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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Yesterday, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By AST236
This is what a primo Transalp looks like. This...

This is what a primo Transalp looks like. This one is far from stock, but is very well done........


http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1077951...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-05-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By AST236
Transalps are great bikes, but like many other...

Transalps are great bikes, but like many other older, low production bikes, they are an acquired taste. Read over the Transalp thread here and ask all the questions you want.

$3K will buy you...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-05-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By AST236
Unless the seller's name is Mark and the CL ad is...

Unless the seller's name is Mark and the CL ad is from NC, the bike might not be worth $4500. That's a primo price and should buy you a bike that is pretty close to show room new or better with every...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-04-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 32,879
Views: 2,648,240
Posted By AST236
Agreed! Brother and I took the dual...

Agreed!

Brother and I took the dual sports out for a few hours. Preparing to start the grill and enjoy some family time.......
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By AST236
I'm on the fence about changing it. Since I got...

I'm on the fence about changing it. Since I got rid of the multicolored seat, tank, and gaiters, now it's just black and white and PURPLE! :lol3

We'll see how motivated I get while it's on the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By AST236
So I ordered a new pick up coil which should...

So I ordered a new pick up coil which should arrive some time next week.

The bike will be down for a while anyway, as I'm sending the front hub to be laced to a 19" wheel.

New Shinko 705's...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By AST236
:clap

:clap
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By AST236
Roger, and thank you. Will check tomorrow. Tired...

Roger, and thank you. Will check tomorrow. Tired of fooling with it for now.
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By AST236
Side stand switch removed. Clutch switch seems...

Side stand switch removed. Clutch switch seems operational. :D
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By AST236
Not CA model and I unscrewed the gas cap to no...

Not CA model and I unscrewed the gas cap to no effect......but thanks for the ideas.......
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By AST236
What values should I expect for my pass/fail...

What values should I expect for my pass/fail analysis?
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By AST236
I think you may be right. I have fuel and...

I think you may be right. I have fuel and compression. Best figure out why I don't have spark..........
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By AST236
Still no joy.......

I let the bike sit while I ate. It cooled off for about an hour and a half.

Checked petcock. Works as advertised. Good fuel flow in 'ON' and 'RESERVE', no flow on 'OFF'.

No gas in airbox,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By AST236
Will do, right after supper. Thanks.

Will do, right after supper. Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By AST236
Bike started running rough, won't start

So I go for a ride after working in the yard all day. Bike is slow to start (not normal), but idles fine once started. 3 miles into the ride, it starts hesitating, like it's running out of gas (fresh...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 863
Posted By AST236
If I had some stupid money, I'd buy a Ducati...

If I had some stupid money, I'd buy a Ducati Scrambler, just because it's cool looking and seems to be a good deal.

For now, I'll ride the DR.

Find a used one for half the cost of a new...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 863
Posted By AST236
Or save yourself some time and buy a DR650 and be...

Or save yourself some time and buy a DR650 and be done with it. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By AST236
Got 'em ordered. $119 delivered to my door. Don't...

Got 'em ordered. $119 delivered to my door. Don't think I can go too wrong with that........thanks for the input.....:D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-02-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By AST236
Looks like a Chevy cop car in the...

Looks like a Chevy cop car in the background......:evil
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By AST236
I'm thinking about putting a 19" wheel on my DR....

I'm thinking about putting a 19" wheel on my DR. Found a guy in Florida who will take my hub and lace a wheel for a fair price.

Probably going with Shinko 705's for now. Stock wheel on the rear....
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-30-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 32,879
Views: 2,648,240
Posted By AST236
I rode that one last year at Perry Mountain. The...

I rode that one last year at Perry Mountain. The only thing holding me back was my mediocre skill..........
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-30-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 32,879
Views: 2,648,240
Posted By AST236
That's a beautiful bike. I bet it was quite a man...

That's a beautiful bike. I bet it was quite a man that owned it and made it the bike it is............:)

Just ride the thing........:lol3
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-28-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 32,879
Views: 2,648,240
Posted By AST236
My take, after owning several DR350's.......drop...

My take, after owning several DR350's.......drop a tooth on the front and ride it like you stole it........:)
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By AST236
Thanks for posting the Wiki. Learned something...

Thanks for posting the Wiki. Learned something new today.......:evil
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By AST236
Me too.......'61

Me too.......'61
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By AST236
When I texted the seller, I asked him what...

When I texted the seller, I asked him what numbers were stamped on it. He failed to provide that info when he texted back.......
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By AST236
Just got a text back from the guy. He wants to do...

Just got a text back from the guy. He wants to do a face to face sale and will not ship. He still has it as of ten minutes ago. If anybody wants to pick it up for me I'll send you $$.....:clap
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By AST236
I sent the guy a text. No response yet. I'll be...

I sent the guy a text. No response yet. I'll be surprised if it hasn't sold.
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By AST236
........and if you do need to do the torque...

........and if you do need to do the torque limiter, it's an easy fix. I did mine and have had zero problems......good luck.
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 465,418
Posted By AST236
Nice! I have the big Acerbis tank on my '98 but...

Nice! I have the big Acerbis tank on my '98 but I'm thinking about putting the stock tank back on and getting a 19" wheel laced for the front. 30 minutes changing tanks and adding my Wolfman racks...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-20-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 32,879
Views: 2,648,240
Posted By AST236
Hot here too, Vic. That's why I waited until late...

Hot here too, Vic. That's why I waited until late in the day. :evil
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By AST236
Just a thought, but check closely and make sure...

Just a thought, but check closely and make sure the bead is properly and fully seated. I had a similar problem a while back on my DR350 and had to reseat the bead.....good luck
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 465,418
Posted By AST236
Nice ride to a local landmark..........:D ...

Nice ride to a local landmark..........:D


http://i837.photobucket.com/albums/zz293/AST236/Burntcorn%20DR%20pic_zpsmirxsync.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By AST236
Great afternoon for a ride........ ...

Great afternoon for a ride........


http://i837.photobucket.com/albums/zz293/AST236/Burntcorn%20DR%20pic_zpsmirxsync.jpg...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-20-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 32,879
Views: 2,648,240
Posted By AST236
Nice afternoon for a ride............ ...

Nice afternoon for a ride............


http://i837.photobucket.com/albums/zz293/AST236/Burntcorn%20DR%20pic_zpsmirxsync.jpg...
Forum: Vendors 06-20-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 306,126
Posted By AST236
Just bought my old DR650 back from a buddy. Of...

Just bought my old DR650 back from a buddy. Of all the cool mods he did while he had it, the Seat Concepts seat has to be one of the best. Miles ahead of the stocker............:clap
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-19-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 32,879
Views: 2,648,240
Posted By AST236
Mine (that I just got back from r_bin) has the...

Mine (that I just got back from r_bin) has the Cogent Mojave rear and Race Tech cartridge emulators, plus a Seat Concepts seat on it, if you want to give it a sit........
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-19-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 32,879
Views: 2,648,240
Posted By AST236
Yep. That's why I got mine back.......:clap

Yep. That's why I got mine back.......:clap
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-14-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 32,879
Views: 2,648,240
Posted By AST236
Just home from SuperBike races at Barbers. ...

Just home from SuperBike races at Barbers.

Rain on and off, great racing, 600 miles, give or take.......


Good times were had by all.......:clap
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 21,520
Posted By AST236
Thousands of miles on each. I ride a...

Thousands of miles on each.

I ride a DR........:evil
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