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Forum: The Garage 12-10-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,148
Posted By Nodabs
Henrymartin, You need to pull those speakers...

Henrymartin,
You need to pull those speakers out from the wall! Let them breath. They will sound so much better.
You will thank me when you hear what they sound like then.
Forum: The Garage 12-08-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,148
Posted By Nodabs
It is always the details that kill ya. I really...

It is always the details that kill ya. I really hope that the speakers sound great.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-29-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,172
Posted By Nodabs
I've been in trials sections where being balanced...

I've been in trials sections where being balanced in a stop seemed way too fast. I've also been in enduros where I wished that my motorcycle would go faster than 80. (Gotta make up time somehow)...
Forum: The Garage 11-28-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,148
Posted By Nodabs
Good luck. I hope that they come out sounding...

Good luck. I hope that they come out sounding good.
Forum: The Garage 11-01-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,349
Posted By Nodabs
One of the rules I have learned in 37 years of...

One of the rules I have learned in 37 years of machining is that while you can run small parts on large machines it is difficult to run large parts on small machines. I never had machines that were...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-31-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,697
Posted By Nodabs
Throw the Amal as far as you can and put a Mikuni...

Throw the Amal as far as you can and put a Mikuni on it.
My B40 was built by the best that there is (Dick Mann) with a Amal. It was a stumbling mess. Bob Ginder of B&J racing put a 26mm Mikuni on it...
Forum: The Garage 10-27-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,148
Posted By Nodabs
The parts for last pair of speakers I built came...

The parts for last pair of speakers I built came from Madisound. I used a 8" Silver Flute wool cone speakers with a Hi-Vi isodynamic tweeters and Clarity Cap capacitors as my "cross over". I built...
Forum: The Garage 10-27-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,148
Posted By Nodabs
I would start with something like this....

I would start with something like this. http://www.enjoythemusic.com/diy/0710/bofu_pioneer.htm
Maybe add your old tweeter on top with a cap in between to help the top end.
If you need more bass,...
Forum: The Garage 10-26-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,148
Posted By Nodabs
The GRS's are fine! They are a clone of the...

The GRS's are fine! They are a clone of the Pioneers. A lot of DIY guys are using them.
I myself agree with bradluke0, a nice simple, efficient, two way is the way to go. Crossovers always muddy up...
Forum: Trials 09-29-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 809
Views: 172,683
Posted By Nodabs
Sorry, it looks dead to me. No checkers! No one...

Sorry, it looks dead to me.
No checkers! No one waiting for you to ride through.
I come from the time when a AHRMA national trial had 70-80 riders.
I spent 15 years chasing AHRMA glory, probably...
Forum: Trials 09-28-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 809
Views: 172,683
Posted By Nodabs
Is vintage trials dead?

Is vintage trials dead?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,436
Posted By Nodabs
I only get 5000 miles out of a H7. I just carry a...

I only get 5000 miles out of a H7. I just carry a spare and try to not worry about it too much.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-20-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,164
Posted By Nodabs
I accidentally dumped the entire contents of a...

I accidentally dumped the entire contents of a cup of hot chocolate into my helmet yesterday. Nasty smelling and sticky.
Forum: Trials 09-04-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,217
Posted By Nodabs
http://stratrials.com/

http://stratrials.com/
Forum: The Garage 07-25-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,148
Posted By Nodabs
I had to take mine to 3 different places to get...

I had to take mine to 3 different places to get them to bead out. Finally, at the local Chevy dealer, they had a "Cheetah" inflater to pop them out. It was a major pain.
Forum: Trials 07-10-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,799
Posted By Nodabs
The club is still by Mount Olive (actually White...

The club is still by Mount Olive (actually White City), Cahokia Creek Dirt Riders.
I laid out a vintage trial there just last September. My brother and I hosted trials there from the late 80's...
Forum: Trials 07-06-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,799
Posted By Nodabs
Yep, Oakley. I've ridden trials all over the...

Yep, Oakley.
I've ridden trials all over the country, from California to Florida and a lot of places in between. But I've only ridden at Dirt Riders once in my life. The place is less than 5 miles...
Forum: Trials 07-05-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,799
Posted By Nodabs
I was wondering if it was out in Oakley. Those...

I was wondering if it was out in Oakley. Those must be the only two rocks in Macon County!
Forum: Trials 07-05-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,799
Posted By Nodabs
Amcross, An hour east of Tilton would be Indy,...

Amcross, An hour east of Tilton would be Indy, LOL. An hour west would be be here by me in Decatur.
Forum: Trials 07-05-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,799
Posted By Nodabs
Where is this at? It looks a bit rocky for...

Where is this at? It looks a bit rocky for Illinois.
Forum: Trials 06-30-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,320
Posted By Nodabs
Way to go Dustin Ginder! We rode together for...

