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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,201
Posted By mr duck
I don't get it. That space looks to be almost...

I don't get it.
That space looks to be almost four feet wide.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-08-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,815
Posted By mr duck
Are there advantages to a high mounted hitch? For...

Are there advantages to a high mounted hitch? For smaller trailers?

http://farm1.staticflickr.com/48/113982979_0c267a1965.jpg
Forum: Hacks 06-11-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,874
Posted By mr duck
I ran across your post while researching options...

I ran across your post while researching options for
towing a fishing kayak/gear.

You've done some beautiful work.
Forum: The Garage 05-19-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,826
Posted By mr duck
Thanks guys. It looks like I'll be "pulling the...

Thanks guys. It looks like I'll be "pulling the transmission and replacing some parts". Because everything is inside the bell housing, including the coaxial slave, I'll replace the disk, bearing,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,351
Posted By mr duck
What to do with a GB500 wreck???

Friend wrecked his GB500. I ended up with it. It can't be titled and will cost more to fix than buying another one. It's got a good motor with low miles. I'm looking for suggestions as to what I...
Forum: The Garage 05-29-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,010
Posted By mr duck
install a wide concrete apron around your house

and get rid of the gutters ans downspouts.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-03-2010, 05:39 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,303
Posted By mr duck
Put flip-flops in a whole new light.

Put flip-flops in a whole new light.
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 32,877
Posted By mr duck
different states have different laws ...

different states have different laws
http://gacarry.org/
Forum: The Garage 05-18-2010, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 772
Posted By mr duck
Repairing wrecked GB500 TT

GB500 T-boned a hooptie Buick (me not rider). The frame is a bent at the neck, the fork tubes are pretzels, and the front hub is shattered. I'd like to get it back on the road but parts are not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-02-2010, 08:10 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,956
Posted By mr duck
You're gonna DIE. It's just a matter how and when.

You're gonna DIE. It's just a matter how and when.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-29-2010, 04:20 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 22,300
Posted By mr duck
I see two puffs of smoke from the rear of the...

I see two puffs of smoke from the rear of the first bike to go down. One at the very beginning of the video and then one a tad later. Inappropriate response to broken chain/belt. Don't see an excuse...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-10-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 64,861
Posted By mr duck
Cub(preferred) or Wave with 125cc would be...

Cub(preferred) or Wave with 125cc would be perfect in the city. I'd buy one.
Forum: The Garage 03-09-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,826
Posted By mr duck
Thanks. Too low. It doesn't feel mushy. I'll...

Thanks. Too low. It doesn't feel mushy. I'll bleed after this next batch of rain.
This is the newest vehicle I own. With no adjustment, how is wear accommodated?
Forum: The Garage 03-09-2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,826
Posted By mr duck
Chevy Silverado clutch adjustment

Have a new to me '01 silverado with the 6 cyl and 5sp. Looked at bell housing and don't see a way to adjust the clutch. Also can't find the darn reverse light switch.

Direction welcome.

-Bob
Forum: Face plant 01-09-2010, 08:32 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,615
Posted By mr duck
Last spring I got a deal on a "racing" tire and...

Last spring I got a deal on a "racing" tire and put it on the back of my CB-1. It's great on dry pavement but cold, on a freshly wet or dirty wet road, it's slick as owl shit. The old, bald, Chinese...
Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2009, 03:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,852
Posted By mr duck
What are you doing for maps?

Yes, it's a lot of fun getting lost and asking directions but...

Try dog while in the north. It's really good. I recommend going for the full 7 dish.

-bob
Forum: Old's Cool 08-29-2009, 07:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,261
Posted By mr duck
It's a bomb with compressed air. if a seam lets...

It's a bomb with compressed air. if a seam lets go with 120PSI air in it, it can slice you to the bone.

Use water. You can fill it up and put it in the deep freeze. The water will expand and...
Forum: The Garage 08-08-2009, 10:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,647
Posted By mr duck
I'd drill a nice hole and grind down an old mill...

I'd drill a nice hole and grind down an old mill or drill so the diagonal is larger than the hole. Hammer it in, grab with some mombo vice grips, turn the fastener out. Works great.
Forum: The Garage 08-08-2009, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,546
Posted By mr duck
http://www.timesert.com/html/distributor.html ...

http://www.timesert.com/html/distributor.html

MSCdirect.com is one
Forum: The Garage 08-08-2009, 10:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,653
Posted By mr duck
Mryland metrics has reasonable prices if you buy...

Mryland metrics has reasonable prices if you buy reasonable quantities
It costs pretty much the same to handle an order for 100 of a particular fastener as it does for 5 so group buys make a lot of...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2009, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 418
Posted By mr duck
Rack for drz400sm plus how long do your pads and tires last? Other questions...

