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Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 09:44 AM
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Posted By dorkpunch
Cool beans! I've got my Great Grandpa's '48. ...

Cool beans! I've got my Great Grandpa's '48. Trying to find a new engine for it...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-17-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1,923
Views: 485,537
Posted By dorkpunch
Thats a good lookin Pilot House too!

Thats a good lookin Pilot House too!
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 172,808
Posted By dorkpunch
Well, MINE has a center stand... :norton ...

Well, MINE has a center stand... :norton

http://dorkpunch.smugmug.com/Other/ST1100/i-345QVDc/0/XL/IMG_4952-XL.jpg

:lol3

But that would be great for the 640. Which, oddly enough, came from...
Forum: Road warriors 04-14-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 172,808
Posted By dorkpunch
We went up Chief Joseph from Cody, camped almost...

We went up Chief Joseph from Cody, camped almost where it hits the Beartooth, and then went up the Beartooth to Red Lodge the next morning, so we missed half of the Beartooth. Its only a good days...
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 172,808
Posted By dorkpunch
Chief Joseph or Beartooth Highway, North of Cody,...

Chief Joseph or Beartooth Highway, North of Cody, Wyoming. It eventually winds back up in either the NE corner of Yellowstone park or Red Lodge, Montana.

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Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 172,808
Posted By dorkpunch
:deal ...

:deal

http://dorkpunch.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-trip-2013/i-NmLGkPb/0/XL/image-XL.jpg

I was kinda dissapointed by that road... Not nearly as windy as I thought it would be.

THIS road, on the...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-10-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1,923
Views: 485,537
Posted By dorkpunch
Must be some other bike, because there is...

Must be some other bike, because there is definitely sposed to be oil there. There is a channel there into the center cases. Timing one of these engines with a timing light is a very MESSY...
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 172,808
Posted By dorkpunch
Me to... I was with one other bike in my pic. ...

Me to... I was with one other bike in my pic. The rest were just parked there. S topped to take a pic, then continued om our merry way. :deal
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 172,808
Posted By dorkpunch
Nope, its an '02 ST1100 that a fellow inmate...

Nope, its an '02 ST1100 that a fellow inmate totalled and I resurrected as a naked sport tourer. FUN bike. Build thread here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=783937

...
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 172,808
Posted By dorkpunch
Howd I miss this thread?! One of these bikes...

Howd I miss this thread?!

One of these bikes is not like the others, one of them just isn't the same...

http://dorkpunch.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-trip-2013/i-n8KqrdS/0/XL/IMG_3315-XL.jpg

:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 946
Views: 255,197
Posted By dorkpunch
Finally. Made some time to finish up the ST. ...

Finally. Made some time to finish up the ST. Replaced the leaking valve cover gasket and bolt washers. Turns out the bumper of that Suburban did actually contact the engine... :norton
...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-01-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1,923
Views: 485,537
Posted By dorkpunch
Had one for a while, fun bike. Seemed like a lot...

Had one for a while, fun bike. Seemed like a lot more bike than my '72 or '75 250's were. Probably should have hung on to it. Them. *sigh* :cry
Forum: Old's Cool 04-01-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 1,923
Views: 485,537
Posted By dorkpunch
What makes it Canadian? They were sold in the...

What makes it Canadian? They were sold in the states in '76. Canada got it in '77 as well, but it was yellow. US didn't have a '77 XL250, and in '78 they came out with the "S" model...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 21,047
Posted By dorkpunch
Meaning, a heavy low horsepower motor will last...

Meaning, a heavy low horsepower motor will last longer? :norton

http://dorkpunch.smugmug.com/Other/Dugs-Junk-2013/i-WHkSHTP/0/L/IMG_4531-L.jpg

:deal
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 946
Views: 255,197
Posted By dorkpunch
I was under the impression I got the BT16's, but...

I was under the impression I got the BT16's, but I actually have a BT45 front :

http://s7d2.scene7.com/is/image/Motosport/BT-BT45-002_is?$NewPDP2$

and a BT23 Rear:
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 946
Views: 255,197
Posted By dorkpunch
Same ones, just new. Bridgestone Battlaxe's. ...

Same ones, just new. Bridgestone Battlaxe's. Decent price, and they were wearing great until the rear blew out on me... I'm convinced I hit something in the road that caused it. They seem to be...
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 946
Views: 255,197
Posted By dorkpunch
Waiting on new shoes. ...

Waiting on new shoes.

http://dorkpunch.smugmug.com/Other/ST1100/i-345QVDc/0/L/IMG_4952-L.jpg

I've got one of them tire changer doo hickeys, and last time managed to get the old ones off and the...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-20-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2,594
Views: 743,107
Posted By dorkpunch
So... How well does that engine run backwards? ...

So... How well does that engine run backwards? :norton :lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 03-15-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 1,923
Views: 485,537
Posted By dorkpunch
I've had good luck with Krylon's plastic paint. ...

I've had good luck with Krylon's plastic paint. Seems to work pretty well. Do NOT prime first though.

