crusty...

Front wheel went smoove. I'm stuck at crusty exhaust system removal on the rear.

-Front header/muffler mounts off
-Crossover loosened
-rear mount bolts out.
-PB Blast all joints

There's...
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 9,398
Views: 1,563,458
Posted By Nessman
Still makes me tingly, uberpractical and they...

Still makes me tingly, uberpractical and they still have a 2013 in blue on the floor (because it's overpriced).

On a 1250 Bandit now that I love despite its considerable pork. My little head tells...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-22-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2,089
Views: 366,002
Posted By Nessman
You have a good eye. My sluttier sister...

You have a good eye.

My sluttier sister bike to yours is awaiting wheel bearings and a tube to replace the one I pinched with a tire iron. *The last step towards road ready (besides tabs).
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-19-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,282
Posted By Nessman
In my 50+ years on this earth getting myself into...

In my 50+ years on this earth getting myself into situations I've wished for a fire extinguisher twice, a gun never.

:deal
Forum: Old's Cool 02-13-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,046
Posted By Nessman
If you're stuck on those two buy the Honda I...

If you're stuck on those two buy the Honda
I had an '82 Vision back in the day.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-09-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,075
Posted By Nessman
:deal Something wrong with the footpeg...

:deal

Something wrong with the footpeg brackets, they should have little tabs to bolt the heel guard on.

Make absolutely sure the tank is solid, a rusted out tank is a $500+ hit to the...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-05-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 16,735
Views: 10,277,156
Posted By Nessman
Best post in the thread (sorry Tom in Salem)

Best post in the thread (sorry Tom in Salem)
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-05-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 10,863
Views: 2,235,030
Posted By Nessman
I bought one a few years ago for $500, found it...

I bought one a few years ago for $500, found it way too small and made a nice profit selling it cheap.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-05-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10,863
Views: 2,235,030
Posted By Nessman
http://seattle.craigslist.org/sno/mcy/4878826742.h...

http://seattle.craigslist.org/sno/mcy/4878826742.html

2001 DR200 $600

http://images.craigslist.org/01515_2kozCGQbu55_600x450.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-31-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10,863
Views: 2,235,030
Posted By Nessman
Sadly yes. I drug home a cheap ($250) XS a while...

Sadly yes. I drug home a cheap ($250) XS a while back with the intention of flipping if...after seeing what happens to them in the wild I can't let it go.

<iframe width="640" height="360"...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-31-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2,089
Views: 366,002
Posted By Nessman
I'm piqued, they look like a cheap and easy mod....

I'm piqued, they look like a cheap and easy mod. Any wrinkles?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-30-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 10,863
Views: 2,235,030
Posted By Nessman
Another cutting edge custom from our local XS...

Another cutting edge custom from our local XS butcher.

http://seattle.craigslist.org/sno/mcy/4870858597.html

http://images.craigslist.org/00z0z_aD3CtGOOMBe_600x450.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-29-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9,446
Views: 3,764,610
Posted By Nessman
Love Hepco bags, my Quota had a set. As far as I...

Love Hepco bags, my Quota had a set. As far as I can figure we don't get them in the states anymore.

Great looking bike, congrats.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-28-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2,314
Views: 335,438
Posted By Nessman
http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/mcy/4868015944.h...

http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/mcy/4868015944.html


It say:
1979 Yamaha XS 650 Chopper, Big pipes, John Deer tractor seat, which is actually quite comfortable, custom made forward shifters,...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-26-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2,089
Views: 366,002
Posted By Nessman
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/ct4CuURZFig" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

At a glacial pace the $250 XS650 moves forward. Replaced/rebuilt the front...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-20-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,209
Posted By Nessman
I love both of those bikes...and therefore must...

I love both of those bikes...and therefore must hate you.

Thanks for the back-to-back reports.
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,999
Posted By Nessman
Up late, a few beers...start researching using...

Up late, a few beers...start researching using the search feature....a few more beers and forget that the posts you're reading are crusty....BOOM, you've poked a zombie.

