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Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 880,668
Posted By tommyg
I cant believe yamaha wont sell it here. That...

I cant believe yamaha wont sell it here. That would be the perfect bike for me.
Forum: 2 smokers 03-06-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 21,434
Posted By tommyg
I worked my way up from a 81yz 80 to a 125, then...

I worked my way up from a 81yz 80 to a 125, then a 250 all 81 yzs. Used them for trail riding in N. Mi. When I was 20 I figured I was man enough for a used 465, I was wrong that thing hit so hard I...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 780
Posted By tommyg
Ok moe Ill start there, fuel was fresh in...

Ok moe Ill start there, fuel was fresh in november, but Ill remove because it has been sitting for 6 months.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 780
Posted By tommyg
1995 1100gs problem

I have a 95 gs with 60k on it. Its been trouble free until last fall, one day it wouldnt start. Didnt mess with it during the winter, its just to cold in my garage. So far heres what I found. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 562
Posted By tommyg
thanks tuckers Ill look at the rockster bars, no...

thanks tuckers Ill look at the rockster bars, no heated grips.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 562
Posted By tommyg
handlebar help

I bought a 95 gs1100 five years ago, i really like the bike and plan on keeping this one forever. Ive upgraded shocks with ohlins, tried a corbin seat(hated it) ,but now Ive decided I would like to...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,380
Posted By tommyg
I got a 95 with 59k on the clock, its been a good...

I got a 95 with 59k on the clock, its been a good bike, no major problems. Price should be around 4500-5500.
Forum: 2 smokers 01-22-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,521
Posted By tommyg
I could probably take a few photos today when I...

I could probably take a few photos today when I go visit her.
Forum: 2 smokers 01-22-2012, 06:30 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,521
Posted By tommyg
pics of the gt brings back memories,fun bike. My...

pics of the gt brings back memories,fun bike. My dad gave it to me on my 16th birthday drove it hard for 2 years. Parked in the family barn in 1987 and hasnt moved since.
Forum: 2 smokers 01-21-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,696
Posted By tommyg
its hard to say if yamaha still has some in...

its hard to say if yamaha still has some in stock, I found some 81yz parts still in stock, but this was 10 years ago, theres parts out there just got to search them out and I wouldnt be surprised if...
Forum: 2 smokers 01-17-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,696
Posted By tommyg
awesome deal, I wish I could find one around...

awesome deal, I wish I could find one around here. A cl guy has been trying to sell a 74 360 for 5k good luck with that. Had a 78 175 more power would have been nice. Overseas they still sell it.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-24-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,367
Posted By tommyg
Drive up western coast, sleeping bear sand dunes...

Drive up western coast, sleeping bear sand dunes in leelanua county, drive m119 from harbor springs to cross village. alot to see but those 2 are the best in lower pennisula.
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 12,639
Posted By tommyg
Ive stayed at the homestead in glen arbor(old...

Ive stayed at the homestead in glen arbor(old overpriced) and also rented a great little house just north of northport probably not alot of deals in N MI in the summertime, check hotels in traverse...
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 12,639
Posted By tommyg
Love the tunnel of trees, back in my youth I used...

Love the tunnel of trees, back in my youth I used to think that was my private racetrack. Did you stop in good hart and go down to the church, great beach. Nice report, like seeing N michigan on...
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 12,639
Posted By tommyg
That there is some of the best riding northern...

That there is some of the best riding northern michigan has, if you got time come up to petoskey and ride m119 from harbor to cross village, old mission in traverse is nice,but pretty crowed this...
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,592
Posted By tommyg
nice report. thats a true adventure, like...

nice report. thats a true adventure, like stepping back in time.
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,624
Posted By tommyg
when I was 16 I bought a brand new 86 honda...

when I was 16 I bought a brand new 86 honda shadow 500. Rode it like a dirt bike for 40,000 miles. changed oil and tires, thats it, when I sold it after college I would have rode it anywhere. Saw...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,896
Posted By tommyg
I got a 95 thats runs great with 60k on it and I...

I got a 95 thats runs great with 60k on it and I get about 35mpg.
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 804
Posted By tommyg
Ill give you a good deal on an 09 klx 250 with a...

Ill give you a good deal on an 09 klx 250 with a renazco seat, 1000 miles. Smaller bikes are nice, the klx is a bulletproof design with a ton of aftermarket parts. If money werent a concern I...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,298
Posted By tommyg
First bike was a ct 70, then my brother and I...

First bike was a ct 70, then my brother and I shared a xr100 great bike. I quickly moved on to a yz80. My younger brother rode the piss out of the xr trying to keep up. Couldnt hurt it. Highly...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By tommyg
Make sure its designed for a wet clutch, honda...