You could also try Plastic Renew- you can lightly sand faded plastics down and then apply...
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 946
Views: 255,197
Posted By dorkpunch
Pulled my bike out from its corner to fix this: ...

Pulled my bike out from its corner to fix this:

http://dorkpunch.smugmug.com/Other/Dugs-Junk-2013/i-QmbsMdD/0/L/IMG_3774-L.jpg

and found this.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-09-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 1,923
Views: 485,537
Posted By dorkpunch
Dad GUM, that looks good!

Dad GUM, that looks good!
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,073
Posted By dorkpunch
You gotta be kidding. :huh That is just wrong on...

You gotta be kidding. :huh That is just wrong on soooo many levels. :kboom
Forum: Old's Cool 02-26-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 1,923
Views: 485,537
Posted By dorkpunch
Nah, everyone is just too busy registering their...

Nah, everyone is just too busy registering their bikes and RIDING them! Finally got some decent weather (and managed to get the dead car out of the way) so I could drag my bike out. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,073
Posted By dorkpunch
Rusty tanks is a very common problem with these...

Rusty tanks is a very common problem with these bikes. If you find red dust in the carb, its rust. Not much you can do- you can slow it down by installing an in line fuel filter but the sediment...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-14-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 1,923
Views: 485,537
Posted By dorkpunch
They work great. I use them ALL the time (I...

They work great. I use them ALL the time (I teach small engine repair to middle school students... :lol3). Once helicoiled, you don't have to worry about them anymore. Unless, of course, you have...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,073
Posted By dorkpunch
Yup. When you have the bottom off of the carb,...

Yup. When you have the bottom off of the carb, the main jet is in the center, the idle jet is next to it. Its LONGER, but smaller diameter. Make sure all its clear all the way through. While you...
Forum: The Garage 02-03-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6,011
Views: 2,553,404
Posted By dorkpunch
Yup. You can do all sorts of things with the...

Yup. You can do all sorts of things with the wrong tools and do a great job. Middle schoolers, however, can't. :norton
Forum: The Garage 02-02-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6,011
Views: 2,553,404
Posted By dorkpunch
To be fair, the tool cabinets were set up like...

To be fair, the tool cabinets were set up like that before I came along. My students have VERY SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONS that they are NOT allowed to touch any type of pliers or hammers without asking...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-01-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1,923
Views: 485,537
Posted By dorkpunch
z50's are LOTSA fun! :D ...

z50's are LOTSA fun! :D

http://dorkpunch.smugmug.com/Other/Dugs-Junk-2013/i-FC7rtG9/0/L/IMG_3942-L.jpg

http://dorkpunch.smugmug.com/Other/Dugs-Junk-2013/i-QbcTGhm/0/L/IMG_3947-L.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2,759
Views: 338,885
Posted By dorkpunch
Hmmm.... I've got most of an old ATC250R left......

Hmmm.... I've got most of an old ATC250R left... I scavenged the motor hoping I can use the generator on an old Elsinore CR250- hoping to convert it to an Endursinore.
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2,759
Views: 338,885
Posted By dorkpunch
Looking at that I was struck by a thought... ...

Looking at that I was struck by a thought...

Someone either needs to stuff a banshee motor in there, or figure out how to get rid of the two extra wheels they come with from the factory.
...
Forum: The Garage 01-23-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6,011
Views: 2,553,404
Posted By dorkpunch
Easy solution to that: Mark the asphalt. :norton

Easy solution to that: Mark the asphalt. :norton
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2,759
Views: 338,885
Posted By dorkpunch
Stumbled across this... ...

Stumbled across this...

http://img.ksl.com/mx/mplace-classifieds.ksl.com/51711-1390093742-776549.jpg?filter=ksl/gallery1
...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-14-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1,923
Views: 485,537
Posted By dorkpunch
That looks like fun!

That looks like fun!
Forum: Old's Cool 01-11-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1,923
Views: 485,537
Posted By dorkpunch
Awesome! I will add this to the list on the...

Awesome! I will add this to the list on the first page of this thread!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-09-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4,003
Views: 1,516,017
Posted By dorkpunch
A backrest. :deal

A backrest. :deal
Forum: Old's Cool 01-07-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1,923
Views: 485,537
Posted By dorkpunch
:tb

:tb
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-30-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 876
Views: 52,462
Posted By dorkpunch
Might be up for some of that. Sounds like a lot...

Might be up for some of that. Sounds like a lot of the area I did on my trip last summer. I could spend a week on Beartooth, just going back and forth over and over. LOVED it. Going to the Sun is...
Forum: 2 smokers 12-25-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 32,091
Posted By dorkpunch
Cool! Plan on trying that some day, now I have a...

Cool! Plan on trying that some day, now I have a pressure washer so maybe in the future...
Forum: 2 smokers 12-23-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 32,091
Posted By dorkpunch
Let me see if I still have the files when we get...

Let me see if I still have the files when we get back home next week... If not I can photocopy the cone patterns for you and snail mail 'em. If you think they are worth something great otherwise...
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