DAMHIK :lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 01-06-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2,314
Views: 335,438
Posted By Nessman
He tapped the "0" key one too many...

He tapped the "0" key one too many times.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-24-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,641
Posted By Nessman
Welcome GooseGrease, I'd love to hear your Guzzi...

Welcome GooseGrease, I'd love to hear your Guzzi history as you seem to be in the fold.

And Mach1, that's crap. I've got a small pile of centerstands without actuation pegs (that horizontal bit...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-16-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10,863
Views: 2,235,030
Posted By Nessman
http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/wp-content/upload...

http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/poptop.jpg

Clean up your tabs in the morning.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-11-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2,937
Views: 892,640
Posted By Nessman
This is the "cheap bike" thread, I don't think...

This is the "cheap bike" thread, I don't think I've heard the words "cheap" and "Ducati" together in a long time.
Story please.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-10-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10,863
Views: 2,235,030
Posted By Nessman
Extee225 $1200 ...

Extee225 $1200

http://wenatchee.craigslist.org/mcy/4790597611.html

http://images.craigslist.org/00I0I_l1r8vGXcXiz_600x450.jpg

If I hadn't bought the XS650 project I'd with my $$$ be on my...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-10-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 42,617
Posted By Nessman
My naked '82 took me from coast to coast with...

My naked '82 took me from coast to coast with nary a wiggle back in the '80s.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-06-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10,863
Views: 2,235,030
Posted By Nessman
Cheap KLR (insert joke here) $2100 in Port...

Cheap KLR (insert joke here)

$2100 in Port Townsend.

http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/mcy/4793733799.html

http://images.craigslist.org/00j0j_aHAGiWj6AMj_600x450.jpg

Is that stoopit...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-03-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2,089
Views: 366,002
Posted By Nessman
The onion: ...

The onion:

http://pokeyman.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Motorcycles/i-S4CfJcK/0/X2/excess-X2.jpg

http://pokeyman.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Motorcycles/i-GL8X9D5/0/O/excesss.jpg

Peel back layers...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-19-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 42,617
Posted By Nessman
Pics or it didn't happen.

Pics or it didn't happen.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-08-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 8,445
Views: 3,369,366
Posted By Nessman
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbfHU0hyZ7s ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbfHU0hyZ7s

Way over my head but it sounds awesome.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-07-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,589
Posted By Nessman
Same thing :clap I bought a set a while back...

Same thing :clap

I bought a set a while back for my T-3 figuring they'd dry up again soon. My T-3 is still in a pile....projects tend to have that happen.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-07-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,917
Posted By Nessman
$250 buy-in. New cables, master cylinder,...

$250 buy-in. New cables, master cylinder, ignition (had a bad coil so I opted for the upgrade) brake caliper rebuild, new brake line, carb rebuild kits and a few other bits and I'm rapidly...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-07-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,917
Posted By Nessman
I'm in a similar situation with an XS650. ...

I'm in a similar situation with an XS650.

Remember the *onion rule, if you decide to do a "cheap refresh" and it gets ugly you lose some of the value of a complete, assembled bike.

If the PO...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-06-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,744
Posted By Nessman
My new desktop, I need the mental defrag long...

My new desktop, I need the mental defrag long roads like that give.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-02-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 16,735
Views: 10,277,156
Posted By Nessman
Dayum Tom in Salem, your Internet is better than...

Dayum Tom in Salem, your Internet is better than mine.

I was going to quote my favorite out of that series but they're all highly quotable.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-01-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9,235
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,386,349
Posted By Nessman
It's my first day on the internet, what's your...

It's my first day on the internet, what's your excuse?
Forum: Old's Cool 11-01-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2,089
Views: 366,002
Posted By Nessman
:knary

:knary
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-01-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9,235
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,386,349
Posted By Nessman
[QUOTE=Ttree;25409612]

[QUOTE=Ttree;25409612]
Forum: Old's Cool 10-29-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2,089
Views: 366,002
Posted By Nessman
Knuckle-bump to Jeff Sanford. To have the skills...

Knuckle-bump to Jeff Sanford. To have the skills and patience...
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