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Forum: The Garage 04-15-2010, 06:09 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 28,202
Posted By fully_geed
I like the "implosion of money" thing in your ad...

I like the "implosion of money" thing in your ad copy.
Forum: The Garage 01-10-2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 28,202
Posted By fully_geed
Well, Let's just say that you need to talk very...

Well, Let's just say that you need to talk very closely with a publisher, Joel. That shit is hilarious. Love the 'barrista' chatting up with mongrel canine brake/grease makeup on your face. ...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2009, 07:45 PM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,229,616
Posted By fully_geed
So are you talking about one of these pups? ...

So are you talking about one of these pups?

http://bringatrailer.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/09/1967_Volvo_122S_2_Door_Front_1.jpg

Nice job, mate.

hey if the XL600 is all you're about, you...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2009, 07:01 AM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,229,616
Posted By fully_geed
On obviating ignition switch

Hello - Does anyone know if their engine kill switch has posts for connecting a circuit while in the "run" position (below)? My 1984 does not appear to have them...I guess I could use the second ...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2009, 01:50 PM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,229,616
Posted By fully_geed
yup. that RS750 encompasses a lot of what is...

yup. that RS750 encompasses a lot of what is good in the world. Part of the reason why i built a street tracker of my own. Cyclewizard: do post your RS600 if you can. Thanks,
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2009, 08:56 PM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,229,616
Posted By fully_geed
Mortimer you're okay by me! Love the fix,...

Mortimer you're okay by me! Love the fix, necessity be the mother of invention to all XL 600 riders. Also dig the sig line. I miss round headlights, too.
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2009, 09:32 PM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,229,616
Posted By fully_geed
glad you seem to be making some progress, ya, i...

glad you seem to be making some progress, ya, i edited the response because I went and checked what I had written down and that said 2,1/2 or something like that but i'm running a pod filter and a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 12,989
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Posted By fully_geed
Someday I will have to check out the motocross...

Someday I will have to check out the motocross fuel line. I think that and my dad's 3way brass fuel line junction connector soldering-fu will finally keep my fuel line from making any contact with...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 12,989
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Posted By fully_geed
I recently had very similar behavior with my...

I recently had very similar behavior with my restoration. Carbs were really clean, valve clearances were OK, spark...seemed good for a stock stator. My bike would start pretty well but would die...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2009, 08:44 PM
Replies: 12,989
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Posted By fully_geed
Yeah prolly have some brackets in that box I'm...

Yeah prolly have some brackets in that box I'm sending you. I'd rather just send it to one addr.

Sorry to not get that shite bundled up for you Joel - Gotta prioritize and I'm shoring up a few...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2009, 10:11 PM
Replies: 12,989
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Posted By fully_geed
I hate when people use the verb "run" in the past...

I hate when people use the verb "run" in the past tense and then expect something like fifteen hundred dollars. I'd say you give him $500 and a swift kick to his groin caught on video for our...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2009, 06:47 PM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,229,616
Posted By fully_geed
Holy Sh*t mine has a plugged hole, too!!! :rofl ...

Holy Sh*t mine has a plugged hole, too!!! :rofl

I must have been too distracted by all the other goings-on when reassembling my (cylinder) head during its rebuild two years ago...hard to imagine...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2009, 03:19 PM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,229,616
Posted By fully_geed
I hear ya. Plenty of used dual sports out there...

I hear ya. Plenty of used dual sports out there with an electric start...why not part your XL out on Ebay and put the dosh towards an XR650L (assuming you're honda loyal)?
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2009, 04:38 PM
Replies: 74,712
Views: 7,841,704
Posted By fully_geed
Dave's mods, explained on the fourstrokes dot com...

Dave's mods, explained on the fourstrokes dot com website, I will attest to their working pretty well:
http://www.4strokes.com/forums/topic.asp?ARCHIVE=true&TOPIC_ID=11416
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2009, 11:30 AM
Replies: 12,989
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Posted By fully_geed
Could be anything but if it were me, I'd give my...

Could be anything but if it were me, I'd give my carbs a proper enema to make sure there wasn't any crap plugging the teeny weeny bits.

Failing that, I'd flounder around looking for leaks at the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2009, 05:59 AM
Replies: 12,989
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Posted By fully_geed
Good find. That article is well worth the...

Good find. That article is well worth the read...man I wish I had the facilities to do the engine work he did

http://www.thumperpage.com/articles/pix/XRG660b.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2009, 06:19 AM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,229,616
Posted By fully_geed
Hmm, maybe it wasn't the fuel filter...could it...

Hmm, maybe it wasn't the fuel filter...could it have sucked in some debris through the air filter or some other orifice on the carbs?
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2009, 09:01 PM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,229,616
Posted By fully_geed
Oh man, you gotta be careful about the traffic. ...

Oh man, you gotta be careful about the traffic. I know!

two hours in traffic is probably the worst thing you could do before threading something like the throttle cable...it's like a sadistic...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2009, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,229,616
Posted By fully_geed
I think the easiest, quickes,t method that I've...

I think the easiest, quickes,t method that I've heard is to wedge the tensioner open with a flat head screwdriver between the tensioner and the interior of the cylinder.

I made a primitive tool...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2009, 08:15 AM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,229,616
Posted By fully_geed
Do they no longer make OEM throttle cables for...

