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Forum: The Garage 07-21-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,371
Posted By sailah
Remove the crust too...

Remove the crust too...
Forum: The Garage 07-21-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 982
Posted By sailah
Try tap magic or rapid tap and usea center drill...

Try tap magic or rapid tap and usea center drill first
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By sailah
I'll send you my house call SF-sized repair bill:D

I'll send you my house call SF-sized repair bill:D
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,182
Posted By sailah
I fixed my buddy's. Probably not economical...

I fixed my buddy's. Probably not economical without the tools on hand but can be done. Here's my post to him when I fixed it

...
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By sailah
It can't be complicated. There are two wheel...

It can't be complicated. There are two wheel spacers according to parts diagrams. One is longer than the other and it appears the longer one should be on the drive side.

Remove spacers check the...
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,122
Posted By sailah
KTM straps are my favorite. They have a...

KTM straps are my favorite. They have a carabiner on the end that goes to the truck/trailer. The other end is a soft strap. If going long distance, I use another carabiner to lock this soft strap...
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By sailah
http://www.boltdepot.com/Socket_cap_Stainless_stee...

http://www.boltdepot.com/Socket_cap_Stainless_steel_18-8_1_4-20.aspx

Bolt depot is 1 mile from my house. I can swing in and drop them in the mail to you if the shipping is annoying.
Forum: The Garage 07-21-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 941
Posted By sailah
For me it's not a case of saving money. I just...

For me it's not a case of saving money. I just enjoy doing it and the satisfaction that the bike is rolling on new rubber due to my efforts.

Plus its a time thing. I don't have to spend normal...
Forum: The Garage 07-19-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 603
Posted By sailah
Assuming you have already pumped everything out...

Assuming you have already pumped everything out of the caliper...

Fill syringe, attach hose. Do the ole surgeon trick of flicking it upright to knock all the air bubbles out. Attach to bleeder...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-18-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 813
Posted By sailah
My experiences were going to the ranger station...

My experiences were going to the ranger station in Greenville and told that I would be escorted off the golden road if caught. This was echoed by numerous people up there. I've never been kicked...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-18-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4,264
Views: 256,178
Posted By sailah
Haha got it. Little too far for me to roam today

Haha got it. Little too far for me to roam today
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-18-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 4,264
Views: 256,178
Posted By sailah
Does it start with a Q?

Does it start with a Q?
Forum: The Garage 07-17-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,054
Posted By sailah
You'll never regret getting the biggest...

You'll never regret getting the biggest compressor you can afford/store.

Personally I buy used. The used ones were industrial grade, built to last. I sold my last champion when I didn't have...
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 616
Posted By sailah
Check to see if you have 12v to the coils with...

Check to see if you have 12v to the coils with key on, kill switch set to run.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-17-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,810
Posted By sailah
Awesome, loved seeing the kick starter when it...

Awesome, loved seeing the kick starter when it was launched
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 754
Posted By sailah
Don't quote me but most of the exc have had open...

Don't quote me but most of the exc have had open chambers. The closed chambers come on the racing models typically. But do check this.

Changing springs is easy, just buy or modify the wrench as...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-16-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,928
Posted By sailah
Sweet, I like the thought you've put into this

Sweet, I like the thought you've put into this
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 754
Posted By sailah
If it's like the other open chamber forks it's a...

If it's like the other open chamber forks it's a cake walk. You just need a thin 22mm wrench so you can grip the hex while spinning the cap off
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-15-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 813
Posted By sailah
Just because a gate is open doesn't mean you are...

Just because a gate is open doesn't mean you are allowed. I've been up there many times, asked permission just as many and was always told no. I'm not saying I've never done it on a Sunday just...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-14-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,928
Posted By sailah
I chucked it all at 24 and went sailing around...

I chucked it all at 24 and went sailing around the world for 18 months. I didn't have anywhere near your income. I saw and did stuff that will be with me forever.

