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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-12-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 12,497
Posted By TonyfromOR
There are many kinds of drivers out there. When...

There are many kinds of drivers out there. When driving my car, some people will turn right in front of me, and I KNOW they saw me; they are just assholes, so no mater what I wear when on my bike,...
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 190,527
Posted By TonyfromOR
Saw a guy yesterday afternoon on I-5 in Southern...

Saw a guy yesterday afternoon on I-5 in Southern Oregon, Ford PU pulling a 4x8 HF trailer, the one with the 8" wheels. He had plywood sides about 4 ft high on it, and it was filled to the top with...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 13,561
Views: 1,384,684
Posted By TonyfromOR
Puke Nice mix of English and Metric!

Nice mix of English and Metric!
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 190,527
Posted By TonyfromOR
You probably don't have to change axles. Check...

You probably don't have to change axles. Check the size of the spindle diameter, both for the bearings and the seals. Both Harbor Freight and Northern Equipment sell 5-bolt spindles in different...
Forum: Racing 08-11-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,782
Posted By TonyfromOR
1,500#, 900HP Go Karts.

1,500#, 900HP Go Karts.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,165
Posted By TonyfromOR
I feel your pain!

I feel your pain!
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 78,682
Views: 8,623,675
Posted By TonyfromOR
DO NOT use silicone; gasoline goes right through...

DO NOT use silicone; gasoline goes right through it.:huh
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 13,561
Views: 1,384,684
Posted By TonyfromOR
Not sure what my fuel mileage is, but I know it's...

Not sure what my fuel mileage is, but I know it's better than my Duramax. Since I am only into it $800 for the bike and less than $300 for goodies, I guess mileage isn't all that important.
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 78,682
Views: 8,623,675
Posted By TonyfromOR
DAMN, those are NICE!:clap

DAMN, those are NICE!:clap
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 78,682
Views: 8,623,675
Posted By TonyfromOR
Fender is nice, but where did you get the...

Fender is nice, but where did you get the windscreen?
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 13,561
Views: 1,384,684
Posted By TonyfromOR
:lurk This should be interesting.

:lurk This should be interesting.
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 78,682
Views: 8,623,675
Posted By TonyfromOR
Mine has spacers between the peg mount and the...

Mine has spacers between the peg mount and the frame, with slightly longer bolts.
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 13,561
Views: 1,384,684
Posted By TonyfromOR
I'm with you on that. After I ditched the speedo...

I'm with you on that. After I ditched the speedo and replaced it with a Trail Tech, I realized how high I was revving her!:eek1
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,219
Posted By TonyfromOR
You don't have to lie. Just don't admit guilt. ...

You don't have to lie. Just don't admit guilt. In some states, the cop still has to show, if he doesn't, ask for dismissal. If he does show, he has to testify; you do not. Ask him prepared...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 13,561
Views: 1,384,684
Posted By TonyfromOR
I replace my supertrapp with the CRF450 muffler...

I replace my supertrapp with the CRF450 muffler you can sort of see it in my Avitar. Required a little adapting. I replaced the tip and flame arrestor with a Yashimura piece. Just the right amount...
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 190,527
Posted By TonyfromOR
You are correct. And you ARE lazy.

You are correct. And you ARE lazy.
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 989
Posted By TonyfromOR
If you are 300#, I think you need the torque of...

If you are 300#, I think you need the torque of 600 to 650 cc. DR650, XL600, or XR650 would be my choice, especially if $2000 is your budget. I am 6'-2" as well, 200# and I love the power of my XL....
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 13,561
Views: 1,384,684
Posted By TonyfromOR
Rule of thumb: If it was any good it will...

Rule of thumb: If it was any good it will already be sold. It is $300 cheaper than my XL600, but then mine was fully assembled, and had 10k miles.:clap
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 78,682
Views: 8,623,675
Posted By TonyfromOR
Among other reasons to have the oil separator...

Among other reasons to have the oil separator installed and the crankcase vent system "closed" is that when combustion takes place, the combustion gasses include water vapor. Some of this water...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 13,561
Views: 1,384,684
Posted By TonyfromOR
I am more concerned with that big blob of JB Weld...

