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Forum: Face plant 10-26-2009, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 859
Posted By Jef Miller
Ugh. Hope they weren't sharing bikes......

Ugh.
Hope they weren't sharing bikes... could've been a two'fer.

PS: are posts like this ok now? I saw a bike crash right in front of me the other day, guy made every mistake, but I can't share...
Forum: Face plant 10-26-2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,665
Posted By Jef Miller
Friend of Oliver's? ...

Friend of Oliver's?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRBkgshj8Cw
1:40
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2009, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 680
Posted By Jef Miller
I got the Caribou triple box... two sides and a...

I got the Caribou triple box... two sides and a topbox. All 1600 based, IIRC. It's nice when they are all the same box. I use the space all the time, I don't care how goofy I look, I gave up on...
Forum: The Garage 09-28-2009, 05:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,298
Posted By Jef Miller
Sounds good to me. Reminds me of an idea I had to...

Sounds good to me. Reminds me of an idea I had to modify the rubber washer with a belt sander. Your idea's better though, I'll post how it goes.
Forum: The Garage 09-27-2009, 09:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,298
Posted By Jef Miller
Those look cool Videos watched, faq's read...

Those look cool
Videos watched, faq's read and bookmarked !
I'd still need to redrill or enlarge the hole, because it's crooked. Then I could use a "bigsert". I'm not sure if there will be enough...
Forum: The Garage 09-27-2009, 11:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,298
Posted By Jef Miller
Do you think JB Weld can fix this?

Hey gang, got a fix for you:

The valve head cover bolts on the KLR are prone to stripping out/cross threading/etc. Sure enough, I stripped one. The repair is to heli coil it, which, sure enough, I...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-25-2009, 09:32 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,633
Posted By Jef Miller
Also the power plugs are different, if that's of...

Also the power plugs are different, if that's of relevence (meanwhile some ADV bikes cannot even offer power). The 60 is the old school plug while the Oregon is USB. A power kit for the Oregon is...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2009, 07:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,409
Posted By Jef Miller
I botched my clearance adjustment too! Stripped...

I botched my clearance adjustment too! Stripped the threads on one of the valve cover bolts. Tried to helicoil it and screwed that up too, so I need to redo the boss the bolt threads to.

First off...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-24-2009, 06:39 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,633
Posted By Jef Miller
Wow, this thread is just in time :} I want...

Wow, this thread is just in time :}
I want another GPS for the other bikes and/or car use, goofing around etc. I have a Zumo on the main bike, although I never used the sound stuff or bluetooth...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-16-2009, 06:33 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,200
Posted By Jef Miller
There's some gel stuff that reflects "less". ...

There's some gel stuff that reflects "less".
http://www.defensedevices.com/mace-gel-pepper-spray.html
This is especially important indoors. There's a few different brands.


Hehe :} Can't speak...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-15-2009, 07:42 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,200
Posted By Jef Miller
Glad you handled it well and made it out ok. What...

Glad you handled it well and made it out ok. What are you riding btw?

I was going to post something much longer about the gun stuff but I won't. Suffice to say, the situation as it's written would...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-14-2009, 10:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 19,758
Posted By Jef Miller
Far out! Never seen anything like that, I'm a...

Far out! Never seen anything like that, I'm a n00b so that means nothing, but still!

What is going on with carb? Looks like it's not installed, I'm probably missing the point... If that's where it...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-10-2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,030
Posted By Jef Miller
Something <50cc (Ruckus? C3?) I already have a...

Something <50cc (Ruckus? C3?)
I already have a couple duals and riding this around will make them seem more powerful :}
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2009, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4,427
Views: 613,095
Posted By Jef Miller
No problem Skidmarks, it's all good help. I got a...

No problem Skidmarks, it's all good help. I got a lot to try out on this and will hope for the best. Good luck with your seal replace, be sure to post how it works out for you.
Thanks again
jefm
Forum: Battle scooters 07-10-2009, 11:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,480
Posted By Jef Miller
"And Now You Know!!!"(C)(TM)(R)

I found that out some years ago researching bike theft. Dunno how credible it is but it seems workable enough. I imagine putting slings (just rope from one guy, under the matt, to the other guy)...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-10-2009, 07:45 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,342
Posted By Jef Miller
That's an awesome ride! Are those "pegs" on the...

That's an awesome ride! Are those "pegs" on the front wheel? Great art too, I look forward to getting a scooter to mark up. My vehicles are art-free now, trying to be artsy this close to the bible...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2009, 06:58 AM
Replies: 4,427
Views: 613,095
Posted By Jef Miller
Why won't it fire if there's oil in there; does...

Why won't it fire if there's oil in there; does it disable the alternator? I tried to start it again yesterday, first time since the fateful weekend. It would not start, the headlight would flash on...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-10-2009, 06:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,504
Posted By Jef Miller
Thanks for all the input gang :} What...

Thanks for all the input gang :}


What wind protection does one need on a 49cc? (not being an ass, I'm curious)
If it helps, "the C3 also has an optional windscreen to protect you from wind...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-09-2009, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3,376
Views: 1,310,767
Posted By Jef Miller
I love how there's like five scooters in the one...

I love how there's like five scooters in the one parking space.
That's too awesome :}
Forum: Battle scooters 07-09-2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,480
Posted By Jef Miller
This has been written better elsewhere, just...

