ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 500
Search took 0.04 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Dessert Storm
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,253
Posted By Dessert Storm
Excellent - more please! Wish there were...

Excellent - more please!

Wish there were more H-D ride reports. Just because a ride isn't on a dual sport or dirt bike doesn't make it not an adventure!
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 41,627
Posted By Dessert Storm
See, you boys know how to do being young properly.

See, you boys know how to do being young properly.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-25-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 15,337
Views: 8,851,303
Posted By Dessert Storm
And way cool, both of you :clap

And way cool, both of you :clap
Forum: The Garage 03-15-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 319
Posted By Dessert Storm
Steering Stem Bearing Seal Question

Steering head bearings on my Yamaha XJ900S Diversion were notchier than a notchy thing, so bought an allballsracing taper roller bearing kit. OE bearing is ball and race.

When fitted lip uppermost...
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,206
Posted By Dessert Storm
Fantastic! More please. :clap

Fantastic! More please. :clap
Forum: Old's Cool 01-21-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 15,337
Views: 8,851,303
Posted By Dessert Storm
And all absolutely as nature intended! :clap

And all absolutely as nature intended! :clap
Forum: Old's Cool 01-12-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,961
Posted By Dessert Storm
Great thread Kev 2750/$4400 seems a...

Great thread Kev



2750/$4400 seems a trifle optimistic for this!
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 12,308
Posted By Dessert Storm
'pork pies and dogging' :rofl:rofl:rofl

'pork pies and dogging' :rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Old's Cool 11-28-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 15,337
Views: 8,851,303
Posted By Dessert Storm
Love the way everyone in this is looking at the...

Love the way everyone in this is looking at the Lancaster
Forum: Old's Cool 11-13-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 15,337
Views: 8,851,303
Posted By Dessert Storm
Girl and bike both drop dead gorgeous! Is...

Girl and bike both drop dead gorgeous!

Is that the SR500 engine, anyone know?
Forum: Ride reports 11-12-2013, 05:39 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 37,067
Posted By Dessert Storm
Excellent. More please.

Excellent. More please.
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-05-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,667
Posted By Dessert Storm
Great photos - Love the fall colours and...

Great photos - Love the fall colours and multi-coloured roofs!

Thanks for posting:clap
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 121,074
Posted By Dessert Storm
Fantastic! More please. (Hope you don't mind...

Fantastic! More please.

(Hope you don't mind me adding one of your phrases to my signature line - happy to nuke it if you do)
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,145
Posted By Dessert Storm
:clap Great report and photos. More please!

:clap Great report and photos. More please!
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,184
Posted By Dessert Storm
Fantastic! :clap

Fantastic! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 22,858
Posted By Dessert Storm
Excellent. More please!

Excellent. More please!
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By Dessert Storm
Best for pillion: 95 VFR750 or 99 GSX750 Katana

Both are available locally within my definitely finite budget ($US2.5k).

If it was just for me, I'd probably lean towards the VFR. But my girlfriend is often pillion, and I don't want to become...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-23-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 51,958
Posted By Dessert Storm
BH (if you're still looking into this thread), do...

BH (if you're still looking into this thread), do you know what that screen is - or does anyone else know please?
Forum: Old's Cool 04-22-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,269
Posted By Dessert Storm
A guy I know has an XL600LM, with paperwork to...

A guy I know has an XL600LM, with paperwork to prove it was a Dakar 'client' bike at the time when the XL600R was Honda's works entry. As I understand it, you paid Honda lots of your money, rode it...
Forum: Australia 04-22-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1,810
Views: 158,304
Posted By Dessert Storm
Hope you all don't mind a pom chiming in. Just...

Hope you all don't mind a pom chiming in. Just want to say what a fantastic thread. You guys do it properly :clap
Forum: The Garage 04-19-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 22,421
Posted By Dessert Storm
Excellent thread, Ratman; thanks for your trouble...

Excellent thread, Ratman; thanks for your trouble taken to explain and photo the process. :clap

Have you ever seen this thread, from Goldwingfacts.com forum?
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 385,310
Posted By Dessert Storm
Sweet GS, AJ! Is that a Wunderlich seat and...

Sweet GS, AJ!

Is that a Wunderlich seat and Givi screen?

Paint job looks fantastic :clap
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 3,231,552
Posted By Dessert Storm
A totally gripping and inspiring report from...

A totally gripping and inspiring report from start to finish. The way all participants chipped in with various sections of the tale was brilliant.

