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Forum: Airheads 05-13-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By dhr
Thanks for the information everyone. Basically...

Thanks for the information everyone. Basically unless you happen to have the back half of a Ural it is not going to work. Thanks for the clarification on the transmission output rotation.

Well I...
Forum: Airheads 05-12-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By dhr
I believe that is the case with the BMW...

I believe that is the case with the BMW transmissions starting with the /5. That is why Ural conversions to BMW power stay with Ural transmission. So maybe the question to ask is if anyone has used a...
Forum: Airheads 05-12-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By dhr
Thanks for the information about successfully...

Thanks for the information about successfully using larger engines. Repowering Urals with BMW engines is somewhat common. As a result adapting the BMW engine to the transmission is fairly well...
Forum: Airheads 05-12-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By dhr
There are many good reason to use a 5 speed I...

There are many good reason to use a 5 speed I will agree, but it also means modifications to use the /2 final drive.

A rebuilt 5 speed is expensive and a used unit is something of a gamble. Part...
Forum: Airheads 05-12-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By dhr
Ural Transmission in BMW /2?

Strange question I know, but will a Ural or Dnepr transmission fit into a /2? From my understanding some adaption is needed between the engine and gearbox but so far I have yet to learn what, if...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-15-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,735
Posted By dhr
NYC to LA

Found a Guzzi I like in Manhattan but I happen to be in Los Angeles. Anyone with extra space heading out west?
Forum: Old's Cool 09-08-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 2,838
Views: 421,336
Posted By dhr
http://eastidaho.craigslist.org/mcy/4649477525.htm...

http://eastidaho.craigslist.org/mcy/4649477525.html

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-jR7TbPKNKeE/VA1pXaDBAqI/AAAAAAAAAFs/l0Qk1ccbszc/w600-h450-no/01616_kxYiUnDHF3w_600x450.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,203
Posted By dhr
Some Inspiration

http://icon1000.com.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/3_TheOperatorRedux1-890x593.jpg

I saw this a few months ago, sure it is over the top but it got me thinking. Read more about it...
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,203
Posted By dhr
That stay is already off the bike, my plan is to...

That stay is already off the bike, my plan is to just add a stock Monster headlight and bracket. It looks like all of mounting points are in place so it will be just a matter of bolting it on.
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,203
Posted By dhr
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-ISKhqJ_lf38/VAg...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-ISKhqJ_lf38/VAgWhM7XecI/AAAAAAAAAFA/VI-CvyOA-6g/w957-h539-no/IMG_20140903_195923767.jpg

If you can believe it the weld on the other side of the faring stay is...
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,203
Posted By dhr
The bike in question

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-DIQ-wjiqtFI/VAgQ3HyRCKI/AAAAAAAAAEQ/OiidXj3Q_Tc/w957-h539-no/IMG_20140903_195107575_B.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 09-03-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,203
Posted By dhr
Yes, one year only 2003. It was expensive,...

Yes, one year only 2003. It was expensive, uncomfortable, had what at the time was controversial styling, and was hard to justify compared to the Suzuki SV650. Still for some odd reason I was...
Forum: Road warriors 09-03-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,203
Posted By dhr
Now with photos! ...

Now with photos!

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-JMEJEObSXrw/VAgWhCNR-SI/AAAAAAAAAFE/h7-D4vnfNQc/w957-h539-no/IMG_20140903_175645413_HDR.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 09-03-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,203
Posted By dhr
Ducati 620 Supersport Project

So a slightly battered and scrappy 2003 Ducati 620 Supersport found its way into my hands yesterday. I have grand plans to make a simple factory looking streetfighter out of it, almost Monster like...
Forum: Airheads 06-13-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,161
Posted By dhr
http://atlanta.craigslist.org/nat/mcy/4465835689.h...

http://atlanta.craigslist.org/nat/mcy/4465835689.html 1992 GSPD 51K $5000
http://wausau.craigslist.org/mcy/4493442309.html 1990 GSPD ?K $5800
http://bozeman.craigslist.org/mcy/4442428285.html 1992...
Forum: Airheads 06-13-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,161
Posted By dhr
If I may be so bold your price was near the upper...

If I may be so bold your price was near the upper end of the market, $15K examples aside :D

My impression was most of the examples in that price range are fairly pampered and have rather extensive...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-21-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 17,094
Views: 10,882,416
Posted By dhr
Any more info about the girl or who built the...

Any more info about the girl or who built the bike?
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,711
Posted By dhr
Nighthawk 750 Why you may ask? Simple, I...

Nighthawk 750

Why you may ask? Simple, I rode one 14,500 miles in a big loop around the US in 2009. Did a full service before and after the trip, all it needed during the trip were 2 oil changes...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 16,979
Views: 2,156,994
Posted By dhr
Thanks for the tip! Now all I have to do is...

Thanks for the tip!

Now all I have to do is replace the clutch, water pump since it's there, check the valves, rebuild the rear master cylinder, and ride it. Did I mention my plan is to head off...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 16,979
Views: 2,156,994
Posted By dhr
What aftermarket bars have can be used on the...

