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Forum: Old's Cool 09-29-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By Nessman
Easy, just add money and time and skills and more...

Easy, just add money and time and skills and more money...


https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xfp1/t1.0-9/q71/s720x720/10369730_522255274545707_1546870917889808120_n.jpg

I'm...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-29-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 2,754
Views: 814,991
Posted By Nessman
SP1000 has cast iron bores, no worries.

SP1000 has cast iron bores, no worries.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-28-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,570
Posted By Nessman
I'd be peeling off $100 bills so fast I'd pull a...

I'd be peeling off $100 bills so fast I'd pull a thumb muscle.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-27-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15,450
Views: 8,961,249
Posted By Nessman
A lot of nice in that picture.

A lot of nice in that picture.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-27-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,570
Posted By Nessman
:freaky

:freaky
Forum: Old's Cool 09-27-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,570
Posted By Nessman
Tell us about the SP? Pics? There were two...

Tell us about the SP? Pics?

There were two "early" SP1000s. Pre 1980 had the same footpegs as the LeMans I/II and the same exhaust but chromed rather than black. You don't get the awesome gas...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-26-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2,754
Views: 814,991
Posted By Nessman
1978 XS650 with a title $250 ...

1978 XS650 with a title $250

http://pokeyman.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Motorcycles/i-ZdQJKgC/0/X2/xsl-X2.jpg

1979 SR500 with a title $300
...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-26-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2,754
Views: 814,991
Posted By Nessman
I had a GN400 that I was going to do something...

I had a GN400 that I was going to do something with just because it ran through the gears so nicely. The 6V electrics were the straw.

Yours looks much better, keep poking.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-26-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 309,401
Posted By Nessman
This is a very odd motorcycle, absolutely NO rust...

This is a very odd motorcycle, absolutely NO rust in the tank and the carbs are free of goo but the rest of the bike looks like it just got hauled out of a woodpile.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-24-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 309,401
Posted By Nessman
Thank you sir, I hope to do it right. Dealt...

Thank you sir, I hope to do it right.

Dealt with the pan filter (added contoured plate on blown-out corner) and pronounced the case filter "good enough" until I make sure the motor is solid. ...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By Nessman
Very comfortable for LeMans, crap switchgear...

Very comfortable for LeMans, crap switchgear that is integrated with the rest of the handlebar stuff making easy/cheap fixes almost impossible, heavy clutch and throttle (holding 40mm carb slides up...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-22-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 966
Views: 229,548
Posted By Nessman
And III.

And III.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-18-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 309,401
Posted By Nessman
I guess I can hang out here now. CL ad: 78...

I guess I can hang out here now.

CL ad: 78 Yamaha clean title needs work running last year all original moving need to sell 250.00 obo u pick up call me

So I called. today I'm the owner of a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-17-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 9,960
Views: 2,077,544
Posted By Nessman
'95 GPZ1100 w/ 1500 miles, lusted after this bike...

'95 GPZ1100 w/ 1500 miles, lusted after this bike for years. Not cheap but where you gonna find an old touring superbike with 1500 miles.

http://seattle.craigslist.org/tac/mcy/4672747344.html
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-08-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 9,960
Views: 2,077,544
Posted By Nessman
Yea but the torque....:lol3

Yea but the torque....:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 164,349
Posted By Nessman
Fixt. Thanks.

Fixt. Thanks.
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 164,349
Posted By Nessman
It tipped over...no damage except the front turn...

It tipped over...no damage except the front turn signal popping into the fairing. It looks like it's just pressed in there but it won't reseat for me? Did I break it?

Went for a nice 250 mile...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-06-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By Nessman
Pen for reference, toiletries bag a mystery from...

Pen for reference, toiletries bag a mystery from the rafters.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-06-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By Nessman
Luftmeister Things...R100RS era.

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/06/f1620e202658dd84ae379727c46edda5.jpg

Any idea what they are?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-04-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9,960
Views: 2,077,544
Posted By Nessman
https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/mcy/4651958649....

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/mcy/4651958649.html

$2850, right on the edge of scammy. Swim carefully.

http://images.craigslist.org/00h0h_aOzE2tAogCT_600x450.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-03-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9,960
Views: 2,077,544
Posted By Nessman
I'd pay money for jar of "old gas" smell, every...