Do they no longer make OEM throttle cables for the XL600 or were you hoping to get rid of the push-pull setup for a pull-only? Not sure I can help here. I know I replaced my old cables with OEM...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2009, 09:39 PM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,229,616
Posted By fully_geed
AHA, Thanks Joel! I snagged this from your...

AHA, Thanks Joel! I snagged this from your rebuild thread:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=5489401&postcount=125

That answers where the tab should go i guess...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2009, 09:34 PM
Replies: 12,989
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Posted By fully_geed
Aha, you are right, thanks! I should have been...

Aha, you are right, thanks! I should have been sitting on the lower stool I have. Well I see where the wire hooks up but for the life of me can't figure out where the tab goes...the only place that...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2009, 09:29 PM
Replies: 12,989
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Posted By fully_geed
My only guess would be a residual leak from the...

My only guess would be a residual leak from the adjacent expansion chamber used in the compression release, aside from a crack in the cylinder?
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2009, 07:20 AM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,229,616
Posted By fully_geed
Where to attach the stator's ground?

Hi Everyone - I'm reconnecting all the hoses wires and doo-dads on my project here and have been doing okay save for recalling where this ground wire is supposed to attach (pictured below).

When I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2009, 01:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,291
Posted By fully_geed
XRs Only down in Southern CA has a setup for the...

XRs Only down in Southern CA has a setup for the XL600.

Not a bad deal there, good luck with the rebuild. I hope you have the intake rubbers for the carbs somewhere. They might be hard to find...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2009, 06:16 AM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 189,702
Posted By fully_geed
One of these days I plan on mailing you all that...

One of these days I plan on mailing you all that extra bodywork/tank from my bike, honest.

Re: Kreem, I've read up a lot on tank liners and everything I've heard so far has put this particular...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,229,616
Posted By fully_geed
Someday, when the oil runs too dry underneath the...

Someday, when the oil runs too dry underneath the earth's crust, I'll rig my street tracker up with a REAL WOODEN ENGINE, though the air source will be plugged directly into me arse:

<object...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2009, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By fully_geed
I dunno, XL500's are actually pretty cool bikes,...

I dunno, XL500's are actually pretty cool bikes, but probably only from a historical/collector/Luddite perspective...I wanted one more than the XL600 that I've got now, but in retrospect the XL600...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,229,616
Posted By fully_geed
it is at the very least recursively amusing...I...

it is at the very least recursively amusing...I now understand what was meant by 'frame filled with wood' by which waterscm meant the interior of the frame tubing itself. I thought you were...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,229,616
Posted By fully_geed
I'll have to check up on that ride, sounds...

I'll have to check up on that ride, sounds epic...1000K in a day? You beast.

and no, my frame is not filled with wood, but my fabricator guy had the bike up on wooden blocks that you see in the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2009, 07:41 AM
Replies: 12,989
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Posted By fully_geed
Hey Waterscm: those Avons don't look like they do...

Hey Waterscm: those Avons don't look like they do so well in loose sand. Just thought I'd let you know :rofl

Tell us about the trip, where'd you go with all that gas strapped to the back?
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2009, 07:38 AM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,229,616
Posted By fully_geed
Thanks Joel. Right, I had a local guy do the...

Thanks Joel. Right, I had a local guy do the brakes on both ends of the bike. labor wasn't so bad because he knows flat trackers really well and what to do. www.bankeperformance.com

IIRC The...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2009, 08:56 PM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,229,616
Posted By fully_geed
Oh, no, that tension was planned! My fabricator...

Oh, no, that tension was planned! My fabricator did it to keep the suspension from bottoming out into exhaust muffler because the clearances are so tight. Makes perfect sense once you think about...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2009, 08:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,770
Posted By fully_geed
I think I got mine from XR's Only....It's an...

I think I got mine from XR's Only....It's an XR600 fender made by Cemoto (I believe):

http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6401/2911/320/IMG_0695.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2009, 09:45 PM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,229,616
Posted By fully_geed
I'll be first in this great thread to welcome...

I'll be first in this great thread to welcome Joel back to the DUAL CARB tribe where RFVC engines love to play. Joel: your experiments are a true inspiration about tinkering with this great bike. ...
Forum: Ride reports 03-06-2009, 12:33 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 23,374
Posted By fully_geed
Oregon 'shrooms

Joel: Nancy Reagan might have been before your formative years but dear god, Psilocybin musrhooms need to be done in MODERATION!!!

OK, animated bulbs aside, I really do not know how you could have...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-17-2009, 06:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,912
Posted By fully_geed
Hey there, did you copy those photos from another...

Hey there, did you copy those photos from another thread on this site? Do you have a link to said thread to share? I'd be very curious to see more details on how that work was done!

Many thanks,...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-16-2009, 04:40 PM
Replies: 2,679
Views: 1,309,982
Posted By fully_geed
That Is beautiful. Tell me about the difference...

That Is beautiful. Tell me about the difference between TT and Flat Track?
Forum: The Garage 02-15-2009, 12:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,857
Posted By fully_geed
Good find, thanks for posting. I wish they would...

Good find, thanks for posting. I wish they would have been specific about what epoxy they were using in their tests; as well as what kind of tank sealers they were using and how they prepped them...
Forum: The Garage 02-14-2009, 05:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,857
Posted By fully_geed
It IS a complicated process; boat builders are a...

It IS a complicated process; boat builders are a valuable resource in figuring this stuff out tho! I googled "stitch-n-glue boat building" and came up with this website:...
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