Make sure its designed for a wet clutch, honda makes a great syn oil.
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 60,978
Posted By tommyg
407, that no waranty seems a little fishy with...

407, that no waranty seems a little fishy with only 27 miles. Mine came with a 1 year warranty.When that was up I had many chances for extended warantys of 1-4 years. Not sure if waranty transfers...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 60,978
Posted By tommyg
I figured just thought Id mention it. The...

I figured just thought Id mention it. The chances of me selling a bike in Mi right now are slim to none. You should be able to find a new one OTD for 4k. I paid $4500 for mine in oct 08. I like...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 60,978
Posted By tommyg
Ill sell my 09 with a thousand miles, renazco...

Ill sell my 09 with a thousand miles, renazco seat and new avon distanzia tires for $3600, no set up fee here come and get it.
Forum: The Garage 12-25-2010, 06:57 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,913
Posted By tommyg
I run golden spectro 20w 50 synthetic blend in my...

I run golden spectro 20w 50 synthetic blend in my bmw gs1100. Honda also makes a synthetic blend 20w 50.
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2010, 03:13 PM
Replies: 802
Views: 167,639
Posted By tommyg
stock is 18hp

stock is 18hp
Forum: The Garage 11-23-2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,020
Posted By tommyg
I got an 03 gmc with the 5.3 and the best I get...

I got an 03 gmc with the 5.3 and the best I get is 16mpg. In 4x4 its 12. No way youll get 16.
Forum: The Garage 11-12-2010, 07:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,362
Posted By tommyg
The boat will be sold next spring, but I need to...

The boat will be sold next spring, but I need to fix the outdrive. Iam one of the rare sellers who likes to fix stuff before I sell it. I dont want the next owner to have problems. Its is the...
Forum: The Garage 11-09-2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,362
Posted By tommyg
Sits in fresh water, I fuckin hate this boat with...

Sits in fresh water, I fuckin hate this boat with every fiber of my being. I sold a beautiful 27ft saiboat(paid for) and bought this boat ,regret it everyday. Paid $6000, second summer motor blew,...
Forum: The Garage 11-08-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,362
Posted By tommyg
It was leaking into the bellows, milky, he doesnt...

It was leaking into the bellows, milky, he doesnt like to change just one seal. Got it apart mines as well change them all. The drive is a Alpha. Gimbell bearing is shot, but I new that was...
Forum: The Garage 11-07-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,362
Posted By tommyg
boat outdrive

Had my boat winterized and the mechanic said I need all new seals put in my outdrive. They were leaking I saw it. He estimates the cost between $900-$1500. This seems really high to me, Ive known...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2010, 10:02 PM
Replies: 77,667
Views: 8,442,894
Posted By tommyg
I got a questions maybe you guys can answer. Iam...

I got a questions maybe you guys can answer. Iam going to buy a xrl or a dr as a second bike. I test road a xrl the other day, I really liked it, but the steering seemed weird. The slighest input...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2010, 07:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,838
Posted By tommyg
I run avon distanzias, great on street and good...

I run avon distanzias, great on street and good enough for off road as long as you stay out mud, heavy sand....common sense. good 80/20 tire.
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2010, 06:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,240
Posted By tommyg
great bike, more than 35hp. Just be careful big...

great bike, more than 35hp. Just be careful big bore 2strokes like to throw you. I speak from experience my neck still isnt the same and its been 20 years. Have fun thats a real classic. Funny thing...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,466
Posted By tommyg
good thread, has me rethinking my survival bike...

good thread, has me rethinking my survival bike used to be a tw, too slow. Iam thinking my old 81 yz 250. air cooled, relaible, easy to fix and it was fast. Iam thinking your going to need to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2010, 06:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,788
Posted By tommyg
I bet a tw200 would go everywhere that would and...

I bet a tw200 would go everywhere that would and do it with some comfort, plus you could drive it into town, cheaper also. Of all the times ive been stuck I doubt a underpowered 2wheel drive bike...
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 689
Posted By tommyg
+1 on the distanzias

+1 on the distanzias
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 559
Posted By tommyg
Girlfriend is 5"4' also, started on a tw200 amd...

Girlfriend is 5"4' also, started on a tw200 amd now shes riding a xt250
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By tommyg
650 advice

2 years ago I purchased a 09 klx 250, I wanted something smaller than my gs for dirt roads etc. I like the bike, but bottom line is it doesnt have enough power for me, on road. The money it would...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,677
Posted By tommyg
thats really short, ever thought about getting a...

thats really short, ever thought about getting a kids dirt bike and trailering them. Could be an option. my girlfriend has a xt250 and shes 5'4" barely touches, and dont know how you could lower...
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