I'm about to purchase a used DRZ400SM and will be needing a rack for it.
Someplace to tie groceries, square grouper, and roadside treasure.
Any suggestions? Needs to be light but strong. Never...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-04-2009, 09:28 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,378
Posted By mr duck
Always have someplace to go. Sweeping, weaving,...

Always have someplace to go. Sweeping, weaving, passed out drunk, left turn from far right across two lanes with no lights at night....all you can do is see and dodge. But without a place to dodge...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-03-2009, 08:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,930
Posted By mr duck
Honda cub or super cub. Most common bike on the...

Honda cub or super cub. Most common bike on the planet.
Fun. Practical. Good looking. Parts are cheap and easy to get. They keep going.
http://world.honda.com/Cub/
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2009, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By mr duck
Thanks. I know a guy with a GB and will compare...

Thanks. I know a guy with a GB and will compare motor dimensions.
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2009, 07:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By mr duck
If it fits the lower mount, leaves room for a...

If it fits the lower mount, leaves room for a bracket(I can fab one) for the upper mount, and the sprockets line up or are close enough for shimming, I'll be happy adding an oil tank!
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2009, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By mr duck
FT500 engine swaps?

Is it practical to fit one of the newer RFVC motors or ????
Forum: The Garage 07-28-2009, 07:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 839
Posted By mr duck
in general...valve tulip is caused by valve...

in general...valve tulip is caused by valve slamming into the seat as a result of too much clearance

too much clearance? rockers may be worn through the plating/hardened surface.
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2009, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By mr duck
Some Hoi An photos

http://photos.edebris.com/catalog/thumb/14615.jpg (http://photos.edebris.com/catalog/browse/14615/1/1/50) http://photos.edebris.com/catalog/thumb/14616.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2009, 12:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By mr duck
Mini-report Hue-too

Some more photos around Hue. Citadel, along the Song Huong, and lunch.
Just arrived Hoi An and will try to post some photos from here tomorrow evening.
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2009, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By mr duck
Mini report Hue Vn

Arrived by train from Ha Noi. Spent the night at Sports Hotel. OK but it's in the backpacker/tourist part of town and lots of hawking and overpriced food surrounds. Rented motorbike through hotel...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-27-2009, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8,498
Views: 1,721,789
Posted By mr duck
"Do you know that you bike is leaking oil?" ...

"Do you know that you bike is leaking oil?"

Could it be an omen that every bum on the street used to have an FT500.
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2009, 04:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 352
Posted By mr duck
GB500 front end and frame needed....T-boned buick.

My buddy Marty T-boned a big old buick hooptie that ran a red light. He's back on his feet but his GB500 is well scrunched. Front end is toast, downtube bent, frame badly tweaked.

If anyone has a...
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2009, 06:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,029
Posted By mr duck
Way better than no adventure at all.

Way better than no adventure at all.
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2008, 02:29 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 40,201
Posted By mr duck
Atlanta is having an auction tomorrow weaci.com

They don't have any kz1000p listed but I saw a mess of them being hauled out of city hall east yesterday. I would not be surprised to see a pallet or two of NOS parts. It's rainy which will keep much...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-24-2008, 01:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,372
Posted By mr duck
I traveled as a young man and ever since and I'm...

I traveled as a young man and ever since and I'm 55 now. Just go. Things will work out along the way...or they won't. That's what makes it adventure. As for the bike. You can learn to ride anywhere...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-24-2008, 12:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,633
Posted By mr duck
life is not risk free, let her ride. FWIW:...

life is not risk free, let her ride.
FWIW: consider all the squids who've survived...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-24-2008, 09:45 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,399
Posted By mr duck
If you're gonna be a city rider....get an air...

If you're gonna be a city rider....get an air cooled thumper of 350CC or better.
Or, if you like trading stuff, buy anything that strikes your fancy. Ride it. If you don't like it, sell and get...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-12-2008, 06:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,342
Posted By mr duck
Many say that you are what you do and advise...

Many say that you are what you do and advise careful thought. I say, BS. You are not what you do, but what you have done.

Having met many of these forks in the road during my life, I follow...
Forum: The Garage 09-30-2008, 02:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,526
Posted By mr duck
It's your left piston I bet...

Take the plug out. The hole is probably big enough to put a chopstick through. Find a used piston on ebay for $10 or so and replace it. while you're at it, fix the vacumn line off the left carb. All...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2008, 07:15 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,150
Posted By mr duck
Ft500

Bike: $350, 3 1/2 years ago.
Broken tap extractor, tap, screws to fix PO's try at exhaust stud repair $22
Lawn mower starter solenoid $9
Clutch cable $40 but I got a running CB400A engine with it...
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