I'd pay money for jar of "old gas" smell, every time I think another project would be fun I'd take a whiff and think better of it.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-03-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9,960
Views: 2,077,544
Posted By Nessman
Just move back to the 5th row seat :deal

Just move back to the 5th row seat :deal
Forum: Old's Cool 09-02-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,984
Posted By Nessman
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3533/3208186921_f64...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3533/3208186921_f64631ce53.jpg

Back in the day...I had a KE125, friend had a DT125, DT was a better bike, I vote DT125.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-02-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 221,595
Posted By Nessman
Bobbed Ascot....the humanity. ...

Bobbed Ascot....the humanity.

http://seattle.craigslist.org/sno/mcy/4648139868.html
Forum: Old's Cool 09-02-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 221,595
Posted By Nessman
I can't figure out how they shimmed the drive...

I can't figure out how they shimmed the drive sprocket out enough to clear. Looks like a "custom" cover.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-29-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,579
Posted By Nessman
Too bad, I haven't been there much but was always...

Too bad, I haven't been there much but was always treated well.

IIRC they own the property, I'd retire too. :ricky
Forum: Old's Cool 08-22-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 221,595
Posted By Nessman
It's the rare 1100 Maxima, Manuel will help with...

It's the rare 1100 Maxima, Manuel will help with the tlc part.
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,394
Posted By Nessman
I rode crusty old Guzzis for years, my 1250...

I rode crusty old Guzzis for years, my 1250 Bandit does just fine in the nebulous "soul" department.
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1,850
Views: 378,855
Posted By Nessman
I love the esoteric lines of the 1st gen, is the...

I love the esoteric lines of the 1st gen, is the second generation bike a HUGE improvement (FI is a pretty big plus but other than that...). Early bikes are getting cheap enough to buy one to play...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,667
Posted By Nessman
A mechanic who would let you watch over his...

A mechanic who would let you watch over his shoulder as he rebuilds a trasnmission is a keeper.

Congrats, bring the mechanic a 12-box as a tip.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-20-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 8,121
Views: 3,178,980
Posted By Nessman
:huh

:huh
Forum: Old's Cool 08-20-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 221,595
Posted By Nessman
https://seattle.craigslist.org/sno/mcy/4627036792....

https://seattle.craigslist.org/sno/mcy/4627036792.html

Q:
'82 XS 1100 Maxima 5 sp. Shaft, Rich's leather seat, 4 cyl, Inline title, owner's manuel. Includes helmet, Fairing, saddlebags. $3795....
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,462
Posted By Nessman
Lusted after a new Wee (yes, I'm painfully...

Lusted after a new Wee (yes, I'm painfully practical) but bought an '07 1250 Bandit ABS because it was friggen awesome....but damn it's heavy.

For 90+% of my riding the Wee would be far superior,...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-10-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,427
Posted By Nessman
Dayum, nailed it. ...

Dayum, nailed it.

http://www.mecum.com/lot-detail.cfm?lot_id=CA0811-112899

https://encrypted-tbn3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQGajRvPf83DNOWwWGCDoBZydLzSbMbsU0hosD-NECYBitU-elk
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 164,349
Posted By Nessman
Trying to wrap my head around luggage options....

Trying to wrap my head around luggage options. I've got a SW-MOTECH rear rack with a SHAD topcase and no side bags. I'd like side bags.

If I found the stock Suzuki side case setup for a GSX1250FA...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-30-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 966
Views: 229,548
Posted By Nessman
1.3 T-3s and an SP1000 with some tasty bits...

1.3 T-3s and an SP1000 with some tasty bits interspersed. LM3 pegs/levers, LM4 sidestand, new Gilardoni kit for the 850 motor and an EV motor modified to accept a distributor for the SP pile.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-30-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 966
Views: 229,548
Posted By Nessman
Meh, they breed like vermin, one turns into three...

Meh, they breed like vermin, one turns into three 'afore you know what's happening.

http://pokeyman.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Motorcycles/i-c35t28H/0/O/ttt3.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8,218
Views: 1,251,365
Posted By Nessman
Not a V7 small block frame, classic Tonti frame...

Not a V7 small block frame, classic Tonti frame (read V7 Sport).
Forum: Hacks 07-11-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,391
Posted By Nessman
Google: ...

Google:

https://www.google.com/search?sourceid=chrome-psyapi2&rlz=1C1EODB_enUS591US595&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8&q=polaris%20slingshot
...
Forum: Hacks 07-11-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,391
Posted By Nessman
Not a Polaris M/C motor (thank dog) but a GM 2.4L...

Not a Polaris M/C motor (thank dog) but a GM 2.4L Ecotech.

Might be interesting...might get recalled.
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