Way to go Dustin Ginder! We rode together for quite a few years. I still owe him $5 for doing a trick in the middle of a section at Grattan Mi. 20 years ago!
Forum: Trials 06-28-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 847
Posted By Nodabs
I'd be more worried about the bottom end than the...

I'd be more worried about the bottom end than the top end. My brother's Fantic sucked some dirt through itself once and it trashed out all of his bottom end bearings. It was not a cheap fix.
Forum: The Garage 06-16-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,190
Posted By Nodabs
My question for users of Torx drivers is if the...

My question for users of Torx drivers is if the screw head is Torx or Torx Plus?
Almost everything in the industrial segment has moved to Torx Plus in the last 10 years. The pluses don't ramp out as...
Forum: The Garage 05-22-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,001
Posted By Nodabs
Oh, don't get me started with coatings and...

Oh, don't get me started with coatings and lubricants. I will wear you out, lol.
I am a cutting tool application engineer. Cutting metal is a 10 hour a day obsession for me. I am responsible for all...
Forum: The Garage 05-22-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,001
Posted By Nodabs
If you really want high quality don't mess with...

If you really want high quality don't mess with even HSS taps. Powdered Metal (PM) taps are the most cost effective way to go. Go to MSC or any of the big online tool houses.
The big names in taps...
Forum: Trials 05-18-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,944
Posted By Nodabs
How about a Douglass? Just enough different to...

How about a Douglass? Just enough different to stand out.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/40/Douglas_350_Competition_1950.JPG
Forum: Trials 05-17-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,944
Posted By Nodabs
I've never seen a Montesa finish a event. I'm not...

I've never seen a Montesa finish a event. I'm not kidding, they are always sitting somewhere on the loop. As I said before, a TY is really the only way to go. TL Honda's are ok if you mess with them...
Forum: Trials 05-17-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,944
Posted By Nodabs
As a starter bike, there is nothing like a Yamaha...

As a starter bike, there is nothing like a Yamaha TY250. You can find them fairly easily, parts are available and they are pretty bulletproof.
A Bultaco Sherpa T or a Ossa MAR both work well also....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-17-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,007
Posted By Nodabs
Wow how times have changed. My first memory in...

Wow how times have changed. My first memory in life is riding on my Dad's Gold Star. I won my first trophys riding "Buddy Class" enduros at age 7. My dad rode me to my first day of Kindergarten, I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-17-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 5,182
Views: 275,294
Posted By Nodabs
Wahoo, I'm changing tires today!

Wahoo, I'm changing tires today!
Forum: The Garage 05-15-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,061
Posted By Nodabs
WD 40 and Green Scotch Brite.

WD 40 and Green Scotch Brite.
Forum: The Garage 04-26-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,314
Posted By Nodabs
I was the supervisor over torque tools for a...

I was the supervisor over torque tools for a major manufacturer for a while. Everything was done dry except for the fasteners that required a thread locker.
We pull serious torque, think of M36...
Forum: Trials 04-22-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 890
Posted By Nodabs
Bob Ginder has a lot of stuff for TL's. ...

Bob Ginder has a lot of stuff for TL's.
http://bjracing.com/tl125.html
Forum: Trials 04-22-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 890
Posted By Nodabs
My little brother rode a TL for quite a few years...

My little brother rode a TL for quite a few years in AHRMA trials.
He did all kinds of things to it, 150 kit, then a Powroll stroker kit. Works shocks and some cut and weld on the frame.
He had...
Forum: Trials 04-19-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,515
Posted By Nodabs
I think that trials riders need to hook up with...

I think that trials riders need to hook up with the local bicycle trick riders. If we could loan them a motorcycle....?? I see them as very similar skill sets.
Maybe skateboard rats? Halfpipe guys?...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-08-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 5,182
Views: 275,294
Posted By Nodabs
I rode a couple of enduros at Roselawn back in...

I rode a couple of enduros at Roselawn back in the late 70's. I was young and impressionable! Naked checks are something that every 16 year old should see.
It sucks that you don't have to do any...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-30-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5,182
Views: 275,294
Posted By Nodabs
VFR, I'm fine now. I've been riding quite a...

VFR, I'm fine now.
I've been riding quite a bit.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-29-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5,182
Views: 275,294
Posted By Nodabs
My buddy Blake's CR. Everything is trick, and I...

My buddy Blake's CR. Everything is trick, and I mean trick.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,980
Posted By Nodabs
Nuts are oval? I've been making them round for...

Nuts are oval? I've been making them round for the last 37 years! My prints must be wrong.
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 30,605
Posted By Nodabs
Alpinestars No Stops for me. I just had to...

Alpinestars No Stops for me. I just had to replace my 20 year old pair. I've probably ridden 175 trials and 150,000 street miles in my old ones.
I hope the new ones are as good as the old ones were.
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