What aftermarket bars have can be used on the F650GS without clearance problems? Stock bars are bent and just looking to get something that is close to the stock bend. Tried a set of Renthal 636 ATV...
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 5,070
Views: 1,060,941
Posted By dhr
You are in luck since you bought the bike and did...

You are in luck since you bought the bike and did not know about the back fees http://www.dmv.ca.gov/pubs/vctop/d03/vc9562.htm

It is up to the DMV manager but I have been able to do it twice.
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 16,979
Views: 2,156,994
Posted By dhr
Does anybody have the special BMW tool to adjust...

Does anybody have the special BMW tool to adjust the torque on the steering head bearings? Willing to sell/rent/loan it? Thanks.
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2012, 04:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 836
Posted By dhr
I seem to remember it being in the mid 30's, it...

I seem to remember it being in the mid 30's, it also ask for 91+ octane.
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2012, 01:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 836
Posted By dhr
My brother owned a 1997 V-Max which I put 2-3K...

My brother owned a 1997 V-Max which I put 2-3K miles on and I owned a 2008 Versys for a little while. Both are very cool bikes and really different as you know. I am the kind of person that swaps...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-01-2012, 12:31 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 136,315
Posted By dhr
Finally got a hold of the seller, the bike is now...

Finally got a hold of the seller, the bike is now listed on eBay. Asked about registration and the seller said it is past due. Did a little digging and found out the bike has $600 in back fees....
Forum: Old's Cool 05-09-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,660
Posted By dhr
Plastic and gas tanks I would think be hard to...

Plastic and gas tanks I would think be hard to get just as with any low production number bike. What types of parts was he having trouble finding?

Anyone know if the the 650 has any fundamental...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-09-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,660
Posted By dhr
"different" does not always mean...

"different" does not always mean cool:rofl
Forum: Old's Cool 05-08-2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,660
Posted By dhr
I saw that ad too. Not worth shipping to...

I saw that ad too. Not worth shipping to California. $2600 seems like a little much to me since the fork seals are likely only the first of several things to address on the bike. If you are local to...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-02-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3,311
Views: 749,175
Posted By dhr
That is all true, I should not call any project...

That is all true, I should not call any project easy until I try to do it myself.

Not sure if I am going to try and build a Ninja 650 dirt special yet. I would enjoy the project but not sure how...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-02-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3,311
Views: 749,175
Posted By dhr
Thanks! I thought it had been done before. The...

Thanks! I thought it had been done before. The KLR and ER6 clamps having different centers was the key information that I could not find. Sounds as close to a truly bolt on front end as I have found...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-01-2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 3,311
Views: 749,175
Posted By dhr
KLR forks

From the reading I have done it looks like 08+ KLR forks will fit into the stock 650R triple clamps since both have 41mm forks. Does anyone know if the KLR wheel, caliper etc. also fit without...
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2,116
Views: 447,908
Posted By dhr
Thanks for the tip!

Thanks for the tip!
Forum: Road warriors 04-24-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 2,116
Views: 447,908
Posted By dhr
Craigslist, the PO received so may emails that he...

Craigslist, the PO received so may emails that he pulled down the ad. I was willing to come look at it the night the ad went up but the seller was unavailable so he actually held it until I was done...
Forum: Road warriors 04-23-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 2,116
Views: 447,908
Posted By dhr
New Project

Picked up my new project / motorcycle Friday evening. Pre-crashed 2009 SV650S with 12k for $600. Been looking for a SV650 or Ducati Monster for the past few weeks with little success but finally...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 26,956
Views: 4,933,523
Posted By dhr
Here you go ...

Here you go

http://www.evosportster.com/705a.jpg

http://www.evosportster.com/705b.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 02-29-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,341
Posted By dhr
I like to tinker with motorcycles that have lay...

I like to tinker with motorcycles that have lay dormant and get real satisfaction getting them running and back on the road. The rise in prices of older Japanese bikes really took off about 5 years...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-21-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,207
Posted By dhr
You probably will not be able to get a non US...

You probably will not be able to get a non US market bike legally registered in CA. California has some of the most stringent vehicle licensing laws in the US. The CA DMV website has a small bit of...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,450
Posted By dhr
G650X Challenge whats to know?

What is the general feeling in regards to the 2007 G650X Challenge? I am looking for a new all round bike and stumbled across the G650X. Most of the reviews that I can find say little more then it...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-28-2012, 02:44 AM
Replies: 13,120
Views: 1,867,832
Posted By dhr
Who has also ridden a Quota?

Has anyone ridden both a Quota and Stelvio? How do the riding experiences compare? I owned a Quota for a little while and enjoyed it but found its weight a little cumbersome given that I am only 5'8"...
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5,416
Views: 1,108,403
Posted By dhr
This would end up being a 2nd or 3rd bike not...

This would end up being a 2nd or 3rd bike not really a daily rider. Plus I get some fun out of tinkering with bikes in the garage. I'm probably going to pass on the 74 for now but will hopefully end...
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