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Forum: Old's Cool 02-03-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2,402
Views: 532,879
Posted By buggiebuggie
Wants.. Needs..

I NEED a set of forks for a 1970 CL175.. I know other years and models will fit... if you have some rebuildable.. let me know. Client bike.. must have.. so please and thank you!

I WANT... small...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-12-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,049
Posted By buggiebuggie
No mobility problems.. got it.. I think the front...

No mobility problems.. got it.. I think the front range would be perfect for you..
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-11-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,049
Posted By buggiebuggie
Going from a urbanized area like anywhere on the...

Going from a urbanized area like anywhere on the East Coast to a mountain area.. like the Durango/Four Corners area is going to be a shock to you. I moved from the east coast to here in 1999 and...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-08-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,887
Posted By buggiebuggie
I don't know what it is worth but I may be...

I don't know what it is worth but I may be interested.. and I'm just over the line in Colorado.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-14-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,302
Posted By buggiebuggie
Is it the "Wallawallawallawallla" that sounds...

Is it the "Wallawallawallawallla" that sounds like a turkey call? Because that's normal on the K bikes .. or is it a more steady chirpy whistle.. that MAY be normal... or is it a more screechy chirpy...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-09-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 949
Posted By buggiebuggie
Got a 69 K1 as well... and LOTS of spares.. Let...

Got a 69 K1 as well... and LOTS of spares.. Let me know what you need/want/ or if you have questions..
Living on a small ranch in Colorado I use mine a bunch.. They are fun and bring pretty good...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-30-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,941
Posted By buggiebuggie
"intrigue" is worth a bunch... The "Fonzi Factor"...

"intrigue" is worth a bunch... The "Fonzi Factor" is worth a bunch... How much is the bike worth? Lets put it this way...

I would trade in a week of my life for the chance to sit with my uncle...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-10-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By buggiebuggie
slab it and stab it you can do it in about 6-7...

slab it and stab it you can do it in about 6-7 hours.. If you go up to rock springs and then across you might take longer or shorter... depending on the number of oil and gas trucks you have to pass...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-09-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 13,696
Views: 1,940,054
Posted By buggiebuggie
WTT 1973 MGB project

I recently rescued a 1973 MGB from a 10 year rest in soneones side yard. I love these old cars and have had more than a dozen over the years. I'd rather have another motorcycle project and want to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-30-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,017
Posted By buggiebuggie
Not sure if you know but we have a group here on...

Not sure if you know but we have a group here on the west slope.. western colorado vintage motorcyce riders.

westerncovintage.com

June first is the 4th annual vinatge show in palisade, co.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-31-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,515
Posted By buggiebuggie
Had a blue one for a couple years that I...

Had a blue one for a couple years that I restored. I miss that bike... I wish I hadn't sold it. These are great bikes with tons of resourses and possibilities out there. Let me know if you have...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,827
Posted By buggiebuggie
I'd be more impressed if you phoyoshopped some...

I'd be more impressed if you phoyoshopped some boots over those flip flops..
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,734
Posted By buggiebuggie
Filling your bar with silicon sealant and adding...

Filling your bar with silicon sealant and adding lead weight toward the ends helps a bunch... Every bar vibrates, the trick to raise or lower the vibration frquency out of the range your bike is...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-20-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,988
Posted By buggiebuggie
The F2 variety CBR600 has the distinction of...

The F2 variety CBR600 has the distinction of having the most robust of the CBR600 engines. This is of course the opinion of the mechanics I worked with in a Honda dealership for 5 years in the early...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,677
Posted By buggiebuggie
I recently threw a leg over a much younger...

I recently threw a leg over a much younger buddy's Husaberg. This thing is a monster... My riding is mainly forest roads and SOME trail riding here in colorado to get to my favorite fly fishing...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-07-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,292
Posted By buggiebuggie
Blodweiser.. the cranks in these early twin...

Blodweiser.. the cranks in these early twin hondas turned in the opposite direction from more modern hondas and most other bikes. So not really backward... just the opposite of most other bikes.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-04-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,292
Posted By buggiebuggie
If it is complete... including the correct flared...

If it is complete... including the correct flared fenders and trim pieces it is worth a refurb. The price is a little strong but I assume you could negotiate. Those early Hondas with the backward...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 962
Posted By buggiebuggie
XR400 with the 440 kit and pumper carb... Those...

XR400 with the 440 kit and pumper carb... Those things are bulletproof... Get the head flowed and a few other go fast goodies and hotrodding tricks and you'll have a reliable, suprisingly fast...
Forum: Hacks 04-24-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 15,564
Posted By buggiebuggie
East Bound and Down, Baby!

East Bound and Down, Baby!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-24-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,678
Posted By buggiebuggie
If anyone comes out to western slope for some...