The Google Earth shot of the whole route Walter...
Forum: Beasts 03-12-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3,285
Views: 917,642
Posted By Dessert Storm
It isn't yet! I'm looking to buy a MkI around...

It isn't yet! I'm looking to buy a MkI around May, and a front end spring and valve job (:eek1) is something I have been wondering about.
Forum: Beasts 03-10-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3,285
Views: 917,642
Posted By Dessert Storm
Will you keep us posted about how you get on with...

Will you keep us posted about how you get on with the RT valves, AdvRich? Something I've thought about from time to time.
Forum: Beasts 03-07-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 17,068
Views: 4,949,239
Posted By Dessert Storm
Thanks Ladder106. Should have said that I...

Thanks Ladder106. Should have said that I understand the limitations involved in trying to extract more power, and in any case in my (not entirely expert) experience 'tuning' can often detract in...
Forum: Beasts 03-07-2013, 12:48 AM
Replies: 17,068
Views: 4,949,239
Posted By Dessert Storm
55 hp?

I have seen reference on here and other sites, to a difference in quoted power output of the 600 engine that suggests for a couple of model years (around 89-90, I think) the output increased to 55hp,...
Forum: Ride reports 03-05-2013, 12:49 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,651
Posted By Dessert Storm
Just found this thread. Completely fantastic!...

Just found this thread. Completely fantastic! Thanks for taking the trouble to scan and post photos. :clap:clap:clap
Forum: Beasts 02-22-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 17,068
Views: 4,949,239
Posted By Dessert Storm
650 rear shock on 600?

Does anyone know if a 650 shock will fit a 600?

The 600 is a later model ('98), so not sure if shock spec/dimensions differ from earlier bikes sold in US
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-31-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,640
Posted By Dessert Storm
:eek1:clap:freaky

:eek1:clap:freaky
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-24-2013, 02:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,624
Posted By Dessert Storm
What a place to ride Oz is. Jammy gits :lol3

What a place to ride Oz is. Jammy gits :lol3
Forum: Beasts 12-22-2012, 03:02 AM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 543,963
Posted By Dessert Storm
[QUOTE=kamilltee;19661669]step by step 1 3....

[QUOTE=kamilltee;19661669]step by step
1
3. camo paper (self print)
http://imageshack.us/a/img222/904/18210037023335971496815.jpg

Could you provide a bit more information about this...
Forum: Ride reports 11-23-2012, 04:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 873
Posted By Dessert Storm
Great report & photos. Some sitting looking at...

Great report & photos. Some sitting looking at the sea with a beer would do very nicely right now!
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2012, 03:04 AM
Replies: 13,094
Views: 1,256,160
Posted By Dessert Storm
My RMG has become extremely difficult to start,...

My RMG has become extremely difficult to start, even with the electric foot. Good fuel; good compression; recently overhauled carb (and prior to this problem it has run well since carb overhaul);...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2012, 04:39 AM
Replies: 13,094
Views: 1,256,160
Posted By Dessert Storm
Needle Jet Holder Sought

Don't suppose anyone has got a dead left-side carb lying about, that might contain a needle jet holder (number 29 in this diagram)...
Forum: The Garage 10-25-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,410
Posted By Dessert Storm
What do Porsche 928s sell for these days in the...

What do Porsche 928s sell for these days in the US? Here in UK, they are now well within OP's budget. In fact, hmmmm..... (starts searching UK Auototrader)
Forum: The Garage 10-25-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,624
Posted By Dessert Storm
lubricating switchgear

Indicator button on my XL600 was getting stickier and stickier to operate. Took the switchgear apart, and found that a couple of the white plastic switch parts that contain spring loaded ball...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2012, 12:04 AM
Replies: 13,094
Views: 1,256,160
Posted By Dessert Storm
Daft question, but I'll ask anyway: is there...

Daft question, but I'll ask anyway: is there enough space to access and change pilot and main jets and faff with needle setting without pulling the carbs?
Forum: Beasts 09-16-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 543,963
Posted By Dessert Storm
That colour looks great! Any chance of taking a...

That colour looks great! Any chance of taking a couple more photos?
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 13,094
Views: 1,256,160
Posted By Dessert Storm
Bought my '86 RMG (I'm in UK) as a...

Bought my '86 RMG (I'm in UK) as a fixer-upper,and found head cracked in exactly the same place. Couldn't find a decent used head anywhere, so had it welded, new seats installed and the sparkplug...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 500

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 07:26 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014