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Forum: Orange Crush 06-18-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 91,635
Posted By MvZee
Great deal on Power-Sonic replacement battery...

Great deal on Power-Sonic replacement battery here:

http://www.staabbattery.com/product/Yuasa-Motorcycle-Battery/Yuasa-YTZ14S-Battery.html

Cost me < $70 shipped to the left coast.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-04-2007, 09:21 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 24,307
Posted By MvZee
Sure... get back to me when you have over 8k...

Sure... get back to me when you have over 8k miles on your Motomaster rotor! :deal
Forum: Orange Crush 10-01-2007, 07:20 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 24,307
Posted By MvZee
So.... who was it that said it couldn't be...

So.... who was it that said it couldn't be done??? :ear Been there... done that (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=60821&highlight=motomaster).... years ago!
Forum: Orange Crush 08-27-2007, 11:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,375
Posted By MvZee
My post was targeted at the :asshat who made the...

My post was targeted at the :asshat who made the original post who has probably never had his bike off road. To make a generalized statement that the stock scorpion tire is crap is rediculous... I...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-27-2007, 11:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,375
Posted By MvZee
I put over 8000 miles on the stock Scorpions in...

I put over 8000 miles on the stock Scorpions in Mexico with a combination of both dirt and street... I challenge you to do that on any Avon tire...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-29-2007, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1,123
Views: 188,551
Posted By MvZee
Agua Azul, Chiapas, Mexico: ...

Agua Azul, Chiapas, Mexico:

http://octamog.smugmug.com/photos/139538362-L.jpg

Barrancas del Cobre (Copper Canyon):

http://octamog.smugmug.com/photos/139538479-L.jpg

Pyramids at...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-13-2007, 07:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,211
Posted By MvZee
I guess I'll answer my own question...

... it looks like the SE mounts the chain guard a little further back than how I have it pictured above...

http://octamog.smugmug.com/photos/135877207-L.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 03-13-2007, 07:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,211
Posted By MvZee
I already had the SE parts on order when this...

I already had the SE parts on order when this thread was started... now that the parts have arrived, I can respond and show some pics as well.

I think it's gonna be possible... I just haven't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-11-2007, 09:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,467
Posted By MvZee
I'm not sure how far it was...

...this was on a "terraceria" between a town called Mascota and Puerto Vallarta.
http://octamog.smugmug.com/photos/17522878-L.jpg
Forum: The Garage 03-11-2007, 10:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,024
Posted By MvZee
The Rule Book

The Rule Book says:

Always use the right tool for the job.

A Hammer is always the right tool.

Anything can be used as a hammer.

:lol3
Forum: Orange Crush 03-11-2007, 09:53 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 29,705
Posted By MvZee
My bad on the locking caps... I didn't recall...

My bad on the locking caps... I didn't recall them having locks -- should've looked it up myself! I still would have preferred for them to have used the original caps, though...
Forum: The Garage 03-09-2007, 11:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,428
Posted By MvZee
...and he thinks Lindsay Lohan is sexy but...

...and he thinks Lindsay Lohan is sexy but Jessica Alba is not, so I know he's a bit :loco. I would so :viking her...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-09-2007, 11:00 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 29,705
Posted By MvZee
From the pics I've seen, the aqualine don't have...

From the pics I've seen, the aqualine don't have locking caps, and they won't match the bike colors, either... :dunno
Forum: Orange Crush 03-09-2007, 10:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,557
Posted By MvZee
Oh... that's an easy one to answer... I stopped...

Oh... that's an easy one to answer... I stopped letting dealers touch my bike long ago (for reasons that I won't go into now). No matter how good a dealer wants to run a service department, they...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-09-2007, 09:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,990
Posted By MvZee
What kind of pipes do you have? Wings used to...

What kind of pipes do you have? Wings used to make a tip that made use of a screen like that... you might want to see if you can find a picture of one for inspiration. Post some pictures when you...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-09-2007, 09:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,557
Posted By MvZee
There will be a slight draw with ignition off......

There will be a slight draw with ignition off... the clock needs current to keep running! 8/10 of an amp seems a bit high for the clock, though. Might want to check the draw and start pulling...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-09-2007, 08:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,990
Posted By MvZee
I was thinking it might be possible...

...to fabricate some spark arrestor tips using screens that are available from several different sources such as:
...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-07-2007, 07:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,762
Posted By MvZee
The Galfer front rotors are a floating rotor that...

The Galfer front rotors are a floating rotor that has an aluminum hub and weighs a bunch less than the stock rotors, which is all unsprung weight (the worst kind).

Advantages on the rear? May not...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-07-2007, 06:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,762
Posted By MvZee
I haven't seen this mentioned before...

... but Galfer is now making a rear wave rotor for the 950! :clap

http://octamog.smugmug.com/photos/134448950-L-1.jpg

(Gratuitous product placement for Woody's wheel too! )
Forum: Orange Crush 03-05-2007, 03:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,986
Posted By MvZee
Man.... talk about your chicken strips.... :lol3 ...