This has been written better elsewhere, just reposting fyi:

How the pros steal motorcycles
A large van or refrigerator truck stops and guys with a slung mattress get out. The mattress is placed...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-09-2009, 08:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,161
Posted By Jef Miller
wow

Another 100 cc's and that scooter motor would be bigger then both my duals combined! :}
Forum: Battle scooters 07-07-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,504
Posted By Jef Miller
Perhaps I should have said 'did a search Here',...

Perhaps I should have said 'did a search Here', hehe.
Google searches advrider.com better then advrider.com does, here's one thread Google led me to...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-07-2009, 09:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,504
Posted By Jef Miller
Yamaha C3

Any comment on these units? Pictures? Did a search and could not find anything. I really like the style of the Ruckus, with it's open frame and big twin headlights. But to actually use I'd probably...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2009, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4,427
Views: 613,095
Posted By Jef Miller
Heya, thanks for the replies guys, There's not...

Heya, thanks for the replies guys,
There's not much oil in the pic but under the skid it was everywhere. Also pulled the alt. cover and it had oil in it as well. I got pics of all this but like I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2009, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 910
Posted By Jef Miller
Now that you mention that the one I rode also...

Now that you mention that the one I rode also wiggled a lot. I'd chalked it up to the bike being 'well used'.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-04-2009, 02:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,350
Posted By Jef Miller
jefm score: 2.5 of 8 jefm score: 3 of 4 ...

jefm score: 2.5 of 8


jefm score: 3 of 4

This is coming from a guy with two dual-purps who's been known to eye the Ruckus :} I can do about everything on the duals but if I ever moved to the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2009, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 910
Posted By Jef Miller
I rode one a few times :} A friend bought it...

I rode one a few times :}
A friend bought it but did not have his moto endorsement yet so I got to ride it to his home. I've ridden a sportbike before but am mostly used to duals. It was doing 65 in...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2009, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4,427
Views: 613,095
Posted By Jef Miller
Oil leak(s?)

Heya gang, I think I've developed some oil leaks. Here's the story:

Did the first leg of a road trip, around 250 miles. Mostly highways, i was being nice and keeping it around 60 mph/~6000 rpm. No...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2009, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4,427
Views: 613,095
Posted By Jef Miller
XT350 Touring?

My main bike is down and I wanted to do a little touring. I assume my '00 xt350 will handle around 1000 miles in a weekend, mostly highway? I don't think it'll blow up or anything, but felt like I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-07-2008, 10:42 AM
Replies: 8,136
Views: 733,586
Posted By Jef Miller
My mistake, it did not seem like that long of a...

My mistake, it did not seem like that long of a ride getting out there.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-07-2008, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8,136
Views: 733,586
Posted By Jef Miller
Thanks for the directions BTW, at first I thought...

Thanks for the directions BTW, at first I thought you meant the Warrenton, MO about an hour west of STL :}
I still have not made it to the creek, I cannot get this XT running to save my life, but...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2008, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4,427
Views: 613,095
Posted By Jef Miller
Thanks Nails I will check out the plug next time...

Thanks Nails I will check out the plug next time I play garage. I'm new to carbs but is WOT == wide open throttle? Will check out, I'm still trying to get ATAA (any throttle at all) to work :}
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2008, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4,427
Views: 613,095
Posted By Jef Miller
Pilot screw in or out?

Hey gang, can someone tell me if turning the pilot screw out or in riches/leans the mix? My guess is turns in is leaner, but the Clymer nicely skates around this issue (as with most carb tweaking...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2008, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4,427
Views: 613,095
Posted By Jef Miller
My XT350

Hey gang, I have a 1999 XT350, great to find a thread for them.
Been trying to get mine running right for a while. I'm still dinkin with it, but any ideas what's wrong?

Bike had sat around for a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2008, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 874
Posted By Jef Miller
Don't put motor oil in the tank as a rust...

Don't put motor oil in the tank as a rust protectant, if whoever gets the tank wants to paint it then they will have a hard time.
Take the cap off, closed containers explode more louder. Masking...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2008, 07:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 966
Posted By Jef Miller
Not sure if a two-up touring trip is the best...

Not sure if a two-up touring trip is the best break-in for a KLR, sounds pretty rough actually but others seem to think it's ok so go for it. I'd make sure the swingarm and linkages are lubed up,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2008, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,796
Posted By Jef Miller
Hey thanks for the quick help 'Dog. Yeah, the...

Hey thanks for the quick help 'Dog. Yeah, the whole thing sounds like a nightmare which is likely why I never bothered doing it. I gotta fix this lean/idle thing though.

The point of the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2008, 08:02 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,115
Posted By Jef Miller
If I lived that close to Wolfman I'd probably...

If I lived that close to Wolfman I'd probably have even bigger money problems. They're stuff is great. Only problem with the fender bag is you need to move it forward a bit and so it doesn't...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2008, 06:53 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,115
Posted By Jef Miller
Well I'm not sure about the cover, there's no way...

Well I'm not sure about the cover, there's no way my cover would fit in the "glovebox", then again I use a big-ish cover that goes over all the bags and is metalized. if it's a mylar cover it might...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2008, 06:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,796
Posted By Jef Miller
XT350 Fuel level measurement

I'm trying to track down a idle reliability/lean mix problem with my XT. Pulled the carb again and am giving it the works. Figured I'd check the fuel bowl level because I never have and who knows, it...
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