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Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 07:12 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 287,500
Posted By mischief
Thanks Hybridchemistry, I have a build thread on...

Thanks Hybridchemistry, I have a build thread on it here

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=26662118#post26662118

Christi
Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 06:30 PM
Replies: 8,074
Views: 2,791,043
Posted By mischief
I was going to say that I liked the little screen...

I was going to say that I liked the little screen on there :1drink
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 06:26 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 287,500
Posted By mischief
After breaking my second vise in a week, :dunno ...

After breaking my second vise in a week, :dunno
I used parts of both, one a 5" and one a 6" to make one that is working.
A little grinding and fitting...
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required Yesterday, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 910
Posted By mischief
Thanks Superzoom. I am reserving judgement on the...

Thanks Superzoom. I am reserving judgement on the screen for now. I have a couple of different aftermarket screens, one that I bought especially for this project. But they didn't seem to work out,...
Forum: Some Assembly Required Yesterday, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 910
Posted By mischief
After too much thought going into the fairing, I...

After too much thought going into the fairing, I decided it wasn't going to work. With a compression strap, a short 2x4 and a heat gun I have it a little rounding and tweaking, then I lowered it 2"....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-24-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 910
Posted By mischief
Thanks Allblak, I got a few things done. The PO...

Thanks Allblak, I got a few things done. The PO was a little light on maintenance so I got the valves adjusted, they were all tight. Then I moved on to put seals in a weepy water pump. I read up on...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-21-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 910
Posted By mischief
I also cleaned up the rear ...

I also cleaned up the rear

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8744/16607329714_2e94e7265f.jpg

I also needed to raise the handlebars about 4 inches. No small project as it has proprietary bars and...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-21-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 910
Posted By mischief
NinjaRat 500r

There seem to be several Kawasaki 650 projects but I haven't found any COMPLETED 500 projects. Please point them out to me if there are any.
Anyway, I ended up with a 2005 500r in a trade for this...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-18-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 78,138
Posted By mischief
I did try one but it just wrinkled up on the end,...

I did try one but it just wrinkled up on the end, I guess I just wasn't holding my tongue right

Warm enough for you down there?
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-18-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 78,138
Posted By mischief
One of my fork seals started leaking :1drink

One of my fork seals started leaking :1drink
Forum: The Garage 04-17-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 287,500
Posted By mischief
Some handlebar relocation and switch mounting ...

Some handlebar relocation and switch mounting

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7624/16970934067_68f64017b3.jpg

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7596/16990579548_ee10fb34ec.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-16-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 762
Posted By mischief
paying ins monthly is easier too, doesn't cost...

paying ins monthly is easier too, doesn't cost much more and it doesn't give you a heart attack once a year :deal
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5,327
Views: 787,699
Posted By mischief
I looked for diagrams but I didn't find any that...

I looked for diagrams but I didn't find any that made sense if it to me. Link?
So do I need a toggle for each one?
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5,327
Views: 787,699
Posted By mischief
Has anyone done away with the ignition switch? It...

Has anyone done away with the ignition switch? It looks like 4 wires green, red, grey/yellow and grey blue. Can I just connect the greys and the green together and switch to the red?
I made a mount...
Forum: The Garage 04-14-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 287,500
Posted By mischief
I broke both my pipe bender and my vise today,...

I broke both my pipe bender and my vise today, not a good day for building shit :deal
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-13-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 828
Posted By mischief
I just used the one off of the 650 twin, for the...

I just used the one off of the 650 twin, for the same reason

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7006/6827624643_45030fb1c1.jpg

Christi
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 16,772
Views: 2,107,917
Posted By mischief
It's really easy to move it to the right side,...

It's really easy to move it to the right side, just two longer bolts and two spacers

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7638/16715740437_5de9a95e31.jpg

Christi
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5,327
Views: 787,699
Posted By mischief
I measured it at 190 also. Why are you getting...

I measured it at 190 also.
Why are you getting a new one made? Scotts has one with a sub mount for under $300, Can you make it for less than that?

Christi
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-02-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By mischief
The shorter spring doesn't make any difference...

The shorter spring doesn't make any difference until you've screwed the preload all the way in. It's never been an issue for me, even riding double I've never bottomed it out. But I'm still on the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-02-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By mischief
I'm thinking about trading

my '09 F800 for one of the older 650 singles for my partner. I have an '01 dakar that I've been riding mostly when I ride by my self. It has enough power for me and I don't worry much about dropping...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 16,772
Views: 2,107,917
Posted By mischief
I decided to go ahead and run new wires for my...

