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Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 92,146
Posted By 2wheelsgone
Hey Steve I have a question for you. I am...

Hey Steve I have a question for you. I am replacing the cam chain, guides and tension spring on my 88 NX. i am putting everything back together. I am at the point where I have the chain in place at...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 3,820
Views: 884,824
Posted By 2wheelsgone
mcma111 sent you a pm on the exhaust.

mcma111 sent you a pm on the exhaust.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 725
Posted By 2wheelsgone
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 725
Posted By 2wheelsgone
Hey Gary that's impressive. Not to hi jack but...

Hey Gary that's impressive. Not to hi jack but does that include stock shocks as well?
Forum: Racing 05-24-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 21,586
Posted By 2wheelsgone
My brother in law and I are riding up again from...

My brother in law and I are riding up again from Tennessee. We have been going for many years now and always look forward to the mile at Springfield. It seems like everyone brings their A game to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 15,762
Posted By 2wheelsgone
I have a 78 and a 79 XT500. When I go out for a...

I have a 78 and a 79 XT500. When I go out for a day ride just to have a good time, I always jump on one of them first. Like most of you all, I rode them in the late 70's and have never lost my love...
Forum: Racing 10-06-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,493
Posted By 2wheelsgone
Oh yea I'm following along!

Oh yea I'm following along!
Forum: Vendors 09-17-2012, 03:58 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 63,825
Posted By 2wheelsgone
Hey Dan, sent you a PM. Thanks

Hey Dan, sent you a PM. Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,082
Posted By 2wheelsgone
^ That's some funny shit right there.

^ That's some funny shit right there.
Forum: Racing 05-25-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,620
Posted By 2wheelsgone
Yep I will be at the TT and the mile. I usually...

Yep I will be at the TT and the mile. I usually go around to the general admission hillside for the TT. I think I'm in section D by the walkway at the mile.
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 727
Views: 276,082
Posted By 2wheelsgone
It must be gunked in there. My son had the same...

It must be gunked in there. My son had the same problem not to long ago. Its not threaded in. Usually they won't run at all when it's stuck like that. May have stuck where its not seated all the way,...
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 847
Posted By 2wheelsgone
I generally wear carhartt jeans with mine....

I generally wear carhartt jeans with mine. Nothing else goes over my discovery's.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 997
Posted By 2wheelsgone
I put those same lines on my 1100GS as well. Yes...

I put those same lines on my 1100GS as well. Yes they did look a bit different but fit right up. They work real well too.
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,273
Posted By 2wheelsgone
I had the same flooding issue a few weeks ago....

I had the same flooding issue a few weeks ago. Turn the petcock on and gas went everywhere. I took the carb apart and found that above the float needle was a buch of trash. I had to take an air hose...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,273
Posted By 2wheelsgone
Yep I just screw it down gently until it seats...

Yep I just screw it down gently until it seats and then snug it just a little more.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2011, 05:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,096
Posted By 2wheelsgone
I agree that the battery is probably the culprit....

I agree that the battery is probably the culprit. My bike (1100GS) had a ten year old battery in it. Every morning and thru most of the day I would get that low voltage fault flash. A couple of weeks...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 15,718
Posted By 2wheelsgone
Nice work indeed Dave! Looks like you were really...

Nice work indeed Dave! Looks like you were really spanking that one prior to the resto. Ride on my man and here's to another couple a hundred thousand more miles out of it. :beer
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 791
Views: 102,707
Posted By 2wheelsgone
Hey ukdave, you got any pictures of this beauty?

Hey ukdave, you got any pictures of this beauty?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Posted By 2wheelsgone
Nope, just add some of that Honda moly stuff to...

Nope, just add some of that Honda moly stuff to the Dogfish head and keep on drinking.
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By 2wheelsgone
Maybe try Kedo.com. They have a US dealer on this...

Maybe try Kedo.com. They have a US dealer on this site named grimmboy.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2011, 04:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By 2wheelsgone
Hey Guys here is a tip I use when changing the...

Hey Guys here is a tip I use when changing the pads. After the new pads are on, just before putting the final torque on the calipers, I spin the wheel and squeeze the brake lever. While holding the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2011, 04:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,191
Posted By 2wheelsgone
I have always placed an object on the driveway...

