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Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-17-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,708
Posted By jake28
Subscribed. Build it, ride it, like it, and I'll...

Subscribed. Build it, ride it, like it, and I'll get one too.

jake
Forum: Vendors 10-19-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,896
Posted By jake28
I'm in the market. Ricky or OP, care to...

I'm in the market.

Ricky or OP, care to share what are the best applications for these bolts are? (ie. Structural or not structural. Can I used them for derailleurs and Derailleur clamps? Seat...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-16-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 535,660
Posted By jake28
Looking for an XR100 front wheel

Cross posted from Parts, but hoping to get some visibility.


If you got one, I want one.
19x1.4. An 18 would be even better, but unlikely to find one.

This is going on a ghetto fabulous...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-14-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 535,660
Posted By jake28
XL125 down pipe ...

XL125 down pipe
http://www.xr100.com/crfxr100.htm#100%20Exhaust%20Systems
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-15-2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,824
Posted By jake28
Check VFT.org for the A/A wheel. They came up...

Check VFT.org for the A/A wheel. They came up fairly often.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-19-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 60,488
Posted By jake28
Great post and process. thanks

Great post and process. thanks
Forum: Old's Cool 04-13-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 48,944
Posted By jake28
Seat mounting

A small question for you.

I have the same seat on my Ascot 500 tracker. Did you put any spacers or cushioning between the fiberglass seat and the frame rails?

I'm concerned about the...
Forum: 2 smokers 03-10-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By jake28
Motion Pro...

Motion Pro (http://advrider.com/forums/www.motionpro.com)

San Carlos, CA
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-30-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,153
Posted By jake28
or 10 of them. Keep a tally of funds and...

or 10 of them.

Keep a tally of funds and time spent.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-21-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 13,776
Posted By jake28
Great build

Great build and I'm local if you need a hand.

jake
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 848
Posted By jake28
Go stand in the shower. Seriously.

Go stand in the shower. Seriously.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-20-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 17,659
Posted By jake28
A cool concept, thanks for the link. Drilling the...

A cool concept, thanks for the link. Drilling the triples and installing bars is pretty easy to do, and I;m hoping that I can use the Ninja 650 brake lines so I don;t have to buy an extended pair.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-20-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 31,979
Posted By jake28
I demand photographic evidence that this bike...

I demand photographic evidence that this bike exists. Can I get an amen?
Forum: Orange Crush 01-19-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,739
Posted By jake28
Very.

Very.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-19-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 17,659
Posted By jake28
Oh the bike has been ridden, just not...

Oh the bike has been ridden, just not particularly legally or intelligently.

It isn't the fact that there are clip-ons, I've owned plenty of bikes with them. The issue is that the ninja was...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-19-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 31,979
Posted By jake28
+1 Same story here. Terrible bolts, super hard...

+1 Same story here. Terrible bolts, super hard but surrounded by cheese-soft al. Woops.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-16-2012, 10:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 17,659
Posted By jake28
A long awaited place holder of an update.

I've completed most of the goals I set to accomplish.

It is a road bike, it is certainly on a budget, and I can ride it on the street.

The 650 runs beautifully, handles decently, and only...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-03-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,587
Posted By jake28
I'm a huge fan of these projects and have a few...

I'm a huge fan of these projects and have a few in the garage right now. I'm no engineer, but I can't see what that length of flat bar is going to add to the frame. The frame doesn't flex across the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-01-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,587
Posted By jake28
Subscribed. Do great things.

Subscribed. Do great things.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-30-2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,402
Posted By jake28
Every part of this photo is epic. Too good to be...

Every part of this photo is epic. Too good to be bad. An ax on a tippy chair, and steel pipe, and olive oil. Win.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-26-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 17,659
Posted By jake28
It's so freaking alive.

She breathes, she growls, she roars.

Note: Every ninja owner should run their bike briefly without the silencer, it is a beautiful experience, briefly.