If anyone comes out to western slope for some riding to fly fishing I'll be glad to meet you and ride wherever... Almost all of my KLR miles are to and from flyfishing on the flat tops, rifle falls,...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-02-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,059
Posted By buggiebuggie
I'm using that bike as a loose guide for a CB750...

I'm using that bike as a loose guide for a CB750 cafe style bike as well... I just got finished carving and shaping the seat out of foam for a fiberglass mould. I'm now trying to source the...
Forum: The Garage 12-14-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,563
Posted By buggiebuggie
I had a DEKA in a bike I had for 8 years and sold...

I had a DEKA in a bike I had for 8 years and sold the bike with it in it... LOTS of miles and never a problem. So I don't think the battery is the problem here... Buy local next time. The owner of a...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-14-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,585
Posted By buggiebuggie
Mechanical seal on the charging system on the...

Mechanical seal on the charging system on the backside of the engine likes to leak. I did 4 when I turned wrenches in a Honda shop. If it's good it's good and when it leaks it's a "drop the engine"...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,607
Posted By buggiebuggie
Your best results with adhesion will come if you...

Your best results with adhesion will come if you can find a place that will blast the plastic with volcanic ash... It's soft but puts a little tooth on the plastic. I've used it for years on rubber...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-13-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By buggiebuggie
Depending on mileage I would recommend a new fuel...

Depending on mileage I would recommend a new fuel filter (inside the gas tank) as well. At work so I don't have the part number with me. They will leave you stranded if you ignore them.
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By buggiebuggie
If you have an AGM... install the tender, plug it...

If you have an AGM... install the tender, plug it in and forget it... You shouldn't have acide coming out of an AGM battery. If you do, then there are bigger problems than the battery. I had an AGM...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-08-2011, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 927
Posted By buggiebuggie
I used clear bra material on mine and then...

I used clear bra material on mine and then replaced it frequently. It works fine and is a low cost alternative... Clear lexan and velcro dots also work.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-07-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 257,948
Posted By buggiebuggie
The simplest way to go to an 18 inch is to get a...

The simplest way to go to an 18 inch is to get a set of RD 400 cast wheels if you don't mind the cast wheels... Woody can lace up some 18 inch hoops for you too. Choice is yours... If you go the cast...
Forum: Hacks 11-30-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,413
Posted By buggiebuggie
I've used them for years... just not the Hippo...

I've used them for years... just not the Hippo Hands... I bought a pair of ATV type with no rigidity at all.. they work great, I can run summer gloves year round. because they are not so rigid they...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-23-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,174
Posted By buggiebuggie
If stacks or pods make you giggle then run...

If stacks or pods make you giggle then run them... The HP increase in minimal over stock airbox and may even decrease if you try to run CV carbs without an airbox. Change your oil every few hundred...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-08-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,921
Posted By buggiebuggie
I've seen these Honda twins run on a dixie cup...

I've seen these Honda twins run on a dixie cup full of oil... not well, but they will tolerate a lot! I would guess you have eaten the faces off the cam followers.. You may get lucky and that COULD...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-12-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 257,948
Posted By buggiebuggie
You'll have it with those intakes my friend!

You'll have it with those intakes my friend!
Forum: Old's Cool 10-12-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 257,948
Posted By buggiebuggie
In general terms if you increase the distance...

In general terms if you increase the distance between the carbs and the head (intake valves) with intake risers, you boost low and mid range power delivery and decrease top end performance......
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,779
Posted By buggiebuggie
CT90... hauls stuff like a mule... just keeps...

CT90... hauls stuff like a mule... just keeps diggin along
Forum: Old's Cool 07-01-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,160
Posted By buggiebuggie
If the 78 had an undertank master like the 77...

If the 78 had an undertank master like the 77 did... and I'm not sure if it did or not... You might check to see if those aren't the brake light switch leads that plug into the cap of the front...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 312
Posted By buggiebuggie
Shinko E700?

Anyone used these tires? Thinking about a set since it seems I have to buy a set every year or sooner anyway..... Why not go cheap? I do about 60/40 road to dirt. The bike is an 08 KLR by the way....
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,191
Posted By buggiebuggie
KLR owner and mechanic... The noises made by the...

KLR owner and mechanic... The noises made by the KLR engine can be distracting and upsetting to some... It just means it's still running... earplugs are the best thing to help you not worry about...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,959
Posted By buggiebuggie
Um, Huh?

Um, Huh?
Forum: Hacks 04-27-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 491
Posted By buggiebuggie
Hacking soon!

I'm all set to aquire a Velorex sidecar with mounts this weekend... Hopefully it will be mounted on my 08 KLR by the next week. Then it's time to hit the backroads with my flyrod, tent AND my 5 year...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 951
Posted By buggiebuggie
Did it run ok before it sat? You are describing a...

Did it run ok before it sat? You are describing a situation that happens if you bike is jetted too lean...
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