I'll cling tighter to the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-13-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4,264
Views: 256,178
Posted By sailah
started off as a ninja 650 then i did a few...

started off as a ninja 650 then i did a few things to it
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-12-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 4,264
Views: 256,178
Posted By sailah
Road was in good condition yesterday but just...

Road was in good condition yesterday but just need to keep an eye for errant rocks if you like to up the speed like I do.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-12-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 4,264
Views: 256,178
Posted By sailah
Correct. I tried to ride through but the road...

Correct. I tried to ride through but the road was blocked with a wire rope.
Forum: The Garage 07-12-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 33,851
Posted By sailah
That's awesome, what a score! Be prepared for...

That's awesome, what a score! Be prepared for how heavy it is, mine was shorter than yours by a foot and it's all of 800#. I almost broke my tailgate trying to get it off. Think about a trailer if...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-11-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,917
Posted By sailah
When you go to retap that, not sure what your...

When you go to retap that, not sure what your experience is...

Use cutting fluid, WD40 is fine for aluminum.
You want a bottoming tap too to finish that hole and get all the threads. Mcmaster...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-11-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 4,264
Views: 256,178
Posted By sailah
http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d171/mainesailah...

http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d171/mainesailah/mainesailah005/20140711_155100_zpsof8kldjh.jpg...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 07-11-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 19,320
Posted By sailah
That sounds awesome i downloaded the route last...

That sounds awesome i downloaded the route last week. I'll ping you when I get closer

Thanks
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-11-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4,264
Views: 256,178
Posted By sailah
http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d171/mainesailah...

http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d171/mainesailah/mainesailah001/20140711_142017_zpsdaa7k63p.jpg...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 07-11-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 19,320
Posted By sailah
Wanna be my friend kev?:deal

Wanna be my friend kev?:deal
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 07-10-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 19,320
Posted By sailah
In! Been a long time since I was at cromag. ...

In! Been a long time since I was at cromag. 2005? All I remember was cromag and airhead telling me I should propose to my now wife. Yada yada two kids later you know why I haven't been...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-10-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,960
Posted By sailah
Cool. It does look like it lines up well. I...

Cool. It does look like it lines up well. I love that swingarm, very distinctive
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-10-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,928
Posted By sailah
Awesome awesome awesome

Awesome awesome awesome
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-09-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,928
Posted By sailah
I havea ninja 650 with KTM running gear. ...

I havea ninja 650 with KTM running gear.

For the front end I'm running 450 exc forks. I had them at full travel but it's just too much. I had the whole bike lowered 1". But those forks are...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-09-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,928
Posted By sailah
I know dirt bike KTM forks fit and they are very...

I know dirt bike KTM forks fit and they are very easy to modify for cheap to shorten the stroke. I had my shop lower mine for adv travel. Plus they are cheap and easy to get springs for weight. I...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-08-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,960
Posted By sailah
Digging this. I agree the wall thickness on...

Digging this. I agree the wall thickness on these frames is stunningly thick. I cut ina few places and was like wtf

Interested to see how that shock setup works.

Arm Chair quarterback here...
Forum: The Garage 07-05-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 735
Posted By sailah
They have roloc type clean up wheels for die...

They have roloc type clean up wheels for die grinders. Just a plastic mesh with various grits of abrasives. They work well and won't take the metal away.
Forum: The Garage 07-01-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,712
Posted By sailah
*sniff* *wipes eye* I love a happy...

*sniff* *wipes eye*

I love a happy ending:wink:
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-01-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 812
Posted By sailah
Whoops looks like you got it. Cool bike

Whoops looks like you got it. Cool bike
Forum: The Garage 06-30-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,712
Posted By sailah
" hey doc" " listen I know you are in pain...

" hey doc"

" listen I know you are in pain but I have these motorcycle moron buddies of mine and they are dying to see people do stupid stuff, lemme get a pic of that for the file m'kay?"

:D
...
Forum: The Garage 06-30-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,712
Posted By sailah
I'm of this school of thought:lol3. Can you get a...

I'm of this school of thought:lol3. Can you get a wet rag behind the hub to protect the seal during torching?
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