The check list:

CARB crap dealt...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-19-2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 17,659
Posted By jake28
Small update 2:

I spilled gas all over the garage. I tried to empty the old tank into a small jug using a funnel and pretty much dumped 3 gallons of gas onto the floor. The second time I succeeded. And I smartened...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-14-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 17,659
Posted By jake28
Small update

Got a new tank courtesy of a fellow advrider and new gas cap in the mail.

To do:
Deal with CARB emissions crap
Get pegs
Get steering stem nut
Get R hand control assembly

Ride.
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2011, 11:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,363
Posted By jake28
2 wheel steals: the motorcycle equivalent. ...

2 wheel steals: the motorcycle equivalent.

http://www.twowheelsteals.com/


You're welcome.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-27-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 20,020
Posted By jake28
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1047 Madison Avenue
(at 80th Street)
New York 10021
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Forum: Face plant 11-27-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,266
Posted By jake28
Think of it this way: the wheels, suspension and...

Think of it this way: the wheels, suspension and frame are all still good to go. You broke the easy stuff. Get a set of track bodywork, a tank off ebay, odds and ends like clip-ons (which you should...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-23-2011, 09:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,021
Posted By jake28
Gixxer motor. Just sayin'.

Gixxer motor. Just sayin'.
Forum: Face plant 11-23-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,681
Posted By jake28
You are 'that guy.' Congrats.

You are 'that guy.' Congrats.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-17-2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 17,659
Posted By jake28
Progresso: not the soup.

The last installment had the bike breathing and twitching with the help of a new battery. Confident that there is the potential for my Ninja to move under its own power in the near future, I started...
Forum: Face plant 11-14-2011, 01:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,654
Posted By jake28
My current employer did a good job of flinging...

My current employer did a good job of flinging his thumb across the room doing the same thing. He found it and then drove himself to the hospital. Yep. he has the scars and the commemorative tattoo...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-11-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 17,659
Posted By jake28
Step 7: It breathes.

After double and triple checking that the fuses were intact, the wiring healthy, and everything clean and plugged in, I was left scratching my head, wondering why the 650 showed no signs of life.
...
Forum: Face plant 11-10-2011, 11:22 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 14,269
Posted By jake28
Don't sign anything, don't accept any checks. Get...

Don't sign anything, don't accept any checks. Get a lawyer.

"I couldn't see you" is an explanation. "I didn't see you" is an admission of negligence.

Hoping you are covered by the other...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-31-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 17,659
Posted By jake28
"Project" is another good one.

"Project" is another good one.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-29-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 72,122
Posted By jake28
Having done this before with a YZ250F...

Having done this before with a YZ250F sumo/dirtbike.

I find it easier/quicker to swap the forks with the wheel and brake caliper already than messing with the front wheel. On my bike, to swap the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-29-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 17,659
Posted By jake28
The ninja 636 was issued for a couple years...

The ninja 636 was issued for a couple years (02-06) when Kawasaki wasn't overly concerned about homoligation issues. They offered the Ninja 636RR which in fact was a 600 for racing purposes. In '07...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-28-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 17,659
Posted By jake28
Step 6: Ignition swap

http://jake28.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/ninja-650/i-njGg5TP/0/L/P1050252-L.jpg

I small impediment but one that was certainly annoying. Luckily it was easy to know off the to-do-list, right after...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-27-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 17,659
Posted By jake28
Thank the lord, thank the lord. PM'ed.

Thank the lord, thank the lord.

PM'ed.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-26-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 17,659
Posted By jake28
These are excellent leads. I didn't know there...

These are excellent leads. I didn't know there were two grounds, the only one I have come across and saw in the manual was on the engine case. I'll hunt down the frame ground later (hints...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-26-2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 17,659
Posted By jake28
Short answer: If you have to ask, you are not...

Short answer: If you have to ask, you are not riding the right roads. More accurately, you are not riding any roads with the correct perspective.

Longer answer: There is a mistaken belief...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-26-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 17,659
Posted By jake28
Yah, I'm going to take you up on that offer. I've...

Yah, I'm going to take you up on that offer. I've heard that you can build your own cables, but I've never done it or seen it done. I would do it just for the experience. Let me know what your...
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