Man.... talk about your chicken strips.... :lol3



:hide
Forum: Orange Crush 03-01-2007, 11:35 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 70,866
Posted By MvZee
REALLY?!? When did that start? I never had a...

REALLY?!? When did that start? I never had a problem...

Mark
Forum: Orange Crush 02-21-2007, 07:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,211
Posted By MvZee
...nor does it have the 950 axle... that thing is...

...nor does it have the 950 axle... that thing is way too wimpy.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-21-2007, 06:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,319
Posted By MvZee
I'm not sure but I think you can get them at the...

I'm not sure but I think you can get them at the nearest grocery store... you might want to ask your girlfriend to pick them up for you...
...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-21-2007, 12:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,211
Posted By MvZee
You can take the 85sx protectors and heat it with...

You can take the 85sx protectors and heat it with a heat gun with a drift or some other tool in the rear hole to assist in stretching it. You can get it to fit eventually. Not the prettiest, but it...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-20-2007, 11:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,546
Posted By MvZee
There are two ways (that I know of) to achieve a...

There are two ways (that I know of) to achieve a progressively wound spring:

1: start with a tapered wire

2: progressively change the distance between the coils as it is wound. (this would...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-20-2007, 11:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,546
Posted By MvZee
Can I ask what you weigh? Are you saying the...

Can I ask what you weigh?

Are you saying the stock springs are progressively wound? From the looks of them, they don't appear to be so.

I am beginning to wonder if what cp said above is...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-20-2007, 09:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,546
Posted By MvZee
They did a rebuild/revalve. They said the...

They did a rebuild/revalve. They said the revalve would not be different regardless of whether the springs were .48 or .50. I got the impression the revalve was based on the type of riding I...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-20-2007, 09:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,546
Posted By MvZee
But you went ahead and did so anyway.... right? ...

But you went ahead and did so anyway.... right? :lol3
Forum: Orange Crush 02-19-2007, 05:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,546
Posted By MvZee
Tell him to buy his own... When people ask...

Tell him to buy his own...

When people ask me why I never had kids, I tell 'em -- "I think it's wrong to bring a child into this greedy, selfish world... besides, you have to share all your S***...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-19-2007, 04:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,546
Posted By MvZee
Well, at 175 lbs., maybe the .48's will be right...

Well, at 175 lbs., maybe the .48's will be right for me as well... I'm gonna install 'em and ride them first before I assume I need something heavier. Thanks cp.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-19-2007, 03:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,546
Posted By MvZee
So, they called again, and it appears that their...

So, they called again, and it appears that their tech thought that the stock rate was .46 . They have offered to refund for the springs or to swap out for stiffer springs if I still think they...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-19-2007, 03:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,546
Posted By MvZee
They did just call me back and are willing to do...

They did just call me back and are willing to do whatever I want... I just find it odd that it was resprung with a stock rate spring. If it was done for the purpose of changing the preload, then I'm...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-19-2007, 03:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,546
Posted By MvZee
Most of their employees are not in today so I...

Most of their employees are not in today so I can't get a definitive answer... Since I was waiting for the forks to arrive today to put the bike together, I'm totally hosed...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-19-2007, 02:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,546
Posted By MvZee
Precision Concepts

So I sent my forks to Precision Concepts for a rebuild/revalve/respring. When they return, the work order specifies that the springs were replaced with .48 springs (which are the stock rate). When...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-17-2007, 06:52 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 27,154
Posted By MvZee
well.. that is the main reason why I want to...

well..
that is the main reason why I want to do it RighT from the start.

-- Ricardo
Forum: Old's Cool 02-17-2007, 06:24 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 27,154
Posted By MvZee
is me again Lorenzo this is a triad of a...

is me again

Lorenzo this is a triad of a projects that we are making, like in Three diferent bikes, maybe even more..

one of them is going to have a singleside extended (by welding, not CNC...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-17-2007, 06:02 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 27,154
Posted By MvZee
Is ME I'm just at Marks computer... Gracias...

Is ME I'm just at Marks computer...

Gracias Don Lorenzo, that is exactlly what i was afraid off, since they are so dificult to find, plus I have two 3.0 already..

oh well the HPN low gears are...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-16-2007, 01:42 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 27,154
Posted By MvZee
Oh... I'd give the ladies all the time in the...

Oh... I'd give the ladies all the time in the world... if they'd let me...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-16-2007, 01:11 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 27,154
Posted By MvZee
But I beat you by 8 minutes.... time is money.......

But I beat you by 8 minutes.... time is money.... and second place is the first loser!
Forum: Old's Cool 02-16-2007, 01:00 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 27,154
Posted By MvZee
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=17...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=174242&highlight=GOLEM
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