I am more concerned with that big blob of JB Weld in the background!:eek1
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 13,561
Views: 1,384,684
Posted By TonyfromOR
Klaus: What is the front fairing from?:clap

Klaus: What is the front fairing from?:clap
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 13,561
Views: 1,384,684
Posted By TonyfromOR
Uh, 205.

Uh, 205.
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 190,527
Posted By TonyfromOR
I fold over the back half onto the front half and...

I fold over the back half onto the front half and bungee them together, then stand the whole thing up on the casters, then fold down the tongue, and roll it over to the edge of my driveway where I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 13,561
Views: 1,384,684
Posted By TonyfromOR
The XL looks better than mine, but my Nova looks...

The XL looks better than mine, but my Nova looks better that the one on the right.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-04-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,259
Posted By TonyfromOR
Cry. Get drunk. Start saving for a new one. ...

Cry. Get drunk. Start saving for a new one. Seriously, I would check craigslist every day and see if it (or parts of it) turn up. If you do find it, you should be cautious about "taking the law...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-14-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 16,103
Views: 9,624,465
Posted By TonyfromOR
Is this from the awkward family photos website?

Is this from the awkward family photos website?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-15-2013, 11:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,096
Posted By TonyfromOR
Puke Oregon legislature special session is over. ...

Oregon legislature special session is over. Never heard of this bill, but you can go to Oregon.gov and check it out. And as far as I know, Oregon doesn't license motorcycle mechanics.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-11-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 16,103
Views: 9,624,465
Posted By TonyfromOR
Please pass the eye (and ear) bleach! Yech.

Please pass the eye (and ear) bleach! Yech.
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 190,527
Posted By TonyfromOR
One of my seals is spring-less. Been that way...

One of my seals is spring-less. Been that way for about 1,000 miles, no leaks.
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 13,561
Views: 1,384,684
Posted By TonyfromOR
Maybe different years had different gauges, but...

Maybe different years had different gauges, but my '83 had a speedo. Period. And a bunch of idiot lights. Go with the trailtech. If you use their dashboard too, you will have temp, tach, speedo,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 13,561
Views: 1,384,684
Posted By TonyfromOR
Ya mean like 9,400?:eek1

Ya mean like 9,400?:eek1
Forum: Old's Cool 07-25-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 16,103
Views: 9,624,465
Posted By TonyfromOR
I don't think they are related. The guys look...

I don't think they are related. The guys look eastern european, but the girl is definitely Brazillian!:eek1
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,810
Posted By TonyfromOR
I was thinking of doing something similar to your...

I was thinking of doing something similar to your headlights; what did you use?
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 13,561
Views: 1,384,684
Posted By TonyfromOR
Kickstand lean

My XL had a serious lean on the stand when I got it. At the top of the stand, the forked part was spread out and the shoulder bolt was stripped. Heated up the forked end red hot and beat it back...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 13,561
Views: 1,384,684
Posted By TonyfromOR
Head Bolts

When reinstalling the head bolts don't oil them; use anti-seize compound!
Forum: The Garage 05-22-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,270
Posted By TonyfromOR
I put mine on the banjo bolt at the head...

I put mine on the banjo bolt at the head (XL600R). By the way, Trail Tech is really good about sending you longer wires if you need them.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-22-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 16,103
Views: 9,624,465
Posted By TonyfromOR
WE HAVE A WINNER!!!!!!:clap

WE HAVE A WINNER!!!!!!:clap
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 13,561
Views: 1,384,684
Posted By TonyfromOR
That isn't JB Weld, is it?:huh

That isn't JB Weld, is it?:huh
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 13,561
Views: 1,384,684
Posted By TonyfromOR
crobox: You might try running it without the...

crobox: You might try running it without the guts of the supertrap (straight pipe) that should lean it out a bit to further test your theorey. Should only take a few minutes to do.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-25-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 110,497
Posted By TonyfromOR
Beautiful work! So what is the final weight of...

Beautiful work! So what is the final weight of this beast?
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