I have always placed an object on the driveway 50ft in front on the bike and lay it on the ground. Go back and sit on your bike. You should be able to see the object just above the windsheild line....
Forum: Racing 04-26-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,957
Posted By 2wheelsgone
Sign me up for a large as well. Thanks

Sign me up for a large as well. Thanks
Forum: Old's Cool 04-13-2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,768
Posted By 2wheelsgone
Sounds like a good plan to me.

Sounds like a good plan to me.
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 727
Views: 276,082
Posted By 2wheelsgone
A gas tank from an 80 would not fit on my 78. If...

A gas tank from an 80 would not fit on my 78. If you look at the front of the tank the 80 will have a small slope on each side to allow the forks room when the forks move side to side. This is not on...
Forum: Regional forums 03-11-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 46,891
Posted By 2wheelsgone
Flat track races

If anyone makes it to the races I hope to be in section 3 again. I'll be wearing a red beanie with an H on the front. The GNC races were great last night!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 609
Posted By 2wheelsgone
I had the same symptoms on one of my single...

I had the same symptoms on one of my single cylinder bike's awhile back. It was getting to much air. Not an air leak mind you. The owner before me had a large K&N air filter with the stock exhaust on...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 563
Posted By 2wheelsgone
Congratulations on the milestone. Sounds like a...

Congratulations on the milestone. Sounds like a good ride to me. For what it's worth, I'm finding that one of the best pieces of gear for winter and year round riding, is sometimes sheer...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2011, 05:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,473
Posted By 2wheelsgone
Grimmboy is the contact for Kedo in the states. I...

Grimmboy is the contact for Kedo in the states. I just got a brand new wire loom complete for a 78 XT project from him. I also think the SR 500 is a cool bike.
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 727
Views: 276,082
Posted By 2wheelsgone
Welcome to the asylum Akumachan. I'm not sure...

Welcome to the asylum Akumachan. I'm not sure what it is that attracts me to a bike that looks like your XT, but that thing is killer to me. I guess when I look at it I think about all the stories...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 823
Posted By 2wheelsgone
It was me.

It was me.
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,663
Posted By 2wheelsgone
Yep, this bike is on my radar screen as well. I...

Yep, this bike is on my radar screen as well. I looked at one at the dealership a little while back and was impressed with the whole package. I can't help but think with a skid plate, hand guards,...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2011, 05:38 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 36,753
Posted By 2wheelsgone
I know exactly where you are coming from. I...

I know exactly where you are coming from. I bought a new 79 XT500 the year I graduated high school. Several of my high school buddies also had TT500's as well. We had the times of our lives on those...
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2010, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2,179
Views: 334,913
Posted By 2wheelsgone
PM'ed you on the gas tank.

PM'ed you on the gas tank.
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2010, 06:15 AM
Replies: 727
Views: 276,082
Posted By 2wheelsgone
Welcome Sir! Looking forward to the pics. I got...

Welcome Sir! Looking forward to the pics. I got my 79 out this weekend. Started on the first kick and performed perfect. Love these old Yamaha thumpers!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,932
Posted By 2wheelsgone
The difference in the Wilburs compared to stock...

The difference in the Wilburs compared to stock is significant. The ability to adjust them as needed for extra weight, naked, on road or off road is a big plus. I make a commute to work everyday on...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2010, 09:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,932
Posted By 2wheelsgone
I have a 95 as well. I put a set of Wilburs on at...

I have a 95 as well. I put a set of Wilburs on at 60,000 and I now have 69,000. The Wilburs made a big improvement for sure. But if you looking to improve and save money too, I would consider...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 13,551
Posted By 2wheelsgone
I just signed the list. I agree with what...

I just signed the list. I agree with what motolocopat said. Hell, if your gonna make one, do it right!
Forum: Racing 08-21-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,686
Posted By 2wheelsgone
I'm going again this year. I will be at the...

I'm going again this year. I will be at the Endurocross and the flat track races.
Riding up from TN on Fri. Should be another great weekend! :super
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2010, 05:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 24,479
Posted By 2wheelsgone
Hello, I have ridden both the EG and the RG for...

Hello, I have ridden both the EG and the RG for years. I am 5'9" tall and weigh 180lbs. I owned a 95 Ultra Classic and logged over 100,00 miles, mostly 2 up on it. Never had any problems and only did...
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