I decided to go ahead and run new wires for my new regulator. I don't know if it was better or not but it's done and works :clap

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7619/17002592382_f325b55756.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 16,772
Views: 2,107,917
Posted By mischief
I think Homedepot carries it. That at least...

I think Homedepot carries it. That at least smells better than walmart. :puke1
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 16,772
Views: 2,107,917
Posted By mischief
regulator replacement

I have a new shindengen mosfet fh020aa regulator. The current wiring includes the three yellow wires and two greens and two reds. Is there a problem with hooking up the reds to the + terminal on the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-25-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,021
Posted By mischief
Another thread ...

Another thread

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=26437305#post26437305
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-25-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,720
Posted By mischief
A good excuse to fly to Alaska and ride back....

A good excuse to fly to Alaska and ride back. What more could you want? :deal
Forum: The Garage 03-25-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 566
Views: 287,500
Posted By mischief
Sweeet! I'm not a bubba tho, just sayin' Did...

Sweeet!
I'm not a bubba tho, just sayin'
Did you build the mixte? I love mixtes
Home made headtube lugs

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3447/3793393741_e1338883d1.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 16,772
Views: 2,107,917
Posted By mischief
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 16,772
Views: 2,107,917
Posted By mischief
I've been looking for some faux tank plastics and...

I've been looking for some faux tank plastics and someone has some from a '12 so I was wondering if they would fit or how close. I don't care about the rear tank ones just the ones on either side in...
Forum: The Garage 03-25-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 566
Views: 287,500
Posted By mischief
There is a lot of nice fabrication on this...

There is a lot of nice fabrication on this thread, I like it. My most sophisticated machine tool is an angle grinder so I like thinking alternatively. Growing up on a farm we had an arc welder and a...
Forum: The Garage 03-24-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 287,500
Posted By mischief
For bending tubing or pipe I use several things...

For bending tubing or pipe I use several things depending on the size and hardness. A conduit bender does ok sometimes but I also have some dedicated hand benders and a number of shivs with a wire...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 16,772
Views: 2,107,917
Posted By mischief
Does anyone know if I can graft the plastics from...

Does anyone know if I can graft the plastics from a 2012 onto my '01?
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 16,772
Views: 2,107,917
Posted By mischief
So I found a 50x25x8 seal and used a bench...

So I found a 50x25x8 seal and used a bench grinder to make it a 50x25x4

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7636/16909107585_c8ef008986.jpg

I tapped it in and works a treat, it's just a dust seal...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 16,772
Views: 2,107,917
Posted By mischief
wtb faux tank plastics

for a project. Something damaged or otherwise cheap as I'll prolly destroy them anyway. I really only need the two sidepieces. PM me with what you have
Thanks
Christi
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 16,772
Views: 2,107,917
Posted By mischief
Check this, ...

Check this,
http://www.stoptech.com/technical-support/technical-white-papers/-warped-brake-disc-and-other-myths

Basically, replace your pads first and see if that fixes your rotor
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 16,772
Views: 2,107,917
Posted By mischief
So I wasn't happy with my sidestand fix, it was...

So I wasn't happy with my sidestand fix, it was still too far forward and centered. I cut it apart again and mounted it on the bottom of the footpeg mount. I pitched the subframe and replaced it with...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 876
Views: 125,625
Posted By mischief
2 years later, anybody?

2 years later, anybody?
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 16,772
Views: 2,107,917
Posted By mischief
Threaded rod might be a better solution anyway...

Threaded rod might be a better solution anyway but as no one here sells metric threaded rod I would need to take off the exhaust to drill out the welded nut on the right so then I could use 3/8" or...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 16,772
Views: 2,107,917
Posted By mischief
So my sidestand has been getting really tired...

So my sidestand has been getting really tired lately and I decided to fix it. I got the subframe off and cut the tube in front and behind the ss mount then slipped a tube inside and put it back on....
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 16,772
Views: 2,107,917
Posted By mischief
http://www.ebay.com/itm/APRILIA-PEGASO-650-1998-RE...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/APRILIA-PEGASO-650-1998-REAR-WHEEL-/121505106447?pt=UK_Motorcycle_Parts_13&hash=item1c4a44ca0f
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 16,772
Views: 2,107,917
Posted By mischief
Thx Damian and Gravel Seeker Any reason I can't...

Thx Damian and Gravel Seeker
Any reason I can't just use a 50x25x4 seal? I don't really want to unlace the wheel.
GS, your bike is looking sweet :evil
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